Job Class Specification for:
Class Specification Schematic Number: 8054006
Positions in this class supervise the installation, maintenance, repair and locating of electrical cables and other equipment used in underground and network distribution systems.
Distinguishing Characteristics of the Class:
This class is the fourth of four levels in the Cable Splicer group. The class is distinguished from others in the group by its responsibility for scheduling, assigning and reviewing the work of cable splicing crews. Positions in this class evaluate work orders, organize and schedule jobs, prepare and maintain reports, and resolve technical and personnel problems.
The work requires advanced knowledge of the principles of electricity and electrical theory, the tools and procedures used in cable splicing and electrical systems repair, supervisory and personnel policies and procedures, and safety rules and practices. Independent judgement is required to assess job site problems, resolve personnel problems, meet project deadlines, and interpret and apply guidelines and specifications. These positions work under limited supervision.
Personal contacts are with subordinate staff, other City employees, contractors, regulatory agency representatives and the public to coordinate work activities, resolve complaints and exchange information.
Examples of Work:
Work Environment/Physical Demands:
Works outdoors in all types of weather, around energized equipment and high and low voltage cables, and in areas exposed to heavy traffic. May walk, stand or bend for extended periods, may work in confined or drafty areas, and may handle toxic/hazardous materials. Works nights, weekends and holidays in response to emergencies.
Requires two years of journey level Cable Splicer experience, including one year working with voltages in excess of 2000 volts (or a combination of education and/or training and/or experience which provides an equivalent background required to perform the work of the class).
Licensing and Other Requirements:
Current Washington State driver's license or evidence of equivalent mobility.
This description was prepared to indicate the kinds of activities and levels of work difficulty required of positions in this class. It is not intended as a complete list of specific duties and responsibilities.
Cable Splicer Crew Chief-Network.
Class adopted January 2, 1991.
Date posted 6/25/1999