Job: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE 7525 (Filing starts 10-11-16 at 8 AM and ends 10-13-16 at midnight)

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Posted: 02/17/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 1546898

Job Description


This listing closes on 10/13/2016 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada).


Salary


$66,231.00 - $127,556.00 Annually

Location CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CA


CITY OF LOS ANGELES, CA


Job Type


FULL-TIME

Department


ALL DEPARTMENTS


Job Number


7525 O 2016/09/30 R

Closing date and time


10/13/2016 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada); Tijuana


DUTIES
ANNUAL SALARY

$66,231 to $94,252; $74,082 to $105,444; $82,497 to $117,346; and $89,638 to $127,556

The salary in the Department of Water and Power is $77,360 to $96,110; $91,934 to $114,213; $99,722 to $123,881; and $107,156 to $133,130.

NOTES:

  • Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions.
  • For information regarding reciprocity between City of Los Angeles departments and LADWP, go to: http://per.lacity.org/Reciprocity_CityDepts_and_DWP.pdf.
  • The current salary range is subject to change. You may confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer.
  • An Electrical Engineering Associate performs professional electrical engineering work in the preparation of designs, plans, specifications, engineering economic and cost analysis studies, schedules, contracts and reports for electrical systems and equipment, buildings and marine facilities and equipment; conducts quality assurance and safety testing, inspection, and research activities; provides technical direction in the licensing, design, construction, installation, maintenance, and operation of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment; may perform code enforcement functions relating to designs and specifications of electrical installations and equipment approval; and does related work.

    REQUIREMENT(S)/MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S)
  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university, which includes at least 24 semester units or 36 quarter units of core courses in electrical engineering; or
  • Certification as an Engineer-In-Training recognized by the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists; or
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering with the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
  • PROCESS NOTES
  • In addition to the regular City application, all candidates must complete the Electrical Engineering Associate Qualifications Questionnaire at the time of filing. The Electrical Engineering Associate Qualifications Questionnaire is located within the Supplemental Questions of the City Application. Applicants who fail to complete the Qualifications Questionnaire will not be considered further in this examination and their application will not be processed.
  • Applicants who are within six months of graduation from an accredited college or university may apply. However, you cannot be appointed until you have completed all your course work, including the 24 semester units or 36 quarter units described in Requirement No. 1.
  • You may take the Electrical Engineering Associate interview only once every 365 days. If you have taken the Electrical Engineering Associate interview in a campus environment, a special recruitment event, or during an open filing period in the Personnel Department within the last 12 months, you may not file for this examination at this time.
  • Some positions may require a valid California driver's license. Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI).
  • Applicants filing under Requirement No. 1 must indicate the engineering courses completed and include the name of the school, course credit earned, and grade received in the Supplemental Questions Section of the on-line application. Applicants who fail to do so will not be considered further in this examination and their applications will not be processed.
  • Applicants filing under Requirement No. 2 or No. 3 must list their Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certification number or Professional Engineer (PE) registration number in the Supplemental Questions Section of the on-line application. At the time of appointment, candidates must submit to the department which appoints them verification of their EIT certification or PE license.
  • Appointments will be made to temporary training positions in accordance with Section 5.30 of the Rules of the Board of Civil Service Commissioners for a maximum duration of three years. In order to successfully complete the temporary training period, new appointees must obtain their Engineer-in-Training (EIT) Certificate within three years. New appointees who do not successfully complete the temporary training period will be terminated from the class.
  • Please 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 Institutions 08-21-08.pdf.
  • Candidates completing the exam process will be contacted by the Personnel Department to provide required proof of qualifying degree.

  • WHERE TO APPLY & APPLICATION DEADLINE
    Applications will only be accepted on-line. 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 for Open Competitive Examinations.

    NOTE:

    Applicants are urged to apply early to ensure you have time to resolve any technical issues you may encounter.

    Applications will only be accepted on-line on the following three days: from 8:00 A.M, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2016; WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2016; TO MIDNIGHT, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2016.

    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 interview 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 will be kept on file for two years from September 30, 2016 in the event that additional applicants need to be tested to meet hiring needs.

    QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW

    Should a large number of qualified candidates file for this examination, each candidate's qualifications for the position of Electrical Engineering Associate may be evaluated based on the candidate's Qualifications Questionnaire. Those candidates considered possessing the greatest likelihood of successfully performing the duties of an Electrical Engineering Associate based solely on the information submitted for qualifications review will continue in the selection process.

    SELECTION PROCESS
    After meeting minimum qualifications, and in accordance with Rule 4.2 as stated above, candidates will be scheduled for the following:

    Examination Weight: Interview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100%

    The examination will consist entirely of an interview. In the interview, the following competencies may be evaluated: Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, Judgment and Decision Making, Safety Focus, including knowledge of: safety principles and practices pertaining to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, testing, and research activities related to electrical engineering and the inherent dangers associated with electrical systems or components and safety codes and standards applicable to the work environment, Electrical Understanding, including knowledge of: the principles and practices of electrical engineering as applied to the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance, testing and research of facilities; the principles and practices of engineering theory and mathematical concepts such as volt drop calculations and short circuit analyses; and plans, specifications, and drawings used in electrical engineering work, including schematic drawings, wiring diagrams and construction plans, Oral Communication, Written Communication and Job Knowledge, including knowledge of: scheduling practices, such as job-sequence schedules and other methods followed in engineering work including the critical-path method; the State of California renewable energy, sustainability, and energy saving requirements; and computer applications related to electrical engineering, such as Load Flow, Reliability, and Fault Analysis and other necessary skills, knowledge, and abilities

    Additional information can be obtained by going to http://per.lacity.org/index.cfm?content=jobanalyses and clicking on Competencies under Electrical Engineering Associate.

    The Qualifications Questionnaire will not be separately scored, but will be considered by the interview board in evaluating each candidate's qualifications. Candidates may expect the interview panel members to discuss this information during the interview. Qualifications Questionnaires submitted by candidates on the day of the interview will not be accepted for presentation to the interview board.

    Candidates will be notified by e-mail of the date, time, and location of the interview, which will be held in Los Angeles. It is anticipated that interviews will begin during the period of NOVEMBER 28, 2016 TO DECEMBER 9, 2016.

    NOTES:
  • This examination is based validation study.
  • Your rank on the employment list may change as the scores of candidates from other administrations of this examination are merged onto one list.
  • Applications are accepted subject to review to ensure that minimum qualifications are met. Candidates may be disqualified at any time it is determined that they do not possess the minimum qualifications stated on this bulletin.
  • A final average score of 70% is required to be placed on the eligible list.
  • 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.
  • In accordance with Civil Service Rule, Sec. 4.24, review periods may be combined. Candidates in the examination process may file protest as provided in 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.

    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.

    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

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    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 numberI 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, STARTING WITH THE JOBS THAT WILL QUALIFY ME FOR THIS EXAMINATION 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.


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    I have a Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.Note: 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 HERE or you can copy the link below:http://per.lacity.org/accredited Institutions 08-21-08.pdfNOTE: Please make sure this education information is also listed in the Education Section of the online application, FAILURE to do so may result in your application being considered as INCOMPLETE and your application WILL NOT be processed further.
    • Yes, I have a Bachelor's degree in engineering.
    • No, I don't have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, but I am on my final semester or quarter before graduation.
    • This statement does not apply to me.


    05
    I have a Master's degree in engineering from an accredited college or university.Note: 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 HERE or you can copy the link below:http://per.lacity.org/accredited Institutions 08-21-08.pdfNOTE: Please make sure this education information is also listed in the Education Section of the online application, FAILURE to do so may result in your application being considered as INCOMPLETE and your application WILL NOT be processed further.
    • Yes, I have a Master's degree in engineering.
    • No, I don't have a Master's degree in engineering, but I am on my final semester or quarter before graduation.
    • This statement does not apply to me.


    06
    I have completed at least 24 semester units or 36 quarter units of core courses in electrical engineering.
    • Yes, I have completed at least 24 semester or 36 quarter units of core courses in electrical engineering
    • This statement does not apply to me.


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    In the text box below please list the core courses in electrical engineering that you have completed. Please list the courses in the following format:Course Number / Course Name / Name of School / Number of semester or quarter units / Date completedExample:Electrical Engineering (EE) 102 / Systems and Signals / UCLA / 4 quarter units / 10-16If this does not apply to you please enter N/A in the text box.


    08
    I have a certification as an Engineer-In-Training recognized by the State of California Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
    • Yes, I have an EIT certification.
    • This statement does not apply to me.


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    If you have an Engineer-In-Training certification recognized by the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists please enter the EIT number and date it was obtained in the text box below.NOTE: If this does not apply to you please enter N/A in the text box below.


    10
    I am registered as a Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering with the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
    • Yes, I am registered as Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering with the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
    • This statement does not apply to me.


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    If you are registered as a Professional Engineer in Electrical Engineering with the State of California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists, please enter your PE license number and expiration date in the text box below. If this does not apply to you please enter N/A in the text box below.NOTE: Failure to provide this information may result in your disqualification from this examination.


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    Electrical Engineering Associate - 2016QUALIFICATIONS QUESTIONNAIRE(Class Code 7525)The examination bulletin for Electrical Engineering Associate states that all applicants must complete and submit a City of Los Angeles Employment Application and an Electrical Engineering Associate Qualifications Questionnaire. The Qualifications Questionnaire may be used in consideration of your overall qualifications for the job of Electrical Engineering Associate.
    • I understand this statement to its fullest.


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    CERTIFICATION STATEMENTPlease read the following statements and check each statement below:
    • I understand that my Qualifications Questionnaire must be completed and submitted online at the time of filing for me to be considered a candidate in this examination.
    • I certify that the Electrical Engineering Associate Qualifications Questionnaire and all of the responses to the questions are true and complete, and were authored, written, and prepared in their entirety solely by me.
    • I understand that false, misleading, or incomplete information shall be sufficient cause for disqualification in this examination or dismissal and other penalties as may be prescribed by law.


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    Applicants who fail to complete the Qualifications Questionnaire will not be considered further in this examination.You should seek to demonstrate that your training and experience provides the skills, knowledge, and abilities needed to effectively perform the duties assigned to an Electrical Engineering Associate. Before responding, read all the information requested and consider what information you would like to present. Make sure that you only check statements that accurately reflect your experience. The experience you indicate in your responses may be verified at a later time. No attachments or additional documents will be considered for submission to the expert review panel.
    • I understand this statement to its fullest.


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    1.I have applied the principles of electrical engineering to a project in the following areas. (Please check all that apply)
    • a.Planning
    • b.Design
    • c.Construction
    • d.Operation
    • e.Maintenance
    • f.Testing
    • g.Research
    • h.None of the above


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    2.I have designed portions of engineering projects for the following:(Please check all that apply)
    • a.Schematic diagrams
    • b.Wiring diagrams
    • c.Equipment layout and specifications
    • d.Metering and controls
    • e.None of the above


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    3.I have interpreted the following documents used in electrical engineering projects:(Please check all that apply)
    • a.Schematic drawings
    • b.Wiring diagrams
    • c.Constructions plans
    • d.Specifications
    • e.None of the above


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    RATING SCALEUsing the rating scale provided, indicate your level of experience in the following areas:EXTENSIVE EXPERIENCE - I have advance experience performing this task at an expert level to the extent that I could effectively perform this task in difficult situations; and I could instruct others on the specifics of this task.MODERATE EXPERIENCE - I have sufficient experience performing this task to the extent that I could effectively perform this task under most circumstances.LIMITED EXPERIENCE - I have some experience performing this task, but may require additional instruction to perform it effectively.NO EXPERIENCE - I do not have any experience performing this task.
    • I have read these statements to their entirety and understand them completely


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    4.I have prepared comprehensive technical reports for an engineering project.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    5.I have prepared specifications for an engineering project.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    6.I have prepared contracts for an engineering project.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    7.I have prepared designs for an engineering project.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    8.I have utilized mathematics (such as algebra) in performing engineering calculations on an engineering project.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    9.I have applied the principles of statistics and probability to analyze the performance of an electrical system.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    10.I have utilized scheduling methods (such as the critical path method) to plan and schedule engineering project activities.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    11.I have utilized computer programs for load flow, reliability or fault analysis in completing electrical engineering design work.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    12.I have applied pertinent codes/standards relating to renewable and green energy requirements in completing electrical engineering work.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    13.I have worked in a group to complete engineering studies, calculations, designs, and/or specifications.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    14.I have worked with contractors, manufacturers, or representatives of other utilities to complete electrical engineering work.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    15.I have assisted professional engineers or architects in designing and reviewing plans specifications for electrical engineering work.
    • Extensive Experience
    • Moderate Experience
    • Limited Experience
    • No Experience


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    THIS CONCLUDES THE QUALIFICATIONS QUESTIONNAIRE FOR ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING ASSOCIATE (7525).
    • I understand this statement to its fullest


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