PAY: $15.80 – $21.52hr
Installs, operates, repairs and maintains Municipal Signal Systems. This includes fire alarm and traffic signaling systems. May also assist and work closely with a Massachusetts registered Journeyman or Master electrician in performing electrical installations and repairs made in accordance with the National Electrical Code.
Trouble-shoots grounded, shorted and open circuits. Inspects, tests and repairs municipally connected master and street boxes. Repairs and replaces underground conduits, cables, aerial cables and wires. Transfers fire alarm cables and equipment from old to new utility poles. Repairs or replaces boxes, bells, registers, switches, relays, lights, switchboards, sirens, circuits and cables. May also perform maintenance of traffic signals and circuits. Trims and clears tree branches from aerial cables and wires.
Requires two years of paid experience. Graduation from a recognized vocational high school with a major in electrical shop may be substituted for the two years of experience. Must possess a valid Massachusetts driver’s license and good driving record. Operates a motor vehicle on a regular basis. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.
For application/complete job description, please visit www.newbedford-ma.gov or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. New Bedford has a residency requirement. EEO