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Electrician II

DFW Airport, TX, United States
May 25, 2023


Job Description


Job Overview

As an Electrician II (Journeyman) you will be responsible for ensuring that the operation and effectiveness of the lighting systems around the airport are always in peak operational order. You will be responsible for the generators, vaults that house parallel and series circuits, gate systems, transformers, and light systems. 


What you will be doing:

  • Repairing and servicing airfield lighting on taxiways, runways, aprons, blast walls, security fences and illuminated signs.
  • Rebuilding or replacing electric security gate components such as controllers, rollers, loop detectors and card readers.
  • Locating ground faults and repairs or replaces damaged cables using equipment and tools.
  • Removing and replacing ballasts, transformers, capacitors, sockets, starters, fuses, lamps in lighting systems and trouble shoots PLC circuits.
  • Repairing and replacing parts in motors, generators, switchboards, regulators, controllers, and control circuits.
  • Performing airfield photometric testing, underground line locates, and monthly emergency generator testing.
  • Uses blueprints, technical manuals, and test equipment to troubleshoot problems and make repairs.


What you need:

  • Completion of high school curriculum or equivalent.
  • Three (3) years of experience in airfield, industrial or commercial electrical systems or related field.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
  • Possession of a Journeyman Electrician license issued by the State of Texas.
  •  Ability to work rotating shift assignments.
  • Ability to pass a color vision deficiency test.
  •  Ability to pass a medical physical examination.
  • Possession of written portion of the Class B CDL upon three (3) months of hiring and must pass the driving portion of the test within twelve (12) months of the hire date.  Operator’s licenses with an “L” restriction are not acceptable.


What we desire:

  • Knowledge of the codes, practices, methods, tools and materials of the electrical trade
  • Skill in the use of tools, materials and equipment of the electrical trade including construction equipment such as cranes and back-hoes.
  • Ability to use computers and input data in various programs proficiently.


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 over 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.


Job Info

Job ID# 1007113

May 25, 2023

United States