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Job Title: Electrician / HVAC Technician
Category: Utilities
Status: Open

May 23, 2017


The City of Fernandina Beach has an opening for a:


Title:                Electrician/HVAC Technician

Department:    Utilities - Wastewater

FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

Reports to:      Foreman - Wastewater

Pay Grade:      131 ($16.15 - $25.44)


Minimum Qualifications:

A.        Education and Experience:

Must be a high school graduate or possess a GED. Five (5) years electrical experience at a journeyman level or Certified Electrician in Florida required. A comparable amount of training, education or experience may be considered by the City as a substitute for the minimum qualifications.


B.        Certifications:

Must possess a commercial class “B” State of Florida driver’s license with tanker endorsement. State of Florida certification as Electrician preferred. State of Florida Class “C” Wastewater License preferred.


General Description

Skilled electrical and construction maintenance work on wastewater plant facilities and lift station equipment. 


Essential Functions

1.      Assigned in the weekly on-call rotation for Wastewater Division which requires taking home vehicle and being able to arrive on site within 30 minutes of dispatch.

2.      Designs, lays out, installs, repairs, and maintains electrical services in City owned Wastewater facilities.

3.      Installs, monitors, and maintains data flow systems for SCADA.

4.      Installs, repairs, and maintains electrical outlets, lights, wiring systems, computers, electrical equipment, and 4-20 ma instrumentation.

5.      Maintains and repairs lift station pumps and equipment.

6.      Reads and interprets electrical one line drawings of plant and lift stations.

7.      Installs, repairs and maintains all sewer system components as needed.

8.      Operates vactor truck and TV inspection vehicles when needed.

9.      Operates backhoe, mini-excavator, dump truck, and other equipment as needed.

10.  Installs, repairs, and maintains solar generating systems.

11.  Locates and inspects sewer collection systems with camera equipment.

12.  Attends and participates in administrative and weekly meetings as required.


13.  Complies with OSHA Safety and Health rules.

14.  Performs other duties as assigned.


Essential Physical Skills

Acceptable eyesight, hearing (with or without correction), heavy lifting and carrying (up to 100 pounds), reaching, pulling, pushing, walking, standing, kneeling, bending, balancing, stooping, climbing, crawling, driving, operating equipment. Reasonable accommodations will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.


Environmental Conditions

Works inside and outside in various weather conditions. Works with hazardous power tools, electrical energy, on uneven surfaces, in or with moving objects, in heights (up to 55 feet).




Any qualified applicant who is interested in applying for this position should submit a General Application to:


City of Fernandina Beach

Attention: Human Resources Director

204 Ash Street

Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Publication Date/Time:
5/23/2017 8:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
Open Until Filled

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