Journeyman Electrician- Pueblo - #19503188

State of Colorado


Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Denver, CO
Contract type: Full time
State of Colorado

Department Information


This position is only open to Colorado state residents.


About CDOT


Do you want to make a difference in Coloradans' lives? Do you have a passion for helping people and keeping them safe? At the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), you'll have the opportunity to do just that. The work our people does contributes to keeping Coloradans and visitors safe and provides freedom, connection, and experience through travel. Please visit our careers page to learn about CDOT and how we are making Colorado a great place to live, work and play, now and for the future!


Life at CDOT during COVID-19


At CDOT, we have taken several measures to protect employee safety and health, while ensuring continuity of operations. Employees with the ability to perform their job duties from home are encouraged to do so. For those employees who are working on-site, facial coverings in public spaces and social distancing when possible are required. We will provide employees with masks, as needed. We have implemented frequent deep cleaning and disinfecting procedures in our buildings and equipment. You can expect your interview to be done remotely and visitors to any CDOT building are required to pre-screen. You can rest assured that we are committed to doing our part to keep employees connected, healthy, safe, and productive during these challenging times.


Total Compensation and Benefits


In addition to a fantastic place to work, CDOT offers a variety of benefits which include:



  • Annual leave (accrued based on years of service, starting at 8 hours a month)

  • Sick leave accrued at 6.66 hours a month

  • 10 paid holidays per year

  • Medical and dental plans with no cost preventative services

  • State paid Life Insurance with optional additional life insurance

  • State paid Short Term Disability coverage, with optional long term disability plan

  • Participation in PERA with 2 retirement plan options, and voluntary PERA 401K and 457 plans

  • Credit Union membership

  • Work life programs

  • State Employee Assistance programs at no cost

  • Tuition and certification reimbursement program

  • Access to a diverse array of technical, leadership, supervisory and specialty training across the state, in addition to personal development and productivity learning opportunities

  • State employee discount programs


To learn more about our benefits visit: https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/benefitsxqttzadavcxcbszsqyautyfrbst


To learn about the total compensation package for State government employment visit: https://www.colorado.gov/dhr/totalcompensation


LI-POST Description of Job


The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is looking for a licensed Journeyman electrician in our Pueblo location. This position is responsible for ensuring that traffic signal and other electrical/electronic equipment functions properly at all times.


Major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:



  • Install, maintain, repair, and inspect traffic control devices and systems including, but not limited to: traffic signals, flashing beacons, lighting, and variable message signs;

  • Determine emergency troubleshooting and repair of traffic signals and traffic control devices;

  • Verify signal programming and operate the regional traffic signal system, including hardware and software;

  • Serve as lead worker on projects, including scheduling, coordinating, delegating, and supervising the work crew for the job and ensuring quality, quantity, and timeliness for the completion of the job while maintaining a safe work environment;

  • Operate equipment such as aerial device, backhoe, loader, trencher, concrete saw, and other specialized equipment, hand tools, and power tools;

  • Respond 24/7 to emergencies involving signalized intersections, roadway lighting and interchanges, and other CDOT electrical emergencies;

  • Provide insight and assistance to engineers, contractors, and outside agencies regarding existing traffic signal locations, operations, and design;

  • Inspect electrical and signal installations for proper installation;

  • Ensure that work is compliant with codes, rules and regulations, and standards;

  • Locate underground cables and utilities for contractors and maintenance; operate utility locating equipment working around and near live electric, gas, water, and other utility lines;

  • Maintain electrical circuits on CDOT properties; install, maintain, repair, replace, and renovate electrical circuits including lighting, heat, and power; add circuits and devices in accordance with code;

  • Attend training and safety classes;

  • Use computer software to document work performed, create a weekly priority/contingency work schedule, record fuel receipts, mileage, and purchases, etc.;

  • Other job duties as assigned.


Work Environment:



  • Typical work schedule is four 10 hour days, Monday through Thursday from 6:30 AM to 5 PM. This schedule may change as required.

  • On average, 20% of the work hours are spent in an office setting and 80% in the field.

  • The average work week is 40 hours a week, with periodic overtime due to emergencies or inclement weather.

  • Required to work on ladders and/or bucket trucks at heights from 10-80 feet.

  • Occasional in-state/overnight travel.

  • Frequent travel during work day for training, meetings, and assigned work orders.

  • Required to drive CDOT vehicles.

  • Work around live electric, gas, water and other utility lines.

  • Exposure to loud noises.

  • Exposure to fumes, odors, gases, dusts, etc. that may affect breathing, eyes and skin.

  • Exposure to High Voltage (anything over 600 V) and electrical shock.

  • Required to work in extreme temperatures and weather conditions for long periods of time - hot and cold.

  • Required to work in proximity to heavy traffic and on variable terrain.

  • Required to use computers to accomplish everyday work duties.

  • Due to locations of some of the equipment, must be physically able to work at 11,000 feet altitude

  • Must be able to read, understand, and follow oral and written instructions

  • Required to respond to emergencies outside regular work hours and work overtime, including weekends and holidays


Minimum Qualifications, Substitutions, Conditions of Employment & Appeal Rights


This experience must be specifically documented on your application. Additional information submitted after the closing date of this announcement will not be considered in the review of your application.



  • A current, valid Colorado Journeyman or Master Electrician License.


Conditions of Employment



  • Must pass a pre-employment screening which may include social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records check, educational records, and driving records checks. More information in the supplemental information section.

  • A current valid driver license is required for all Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) positions which require operating a state or personal motor vehicle to perform one or more essential functions of the position.

  • Required to obtain a Colorado Commercial Driver's License Class A or B with no restrictions on air brakes within 6 months of hire.

  • May be required to pass a controlled substance test (i.e. drug test), and DOT physical through our medical provider.

  • Required to be on on-call once approximately ever 4-6 weeks

  • Required to do shift work if needed

  • Essential Services Designation – Required to report without delay or interruption to provide essential or emergency services to ensure health, safety, and welfare.

  • New employees are required to attend two weeks of maintenance training in Golden, while veteran CDOT employees are required to attend training one week out of each year in Golden.


Stronger candidates will be those that demonstrate depth and breadth of skill and ability, through a combination of professional experience and formal training, to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.


Preferred Qualifications:


The Exceptional Applicant will be an experienced Electrician and will possess the proven ability or accomplishment in the following:



  • Demonstrated success with the duties listed in the Description of the Job section;

  • Highest work/personal ethics and integrity;

  • At least four years of experience of progressively responsible electrical experience in commercial or industrial electrical construction, in any combination of the following areas:

  • Process control; or

  • Programmable logic controllers; or

  • Traffic signals and traffic signal components; or

  • Troubleshooting.


Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the theories, principles, and best practices of the National Electrical Code;Comprehensive knowledge and experience in installing, repairing, replacing, and troubleshooting a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment;Knowledge and understanding of fiber optic (wireless and hardwire), cabling handling, termination and splicing;Utilizing the National Electric Code, Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) , construction standards, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70 and CDOT's Standards and Specifications book;Knowledge and understanding of traffic signal infrastructure and ITS devices;Working knowledge of computers, and software that communicates with traffic signals, detectors, and controllers (e.g. TransSuite);Proven leadership and/or mentoring skills;Excellent project management, work scheduling, and organizational skills;Strong oral and written communication skills;Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills;Strong positive and can do attitude;Strong commitment to safety;Self-starter and motivated to accomplish tasks;Experience working with multiple and diverse stakeholders, with sensitivity to their needs and priorities;Strong customer service skills;Work effectively in both independent and team situations;Strong attention to technical detail and accuracy;Excellent reasoning, analytical, troubleshooting, and problem solving ability;Familiarity with electronics (e.g. fiber optic, cellular communications, wireless networking); Traffic control coursework is a plus;Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access), Gmail, SAP, and the ability to quickly learn other software systems.Employment Screening


If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with "Info Cubic".


Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com. Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Suite 206, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636.


The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report. Supplemental Information


Applicant Checklist


Complete Applications must include the following documents:



  • A complete CDOT Application for Announced Vacancy (please submit online using the green 'APPLY' button at the top of this announcement)

  • A complete Supplemental Questionnaire (The questionnaire is part of the online application. You will be prompted to answer them as you are completing your online application.)

  • Please include your Colorado Journeyman's Electrician License number on your application.

  • If you are a veteran, a copy of your DD214. Please submit this as an attachment to your online application.


Only complete applications submitted by the closing date for this announcement will be given consideration. Every effort must be made to submit all application materials by the announcement close date. Where unusual circumstances prevent timely acquisition of transcripts, they must be submitted within five business days of the announcement close date. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. Failure to submit properly completed documents by the closing date of this announcement may result in your application being rejected.


Former employees of the Colorado Department of Transportation System or any other State of Colorado Department or Agency, who were disciplinarily terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this information on his/her application.


Notifications:


All correspondence regarding your status in the selection/examination process will be via email. Include your current working email address on your application and check your email frequently as you could receive time sensitive correspondence regarding this position. We highly recommend that you set up your email to accept messages from "state.co.us" and "info@governmentjobs.com" addresses. It is your responsibility to ensure that your email will accept these notices and/or review your junk mail and spam filtered email. Immediately after you submit your application you should receive an email that confirms that you successfully submitted an application for this position. If you do not, try submitting again until you receive the confirmation email. Be sure to also check your junk folder for email communications from the State of Colorado's website.


The Hiring Process:



  • All applications that are received by the closing of this announcement will be reviewed against the minimum qualifications in this announcement. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications proceed to the next step.

  • Colorado Revised Statutes require that state employees are hired and promoted based on merit and fitness through a comparative analysis process.

  • Part of, or all of, the comparative analysis for this position may be a structured application review, which involves a review of the information you submit in your application materials by Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) against the preferred qualifications.


  • Be sure your application materials specifically addresses your qualifications, experience, work products, and accomplishments as they relate to the Major Duties, Minimum Qualifications, and Preferred Qualifications sections as listed above. Failure to include adequate information or follow instructions by the deadline for application may result in your application not being accepted for this position and may affect your inclusion as a qualified candidate in any of step of the selection process and placement on the eligible list.



  • A top group, up to six candidates, will be invited to schedule an interview with the hiring manager.


Transfer, Non-Disciplinary Demotion or Reinstatement


If you believe that you are eligible to be considered as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion or reinstatement to this vacancy, you must submit a completed application following the directions in this job announcement and you will be included in the selection process along with other qualified applicants. If you are the finalist for this position after the selection process, Human Resources will confirm your eligibility to be appointed as a transfer, non-disciplinary demotion or reinstatement applicant.


Employment Screening


If an applicant reaches the finalist stage of the hiring process, the Colorado Department of Transportation may procure a consumer report and/or investigative consumer report on the applicant in connection with his/her application for employment purposes, as defined under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. These reports may be obtained at any time after receipt of the applicant's authorization. As part of the employment screening an applicant will be requested to disclose any deferred judgments and convictions as well an explanation of the circumstances around any arrest or conviction. In the event that a screening returns information that the applicant believes is not accurate, he or she will have an opportunity to dispute the information with "Info Cubic".


Info Cubic, a consumer reporting agency, will obtain the report for CDOT. Further information regarding Info Cubic, LLC, including its privacy policy, may be found online at www.InfoCubic.com. Info Cubic is located at 116 Inverness Drive East, Suite 206, Englewood, CO 80112, and can be reached at 877.360.4636.


The report may contain information bearing on the applicant's character, general reputation, personal characteristics, and mode of living. The information that may be included in the report includes: social security number trace, criminal records check, public court records checks, educational records, and driving records checks. CDOT will only request credit reports insofar as they relate to the position for which the applicant is applying. The information contained in the report will be obtained from private and/or public record sources. The applicant will have the right, upon written request made within a reasonable time after receipt of a notice, to request disclosure of the nature and scope of any investigative consumer report.


Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


The State of Colorado believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage candidates from all identities, backgrounds, and abilities to apply. The State of Colorado is an equal opportunity employer committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. Therefore, in all aspects of the employment process, we provide employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, creed, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, or military status (with preference given to military veterans), or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law.[FK1]


Appeal Rights


If you receive notice that you have been eliminated from consideration for the position, you may protest the action by filing an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the date you receive notice of the elimination. Also, if you wish to challenge the selection and comparative analysis process, you may file an appeal with the State Personnel Board/State Personnel Director within 10 days from the receipt of notice or knowledge of the action you are challenging. Refer to Chapters 4 and 8 of the State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures, 4 CCR 801, for more information about the appeals process. The State Personnel Board Rules and Personnel Director's Administrative Procedures are available at www.colorado.gov/spb. The Consolidated Appeal/Dispute Form is available at: www.colorado.gov/spb/forms-2 . Any appeals must be in writing and received no later than 10 calendar days from the date the examination was administered. Send appeals to the appropriate address as indicated on the Consolidated Appeal/Dispute Form. The above ten-day deadline and appeal procedures apply, as well, to all charges of discrimination.


ADAAA Accommodations


CDOT is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, our agency will assist individuals who have a disability as defined by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) with any reasonable accommodation requests related to employment, including completing the application process, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process, and/or to perform essential job functions where the requested accommodation does not impose an undue hardship. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodation to ensure you have a positive experience applying or interviewing for this position, please direct your inquiries to Amanda Parkhurst-Strout at Amanda.Parkhurst-Strout@state.co.us or call 303-757-9685.


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