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Electrician I

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Feb 22, 2021


Job Description


Job Overview

As an Electrician I you will have the opportunity to work alongside master electricians that will help develop your skills in the electrical field. You will also be able to work on some of the largest runways in the world with circuits that have a constant current of up to 5,000 volts, and with over 30,000 lights. You will also be responsible for ensuring the safety and security of our customers, visitors, and employees by maintaining over 4,000 roadway lights.

What you will be doing:

•     Removing and replacing ballasts, transformers, capacitors, sockets, starters, fuses, lamps in lighting systems and trouble shoots PLC circuits.

•     Working at various heights up to 100 feet using power-lift equipment.

•     Assisting with rebuilding and replacing electric security gate components such as controllers, rollers, loop detectors and card readers.

•     Assisting in the repair and replacement of parts in motors, generators, switchboards, regulators, controllers and control circuits.

•     Assisting with the location of ground faults and repairs or replaces damaged cables using equipment and tools.

What you need:

•     Completion of high school curriculum or equivalent.

•     Two (2) 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 an Apprentice 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 read and interpret blueprints and technical manuals and the ability to maintain current knowledge in the changes in technology and equipment.

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# 1005290

Feb 22, 2021

United States