Goverment Jobs
December 2, 2019
Central Maintenance Facility 1801 S Mclean, Kansas
Job Type


Distinguishing Features of Work

This is electrical work maintaining, replacing, installing and changing traffic signals, controllers, and related equipment.Work is performed in the field and in the shop.Work is directed by a higher level technician or technical supervisor
Examples of Work Performed

Replaces bulbs, cleans lenses, adjusts signal heads, and services fixed-time, electromechanical and solid-state controllers, maintain & repair communications equipment.
Checks and repairs field wiring and loop detector amplifier units.
Checks and installs loop wire in pavement.
Installs and maintains new traffic signals and controllers.
Erects poles, installs detector wires in road surfaces, and installs signal heads; installs permanent traffic counters; repairs defective or damaged equipment.
May train others in the installation of some signal related equipment.
These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive.Other related duties may be assigned as needed.
Requirements of Work

Knowledge of electrical theory, micro-processors and control circuitry
Knowledge of the methods, tools, and materials used in electrical and related electromechanical repair work
Knowledge of occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions of the work
Skill in the use of hand tools and apparatus common to the electrical trade and in the operation of electrical and electromechanical equipment.
Ability to use electrical test equipment in repair of control equipment.
Ability to climb a ten foot ladder while carrying 80-90 pounds of tools and/or equipment
Ability to climb in and out of a four to six foot deep service box through a 24" diameter opening
Ability to lift 400 pounds two feet from ground with another person's help
Ability to apply 90-150 pounds of force on tools to tighten or cut electrical equipment and supplies on a daily basis, or in pulling cable
Ability to distinguish colors accurately
Ability to read and interpret electronic test equipment information
Ability to bend, twist, turn, pull and stretch daily
Ability to lean and reach as needed to read and interpret plans and specifications from aprint that may be as large as 36 by 48 inches with information printed as small as twenty characters per inch
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the public
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing
Ability to acquire and maintain a valid Kansas class A commercial driver's license, with an air brake endorsement
Ability to maintain a Journeyman electrician certificate
An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace
Required Experience and Training

Five years of experience and/or training in electrical troubleshooting, including specific experience and/or training in solid state electronics and systems diagnostics.An equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered.A City of Wichita approved and registered journeyman electrician certificate is required.Offers of employment are contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical, which includes drug screening, and upon satisfactory evaluation of the results of a criminal record check.

(Last Updated 1/21/2015)

1. VACATION - Most employees with less than five years' employment earn 10 days of vacation per year. After five years, accrual rates increase at varying rates to varying maximums, depending on work schedule and/or union representation. Maximum accumulation is 30 work days.

2. HOLIDAYS - There are eleven paid holidays. One is a Personal Holiday granted after the first six months to be taken at the employee's option as scheduled with the supervisor.

3. SICK LEAVE - Sick leave accrual begins at one-half day per month. After five years, it is one work day per month (no maximum). Employees who use 24 hours (3 days) or less of sick leave in a calendar year earn a "Well Day." An additional "Well Day" can be earned following a year of perfect attendance.

4. HEALTH INSURANCE - Aetna provides two levels of medical and prescription plans. Both medical plan are PPOs that does not require selecting a physician or referrals for specialty care. Both medical plans include Vision benefits through Vision Service Plan. Pre-tax premium deduction is offered. The City contributes 80% of the premium, towards medical, Rx and vision premiums.

5. DENTAL INSURANCE - Two employee-paid Delta Dental plans are offered ? Preferred and Traditional. DeltaPreferred requires using a dentist from a smaller network for a lower premium. Traditional allows use of any dentist, although benefits are higher using a dentist from the large Delta panel. Benefits under both plans are the same. Pre-tax premium deduction is offered.

6.LIFE INSURANCE ? Low-cost term life insurance is available. Employees pay one-third of the cost. The amount of Basic Life coverage is twice annual pay (Members of SEIUand Teamsters: maximum of $150,000; all non-represented employees: maximum of $400,000). Dependent coverage is available ($4,000) for an additional $0.14 per pay period. Accidental death and dismemberment coverage is included. The plan is through The Standard.

7.SUPPLEMENTAL LIFE ? Additional employee-paid term life insurance is available fromThe Standardat low group rates. Participation in Basic Life is required. This plan is portable.

8. LONG-TERM DISABILITY INSURANCE ? This employee-paid group disability plan fromLincoln Financial replaces a selected amount of pre-disability income for work- or non-work-related disabilities. Premiums are determined by income and age.

9.VOLUNTARY ACCIDENTAL DEATH & DISMEMBERMENT - This employee-paid plan fromThe Standardoffers coverage for accidental death and dismemberment in addition to that included in Basic Life.

10.RETIREMENT - The City offers two retirement plans - Wichita Employees (WER) Plan 3, and Commissioned Police & Fire Plan C-79. The WER plan is a defined contribution plan; Police & Fire is a defined benefit plan. Both are contributory - employees and the City share the cost.

11.FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS ? Employees may elect to make pre-tax deductions for dependent care and unreimbursed medical expenses, reducing the cost of these expenses by eliminating taxes on the amount deducted.

12. LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE ? This plan from UNUM offers facility and home care benefits for employees, spouses and some other family members. Several options for benefit amount and duration, and specific plan features, are available.

Deferred Compensation Investment Program
Emergency Leave (for immediate family death)
Training Programs
Longevity Pay
Credit Union
Employee Assistance Program
Injury Leave (on-job injury)
Direct Payroll Deposit
La Petite Discounted child care center 265-1037

I am a current City of Wichita employee.

  • Yes
  • No
(2mo) The following verifies my current CDL license and endorsement status...

  • I currently have a Class A CDL.
  • I currently have a Class B CDL.
  • I currently have a Class A CDL with airbrake and/or tanker endorsement.
  • I have a Class B CDL with airbrake and/or tanker endorsement.
  • I do not have a Class A or Class B CDL with brake or tanker endorsement, but am willing and able to obtain this requirement within 60 days if selected for the position.
  • I am not willing or able to obtain a Class A or Class B CDL with brake or tanker endorsement.
I have the following years of experience and/or training in electrical troubleshooting, including specific experience in solid state electronics and system diagnostics.

  • 1 - 4 years of experience
  • 5-8 years of experience
  • 8+ years of experience
  • I do not have experience working with electrical troubleshooting and solid state electronics and system diagnostics
I have a Journeyman Electrical Certificate.

  • Yes
  • No

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