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Associate Electrical Engineer

Expired Job

County Of Sacramento Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Position

This is a continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:
10/12/2018, and 11/02/2018 (final)

Associate Electrical Engineers are responsible for a variety of difficult and responsible professional electrical engineering work in connection with the design, construction and inspection of electrical facilities and installations.

The current vacancy is with the Sanitation District Agency and is primarily focused on work with medium and low voltage power distribution, switchgears, MCC, VFD, and motor control. Power and/or control design experience preferred.

This eligible list will be used to fill other vacancies as they become available.

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Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of

  • The principles and practices of electrical engineering as applied to the design, construction, operation, maintenance, repair and improvement of public works type facilities including water supply systems, wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations, highways and public buildings

  • Computerized control systems and associated instrumentation

  • High frequency communications

  • Closed circuit television monitoring systems

  • Applicable building codes and safety regulations

  • Principles of supervision

Ability to

  • Design complex electrical-electronic facilities and installations

  • Review designs of others

  • Estimate costs and perform cost analyses

  • Assign and direct the work of others

  • Provide technical supervision or advice to engineering staff, consultants and inspectors

  • Write technical reports and correspondence

Employment Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of a valid certificate of registration as an electrical engineer issued by the California State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers.

Note: If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the examination. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable. For guidelines on submitting acceptable proof of educational requirements, please click here or speak to someone in our office before the final filing date listed in this notice.

General Qualifications

Driver's License: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required prior to appointment to this class. Failure to maintain a valid Driver License may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Certificates/licenses: Per Health and Safety Code, Sections 18949.25 18949.31, incumbents may be required to obtain a certification from a recognized state, national, or international association, as determined by the County, within two years of date of hire or assignment.

Some positions in this class require incumbents to complete one year of verifiable experience in the appropriate field, and one year thereafter, to obtain certification from a recognized state, national, or international association, as determined by the County. In addition, persons appointed to this class might be required to complete a minimum of 45 hours of continuing education every three years. The County may determine appropriate providers of continuing education such as community colleges or organizations affiliated with code enforcement.

Any person currently and continuously employed by the County as an inspector, plans examiner or building official, for not less than two years prior to January 1, 1996, is exempt from the certification requirements as outlined above.

Note: Failure to meet the required certification requirements may constitute cause for termination from this class in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4.

Physical Abilities:

Work hours:

Frequent: Working in excess of 40 hours a week

Occasional: Working irregular hours, particularly during emergency situations


Frequent: Having public contact, making decisions effecting health and safety of employees/residents, responding to changing priorities


Frequent: Good overall vision, reading, close-up work, and peripheral vision. Some positions require the ability to discern the full spectrum of colors


Frequent: Hearing normal speech and on the telephone


Frequent: Talking in person and on the telephone


Frequent: Performing keyboard operations and sitting for long periods

Occasional: Walking on uneven terrain at construction sites, etc.

Probationary Period

The probationary period for this classification is twelve months (12) months.

Application and Testing Information


Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click here to apply.

County of Sacramento

Department of Personnel Services

Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667

Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service


Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667

  • Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.

  • Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.

  • Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.

  • Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.

  • A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.


Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked "Supplemental Questions". Please be descriptive in your response.

Note: Responses of "See Resume" or "See Application", or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.

  • Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant's computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.

  • The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate's experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.

  • Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.

  • If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.

  • Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.

  • If you have no experience, write "no experience" for the appropriate question.

  • For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.

  • If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate's application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate's responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.


All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.

This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate's education, training and experience. The candidate's application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate's responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.

All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.


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Associate Electrical Engineer

Expired Job

County Of Sacramento