Master Electrician

  • Dallas College
  • Dallas, Texas
  • Sep 08, 2021
Full time Facilities Management

Job Description

Job Title Code

Salary Level

Salary Range (Full-Time)
$65,000 - $104,000 (dependent on experience and other considerations)

Hourly Rate (Part-Time)
$31.25 per hour
Business Travel


Position Type

Position Summary

The Dallas College Facilities Management Department supports the facility needs for Dallas College while providing responsible stewardship and efficient operation of the College's physical assets. The Facilities Management Department is responsible for approximately 5,000,000 sq. ft. of physical space and over 1400 acres of land, located across multiple locations in Dallas County. The position of Master Electrician supports that effort through the performance and supervision of advanced skilled craftwork in the electrical trade.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

• Knowledge and ability to maintain, repair, test, troubleshoot, install, and connect power supply at the assigned campus facility.
• Knowledge of local electrical codes and best practices.
• Knowledge of safe work practices, ability to work at heights and confined spaces per OSHA regulations and maintain a safe work environment.
• Ability to maintain a desired level of quality in assigned work, especially by means of attention to every stage of the process of delivery or production.
• Working knowledge of the location of all power sources at the campuses.
• Ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and resolve electrical issues.
• Ability to identify voltage levels with the use of digital multi-meters.
• Demonstrated the ability to maintain productive working relationships and the ability to coach and mentor teammates.
• Ability to read and install electrical components from prints, design and modify existing systems.
• Ability to maintain instrument calibration and data.
• Demonstrated the ability to make decisions under the pressure of continuing production.
• Ability to use electrical hand power drills, saws, conduit benders, voltmeters, etc.
• Ability to read and understand plant electrical power distribution online diagram, make repairs, and understand terminology for high voltage systems.
• Ability to utilize computer technology to operate and manage computer based electrical systems.
• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with high attention to detail.
• Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written and provide exceptional customer service to individuals from diverse backgrounds.
• Maintain quality control standards in all areas assigned.
• This is a working supervisor position.

Physical Requirements

Requires sitting, standing, walking, bending over, stooping, twisting, talking, hearing, climbing ladders, using stairs, reaching overhead, crouching, kneeling, or crawling. Pushing or pulling 10-50 lbs., lifting 10-80 lbs., carrying 10-50 lbs., repetitive use of arms and legs, driving, balancing, manual dexterity-fine manipulation or grasping. May require working in adverse weather conditions.

Minimum Knowledge and Experience

• High School Diploma or equivalent, have a Master Electrician License plus ten (10) years of related experience which includes three (3) years supervisor experience.
• Ability to work extended hours beyond the regular 8:00 am to 5:00 pm workday including nights and weekends.
• Current and valid Texas driver’s license required for offsite travel.
*** Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensures the highest quality of Electrical work across all Dallas College locations.
• Troubleshoots and resolves Electrical issues at multiple locations of Dallas College.
• Assist Facilities Management leadership in prioritizing electrical maintenance projects.
• Ensures appropriate maintenance of records, the preparation of reports and requisitions for all areas assigned.
• Resolves challenges that surface from daily operations.
• Responsible for assigned budget allocation and assists in yearly budget preparation with administrative staff by providing insight, input, and expertise.
• Primary liaison with contracted services for assigned areas.
• Responsible for determining and implementing specific training needs based on specialized area(s).
• Supervises a team of licensed electricians and is responsible for Electrical team budget.
• Works with other facilities teammates to ensure the highest level of customer service and provides a safe and healthy building for Dallas College students, faculty, and staff.
• Assist other facilities management teams as required.
• Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.  Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

Dallas College is part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.  Dallas College complies with the Americans with Disabilities and Veterans Act.

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