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File #: 21-76    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing/General Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/5/2021 In control: Civil Service Commission
On agenda: 10/14/2021 Final action: 10/14/2021
Title: Action to Approve the Creation of the Senior Electric Crew Foreperson (Job Code 551) Class Specification
Attachments: 1. Senior Electric Crew Foreperson Class Specification (Job Code 551)
REPORT TO CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
SUBJECT
Title
Action to Approve the Creation of the Senior Electric Crew Foreperson (Job Code 551) Class Specification

Report
BACKGROUND
Silicon Valley Power (SVP) is requesting to create a new classified job specification of Senior Electric Crew Foreperson (Job Code 551) based on the authority of Personnel & Salary Resolution, Sec. 6(d), "Classification specifications for positions in the Classified Service must first be approved and adopted by the City of Santa Clara Civil Service Commission before they may be approved and adopted by the City Council."

DISCUSSION
The Human Resources Department coordinated with the Silicon Valley Power (SVP) to create the newly proposed Senior Electric Crew Foreperson (Job Code 551) classification to manage the high demand of new and existing capital improvement projects as well as manage the differing contractors utilized by SVP.

Senior Electric Crew Foreperson (Job Code 551)
This is a new classification in the classified service responsible for directing, monitoring, and auditing the work of contractors. This is the advanced supervisory level classification in the Electric Crew Foreperson series and may supervise multiple crews in the operations, maintenance, and construction of underground and electrical distributions lines. Additional duties include assisting in the planning and leading the training program for Journey Lineworkers and Journey Lineworker Apprentices, and performing other duties as assigned.

This classification will report to the Electric Division Manager (Job Code 104) and will be the bridge between the Electric Division Manager (Job Code 104) classification and the Electric Crew Foreperson (Job Code 550) classification. This classification requires the ability to hold a Safety Clearance and direct work at the Electric Utility under this clearance. This Senior Electric Crew Foreperson (Job Code 551) classification differs from the lower level Electric Crew Forepers...

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