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B Electrician (Substation Maintenance)

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Chicago
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionSALARY$51.00POSITION SUMMARYInspects, repairs, adjusts and cleans substation power conversion equipment.QualificationsPRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Inspects, repairs, adjusts and cleans power conversion equipment including but not limited to silicon rectifiers, rectifier transformers, 15 Kv class and 600 volts dc switch gear and breakers, substation heating and ventilation equipment and controls, storage batteries, motors and other substation related equipment.
  • Conducts tests on equipment energized at 600 volts dc and up to 13,000 volts ac to locate defects in control and wiring systems and performs repairs as required.
  • Cleans and maintains both the interior and exterior of the substation building grounds.
  • Completes inspection reports as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIESReporting to this position are the following jobs:Job TitleCHALLENGESEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
    • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of verifiable experience in the maintenance and troubleshooting of electrical equipment.
    • As a condition of continued employment within this classification, incumbents must attend and successfully complete the Authority's Schematic Wiring Diagram and Breaker Maintenance class.
    • Required to submit to and pass drug and alcohol testing as mandated by the Federal Transportation Administration for safety sensitive positions.
    • Must possess a valid state of Illinois Class "A" Driver's license (issued prior to 4-2-90) or possess valid State of Illinois Class "D" Driver's license (Issued 4-2-90 to present) and be capable of operating a vehicle.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
      • Must pass a physical examination and perform the physical activities associated with this position.
      • Must pass applicable tests.
      • Must be able to climb ladders and lift and carry materials and/or equipment up to 100 pounds.
      • Must be able to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, and squat when working in hard to reach spaces or equipment.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
        • Must competently read and interpret blueprints, schematic drawings and wiring diagrams.
        • Must possess a thorough knowledge of electrical circuit installation techniques involving lighting, motors relays and associated controls.
        • Required to repair, rebuild and adjust various electrical equipment used and located in substations.
        • Required to be knowledgeable of all applicable safety rules and regulations.
        • Must be competent in the application and use of electrical testing equipment such as voltmeters, ammeters and gauges as well as related hand tools.WORKING CONDITIONS
          • Exposed to dirt and loud noises.
          • Works close to electrically energized equipment including rail along rapid transit right-of-way in existing weather conditions.
          • Travels to and works at various locations throughout the system as assigned.EQUIPMENT, TOOLS, AND MATERIALS UTILIZEDAdditional DetailsEmployees and/or union members will be given priority consideration in the hiring process, per the applicable labor contracts.Rate to be determined by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification.CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws; except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our workforce and supporting the communities we serve. CTA will make reasonable accommodations for the known disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants for employment as well as its employees, unless undue hardship would result. If you require an accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact arc@transitchicago.com prior to the submission of your application or upon notification of your actual test date. CTA will work with you to determine if an accommodation can be provided.TO BE CONSIDERED APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED IN THEIR ENTIRETY INCLUDING:
            • UPLOADED RESUME / WORK HISTORY
            • QUALIFICATIONS
            • JOB ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS
              INFORMATION PROVIDED MUST BE ACCURATE AND TRUTHFUL. Failure to respond to correspondences during the hiring process in a timely fashion may result in your application being closed out for non-responsiveness. CTA Benefitshttps://www.transitchicago.com/hrbenefits/

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Chicago , B Electrician (Substation Maintenance), Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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