ELECTRICAL CRAFT HELPER 3799

  • Los Angeles World Airports
  • Los Angeles, California
  • Feb 07, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Engineering
  • Salary: $60,552.00 - $82,204.00 Annually

Job Description



DUTIES

$63,680 (flat-rated)
The salary in the Department of Water and Power is $60,552 to $75,230 and $66,147 to $82,204

NOTES :
For information regarding reciprocity between the City of Los Angeles departments and LADWP, go to http://per.lacity.org/Reciprocity_CityDepts_and_DWP.pdf. Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer. Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions.

An Electrical Craft Helper assists a skilled journey-level worker engaged in one of the electrical trades. Typical assignments involve the maintenance and construction of electrical systems for buildings and facilities; installation and maintenance of overhead or underground power distribution systems; or shop repair activities. Apprentice training opportunities leading to craft positions are available in some departments.


Closing Date/Time:

Additional Information


WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications will only be accepted on-line on the dates listed in the "Application Deadline" section of this bulletin. Applications submitted before the start of the filing period will not be accepted. When you are viewing the on-line job bulletin of your choice, simply scroll to the top of the page and select the "Apply" icon. On-line job bulletins are also available at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity.
 
NOTE :
Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter.

APPLICATION DEADLINE :
Applications will only be accepted on-line on the dates listed below:
 
From 8:00 am Tuesday, October 22, 2019 to 11:59 pm, Thursday, October 24, 2019
From 8:00 am Tuesday, October 20, 2020 to 11:59 pm, Thursday, October 22, 2020
 
The examination may close without prior notice at any time after a sufficient number of applications have been received. Filing periods may change without prior notice or additional dates may be added, as needed, at a later date. For administrative purposes, filing will close periodically and reopen on the dates noted in the "Application Deadline" section of this bulletin.
 
In accordance with Civil Service Rule 4.2, all applicants who apply may not be tested in this examination. To meet anticipated hiring needs, only a limited number of qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the selection process in the following order: 1) Applicants currently employed by the City of Los Angeles who meet the minimum requirements, or are on a reserve list; 2) Remaining applicants who meet the minimum requirements in sufficient numbers to meet hiring needs in the order that applications were received. Applications submitted during the filing period may be kept on file in the event that additional applicants need to be tested to meet hiring needs.

SELECTION PROCESS

Examination Weight: 

Multiple-Choice Test . . . . . . . . . . . . 100%

 
The written test will consist of multiple-choice questions by which the candidates may be examined for knowledge of: basic safety principles and procedures, including proper lifting techniques and procedures for working safely in confined spaces; specialized safety equipment to be used for various jobs; common types of knots sufficient to secure items to the hand line used in underground and overhead work; types and uses of conducting and insulating materials; basic arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; Motor Vehicle Code's rules for operation of vehicles; mechanical theory and applications sufficient to perform basic and semi-skilled assembly and reassembly work of electrical and lighting equipment; basic physics principles as they apply to mechanical devices and tools sufficient to operate these devices efficiently; and the ability to perform vehicle safety inspections, including checking fuel levels, brake operation, and vehicle lights; use and care for hand and power tools; measure materials such as cables and wires; read, comprehend, and interpret test equipment, and written work instructions and documents, including plates on transformers and cables, safety precaution labels and street maps; alphabetize materials for filing sufficient to organize documents and materials; deal cooperatively, tactfully, and effectively with co-workers, supervisors and others; and other necessary skills, knowledge and abilities.
 
Additional job analysis information can be obtained by going to http://per.lacity.org/index.cfm?content=jobanalyses and clicking on Competencies under Electrical Craft Helper.
 
The next multiple-choice test administration will be held in a single half-day session on SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2019 in Los Angeles. Candidates will be notified later by e-mail of the time and location of the multiple-choice test. Additional test dates will be added as needed.
 
For future test administrations, candidates may have the option of choosing to take the multiple-choice test in-person at a City facility or on-line. Those who choose to take the multiple-choice test on-line may do so as instructed from a remote location, which may include your home or City facility, using a computer with a webcam and a reliable internet connection. Candidates will be notified by e-mail if this option becomes available.
 
APPOINTMENT :
Prior to appointment, eligibles may be required to pass a test of physical ability administered by the appointing authority which may test areas of upper and lower body strength, flexibility and stamina.
 
NOTES :
This examination is based on a validation study, and as provided by Civil Service Commission Rule 4.20, the written test will not be subject to candidate inspection. You may take the Electrical Craft Helper written test only once every 365 days. If you have taken the Electrical Craft Helper written test during an open filing period in the Personnel Department within the last 365 days, you may not file for this examination at this time. Based on City policy, before being hired into one of these positions, you may be required to undergo a drug and alcohol screening test. The incumbents of some positions in this class may be required to pass an annual or periodic work fitness evaluation to determine their eligibility for continued employment in this class. A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list. For some positions within the Department of Water and Power, a Class B license issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, will be required within the first six months of employment. As a covered entity under the Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and upon request, will provide reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities. To request a disability accommodation, please complete the Disability Accommodation Form within 14 calendar days of the submittal of the City application. The Disability Accommodation Form can be obtained at http://per.lacity.org/exams/verify_disability.pdf. Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time it is determined they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin. Your rank on the employment list may change as scores of candidates from other administrations of the examination are merged onto one list. Your name may be removed from the eligible list after 12 months. In accordance with Civil Service Rule, Sec. 4.24, review periods may be combined. Candidates in the examination process may file protests as provided in Sec. 4.20, 4.22 and 4.23 as applicable and within the required time frame; however, the Personnel Department may respond to and resolve protests prior to the establishment of the eligible list.
Notice :
If you receive and accept an offer of employment to a regular position with the City of Los Angeles, your employee benefit coverage (including health and dental coverage as well as life insurance) will commence approximately six weeks after your original regular appointment. Not all positions in the City receive benefit coverage; you should inquire regarding the availability of employee benefits prior to accepting a position. All City employees are required to be Disaster Service Workers.
 

THIS EXAMINATION IS TO BE GIVEN ONLY
ON AN OPEN COMPETITIVE BASIS

 
The City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, creed, color, ancestry, medical condition (cancer), or Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome.
 

AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
For additional information and FAQs regarding the City's hiring process, please go to:  http://per.lacity.org/index.cfm?content=employmenttestingprocess

There are many things to consider in a new employer. Visit the following webpage to view benefits the City of Los Angeles offers its employees:

http://per.lacity.org/bens/index.html

01

To be PROPERLY AND PROMPTLY notified of the status of my application, I UNDERSTAND that I MUST provide on my City application, the following information:

-Working E-mail address
-Telephone Number
-Official social security number

I UNDERSTAND that I MUST provide a working email address on my application where I will receive notifications regarding the status of my application and the selection process.

I UNDERSTAND that important information regarding the status of my application and the selection process will only be sent via E-MAIL to the email address I provided.

I UNDERSTAND that it is MY RESPONSIBILITY to ensure that the email address I provided is a working email and that I will check my email regularly to ensure I receive any communication as it relates to the examination promptly.

I UNDERSTAND that the City of Los Angeles Personnel Department is NOT RESPONSIBLE for any lost or redirected emails and that it is MY RESPONSIBILITY to add info@governmentjobs.com to my email contact list to avoid email notifications related to this examination from being classified as "spam" or "junk" mail.

  • I have read these statements to their fullest and will provide a working e-mail address on my application in order to receive status of my application regarding this examination.


02

I UNDERSTAND that I am required to describe, IN DETAIL, my appropriate qualifying experience in the Work Experience Section of my application.

I UNDERSTAND that, if qualifying with my City experience, that I MUST indicate my appropriate job classification in my work history and NOT ANY WORKING TITLE that I believe is designated to me.

I UNDERSTAND that if I attach a resume and/or cover letter IN LIEU of completing the Work Experience Section, my application is INCOMPLETE and WILL NOT be considered for this examination, and my application WILL NOT be further processed.

In addition to including my qualifying experience, I UNDERSTAND that I should list ALL jobs, regardless of duration, including part-time jobs, military service and any periods of unemployment during my entire work history.

  • I have read these statements to their entirety and understand them completely and to their fullest.


03

I am currently:
  • A City of Los Angeles employee having received a regular appointment.
  • An exempt City of Los Angeles employee, but have civil service status.
  • An exempt City of Los Angeles employee without receiving civil service status.
  • A City of Los Angeles employee in a temporary training position.
  • A City of Los Angeles employee on a part-time basis.
  • On a regular reserve list for the City of Los Angeles.
  • Not employed with the City of Los Angeles.


04

I have at least six months of full-time paid experience as a helper in an electrical trade. NOTE: You MUST provide detailed information of this experience in the Work Experience section of this application. Failure to provide this information will result in your disqualification.
  • Yes
  • This statement does not apply to me


05

I have successfully completed one of the following: (Check all that apply) Note: Applicants filing under this requirement must submit proof of completion. Applicants must attach a copy of the proof of completion to the online application at the time of filing. The requested document(s) must be attached to the online application BEFORE the application is submitted. If the document(s) is attached AFTER the online application has been submitted, it will not be available to the City and applicants WILL NOT be credited with having submitted the document(s). Applicants who fail to submit the document(s) at the time of filing by attaching it to the online application will not be considered further in this examination. Note: that qualifying education must be from a college or university accredited by a City of Los Angeles recognized agency. A list of approved accrediting agencies can be found at http://per.lacity.org/Accredited%20Institutions%2008-21-08.pdf.
  • Completion of at least eight months in the Utility Pre-Craft Trainee training program sponsored by the Department of Water and Power
  • Hayden Electricity Course sponsored by the Department of Water and Power
  • Pre-Electrical Craft Helper training course presented by Los Angeles Trade Technical College
  • The 120 hour Electrical Technician/Electric Utility Worker class presented by the Los Angeles Unified School District
  • The 600 hour Electrical Technician/Electrical Distribution Mechanic Trainee Program presented by the Los Angeles Unified School District
  • An accredited lineman college with a climbing certificate
  • None of the above


06

I have six months of full time experience as a helper in performing electrical work on equipment and circuits in the maintenance or construction of electrical systems while in the United States Armed Forces. Note: Applicants filing under this requirement must submit at the time of filing their application a copy of their DD-214 or a copy of their military identification indicating an End of Active Obligated Service (EAOS) date within six months from the application date. The copy of the DD-214 or military identification with EAOS must be attached to the on-line application BEFORE the application is submitted. If the copy is attached AFTER the on-line application has been submitted, it will not be available to the City and applicants WILL NOT be credited with having submitted it. Applicants who fail to submit the DD-214 or military identification with EAOS at the time of filing by attaching it to the on-line application will not be considered further in this examination.
  • Yes
  • No
  • This statement does not apply to me


07

IMPORTANT NOTE I have read the above questions carefully and answered each one accurately. I understand that if I do not provide correct information that my application will be disqualified and will not be considered further for this examination.

I understand that if I submit more than one application, my newest application will be considered and all others will be considered duplicates and will not be reviewed.

You should include in the work experience section of your application any jobs you wish to be considered as you will be unable to add or change your information after submission.
  • Yes, I have read the above statements carefully and understand them to their fullest.


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