Nature of Work The Facilities Electrician is a highly skilled position responsible for performing work related to electrical projects and provides planning, oversight, direction and inspection of electrical work/projects performed by other qualified teammates that is potentially or specifically subject to City/State review/inspection. Under general direction, this position performs a variety of technical maintenance duties and some custodial and grounds work for Rochester Parks Department facilities to ensure systems are properly maintained, clean, and safe. Primary areas of responsibility include inspection, maintenance, and repairs to electrical systems, heating, ventilation, air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, mechanical, structural, security and building automation systems. Secondary tasks may include carpentry, painting, custodial, and grounds work, etc.
Education and Experience An Associate Degree in electrical or electronics technology from an accredited college and four years of experience performing electrical maintenance work OR A high school diploma or equivalent and five years of experience performing electrical maintenance work.
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job may also be considered.
Licenses and/or Certifications Valid Class B Minnesota driver's license or ability to obtain within 6 months Current Minnesota Class A Master Electrician license or licensed Journeyman Electrician with ability to obtain Master Electrician license to meet the job requirements within 6 months
Desirable Qualifications Experience installing or maintaining lighting and control systems and air conditioning and HVAC control systems Valid Class A driver’s license
The City of Rochester is Minnesota’s third largest City with a population of growing quickly. Rochester Public Utilities (RPU) is the largest municipal utility in the State of Minnesota, serving over 57,000 electric customers and 41,000 water customers in a 60 square mile service area.