The City of Houston ELECTRICIAN / TDO-T in Houston, Texas
ELECTRICIAN / TDO-T
ELECTRICIAN / TDO-T
$24.38 - $26.70 Hourly
2200 Patterson, TX
Houston Public Works
7/30/2021 11:59 PM Central
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED FROM: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED
DIVISION: TRANSPORTATION & DRAINAGE OPERATIONS
SECTION: SIGNAL MAINTENANCE
REPORTING LOCATION: 2200 PATTERSON
WORKDAYS & HOURS: TBD (VARIOUS SHIFTS)
*Subject to change
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Troubleshoots, maintains, manages and upgrades existing electrical, electromechanical, and electronic installations and systems. Researches and analyzes causes of failures. Repairs, replaces and installs new equipment/components and related hardware to maximize functionality. Provides preventive maintenance ensuring safe, clean, and efficient operating conditions. Prepares and updates various records, logs and reports. Responds to emergency calls for various types of component failures and shutdowns. Organizes, schedules, and monitors work assignments. Inspects field locations to determine appropriate types and placement of electrical components for installation. Driving is an essential function of this position, as the selected candidate will operate personal or city vehicle, must have a Valid Driver's License and be compliant with the City of Houston policy on driving (AP 2-2).
There are routine exposures to significant levels of heat, cold, moisture and air pollution. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises and minor burns. This position involves considerable physical exertion, such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting of heavy objects (up to 80 pounds) on a frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time.
This is a Houston Public Works Emergency Management position at the Tier I Level.
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Requires a High School diploma or a GED certificate. Requires successful completion of an apprentice electrician program approved by the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training or the equivalent as recognized by the Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS
A valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License is required.
Must have a valid Texas driver’s license and comply with the City of Houston’s policy on driving. May require a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).
Preference will be given to applicants with journeyman experience, who are able to work alone and perform electrical work alone. Candidates with demonstrated experience in traffic signal repair, maintenance, and/or construction will be given preference.
Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED None
However, the department may administer a skill assessment evaluation.
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes
If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.
Pay Grade 18
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.
To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832-393-6026.
If you need special services or accommodations, call 832-393-6026. (TTY 7-1-1)
If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.
The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.
• Life insurance
• Long-term disability
• Retirement pension
• 457 deferred compensation plan
• Employee Assistance Program
• 10 days of vacation each year
• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday
• Flexible schedules
• Professional development opportunities
• Transportation/parking plan
• Section 125 pretax deductions
• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan
• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html
Please select the best scenario below that describes your level of education:
Less than a High School Diploma/ GED
High School diploma/GED
Bachelor's Degree or higher
Do you have a current Journeyman Electrical license?
How many years of journey level electrician experience do you have?
4 years or more
Do you have a valid/current driver's license?
I do not have a driver's license/My license is currently suspended or revoked
Do you have a valid/current Class A or B CDL?
Have you ever performed electrical work while being suspended in the air from a bucket truck?
Please provide a brief description of your experience working with traffic signal construction. If no experience, write "N/A" in the space below.
Please explain your working experience in the electrical construction industry. If no experience, write "N/A" in the space below.
Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?
Have you completely and truthfully answered the question on the application regarding employment gaps? (Failing to clarify employment gaps may result in the disqualification or delay of your application.)