Chicago Transit Authority Electrical Worker in Skokie, Illinois
Electrical Worker - ( 21000084 )
Performs various duties relative to the repair of electrical and electronic components in buses and rail vehicle equipment.
Wires and rewires vehicles according to blueprints and written or oral instructions.
Inspects, dismantles, replaces, repairs, rebuilds, adjust, overhauls, controls, A.C. and D.C. motors, armatures, stators, solenoids, storage batteries, and other electrical and electronic components, e.g. PA amplifiers, horn amplifiers, low voltage power supplies and various printed circuit boards.
Adjusts and tests contactors, relays, motors, field coils and other equipment.
Applies and bakes protective sealants to electrical equipment.
Locates and corrects troubles in electrical circuits or equipment.
Reads and interprets blueprints and schematic drawings and utilizes small hand and power operated tools.
Takes accurate measurements and instrument readings.
Operates and interprets electrical testing equipment necessary to troubleshoot, repair and adjust electrical systems.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Reporting to this position are the following jobs:
- Chicago Transit Authority requires all employees to be COVID-19 vaccinated. If you are offered employment, proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required as a condition of employment and as part of the hiring process. Visit www.transitchicago.com/careers for full notice.
Required to submit to and pass drug and alcohol testing as mandated by the Federal Transportation Administration.
Must pass applicable tests.
Must pass a physical examination and perform the physical activities associated with this position.
Minimum of five years of verifiable work experience in a recognized shop, inspecting, testing, repairing and rebuilding electrical and/or electronic components and equipment.
Required to lift, carry and maneuver material weighing up to 50 pounds.
Must have good eyesight and distinguish colors.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Must be familiar with the correct tools and machinery used in the repair and maintenance of rail vehicle cars and buses.
Required to be competent in the use of small hand and power operated tools and proficient in the use of electrical testing and measuring equipment such as oscilloscopes, function generators, frequency counters and digital multimeters.
Must possess a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory.
Works with or near baking and drying equipment producing heat measuring 350 degrees or more.
Works with coating varnish and other sealants and is exposed to shop noise and dust.
Supplies own hand tools.
Occasionally required to work outside, subject to varying weather conditions.
Works around high voltage equipment.
Exposed to usual shop hazards and conditions.
EQUIPMENT, TOOLS, AND MATERIALS UTILIZED
- Small hand and power operator tools.
Rate to be determined by applicant's entered service date and service date in union jurisdiction of this classification.
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Primary Location : USA-Illinois-Skokie
Job : Crafts and Trades
Job Posting : Oct 8, 2021, 11:49:02 AM
Position Type: : Full-time Temporary (FTT)
Req ID: 21000084