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Electrical Field Inspector I (Northern Illinois)

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  Apr 7, 2021
Location: 

Springfield, IL, US, 62701-1813

Job Requisition ID:  2298

Agency:  Illinois Commerce Commission  
Closing Date/Time:  04/21/2021 
Salary:  $4,164 - $6,128 monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County:  Sangamon 
Number of Vacancies:  1 
Plan/BU:  RC062 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:

We are currently transitioning our application process away from paper process to an electronic application process.  This position has not been transitioned please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

Job Responsibilities

   

The Safety and Reliability Division is seeking an individual to work as an Electrical Field Inspector I in Region 2(Northern Illinois) in the Bureau of Public Utilities Engineering Program, in our Springfield Office (Sangamon County) at 527 E. Capitol Ave. Springfield, IL 62701.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES

Under direct supervision of the Assistant Director of Engineering, conducts standard and comprehensive inspections of electric public utility facilities and records to verify compliance with National Electrical Safety Code (“NESC”) regulations and other relevant State of Illinois requirements and reviews vegetative management practices to ensure the safety and reliability of electric public utility systems within Region 2(Northern Illinois).

Education, training, and experience required

Requires knowledge, skill and mental development equivalent to the completion of High School, preferably with completion of four years of college in a technical field.  Requires a minimum of 3 years of prior experience involved with the installation, inspection, and/or repair of overhead distribution systems, preferably with experience in overhead electric distribution systems or the experience in the interpretation of NESC rules that pertain to overhead and underground distribution systems.  Requires ability to communicate clearly in English both orally and in writing.  Requires knowledge of the personal computer and its related software programs and applications.  Requires candidate to establish and maintain residence in applicable region.

 

Physical Requirements

Requires ability to walk, stand, or sit for extended periods of time during site inspections; requires ability to bend or stoop repeatedly, ability to lift, carry, and operate light equipment (less than 20 pounds) for extended periods of time and while mobile.  Requires ability to review records and perform visual inspections and ability to distinguish colors.  Requires ability to communicate detailed information in environments with significant amounts of background noise.  Requires ability to perform assigned duties while subjected to various weather and environmental conditions. 

Employment Conditions

Requires ability to perform assigned duties while subjected to various weather and environmental conditions. Requires extensive travel and overnight stays. Requires possession and maintenance of a valid driver’s license.

Work Hours:  8:30am - 5:00pm Monday-Friday 
Work Location: 527 E Capitol Ave Springfield, IL 62701-1813 
Agency Contact:  Colette.Smith@illinois.gov 
Job Function:  Legal and Compliance; Public Safety  

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR

To apply, submit cover letter, resume, CMS-100; transcripts (photocopies or official); proof of Veteran’s status claimed (if any) to:  Illinois Commerce Commission, Human Resources Department, 527 East Capitol Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62701 on or before the close of business(5:00pm) on February 16, 2021. Please refer questions concerning this posting to Colette Smith at (217) 557-4206 (phone) or Colette.smith@illinois.gov (e-mail). DO NOT APPLY ONLINE. ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED


CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES seeking a promotion: Effective November 1, 2019CMS Examining will no longer accept CMS-100B applications submitted directly from Applicants. Current state employees seeking a promotion should submit an official position vacancy bid form and CMS-100B (version dated 7/2019 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above.  Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS-100B VERSION DATED 7/2019 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES seeking a reduction, Former State Employees, and Non-State Applicants:
- Submit an Official Position Vacancy 
Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above. A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS100 VERSION DATED 9/2020 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.

CURRENT STATE EMPLOYEES seeking a transfer:
Submit an Official Position Vacancy 
Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency Contact address listed above. A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your bid will be rejected.  FAILURE TO COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE NEW CMS-100 VERSION DATED 9/2020 OR AFTER WILL RESULT IN YOUR APPLICATION BEING REJECTED.