Oversee electrical projects in maintaining, repairing, and installing electrical systems, services, and equipment for the District. Maintain and provide for the safe condition and operation of all electrical systems and fixtures in District facilities.
High School Diploma or GED required
Valid State of Texas Master Electrician License required
Documented electrical courses and theory from trade school
Bachelor Degree preferred.
Valid Texas driver's license and proof of insurability with District insurance carrier
Knowledge and skills to qualify as an electrical journeyman in accordance with industry standards
Knowledge of electrical circuits, wiring and operating principles of motors, current electrical codes and ordinances
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams, and written reference material
Strong organizational, communication (verbal and written), and interpersonal skills
Ability to supervise, train, and evaluate the performance of electrical staff
Ability to follow and issue written and verbal instructions
Ability to perform mathematical calculations
Ability to diagnose and resolve problems
Ability to use hand and power tools
Basic computer skills
Minimum 10 years electrical industry experience; 5 years of public education experience, preferred
Supervisory experience preferred
Supervisory experience in electrical craft in public education may be considered in lieu of degree
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
Maintenance and Repair
1. Coordinate the sequencing and scheduling of electrical work with other trades to ensure timely project completion within budget.
2. Review each project before determining priorities and recommend approaches to completing the project effectively and efficiently.
3. Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, wiring diagrams, and written reference material outlining the scope of various projects, and transfer that understanding to staff assigned to project.
4. Conduct inspections to maintain a high degree of quality control; and set and maintain standards that meet code compliance and safety features of the District, city, state, and federal regulatory agencies.
5. Oversee installation of new equipment, including but not limited to conduit, plugs, electrical eyes, timers, exterior security lighting, classroom lighting, ground-fault circuits, computer outlets, exit lights, and security controls.
6. Review and conduct ongoing efforts of preventative maintenance on appliances and electrical apparatuses throughout the District, including food services.
7. Analyze and assign approved new installations and upgrades on wiring, construction, inspections and changes for electrical involvement; budget project costs and time allocations to make effective and efficient reports to department supervisors.
8. Conduct an ongoing review of the District's electrical supply (switchgear, buss-duct, cabling, XFMRs) to advise decision-makers of life expectancy and necessary replacement cycles.
9. Monitor limited electrical services and components with frequent downtime to keep the District operable under emergencies and other conditions.
Supervision and Training
10. Assist in the daily supervision and evaluation of electrical staff, document progress, and provide input regarding personnel management and discipline.
11. Prioritize work orders, and tasks to electricians based on safety, urgency, code, and/or functionality priorities.
12. Observe, train, and instruct all electrical staff to assist with advancing their knowledge and skills and to determine the most effective training needed.
Records and Reports
13. Track work progress, record staff absences and attendance issues, and prepare reports as needed.
14. Prepare written reports and updates on projects and work orders to keep supervisors current on assignments and cost controls.
15. Interface with campus and department administrators to insure needs are met by maintenance staff.
16. Respond timely when serving on-call duty.
17. Exhibit behavior that is professional, ethical and responsible; and serve as a role model for staff and public.
18. Perform other duties as assigned.
19. Practice a high standard of safety in performance of all duties and ensure that staff abides by District policies and procedures.
20. Contribute to the prevention of accidents and injuries by observing safety rules and District policy, practicing the principles and skills taught in safety training, wearing personal protective equipment as required, reporting injuries and incidences immediately to supervisor, and being proactive in the ongoing efforts to improve and maintain workplace safety.
Supervise and evaluate the performance of Electrician Journeymen.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Electrical measuring and testing equipment; hand tools; power tools; light truck or van
Posture: Frequent standing, kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions
Motion: Frequent walking, climbing stairs/ladders/scaffolding, grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; frequent driving
Lifting: Lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds without assistance, 30-55 pounds with assistance, and more than 55 pounds with appropriate assistance, on a daily basis
Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces, and on ladders or scaffolding; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, humidity, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, asbestos-containing materials, grease, oils, loud noises, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; may work alone; occasionally work irregular or prolonged hours; frequent districtwide travel
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress and exercise reasoning and problem-solving under pressure
This document describes the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. The information in this document is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.