To perform professional electrical engineering work in the planning, design, technical investigation, and construction of public works and building related projects.
This is the full journey level class in the electrical engineering series requiring registration. Positions in the class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the lower class of Assistant Electrical Engineer, or, when filled from the outside, require prior advanced professional electrical engineering work experience. An Associate Electrical Engineer works under general supervision and is expected to complete complex electrical engineering assignments requiring the use of judgement and initiative in developing solutions to problems, interpreting general policies, and determining work assignments. Work in this class is distinguished from that of the Assistant Electrical Engineer class by the greater complexity of the assignments received and by the greater independence with which an incumbent is expected to operate.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Direction is provided by a higher level professional engineer or a division head level position. Responsibilities of an Associate Electrical Engineer may include the direct or indirect supervision of lower level professional engineers and technical personnel.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Two years of experience comparable to that of an Assistant Electrical Engineer in the City of Sacramento.
PROOF OF EDUCATIONShould the combination of experience/education you are using to qualify for this position include education, then proof of said education in the form of college transcripts, certificates, and degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or emailed to email@example.com by the final filing deadline. If submitting in person or via fax/email, please include your name and Job # 011020-19-UTIL-2 on your documents. Unofficial documents and/or copies are acceptable. An applicant with a college degree outside the United States must have education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted by the final filing deadline.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer in the State of California. Certificate of Registration as a Professional Engineer must be verifiable.
Proof of Certification:
Proof of Certificate of Registration as a professional engineer in the State of California must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, faxed to (916) 596-1556, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the final filing deadline. If submitting in person or via fax, please include your name and Job #011020-19-UTIL-2 on your documents.
Employees must successfully complete twelve (12) months of probation at a satisfactory performance level prior to gaining permanent status.
THE SELECTION PROCEDURE
Please note, the City of Sacramento's preferred method of communication with applicants is via e-mail. As such, please ensure you verify the e-mail address on your application, and check your e-mail frequently, including your spam and junk folders. All e-mail notifications can be accessed through the governmentjobs.com applicant inbox.
1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application to the Employment Office by the final filing deadline;
2. Supplemental Questionnaire: (Weighted 100%) – The Supplemental Questionnaire is the Training and Experience Exam. Only the applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will become candidates and their supplemental questionnaire will be rated and scored. This exam will evaluate the relevance, level, and progression of a candidate's education, training and experience. Therefore, your responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough and complete because the exam score will determine your ranking on the eligible list for this job. When completing the supplemental questionnaire, please note:
3. Eligibility - Candidates who pass the Training & Experience evaluation will be placed on an eligible list. The hiring department may contact candidates for interview at any time during the life of the one-year list.
4. Conditional Hire: Upon receipt of a conditional offer, the selected candidate must complete and pass LiveScan / fingerprinting review by Human Resources, a pre-employment controlled substance and / or alcohol test, and possess any required licensure or certification prior to receiving a start date from the Department. Failure to meet these prerequisites will be grounds for withdrawal of your conditional offer of employment.
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