Under direction of the Director, performs electrical work and a variety of routine skilled and semi-skilled work in the general repair, maintenance and construction of buildings, facilities, and residences; operates equipment and drives vehicles; and performs related work as required. Will troubleshoot, perform routine and preventative maintenance, and repair of electrical and electronic equipment.
- Plan, schedule, and implement electrical work activities for RSIC facilities and associated maintenance programs;
- Performs repairs, maintenance and construction on electrical equipment and systems on Colony buildings, facilities and residences. Will be required to work in crawl spaces, basements, attics, ceilings and other confined and opened spaces;
- Assist in establishing goals and performance standards for work activities;
- Occasionally supervises other workers as assigned in completing repair and construction projects;
- Prepares project records, including equipment usage and costs of material and supplies. Determines appropriate equipment and materials to complete work according to specifications, verbal instructions, or established procedures;
- Receives work requests via department procedures for the maintenance and repair of landscaped areas and infrastructure, provides instruction to staff on procedures to be used; orders equipment and supplies needed via department procedures, reviews work in progress and upon completion. As necessary, adapt materials and equipment to meet specific requirements of the job;
- As necessary, adapt equipment and materials to meet specific requirements of the project. Interpret and use engineering drawings, blueprints, schematics, and other applicable specifications in the installation and maintenance of electrical, lighting, and electronic systems;
- Work with the Director to provide budgetary information for electrical systems maintenance program;
- Inspects, monitors, and verifies electrical work performed by contractors and vendors;
- Confers with the Director on concerns and requests regarding maintenance services;
- May operate vehicles and equipment as necessary including dump trucks, bucket trucks, backhoes, front-end loaders, trenchers, and the like;
- May be required to obtain and maintain a CDL license;
- Operates a variety of hand and power tools. Operates a variety of electrical and electronic testing, metering, and measuring devices and equipment;
- May assists with all tasks required to maintain facilities, as needed (i.e. painting, wood working, roofing, plumbing, electrical, landscaping, trash pick-up and on-call for emergencies);
- Performs various winter maintenance activities as needed including snowplow, clearing of walks and driveways, etc.;
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Graduation from High School or GED;
- At least three years of journey level electrical experience. Previous experience with HVAC, appliance repair, low voltage, and alarm systems desired;
- Knowledge of electrical theory and its application;
- Knowledge of safety procedures applicable to working with and live circuits;
- Knowledge of the National Electrical Code and local electrical codes;
- Knowledge of basic codes, procedures, regulations, and methods for various mechanical and electrical systems related plumbing, heating, and irrigation;
- Knowledge of electrical construction and maintenance practices and procedures;
- Knowledge of electrical and electronic systems commonly found in public facilities, such as indoor and outdoor lighting systems and timing devices;
- Skill in planning, designing, organizing, and executing electrical upgrade projects mandated by changing codes, regulations, and safety requirements;
- Ability to analyze electrical problems and devise and carry out effective plans for repairing problems;
- Ability to communicate technical information;
- Knowledge of methods used to secure bids and monitor electrical work performed by contractors and vendors;
- Skill in the practical application of electrical testing devices;
- Ability to troubleshoot and install control circuits and compute electrical formulas;
- Ability to read, to understand, and to interpret electrical plans, complex circuit schematics, and blueprints;
- Skills in teamwork and communication including leadership, problem solving, interpersonal sensitivity, adaptability/flexibility and time management;
- Ability to perform assigned work independently with minimal supervision;
- Ability to assist in the training, supervision, and evaluation of assigned work crews and assistants;
- Ability to climb ladders, sufficient mobility to perform duties in small spaces by crouching, stooping, or kneeling, and physical ability to perform tasks requiring physical strength and finger dexterity;
- Ability to lift heavy objects;
- Ability to operate a variety of maintenance-related heavy and light vehicles, power and hand tools, and equipment, such as backhoes, ditcher, dump trucks, and front loaders. CDL preferred;
- A valid Nevada State Driver's License and qualified to tribe insurance.
- Possession of or ability to secure and maintain a valid First Aid and CPR certification preferred.
- A valid City of Reno Journeyman Electrician License or State of NV Journeyman Electrician License.
PLEASE NOTE: Hiring preference will be given to qualified tribal members of Reno-Sparks Indian Colony followed by members of other federally recognized tribes.
The Reno-Sparks Indian Colony requires a designated candidate to successfully complete a pre employment drug screen, criminal background check, and confirmation of professional references and certifications.
Must pass and comply with the HR Policy 164.905- PL101.630.