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The City of Fort Worth is hiring a Skilled Trades Technician II for the Parks and Community Services Department Northeast Region/Athletics Field Maintenance Operations.
Essential functions are to plan and participate in all phases of rough and finished wiring work involved in the installation of conduits, wires, pull boxes, switchboards and switches required by new or existing electrical systems; test, locate and repair trouble in electrical circuits and equipment, repair and replace motors, pumps, generators and other fixtures or appliances. Perform related duties outside of the area of specialization as required.
Duties may include, but not limited, to:
Oversee all sports fields and facilities with any kind of lighting systems; reporting light system failures, and executing system repairs.
Review drawings, diagrams and specification and work orders; create and update drawings and diagrams
Maintain repair and maintenance log for projects; record work orders as appropriate upon completion of project
Requisition parts, supplies and services as appropriate, contact vendors as assigned to assess availability of supplies
Identify construction, maintenance and repair needs for facilities and equipment assigned
Skills / Requirements
The following education and/or experience are the minimum standards which provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities for this position.
High School Diploma or GED supplemented by specialized training in electrical maintenance, repair, or industrial instrumentation training plus four (4) years responsible experience as an electrician in the construction, maintenance, or industry fields. Troubleshooting skills and the ability to read and interpret blueprints required. Preference will be given to applicants who have sports field lighting installation and repair experience. Preference will be given to applicants who have computer experience, i.e. Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Irrinet.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Possession of a valid class C drivers license and an acceptable driving record is required.
Certification as a Journeyman Electrician is required. Master Electrician Certification is preferred.
MISC. REQUIREMENTS: City of Fort Worth policy on acceptable driving record required.
Indoor and outdoor environments; exposure to extremes in weather conditions; work with electrical energy; work on ladders or scaffolds, around moving vehicles or equipment; exposure to dust, cleaners and lubricants, fumes, vibrations and noise.
Essential and marginal functions may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing and walking for extended periods of time; moderate and heavy lifting and carrying loads of more than 50 lbs.; pulling, reaching, bending, climbing and kneeling; use of fingers, both hands and both legs required. Must be able to distinguish colors; must be able to operate assigned vehicles.