State Of Texas Employment – Electrician

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Job Description:

Performs advanced (senior-level) work in the maintenance and repair of electrical equipment and circuits at the facility. Installs and repairs electrical systems, circuits, apparatus, and electrical components of machinery and equipment. Inspects, tests, and troubleshoots electrical equipment, lighting, and power circuits. Coordinates electrical repairs performed by others.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Attends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Serves in an on-call capacity as needed.
  • Anticipates and recognizes failures in the operation of the equipment. Correctly identifies the cause of the system or equipment failure and identifies the necessary corrective action.
  • Takes proactive action to prevent failures.
  • Isolates defects in wiring, circuit breakers, fuses, switches, sockets, and other elements and replaces faulty circuit breakers, fuses, switches, sockets, and other elements of electrical systems.
  • Interprets blueprints, electrical schematics, sketches and drawings of electrical circuits
  • Calculates electrical loads, wire sizes, and lengths.
  • Mounts motors, transformers, and lighting fixtures into position and completes circuits per diagram specifications.
  • Repairs magnetic starters and remote start-stop stations; operates and maintains high and low voltage switches; and installs rigid, thin wall, and flexible conduit. Wires circuits and cleans and tightens low voltage switch gears.
  • Acts as a lead worker electrical maintenance or repair projects.
  • Collaborate with maintenance supervisors to establish work schedules and assign appropriate staff.
  • Trains employees on electrical-related equipment, procedures, and safety practices.
  • Maintains training records. Delegates electrical work to those qualified to perform it and oversees their work.
  • Performs inspections, adjustments, maintenance and repair work in accordance with recognized codes and standards for electrical work to ensure proper maintenance and repair.
  • Evaluates work to be performed and determines the best method for performing electrical maintenance and repair work. Competently and safely uses job-specific equipment.

Job Requirements:

  • Skill in the general use of hand tools, power tools, and test equipment.
  • Skill in preventative maintenance and inspections of electrical systems.
  • Knowledge of general principles and theory of electricity,
  • Knowledge of safety regulations.
  • Ability to follow instructions, estimate materials, apply proper methods, techniques and procedures in the maintenance and repair of electrical systems.
  • Ability to interpret drawings, schematics, or sketches.
  • Knowledge of industrial safety, fire and safety regulations.
  • Advanced skill in the use of tools used in electrical repair and maintenance.
  • Ability to work independently or with a team.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with co-workers and other facility staff.
  • Knowledge of the repair, maintenance, and operations of electrical systems within buildings, building systems and on facility grounds.
  • Basic working knowledge of other areas within the maintenance department such as boilers, painting, plastering and carpentry, building materials, plumbing, welding procedures, HVAC, sanitation, and refrigeration.
  • Ability to organize preventive maintenance programs.
  • Ability to lead, prioritize and oversee the work of others.
  • Ability to solve problems, make decisions and use good judgment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally or in writing with other members of the maintenance and facility team.

Job Details:

Company: State Of Texas

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Denton, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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