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Electrical Supervisor

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Dec 14, 2022

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Job Description

Qualifications

 

Job Overview

 

Under general direction of Electrical Manager, supervises, evaluates, coordinates, and participates in the installa­tion, repair and maintenance of electrical systems and equipment; inspects work of others, appraises, and conducts performance evaluations. 

 

What you will be doing:

 

  • Oversees, and inspects work of electricians, evaluates for quantity and quality of work performed and appraises and conducts performance evaluations.
  • Coordinates electrical repair activities with other shops, Airfield Operations, contractors, and others as required.
  • Oversees the installation, repairs, and services electrical systems and equipment on Board-managed facilities such as taxiways, runways and other airfield areas, roadways, parking areas, illumination signs and structures, and traffic signal systems.
  • Oversees the removal and replacement of ballasts, transformers, capacitors, sockets, starters, fuses, and lamps.
  • Supervises the repairs and replacement of parts in motors, generators, switchboards, regulators, control­lers and control circuits.
  • Oversees the location of ground faults, repairs or replacement of damaged cables using various equip­ment and tools.
  • Supervises the rebuild or replacement of electric security and parking gate components and traffic signals.
  • Oversees or performs airfield photometric testing, underground line locates, and monthly emergency generator testing.
  • Uses blueprints, technical manuals, and test equipment to troubleshoot problems and make repairs.
  • Research and orders materials, components, and equipment to complete work.
  • Maintains various records for each job and as required prepares daily work schedules and attends meetings with contractors and other department personnel.
  • Participates in Airport winter weather operations as required.
  • Serves as a mentor to technicians seeking to become journeyman and/or master electricians.
  • Assists technicians in the journeyman and/or master electrician license application process, including providing on-the-job training verification through a written letter or associated electrician experience verification forms

 

What you need:

 

  • Associate degree or formal training in electrical systems or related field.
  • Four (4) years of experience in airfield, industrial or commercial electrical systems or related field.
  • Two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
  • Possession of a Master Electrician license issued by the State of Texas.
  • Ability to pass a color vision deficiency test.
  • Ability to pass a medical physical examination.
  • Possession of a valid Class B CDL driver's license. Operator's licenses with an "L" restriction are not acceptable.
  • Must have a good private driving record: (a) no more than two (2) convictions of moving violations in the last 36 months and (b) no DWI convictions in the last 60 months.

 

Special Requirements:

 

  • Must obtain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Airport Identification/Access Badge (badge) in accordance with Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements in Chapter 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 1500 et al., and DFW Airport’s Airport Security Program within thirty (30) days from date of employment and maintain qualification for a SIDA badge upon each badge renewal.
  • This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) designated safety sensitive position as defined in DFW Airport’s Drug and Alcohol Administrative Policy and Procedure. Applicants selected for this position will be required to pass drug and alcohol tests prior to employment and to submit to drug and alcohol screening on a random basis during the length of their employment in the DOT safety sensitive position.
  • This is a designated Essential Employee position as defined in DFW Airport’s Categories and Classifications Administrative Policy and Procedure. An essential employee is one whose attendance is required to maintain airport operations during an emergency or inclement weather situation.
  • Must obtain a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) Airport Identification/Access Badge (badge) in accordance with Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (TSA) requirements in Chapter 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations Part 1500 et al., and DFW Airport’s Airport Security Program within thirty (30) days from date of employment and maintain qualification for a SIDA badge upon each badge renewal.
  • This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) designated safety sensitive position as defined in DFW Airport’s Drug and Alcohol Administrative Policy and Procedure. Applicants selected for this position will be required to pass drug and alcohol tests prior to employment and to submit to drug and alcohol screening on a random basis during the length of their employment in the DOT safety sensitive position.
  • This is a designated Essential Employee position as defined in DFW Airport’s Categories and Classifications Administrative Policy and Procedure. An essential employee is one whose attendance is required to maintain airport operations during an emergency or inclement weather situation.
  • Works in awkward positions such as stooping, squatting or with arms above the head for extended periods of time.
  • Uses hand, power, and precision tools.
  • Communicates by telephone, two-way radio and in person.
  • Uses near visual acuity in diagnosing and repairing electrical systems.
  • Uses color perception in working with electrical wiring and components.
  • Drives to locations on Airport property.

 

What we desire:

 

  • Knowledge of the National Electric Codes (NEC) practices and methods.
  • Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advisory circulars governing the operations and maintenance of airfield lighting and associated equipment.
  • Knowledge of Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) roadway safety practices.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and best practices associated with underground line locates.
  • Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions of the area of assignment.
  • Skill in the use of tools, materials, and equipment of the electrical trade.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and technical manuals.
  • Ability to oversee a field crew of subordinate technicians and to inspect and evalu­ate work.
  • Ability to work at various heights above ground, using ladders or power-lift equipment.
  • Ability to work outdoors for extended periods in inclement weather.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor, frequently exerting forces equivalent to lifting 50 pounds and occasionally exerting forces equivalent to lifting approximately 100 pounds.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and computer-generated programs.

 

About Us

 

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of nearly 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.

 

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Job Info

Job ID# 1006767

Dec 14, 2022

United States