ELECTRICAL ENGINEER TRAINEE
Under direction, as trainee and productive worker, does basic field
and office engineering and related work in an electrical, highway,
mechanical, and/or utilities engineering program; does related work
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for illustrative purposes
only. A particular position using this title may not perform all duties
listed in this job specification. Conversely, all duties performed on
the job may not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
As trainee and productive worker, and as assigned:
As directed, does basic field and office engineering and related
electrical engineering work in an electrical, highway, mechanical,
or utilities engineering program.
Under supervision, does the routine field and office work involved
in the survey, design, planning, construction, and inspection of
electrical distribution and lighting systems
Under supervision, assists in the design, installation, maintenance,
repair and alteration of highway lighting, illuminated signs, traffic signs,
movable bridges, and interior and exterior lighting.
Under supervision, makes studies of utility services, rates, safety, and
other engineering studies.
Under supervision, assists in general electrical engineering,
including the preparation of layouts, working plans and computations,
air-conditioning and ventilating systems, refrigeration equipment, and
sprinkler and fire protection systems.
Makes inspection of electrical work in process.
Prepares factual reports.
Maintains essential records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording and information systems used by the agency,
office, or related units.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree in
NOTE: Possession of a valid license as a Professional Engineer issued
by the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers and Land
Surveyors may be substituted for the Bachelor's degree in Engineering.
NOTE: This is the entrance level professional electrical engineering
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles, procedures, techniques, and
application of electrical engineering.
Knowledge of, and familiarity with, applied trigonometry and
Knowledge of the form content, and preparation of electrical
construction plans, of the drafting and preparation of maps
and charts in detail, and of inspection techniques.
Ability to learn quickly from instruction, explanations, and
Ability to work alone or as one of a group in the office and
in the field.
Ability to apply basic electrical engineering principles and
techniques in plans, designs, charts, maps, specifications,
and estimates to reduce the plot field notes.
Ability to prepare factual reports.
Ability to maintain essential records and files.
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position. American
Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable
forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long
as they can perform essential functions of the job with or without
reasonable accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be
made because it would cause the employer undue hardship,
such persons may not be eligible.
Appointees who complete the twelve month training period successfully
will be eligible for advancement to an Assistant Engineer level title.
The inability of an employee in this title to attain a level of performance
warranting advancement to the Assistant Engineer level shall be
considered as cause for separation.
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for state and local government use.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.