Under supervision, to construct, repair and maintain electrical systems and devices for heavy maintenance and construction and automotive equipment; and to do other related work.
Designs, installs, inspects, and maintains electrical systems in automobiles, trucks, tractors, power shovels, graders, snow plows, pumps, air compressors, and other automotive equipment; locates trouble and determines extent and cost of repairs; constructs new special equipment or modifies existing equipment including special terminals, controls and panel boards; overhauls starting motors and generators; replaces ignition, instrument and lighting circuit wiring; repairs headlight switches, relays and other portions of lighting systems; tests electrical systems; overhauls other related shop electrical equipment and tools.
Completion of 200 hours of formalized technical education in automotive or heavy equipment electrical repair work offered by such established programs as: Job Corps; Skill Centers; ROP; Trades Schools; Military; and Joint Training Partnership Act (JTPA) can be substituted for one year of the required experience. and Either I Four years of experience in automotive repair work within the last ten years (this time limitation is extended for a period of time equivalent to that spent in the military service during the last ten years) in a position equivalent to that of a Mechanic's Helper in the California state service at least one year of which shall have included work on automotive electrical circuits.
Four years of experience within the last ten years (this time limitation is extended for a period of time equivalent to that spent in the military service during the last ten years) as an automotive electrician.
Knowledge of: Procedures, tools, materials and equipment used in the repair, adjustment, and overhauling of electrical units used on automotive equipment, including knowledge of wire sizes, current carrying capacities and the function of relays and switches; operation and use of testing instruments used in automotive electrical work.
Skill in: Making necessary repairs to automotive and other shop electrical equipment.
Ability to: Analyze and locate troubles in automotive electrical circuits, read, interpret, and work from plans, drawings, and specifications; understand and carry out oral and written directions; keep simple records and make reports; read and write at a level appropriate to the classification.
Willingness to study in order to learn and keep up with changes in the field.