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Construction and Maintenance Worker II- Electrician

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance
San Diego, United States Posted: April 24, 2024

The Construction and Maintenance Worker II under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, construction, alteration, remodeling and repair of Organization buildings, facilities, equipment and grounds; and performs related work as required. This position reports to the Lead Construction and Maintenance Worker or C&M Manager.

  • Performs a wide variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties of moderate difficulty in the maintenance, repair and construction of Organization buildings, facilities, grounds and equipment
  • Adheres to all SDZWA and department policies and practices
  • Positions work in one or several of the following craft areas:
  • Plumbing/Sprinkler and Irrigation Systems
  • Repairs and installs sprinkler and irrigation systems
  • Installs and repairs water lines
  • Prepares pipe and fittings for installation
  • Assures plumbing tools and equipment are properly maintained and in safe working order
  • Installs, repairs, maintains, and services sprinkler system
  • Equipment Operation
  • Operates and drives a variety of light duty motorized vehicles, such as trucks.
  • Services, cleans and maintains equipment
  • Cement/Masonry
  • Breaks out concrete or asphalt using hand and/or pneumatic tools
  • Assists other maintenance and construction workers as required 
  • Electrical
  • Installs, trouble-shoots, and makes repairs to motors, lighting circuits, electrical control equipment, transformers, conduit and duct systems, electrical appliances, and other types of electrical lighting and power equipment
  • Checks circuits and performs electrical repair of heating and communication equipment;
  • Interprets electrical plans, diagrams, and specifications
  • Keeps records and prepares reports of work done and materials used
  • The ideal applicant will have knowledge of lighting management systems.
  • California General Electrician Certification
  • C-10 Electrical License
  • Current valid California Driver’s License in good standing
  • Must present an examination certificate as evidence of qualifications. SDZWA will reimburse the reasonable cost, up to $100, of Journey Level Plumbing or California General Electrician Certification examinations on submission of receipt, provided employees pass the examination
  • Layout of the Zoo/Safari Park
  • Work safety practices
  • Effective customer relations skills
  • Comprehend and follow instructions
  • Communicate and work effectively with others
  • Work in a team environment and motivate others
  • Follow directions effectively
  • Deal tactfully and courteously with others
  • Tools, equipment and materials used in one or more of the building and construction trades
  • Safely and properly handle and operate the tools and equipment used in the assigned building and construction trade(s)
  • Recognize and discriminate between colors and/or sounds
  • Keep records
  • Make simple arithmetic calculations
  • Understand and carry out instructions
  • Deal tactfully and courteously with others in a diverse environment
  • Understand, interpret and work from blueprints and drawings
  • Union covers Medical, Dental and Vision for Employee & Family
  • Free admission to the San Diego Zoo and the San Diego Zoo
  • Safari Park
  • Family Passes
  • Complimentary Tickets
  • Local and In-House Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Wellness Program

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