Electrician II

City of Austin | Austin, TX

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Posted Date 5/31/2024
Description Minimum Qualifications
Education and/or Equivalent Experience:
  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent, plus three years experience in repair, testing, maintenance or installation or electrical systems or equipment.
  • One additional year of relevant work experience may substitute for one year of the required education with a maximum substitution of four years.
Licenses or Certifications:
  • Appropriate licensing may be required.
Notes to Applicants

Position Overview:Performing tasks in the repair, maintenance, and installation of the AUS electrical systems and infrastructure, to include air field lighting, monitoring & controls.
Respond to electrical emergencies and customer service request; assist with identifying and resolving electrical issues and repairs; perform preventative and remedial maintenance activities. Assist with the review and oversight of electrical work that is performed by tenants, contractors, and consultants.

TRAVELIf you are selected for this position, and meet the Driver Safety Standards in the City of Austin Driver Safety Program, you may drive when necessary to multiple locations as part of your regular job duties. Otherwise, you are responsible for getting to and from these locations.

ASSESSMENTA skills assessment will be required for this position.

ON- CALL / CALL BACK RESPONSIBILITIESPosition may require on-call or call-back responsibilities.

Shift work includes shift differential incentives for evening and night shifts and weekends.

ESSENTIAL PERSONNELThis position is categorized as essential personnel. Essential personnel are required to come to work during emergencies or bad weather at the airport if they are scheduled to work and, in some cases, when they are not scheduled.

  • A detailed and complete employment application is required to help us better evaluate your qualifications and will be used to determine salary if you are selected for this position.
  • Please list your complete employment history, to include all job duties, responsibilities, and employment dates on your online application.
  • The application is an official document; incomplete applications will not be considered (i.e., "see resume" or "see LinkedIn profile").
  • Resumes will not be used to qualify for the position and will not be used to recommend salary.
  • Supplemental information or changes to your application will not be accepted after the job posting closes.
  • The responses to the supplemental questions inquiring about experience should be reflected on your application.
Veteran candidates will be required to provide a copy of their DD214 at the time of interview.

CRIMINAL HISTORY BACKGROUND CHECKThe top candidate will be subject to a minimum 10-year criminal background check and security threat assessment.

GOOD STANDING - DEPARTMENT / DIVISION EMPLOYEESEmployees, in good standing, who are candidates within the department/division that the position resides in and who meet the minimum and preferred qualifications (if any) of the position will be included in the initial interview. Department/division employees must remain in good standing through the top candidate selection phase at which time the good standing status will be re-verified.

LANGUAGEMust have the ability to read, write, and fluently speak in English.

OVERTIMEOvertime may be required with or without notice.

WORK HOURSShift may change according to departmental needs; work hours may include after hours, holidays, and weekend work.


Preferred Qualifications
Preferred Experience:
  • Experience maintaining electrical systems within an large commercial or industrial facility.
  • Experience maintaining emergency generators, uninterrupted power supply ( UPS ) systems or electric vehicle charging stations.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex electrical systems and equipment.
  • Ability to travel to more than one work location.
Duties, Functions and Responsibilities
Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.
  • Pull wire, conduit, cable, etc.
  • Connect power cables to equipment i.e. generators, alarm systems, lighting systems, etc.
  • Conduct on-the-job training. Assign duties and monitor task completion.
  • Use various electrician hand tools i.e. snips, screwdrivers, pliers, wire cutters, etc.
  • Operate soldering tools.
  • Read profiles and blueprints.
  • Measure, cut & bend wire & conduit using rulers & hand tools.
  • Install wire, conduit, coaxial cable, etc. Install conductors.
  • Splice electrical wiring i.e. strip insulation, twist wires together, solder, tape, apply terminal caps, etc.
  • Operate various power saws, i.e. radial arm, skill, etc.
  • Operate drills, buffers, grinders, sanders, etc.
  • Operate electronic testing equipment.
  • Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:
    • None.
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
    Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities, and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.
    • Knowledge of basic electricity.
    • Knowledge of safety rules and procedures when working with energized electrical equipment.
    • Knowledge of building codes applicable to level of construction.
    • Knowledge of equipment tools and materials used in electrical maintenance and construction.
    • Skill in the use of hand tools common to the electrical trade.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and schematics
    Criminal Background Investigation This position has been approved for a Criminal Background Investigation. EEO/ADA
    City of Austin is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or Texas Relay by dialing 7-1-1.

    The City of Austin will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or sexual orientation. In addition, the City will not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of an individual's AIDS , AIDS Related Complex, or HIV status; nor will the City discriminate against individuals who are perceived to be at risk of HIV infection, or who associate with individuals who are believed to be at risk.

    Salary30.02 Hour
    Per Diem

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