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Electronics Supervisor

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Jan 26, 2024


Job Description


Job Overview  

Are you passionate about electronics and skilled in managing electronic systems? We're looking for a dedicated Electronics Supervisor to join our team at [DFW Airport] and lead in the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of cutting-edge electronic systems. If you have experience in electronics, leadership, and a commitment to safety, this could be your next career move!

What you will be doing: 

  • Leadership: Plan, schedule, assign, inspect, supervise, and actively participate in the work of electronics technicians. Evaluate the performance of the team and provide guidance.
  • Technical Assistance: Review plans and specifications, contribute to preparing specifications for new or modified electronics systems, and provide technical assistance to other departments on electronics matters.
  • Coordination: Coordinate electronics shop activities with other shops, departments, and contractors. Establish priorities and adjust schedules to meet emergency demands.
  • Inventory Management: Locate and requisition parts, materials, tools, and equipment. Monitor supply levels and coordinate with the warehouse and purchasing to maintain adequate stock.
  • Tool Oversight: Use power, hand, and precision tools, and oversee the care and maintenance of tools and equipment.
  • Blueprint Interpretation: Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, schematics, and drawings.
  • Documentation: Estimate requirements, record actual time and materials expended on projects, and maintain related records and reports.
  • Contractor Coordination: Monitor and coordinate work performed by contractors related to outside services.
  • Budget Management: Prepare annual budget requests and monitor electronics shop expenditures. Inspections: Perform inspections on all electronic systems within DFW Airport, including traffic signals, UPS systems, airfield temperature sensors, and gate genies. Maintain a log of all inspections.

What you need:  

  • Completion of high school curriculum or equivalent.
  • Five (5) years' experience in repair and maintenance of electronic systems and equipment.
  • Two (2) years of lead or supervisory experience.
  • Formal training in general electronics.
  • Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience may be substituted for the above.
  • Must pass pre-employment medical physical.
  • Must pass pre-employment hearing exam with audiogram.
  • Must pass vision exam with color deficiency test.
  • 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 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 a drug test prior to employment and to submit to drug screening on a random basis during the length of their employment in the 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 be able to meet all initial and recurrent training requirements in accordance with Title 14 CFR part 139 and administrative Policy AO.014.01, Ground Vehicle Driver Training for Air Operations Area (AOA) within 30 days of assignment to a driving position and before being permitted to operate the vehicle without the direct supervision and presence of a co-operator qualified under this requirement.
  • Possession of a valid Class C driver's license.

What we desire: 

  • Technical Knowledge: Understand the principles, practices, equipment, materials, and methods of electronics installation. Knowledge of traffic signal control devices, access control systems, and related field equipment.
  • Software Proficiency: Able to work with software, systems, and services used to maintain and control operational assets and equipment.
  • Safety Awareness: Knowledge of hazards and safety precautions associated with electronics.
  • Regulatory Knowledge: Familiarity with applicable federal, state, and airport rules, regulations, and reporting requirements.
  • Supervisory Skills: Skill in supervising, scheduling, and inspecting the work of subordinates. Evaluate performance and maintain work records.
  • Communication: Ability to understand and follow moderately complex oral and written instructions. Proficiency in computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.


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. 


Job Info

Job ID# 1007512

Jan 26, 2024

United States