Airport Electrical Services Manager

Website New Orleans Aviation Board

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the gateway to one of the top travel destinations in the world – New Orleans. Conveniently located 15 minutes from downtown and the historic French Quarter, Armstrong International is poised for the future as the Airport of the Gulf South providing safe, first class customer service to travelers from around the world. The New Orleans Aviation Board (NOAB) oversees the operation of the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, and the downtown Heliport as an unattached board of the City of New Orleans. The nine member board is appointed by the Mayor of New Orleans. Armstrong International serves over 13 million passengers with 16 airlines to 56 non-stop destinations. NOAB has over a $1 Billon Capital Improvement Program underway, including the construction of a new 35-gate terminal facility opening in fall 2019.

General Summary:
Under the general direction of the Deputy Director – Operations and Maintenance, develops, establishes, coordinates, and manages the Airport’s terminal and airfield electrical department. Plans, coordinates schedules, inspects and supervises the work of Electricians and maintenance personnel engaged in the construction, installation, maintenance, repair and servicing of high, medium and low-voltage electrical, communications and electronics systems, including panel boards, communication systems, interior and exterior lighting systems, airport runway lighting systems, electrical circuits, generators, electrical pumps and motors, and related systems, devices and equipment. Many times, may be called upon to participate in the performance of electrical work. Performs such other duties as assigned.

Examples of Duties:

Troubleshoots electrical problems; reviews and updates complex electrical plans, confers with contractors, consultants, local, state and federal government agencies regarding proposed and existing electrical construction work for electrical code compliance.

Monitors all aspects of project activities until completed, documents problems, recommends solutions, prepares maintenance schedules and associated job plans, produces purchase requisitions for materials used, prepares reports which include status or projects etc.

Responds to all electrical emergency situations and performs additional duties as assigned or required.

This position is considered essential personnel for natural disasters or other declared emergency situations.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Technology, Electronic Technology or a related field. (Possession of certain electrical licenses will substitute for education)

Ten (10) years of progressive experience as an electrician having ascended to the level of a licensed Class “A” Master Electrician. Five (5) of those years must include electrical experience at an airport.

A valid Class “A” Master Electrician License is required.

Demonstrated ability to supervise, motivate, and develop staff to achieve departmental and NOAB goals.

A valid driver’s license which must be presented at the time of application.

* Prior to appointment, the hiring agency is required to verify education and licenses claimed by the applicant to qualify for this classification. If selected for hire, applicants must provide original documents of their qualifying credentials to the hiring agency prior to their start date in this job classification.

NOTE: If hired, Aviation employees must maintain all required licenses, permits, certificates, and auto liability insurance eligibility during the duration of their employment. Failure to comply with any of the above listed provisions will result in termination.

NOTE: Pay above the minimum for superior qualifications may be granted under Civil Service Commission Rule IV
Sec. 2.7 based on a review of the applicant pool, candidate’s verified experience, education, and/or possession of related certifications.

Kind of Examination:
A rating of training and experience, weighted 100%. All related previous experience will be considered for qualification purposes; however, credit on the rating of training and experience will only be given for experience gained within the last ten (10) years.
This is an original entrance examination.

Note: Candidates must pass a personal, criminal, and employment background check required under federal regulations.

This position requires a one year probationary period.
DOMICILE REQUIREMENTS FOR EMPLOYMENT: Domicile requirements are currently waived for the purpose of application. However, all new full time employees hired into this classification on or after January 1, 2013 must be domiciled in Orleans Parish within 180 days of hire. Airport and public safety employees are excluded from this
provision.

BACKGROUND CHECK: This position is subject to a background check for any convictions related to its responsibilities and requirements. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify a candidate.

Compensation/Benefits:Looking to hire at midpoint, $72,242.00.

Depending on the position, benefits of working for the City of New Orleans may include a Pension, Health Insurance (hospitalization, prescription coverage, vision, and dental) for you and your family, 10 paid holidays, longevity pay, merit pay, free life insurance, sick leave, and paid vacation.

Application Process:
The Civil Service posting for this position is listed as “Manager of Airport Planning” (Airport Services Manager)”.

Applications must be submitted online at:
https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/neworleans/jobs/2452383/airport-electrical-services-manager-classcode-
8050?keywords=airport%20services&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs

Applications will not be accepted if received after the closing date or after the stated maximum number of applications has been received, as specified on this announcement. All minimum qualification requirements for examinations must be met by the final filing date unless otherwise specified on this announcement.

PAPER APPLICATIONS must be submitted on the official application form AND MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CITY CIVIL SERVICE, 1340 POYDRAS STREET, SUITE 900, NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA, BEFORE THE CLOSE OF
BUSINESS ON THE FINAL FILING DATE.

DELAY IN THE MAIL: The Department of City Civil Service cannot be responsible for failure of the applicant to receive an admission slip to an examination or for failure of the Department to receive material mailed by the applicant. Applicants should notify the Department of City Civil Service in writing of any address changes.

The minimum age limit is 18 years for any class of work requiring hard physical labor, operation of or proximity to hazardous machinery, exposure to hazardous chemicals, or participation in any other processes or procedures which are prohibited or limited by the Louisiana State Child Labor Law.

Deadline: Until Withdrawn

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Confidentiality Disclaimer:
Applicants are hereby notified that applications for public employment in Louisiana are “public records”, and are subject to disclosure under La. R.S. 44:1 et seq. and La. Const. Article 12. Section 3. NOAB and TSA regulations for this position require a ten-year personal, criminal and employment background check.

General Information
THE CITY OF NEW ORLEANS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE
BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, GENDER, AGE, PHYSICAL OR MENTAL DISABILITY, SEXUAL
ORIENTATION, CREED, CULTURE, OR ANCESTRY. REQUESTS FOR ALTERNATE FORMAT OR ACCOMMODATIONS
SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO SHELLY STOLP AT (504) 658-3516 OR TTY/VOICE AT (504) 586-4475 or (504) 658-4020

SUBSTANCE ABUSE TESTING: The City of New Orleans has a comprehensive program of substance abuse testing. Candidates for employment for certain positions where the health, welfare and/or safety of the public, co-workers and the individual employee is at risk will have to undergo pre-employment substance abuse screening. Candidates for all other original entrance positions will have to undergo an unannounced substance abuse screening during their working test period. For further information, see Civil Service Rule V, Section 9.

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