APPRENTICE ELECTRICIAN

Ector County Independent School District | Odessa, TX

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Posted Date 3/28/2024
Description Job Description: Apprentice Electrician

Wage/Hour Status: Nonexempt

Reports To: Electrical Foreman

Pay Grade: 6

Dept./ School: Facilities

Days: 247

Primary Purpose:

The goal of the Lead Electrician is to perform his assigned duties with minimal supervision including the following: lead work crews in the installation, inspection and repair of district electrical equipment, electrical systems and circuits, electrical fixtures such as switches and circuitry boxes according to the National Electrical Code. Keep accurate records for work order maintenance, District purchasing and warehouse procedures and respond to emergency electrical problems.

Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
  • Experience Required
  • Valid journeymen electrical license as required by the state of Texas
Major Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Estimate materials, order and obtain material as required, and inform supervisor of needs and requirements to complete each job.
  • Lay out new or modified installations to conform to National Electrical Code. Read blueprints and diagrams for correct wiring of electrical installations.
  • Install all electrical conduits, pull boxes, and necessary systems using good workmanship and proper tools and equipment.
  • Perform all functions in the electrical craft using proper procedures and safety equipment.
  • Recommend purchase order requests and maintain work order, tool, and vehicle inventory records and other documentation.
  • Troubleshoot, test, and repair all electrical equipment and components to ensure compatibility and safety to each installation.
  • Use proper test equipment to detect hazards and needs for adjustments, relocation, or replacement of electrical equipment
  • Obtain and set up scaffolds, ladders, and bucket truck extension to perform electrical work in multi-story requirements. Perform electrical work in, about, and under each campus as necessary.
  • Maintain accountability of tools, equipment, and supplies as assigned.
  • Procure necessary equipment and materials to ensure completion of job in a timely manner.
  • Take initiative in identifying and resolving various repair problems to ensure proper job completion.
  • Maintain accurate records for proper completion of work orders (such as labor and material costs).
  • Maintain and demonstrate an attitude of quality service, and teamwork, and good public relations and communications with co-workers, supervisors, and district employees at the various facility sites.
  • Functions within the polices and administrative procedures of the Ector County Independent School District.
  • Be available for emergency call outs on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Performs all other tasks and duties as assigned.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical materials and specifications, including but not limited to construction documents, engineering reports and submittal data
  • Ability to communicate with a varied work force both professional and skilled labor
  • Ability to maintain good public relations and communications with co- workers, supervisors, and district officials as part of a team.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
  • None
Physical Demands:
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations will be made if necessary
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, move throughout the room and/or facility
  • communicate verbally and electronically
  • use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl, climb, balance, and drive; Occasionally required to sit. Regularly required to lift or exert force of up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:

The environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high; Regularly exposed to such environmental conditions as moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, risk of electric shock, and outdoor weather conditions; Regularly required to travel to facilities within the district.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. I have read, understand and attest to the above description and funding relating to my daily activities.

Salary21.26 Hour
Trade
Electrician
Per Diem
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