Electrical Automation Technician - Public Works

  • Lake County, IL
  • Libertyville, Illinois
  • Mar 26, 2020
Full Time Public Works

Job Description



Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in the maintenance, repair and diagnosis of electrical equipment and automation? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Electrical Automation Technician

Location: Libertyville, IL

Salary: $34.79 - $38.26

Job Summary: Becoming an Electrical Automation Technician would allow you to be involved with electrical control systems and equipment within local government, ranging from the design and layout of control cabinets to SCADA equipment. Your day will consist of designing, building, installing and repairing electrical control systems and equipment such as controls for radio communication and SCADA equipment, design and upgrade sites with processors and variable frequency drives, troubleshoot and correct problems relating to all electrical equipment, plan or modify and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on existing or new electrical systems. This position works Monday through Friday from 7:00am – 3:30pm and must be available for occasional overtime duty, weekend duty and 24-hour call on a rotating basis.

In order to be successful in this role you should have an associate’s degree or the equivalent of two years of college or vocational school education in electrical engineering and five years of experience in working with controls that include cabinet design, fabrication and troubleshooting related to the water and wastewater field. Individuals should have a working knowledge of the standard practices, tools and terminology of the electrical trade and the elementary electrical theory and use of testing equipment. Applicants should have completed 8,000 hours of work for designation as a journeyman electrician and a valid drivers license to operator a County provided vehicle.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!



To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Public Works. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos.



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Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Address

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