Journey Level Electrician (Equipment)
Company: Government jobs
Posted on: January 24, 2023
This position is responsible for maintenance and repairs on a broad
range of Port-owned equipment including container gantry cranes,
straddle carriers, automobiles, and other powered equipment. Work
includes troubleshooting and repairing electrical systems, motors,
PLCs, engines, drive train components, hydraulic systems, and other
- Inspect, repair, service and maintain container cranes,
straddle carriers, equipment elevators, container spreaders, and
other types of heavy equipment.
- Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems, motors, PLCs,
engines, drive train components, hydraulic systems and other
- Provide equipment maintenance support during vessel and
- Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and service
- Assist with project estimating including researching parts
- Enter work order data in CMMS and maintain equipment
- Perform related duties as assigned. Required Education and
Minimum education is a High School Diploma, GED or equivalent and
trade school, related military or college-level training in the
Minimum of five (5) years' experience performing a variety of
skilled equipment electrical work.
Washington State certificate as general journey level electrician
(01), specialty electrician certificate in equipment repair (7E),
or related master electrician certificate(s), and extensive
knowledge and experience with drives and PLCs highly preferred.
Must have First Aid/CPR training and must maintain a valid
Washington State driver's license and/or CDL as required.
Must be willing to work any shift including overtime. Field
responsibilities include walking, climbing, bending, crouching, and
being exposed to various outside noise, heights, and weather
conditions. Must be able to lift up to fifty (50) pounds.
Must have knowledge in the areas of troubleshooting, service and
repair of motors, drives, PLCs and electrical systems. Must be
physically capable of performing journey level job tasks. Must
adhere to all Port policies and procedures. Must have the ability
to read and accurately comprehend manuals, specifications,
memorandums, regulations and policies pertaining to job
responsibilities and employment requirements and be able to assist
in estimating job costs. Must be attentive to learning new methods
and equipment that will improve and enhance a safe working
environment, expedite job completion and promote efficiency. Must
be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing and
have a communication style that builds positive inter-departmental
and customer relations. The ability to understand and communicate
how personal job performance relates to the achievement of the
Port's goals and the ability to interact effectively and positively
with the public and with co-workers is required. Must have the
ability to follow instructions and work independently, be punctual
and have good attendance and be physically capable of performing
the demands of the job.
This individual must demonstrate a caring customer service
attitude, a strong commitment to operational excellence and be able
to display behaviors and a commitment to the organization's core
values. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the
organization's culture is built on the following values: Integrity
and Transparency, Excellence, Adaptability, Stewardship, Teamwork
and Partnerships, Health and Safety, and Diversity, Equity and
Inclusion. The Port seeks candidates who can align and model these
values both internally and externally and understand what it means
to carry out these values in their everyday work. We value an
individual who also brings an impeccable work ethic, is honest,
models a high level of integrity and displays enthusiasm, energy,
and a drive to succeed.
The Port of Tacoma has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination
policy to safeguard the health of Port employees, their families,
and the public we serve, as well as to meet the requirements of
Executive Order 14042, which requires federal contractors like the
Port to adopt and enforce a mandatory vaccination policy. Effective
12/8/2021 the federal mandate and Port policy have been suspended
due to a federal court injunction until further notice.
In accordance with the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the
Port of Tacoma and ILWU Local 22, Article VII-Personnel Practices,
Section 7.7, Qualified Port employees will have preference on job
openings within their own union.
The successful candidate must possess (or obtain within 30 days of
employment) a valid driver's license. Candidate must be able to
successfully complete a post-offer drug screen and background
investigation, with some positions requiring a post-offer physical.
Candidate must also be able to obtain/maintain a Transportation
Worker Identification Credential (TWIC), which is a program managed
by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Information on this
program can be viewed at https://www.tsa.gov/twic.
THE PORT OF TACOMA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED TO
PROMOTING AND ENCOURAGING DIVERSITY IN THE WORKPLACE.
As an employer of choice, the Port is proud to offer an excellent
benefits package. This includes medical, prescription, vision and
dental with no out-of-pocket premiums and full coverage for
employee, spouse, and all eligible dependents. In addition, the
Port offers vacation, paid holidays, sick leave, bereavement leave,
paid parental leave, participation in the Washington State Public
Employees' Retirement System (PERS) and a Port-funded Voluntary
Employee Beneficiary Association (VEBA) account for out-of-pocket
health related expenses for employees and their eligible
dependents. The Port's benefits package is valued between 45%-55%
of base salary.
01 Do you have a minimum of a high school diploma, GED, or
02 Do you have trade school, related military training, or
college-level training in the electrical maintenance field?
03 How many years of professional experience performing a variety
of skilled equipment electrical work do you have?
- 0 to less than 3 years
- 3 years to less than 5 years
- 5 years or more
04 Do you have Washington State certificate as general journey
level electrician (01), specialty electrician certificate in
equipment repair (7E), or related master electrician
05 Do you have knowledge and experience working with drives and
PLCs? If yes, briefly describe below. If no, enter N/A.
* Required Question
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