Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Standby Power Electrician

Location:  Livermore, CA
Category:  Trades & Facilities
Organization:  Facilities and Infrastructure
Posting Requirement:  External w/ US Citizenship
Job ID: 104480
Job Code: High Voltage Electrician (827.1)
Date Posted: December 04 2018

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Science and Technology on a Mission!

For more than 60 years, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) has applied science and technology to make the world a safer place.

We have an opening for a Standby Power Electrician.  You will perform a variety of specialized journey level electrical functions including maintenance, inspections, operations, installation, repair, replacement, testing, troubleshooting, and commissioning activities on building standby generator power systems.  This position is in the Maintenance Production Division within the Facilities & Infrastructure Department.  This position requires working at Site 200 in Livermore and at Site 300 in Tracy, California.

Essential Duties
- Perform maintenance, inspections, operations, installation, repair, replacement, testing, troubleshooting, and commissioning on building standby generator power systems including automatic transfer switches.
- Test, troubleshoot, and repair malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components by using electrical test equipment (voltmeters, ohmmeters, insulation testers, etc.) and print reading skills.
- Follow all national, local, and Laboratory safety procedures and policies including lockout/tagout (LOTO), selecting and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and actively participating in Laboratory work planning and control process.
- Document and communicate results of preventive maintenance tasks including visual inspections, defect detection, hazard identification, and code compliance.
- Analyze data and prepare reports required for managing projects, work orders, and preventive maintenance records.
- Provide effective and timely customer service to clients and team members.
- Complete preventative maintenance requests, deficiency reports, and work orders.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

- High School diploma, GED, or equivalent. Completion of related apprentice training program or equivalent journey-level work experience in the electrician trade; and a valid California Class C Driver’s License.
- Basic journey level skills, knowledge and abilities needed in the electrician trade including proficiency in the use of all tools of the trade. Abilities may include, but not limited to maintain, inspect, operate, install, repair, replace, test, troubleshoot, and commission building standby generator power systems including automatic transfer switches.
- Knowledge of NFPA 110 Standard for Emergency and Standby Power Systems and applicable ES&H laws and regulations.
- Knowledge of simple and complex lockout/tagout, electrical safe work practices, and the selection and use of PPE.
- Effective customer service and interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively in writing and verbally with technical, administrative, and management personnel and work effectively independently or as a team member.
- Basic knowledge of personal computers and associated software to prepare logs and reports, send and receive e-mails, perform computer-based training, and timekeeping entry.
- Ability to work scheduled, on-call, and emergency overtime.

Desired Qualifications
- Experience with maintenance and reliability standards and concepts such as root cause analysis, reliability centered maintenance, continuous improvement, NFPA 70B, and ANSI/NETA testing specifications.
- Knowledge of common electrical devices and their ratings and applications.

Pre-Employment Drug Test:  External applicant(s) selected for this position will be required to pass a post-offer, pre-employment drug test.  This includes testing for use of marijuana as Federal Law applies to us as a Federal Contractor.

Security Clearance:  This position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) Q-level clearance.

If you are selected, we will initiate a Federal background investigation to determine if you meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information or matter. In addition, all L or Q cleared employees are subject to random drug testing.  Q-level clearance requires U.S. citizenship.  If you hold multiple citizenships (U.S. and another country), you may be required to renounce your non-U.S. citizenship before a DOE L or Q clearance will be processed/granted.

Note:   This is a Career Indefinite position. Lab employees and external candidates may be considered for this position.  Employees assigned to work at Site 300 may be exposed to the organism that causes San Joaquin Valley Fever (coccidiomycosis).

The Laboratory performs a variety of work, including some that may fall under Davis Bacon Act requirements.  When work scope falls under this Act, the Laboratory complies with the prevailing wage requirements.

About Us

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), located in the San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), is a premier applied science laboratory that is part of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) within the Department of Energy (DOE).  LLNL's mission is strengthening national security by developing and applying cutting-edge science, technology, and engineering that respond with vision, quality, integrity, and technical excellence to scientific issues of national importance.  The Laboratory has a current annual budget of about $1.8 billion, employing approximately 6,500 employees.
Site 300 is an experimental test site operated by LLNL.  Situated on 7,000 acres in rural foothills approximately six miles southwest of downtown Tracy and 15 miles southeast of Livermore, Site 300 hosts approximately 200 employees with expertise in such fields as engineering, chemistry, biology, and environmental restoration.
LLNL is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, medical condition, protected veteran status, age, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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