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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Electrician in Ames, Iowa

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Electrician

Salary

$55,057.60 - $72,508.80 Annually

Location

Ames - 50010 - Story County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Number

24-03877

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Opening Date

05/13/2024

Closing Date

6/3/2024 11:59 PM Central

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#LI-POST

Point of Contact

Brett Hambly - Brett.Hambly@iowadot.us

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Job Description

Iowa Department of Transportation’s Mission isMaking Lives Better Through Transportation. To accomplish our Mission, the person selected for this position will demonstrate actions and behaviors guided by the Iowa Department of Transportation’s five CORE values:Safety First, People Matter, Customer Focused, Servant Leadership, and Integrity Without Exception.

Location: 800 Lincoln Way, Ames, IA 50010

Shift Requirements: Flexible schedule available. Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30, Some evening and weekends, In person

Special Requirements:Master electrician and/or Journeyman license required.

As an Electrician, your duties will include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform electrical installations, maintenance, alterations, and repairs.

  • Plan electrical layouts, and calculate loads, line requirements, and balances.

  • Perform diagnostic work and determine a solution.

  • Oversee work by outside contractors.

  • Consult with team members and supervisor as well as other bureau, division, and agency staff on the planning of renovations and installations of the electrical systems in projects.

  • Perform other duties as assigned and needed in the Ames and other DOT locations throughout the state as needed.

What we offer YOU:

  • Competitive pay and benefits package including health, dental, flexible spending, and life insurance

  • Insurance benefits start first of the month following 30 days of employment. 2024 health and dental insurance premiums can be found here (https://das.iowa.gov/media/3577/download?inline=) .

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.

  • Paid time off effective immediately - biweekly vacation, separate sick leave, accruals rollover on a yearly basis, and 9 paid holidays per year.

  • Iowa Public Employee Retirement System (IPERS) Retirement Package with employer match

  • Optional 401A plan with employer contributions.

  • Employee Discount Programs from variety of vendors (vision, cellular, fitness, recreation, season passes, travel, counseling; legal, financial).

We encourage you to view more about the State of Iowa Employee benefits and costs at the State of Iowa Employee Benefits Website (https://das.iowa.gov/human-resources/employee-and-retiree-benefits/employees) !

You have the freedom to flourish in Iowa – Apply today!

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing any screening, interviewing, pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the selection process, please direct your request to the Affirmative Action & Equal Employment Opportunity (AA/EEO) Officer at: aa-eeo@iowadot.us

Reasonable accommodation such as: interpreter, translator, written materials, modified equipment / devices, ADA access, etc. This does not include scheduling needs.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

  • Three years of full-time work experience in skilled electrical work in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings.

  • Successful completion of a standard electrician program at an accredited trade school.

  • A total of three years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in number one), where one semester of an approved trade school electrician program is equivalent to six months of full-time experience.

  • Successful completion of three years of an approved electrician apprenticeship program.

  • Current, continuous experience in the state executive branch that includes two years of full-time work as a Trades Helper which involved electrical duties.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/Electrician-08326-88326.pdf)

Additional Qualification Requirements

  • Must be capable of operating forklift and other material handling equipment, and other heavy mobile equipment as necessary such as scissor lifts, manlifts, and other aerial platforms.

  • Must be willing to work weekends and after hours performing assigned tasks, and must be willing to respond to on call requirements on weekends and after hours.

  • Must obtain and maintain a valid Iowa Driver’s License.

  • Certified Licensed Electrician is preferred.

Why Choose the State of Iowa?

At the heart of our commitment to excellence is a dedication to our most valuable asset – our employees. Discover the outstanding benefits that set us apart as an employer of choice.

Our Robust Benefits Package Includes:

Competitive Compensation:

Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects directly on your skills and expertise.

Keep in mind, your wage is just one part of your total compensation. Unlock the complete value of your employment with the State of Iowa by using our user-friendlyTotal Compensation Calculator (https://das.iowa.gov/media/3773/download?inline) .Gain insights into your comprehensive annual compensation, including salary and State-provided benefits.

Health and Wellness:

Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health plans, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the State of Iowa covers 90% of the premiums, providing you and your loved ones with excellent coverage at a remarkably low cost.

Retirement Planning:

We are proud to offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS). A defined benefit plan, IPERS benefits are guaranteed for life, meaning once you retire, you will receive the same monthly benefit for the remainder of your life (once vested). We invest in your long-term financial well-being, so you can retire with peace of mind.Click here to learn more about IPERS (https://ipers.org/members) .

Paid Time Off:

Life is unpredictable, and at the State of Iowa, we understand the importance of work-life balance. Our leave policies, including paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave with unlimited accrual, ensure you have the flexibility you need for personal and family matters.

Professional Development:

Elevate your career with continuous learning opportunities. We support your growth through training programs, workshops, and tuition reimbursement.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP):

We care about your well-being beyond the workplace. Access confidential counseling, resources, and support through our Employee Assistance Program.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces all backgrounds and perspectives. We believe diversity is a strength that drives innovation.

Join Us - Elevate Your Career:

Ready to elevate your career with the State of Iowa?Click here (https://iowa.attract.neogov.com/recruitment/p/benefits) to explore more about our unparalleled benefits and discover what makes us unique. Your success is our priority!

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Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability? Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa.

  • Yes - I understand and agree.

  • No

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

  • No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

  • Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq

    03

    How many years do you have of full-time skilled electrical work in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings?

  • No skilled electrical work experience in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings

  • Less than one year of skilled electrical work experience in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings

  • One year to less than two years of skilled electrical work experience in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings

  • Two years to less than three years of skilled electrical work experience in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings

  • Three or more years of skilled electrical work experience in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings

    04

    How many years do you have of combined post high school education in an electrician's course at a recognized trade school AND/OR experience in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings? One term of study in an electrician's course at a recognized trade school equals 6 months of experience.

  • Not applicable – I have not attended a recognized trade school

  • No skilled electrical work experience in the construction or repair of residential or commercial buildings

  • Less than one year of the combined education and experience

  • One year to less than two years of the combined education and experience

  • Two years to less than three years of the combined education and experience

  • Three or more years of the combined education and experience

    05

    Have you successfully completed a standard electrician's course at a recognized trade school?

  • Yes

  • No

    06

    If you are a CURRENT employee for the State of Iowa (executive branch) how many years do you have of full-time experience in the State of Iowa classification of Trades Helper which involved electrical duties?

  • Not applicable – I am not a State of Iowa Employee

  • No experience as a Trades Helper requiring electrical duties

  • Less than one year of experience as a Trades Helper which involved electrical duties

  • One year to less than two years of experience as a Trades Helper which involved electrical duties

  • Two or more years of experience as a Trades Helper which involved electrical duties

    07

    Have you completed three years of an approved electrician's apprenticeship program?

  • Yes

  • No

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Agency

State of Iowa

Agency

645 Iowa Department of Transportation

Address

800 Lincoln Way

Ames, Iowa, 50010

Website

https://iowadot.gov/careers/

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