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PLAN CHECKER-ELECTRICAL I-II

Company: City of Long Beach
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

PLAN CHECKER-ELECTRICAL I-II

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PLAN CHECKER-ELECTRICAL I-II

Salary

$3,558.64 - $4,574.96 Biweekly

Location

City of Long Beach, CA

Job Type

Classified - Full-Time, Permanent

Job Number

J.O.B. K39NN-24

Department

Community Development - (CL)

Opening Date

03/29/2024

Closing Date

5/24/2024 4:30 PM Pacific

Description

Benefits

Questions

DESCRIPTION

Applications are available online beginning March 29, 2024 through 4:30 pm, May 24, 2024. Extended!

VACANCY INFORMATION:

The current vacancies are Grade II ($3,839.60 - $5,229.84 biweekly) Plan Checker - Electrical II in the Community Development Department.

Salary Information:

Grade I - $3,558.64 - $4,839.04 Bi-Weekly

Grade II - $3,839.60 - $5,229.84 Bi-Weekly

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Under general supervision, reviews and approves the design of electrical equipment

and systems in buildings and structures; examines electrical construction documents, plans, and specifications for compliance with applicable laws and ordinances; establishes procedures for acceptance and processing of electrical construction documents and permits; computes fees, approves changes, and coordinates other construction documents processed by the department; consults with or advises design professionals, property owners, and builders regarding their electrical projects and related electrical codes or regulations; advises

inspectors and other department personnel in the inspection of electrical installations; assists in the training of personnel assigned to electrical inspection; communicates findings and recommendations both orally and in writing regarding design or installation of electrical equipment or systems; reviews preliminary designs or construction documents of electrical equipment or systems; participates in technical meetings; prepares electrical ordinance changes as requested; maintains records and prepares correspondence and reports; and

performs other related duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS TO FILE

Candidates must meet one of the following Options A, B, C or D:

Option A: A minimum of one year of professional experience equivalent to the City of Long Beach classifications: Principal Building Inspector or Senior Electrical InspectorOR Plan Checker Electrical.

Option B:A minimum of two years professional experience as a Plans ExaminerOR Inspector equivalent to the City of Long Beach classifications: Senior Plumbing Inspector, Senior Mechanical Inspector or Senior Combination Building Inspector, Plan Checker - Plumbing, Plan Checker - Mechanical, or Plan Checker - Fire Prevention.

Option C:Graduation from a four-year accredited college or university with a degree in

Electrical EngineeringOR closely related fieldOR possess an Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) certificationORpossess a professional engineering license(Proof required)*AND two years' experience in electrical construction and/or electrical engineering.

Option D:Possess a valid Professional Engineering (PE) license in electrical or closely related field(Proof required) *.

*Proof of required documents, such as degree or transcripts, must be uploaded to the online application at the time of filing. Any proofs submitted must contain either the applicant's name or other identifying characteristics on the form. Degrees must indicate the field of study and transcripts must indicate a field of study and degree conferred date. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalence at the time of filing.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

--- Ability to use computer applications (e.g., database management, project scheduling, spreadsheets, word processing and email).

--- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

A valid motor vehicle operator's license and a current DMV driving record must be submitted to the hiring department at the time of the selection interview.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS: Electrical plans examination or inspection certification issued by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), International Code Council (ICC) or other nationally recognized organizations is desirable at the time of filing; and is required prior to passing probation.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

EXAMINATION WEIGHTS:

Application and Supplemental Application. ................................................................ Qualifying

Screening of applicants will be conducted on the basis of application and required supplemental application submitted. This selection procedure will be conducted using a continuous non-competitive process, which means applications are evaluated solely on training, experience, education, or certification. Candidates meeting the minimum qualifications withapplications received by April 12, 2024, will be placed on Test #01 established eligible list.

In accordance with Civil Service Procedure 3.38, all eligible veterans that successfully qualify on any or all open-competitive examinations shall receive an additional credit of ten (10) points that will be added to their original passing score. Disabled veterans passing the examination shall receive a credit of fifteen (15) points that will be added to their original passing score. (A copy of the veterans DD-214, Member 4 form indicating honorable discharge must be attached to the application at the time of filing.)

If you have not received notification within two weeks of filing, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

EQUITY AND INCLUSION

The City of Long Beach is committed to creating a workplace where every employee is valued for who they are. Having our workforce reflect the diversity of our community at various levels of the organization is a continuous goal embraced by our departments, management staff, and policymakers. To support efforts of fairness and diversity, City Leadership is committed to incorporating equity and inclusion into our work by supporting staff and community partners. We are committed to promoting transparency by publishing updated demographic information for employees, including workforce diversity data and pay by race and gender. The City of Long Beach will consider qualified applicants with a criminal history pursuant to the California Fair Chance Act. You are not required to disclose your criminal history or participate in a background check until you receive a conditional job offer. If the City of Long Beach has concerns about a conviction that is directly related to

the job after making a conditional job offer and conducting a background check, you will have the opportunity to explain the circumstances surrounding the conviction, provide evidence to mitigate concerns, or challenge the acc uracy of the background report. Find out more about the Fair Chance Act by visiting https://calcivilrights.ca.gov/fair-chance-act

In support of the City's Language Access Policy, bilingual skills (Spanish, Khmer, and/or Tagalog) are desirable for positions interacting with the public.

This information is available in an alternative format by request at (562) 570-6202. If specialaccommodation is desired, please contact the Civil Service Department two (2) business days prior to the test at (562) 570-6202. For the hearing impaired, call (562) 570-6638.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

J.O.B. K39NN-24 DR:PCE 03/27/2024

Employee Benefits

The City of Long Beach offers its employees opportunities to grow personally and professionally. As a permanent employee, you are eligible to receive fringe benefits that include:

- Medical and Dental Insurance

- Life Insurance

- Retirement Plan (P.E.R.S.)

- Paid Vacation, Personal Holidays and Sick Leave

- Deferred Compensation

- Credit Union Membership

- Free Bus Transportation (Long Beach Transit)

- Flexible Spending Accounts

- Free Employee Parking

- Paid Parental Leave*

*Paid Parental Leave - after six (6) months of City employment; up to 30 calendar days (160 hours/192 hours for sworn platoon) of PPL, taken in full-day increments, in connection with the birth, adoption, or foster placement of a child, up to the age of seventeen (17).

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INSTRUCTIONS:The purpose of these supplemental questions is to derive more specific information about your qualifications for this position. Applicants must clearly demonstrate their qualifying experience. These questions will serve as the basis for qualifying candidates for advancement into the selection process. Be specific and detailed in your responses. Resumes should be attached, but may not be substituted in lieu of the required application forms (i.e., responses should NOT state "see resume"). Please be advised that failure to answer required questions will result in an incomplete application and will jeopardize your opportunity to be placed on the eligible list. The application, supplemental questionnaire, and attachments must be completed and received by the filing deadline. Proof of any required documents must be uploaded to the online application. Please be advised that failure to provide the required documents will result in an incomplete application and will jeopardize your opportunity to be placed on the eligible list. If you require assistance, please call our customer service line at (562) 570-6202 during the filing period between the hours of 7:30 AM through 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday or email civilservice@longbeach.gov and include JOB TITLE in the subject line .Do you understand the instructions for completing and submitting the application and supplemental questionnaire for this job?

Yes

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REQUIREMENTS TO FILE:

Indicate under which of the following options you qualify for the Plan Checker - Electrical I-II position:

Special Note: *Proof of required documents must be uploaded to application at the time of filing. Candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.

A) A minimum of one year of professional experience equivalent to the City of Long Beach classifications: Principal Building Inspector or Senior Electrical Inspector OR Plan Checker Electrical.

B) A minimum of two years professional experience as a Plans Examiner OR Inspector equivalent to the City of Long Beach classifications: Senior Plumbing Inspector, Senior Mechanical Inspector or Senior Combination Building Inspector, Plan Checker - Plumbing, Plan Checker - Mechanical, or Plan Checker - Fire Prevention.

C) Graduation from a four-year accredited college or university with a degree in Electrical Engineering OR closely related field OR possess an Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) certification OR possess a professional engineering license (proof required)* AND two years' experience in electrical construction and/or electrical engineering.

D) Possess a valid professional engineering license in electrical or closely related field.

E) I do not meet the aforementioned requirements. Selecting this option will disqualify you from the application process.

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REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Option A :If applying under this option describe your relevant experience and the types of responsibilities you have which relates to: A minimum of one year of professional experience equivalent to the City of Long Beach classifications: Principal Building Inspector or Senior Electrical Inspector or Plan Checker Electrical. You must describe your experience in detail to be considered for the position. If you do not describe your experience in detail, your application will be incomplete.Your response must include the following: 1) Employer Name 2) Job Title 3) Dates of employment (mo/year to mo/year) 4) Scheduled hours per week 5) Duties performed for position held.Your responses must be complete to receive credit for this experience. Incomplete responsesWILL NOTreceive credit. If you do not have any related experience, indicate with NONE. Please include all applicable experience.Your response is required. If you do not complete this question, as directed, your application will be incomplete and you may not receive credit for gained experience.

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REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Option B :If applying under this option describe your relevant experience and the types of responsibilities you have which relates to : A minimum of two years professional experience as a Plans Examiner or Inspector equivalent to the City of Long Beach classifications: Senior Plumbing Inspector, Senior Mechanical Inspector or Senior Combination Building Inspector, Plan Checker - Plumbing, Plan Checker - Mechanical, or Plan Checker - Fire Prevention. You must describe your experience in detail to be considered for the position. If you do not describe your experience in detail, your application will be incomplete.Your response must include the following: 1) Employer Name 2) Job Title 3) Dates of employment (mo/year to mo/year) 4) Scheduled hours per week 5) Duties performed for position held.Your responses must be complete to receive credit for this experience. Incomplete responsesWILL NOTreceive credit. If you do not have any related experience, indicate with NONE. Please include all applicable experience.Your response is required. If you do not complete this question, as directed, your application will be incomplete and you may not receive credit for gained experience.

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REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Option C :Describe your relevant experience and the types of responsibilities you have which relates to: Graduation from a four-year accredited college or university with a degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related field or possess an Engineer-In-Training (E.I.T.) certification or possess a professional engineering license (Proof required)* AND two years' experience in electrical construction and/or electrical engineering. You must describe your experience in detail to be considered for the position. If you do not describe your experience in detail, your application will be incomplete.Your response must include the following: 1) Employer Name 2) Job Title 3) Dates of employment (mo/year to mo/year) 4) Scheduled hours per week 5) Duties performed for position held.Your responses must be complete to receive credit for this experience. Incomplete responsesWILL NOTreceive credit. If you do not have any related experience, indicate with NONE. Please include all applicable experience.Your response is required. If you do not complete this question, as directed, your application will be incomplete and you may not receive credit for gained experience.

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Do you possess a valid Professional Engineering License in electrical or closely related field?

Yes

No

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Knowledge of computer applications (e.g., database management, project scheduling, spreadsheets, word processing and email) are required. Describe your experience with computer applications below.

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DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS (optional):Please indicate any experience performing any of the functions listed below. Check all that apply to your experience and training.

Electrical Plans examination or inspection certification issued by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI)

International Code Council (ICC)

Other nationally recognized organization(s)

None of the Above. Selecting this option does not disqualify

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For any of the selections above. Please indicate the certification, issued date, expiration date and certification number.

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Describe any additional experience, training, knowledge, skills, certifications and/or personal qualifications related to the Plan Checker - Electrical I-II position.

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSBy answering yes, I understand that proof of required documents must be submitted as attachments at the time of filing. I also understand that failure to submit all required documents at the time of filing will result in my application being considered incomplete. Proofs for this position may include: college transcripts/degrees and/or DD-214 Member 4 Form, if claiming veteran's preference. Please note that candidates who possess degrees from colleges or universities from outside the United States must attach proof of educational equivalency at the time of filing.

For information on evaluation services:Education Evaluation Services (http://www.longbeach.gov/CivilService/Media-Library/Documents/Job-Opportunities/Education-Evaluation-Services/ )

Yes

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By answering "yes", I understand that the City of Long Beach utilizes electronic mail (email) to notify applicants of important information related to job applications submitted online through Governmentjobs.com. As an applicant, if I do not wish to receive emails from the City of Long Beach and decide to unsubscribe from email notifications and/or text messages, I may miss important information (i.e. employment opportunities) regarding the status of any job applications that I submit online. If you have questions or need clarification, please contact the Civil Service Department at (562) 570-6202.

Yes

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By answering "Yes" and submitting this application, I certify the following that:1) I have personally completed the information provided and that it is accurate and complete to the best of my knowledge; and 2) I understand that any falsification may cancel any terms, conditions, or privileges of employment. I understand and acknowledge the aforementioned statement.

Yes

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REQUIREMENTS TO FILE Option D :If applying under this option, do you possess a valid Professional Engineering license in electrical or closely related field?

Yes

No

Required Question

Agency

City of Long Beach

Department

Community Development - (CL)

Address

Civil Service

411 W. Ocean Blvd., 4th Fl

Long Beach, California, 90802

Phone

(562) 570-6202

Website

https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/longbeach

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