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The Village of Wellington is a “Great Hometown” that strives to provide high quality services that create economic, environmental, and social sustainability.  Our Wellington vision balances a unique hometown, family atmosphere with an attractive natural environment and recreational, cultural, and educational activities and facilities for all ages. The Village of Wellington is a family-oriented community located in Western Palm Beach County and is a great place to live, work, and play.

Performs work at a senior level in electrical equipment installation and repair. Position is responsible for ensuring electrical code compliance and is responsible to update the Village of Wellington’s facilities as directed. Work is performed under general supervision with latitude in the use of initiative and independent judgment. Position relies on experience and exercises independent judgment based on subject-matter expertise in the area of specialization and the application of advanced concepts, techniques and knowledge of processes.

Examples of Duties

  • Possesses working knowledge of water and/or wastewater plant operations and maintenance, electrical and instrumentation principles, process control, work practices, procedures and materials.
  • Maintains various records regarding assigned tasks, e.g., work orders, time sheets, materials required/used, purchase requisitions.
  • Performs inspection and testing tasks as part of a regular preventive maintenance program and to ensure safe and proper operating conditions; diagnoses malfunctioning equipment and systems using test equipment and hand tools and takes appropriate measures to correct the malfunction.
  • Maintains industrial electrical equipment; diagnostic testing repairs, and overhaul of switch-gear, motors and transformers (Hi-voltage / Med-voltage / Lo-voltage).
  • Works safely in and around high voltage (up to 4200 volts) equipment; follows diligently electrical work safety rules, policies, and practices.
  • Possesses strong knowledge of electrical theory applicable to electrical systems such as generators, exciters, transformers, AC/DC motors, switch gear, variable frequency drives, soft starts, motor control centers, relays, battery systems, PLC’s, and instrumentation.
  • Interprets control drawings, schematics, single-line diagrams, wiring diagrams, and other craft related drawings; updates electrical equipment documentation and drawings as required.
  • Troubleshoots and tests for faults on controls, power, and lighting circuits; potential and current transformers and switchboard wiring; motors and starters, variable frequency drives, and similar devices on AC/DC circuits.
  • Works on motor operated valves, control relays, switches, solenoids and battery systems.
  • Coordinates activities with Village staff and outside vendors and performs all duties in conformance to appropriate and prescribed safety, accident prevention, and security standards.
  • Performs and documents preventative maintenance on industrial electrical equipment according to manufacture and/or plant requirements.
  • Works independently or as part of a team project effort, depending on area of assignment.
  • Works rotating on-call for after-hours maintenance emergencies
  • Responds to emergency call-ins, for hurricanes or and other critical events. May be required to lock down for emergency situations.
  • May be required to function in a lead capacity, as directed, in overseeing the work product and project coordination tasks of lesser-skilled staff, and in ensuring adherence to established deadlines and safety requirements.
  • Performs related duties as directed when such duties are a logical and appropriate assignment to the position

 

Skills and Experiences

HS diploma or GED required; 5 or more years of professional experience in two of the trades fields (construction, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, mechanical); Palm Beach County Journeyman Level Electrician's license required with experience in water/wastewater systems, instrumentation, and electrical calibration; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Possession of a valid Florida driver's license required.

Supplemental Information

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Depending on functional area of assignment, tasks involve the periodic performance of moderately physically demanding work, usually involving lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (up to 50 pounds). Tasks that require moving objects of significant weight require the assistance of another person and/or use of proper techniques and moving equipment. Tasks may involve some climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling. May require utilizing ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain, or repair equipment and fixtures.

Contact: Village of Wellington 561-791-4063

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