CLOSING DATE:  November 8, 2016

The City of Fort Worth currently stands as the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities.  Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), top five commercial real estate markets (Urban Land Institute), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes).  Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 City residents.  We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing the diversity of our communities, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability.

 



Job Description

The City of Fort Worth Property Management Department, Facilities Division, provides City Departments with world class facility planning, design, construction, renovation and maintenance services.  The Facilities Division maintains over 300 facilities throughout the City of Fort Worth.  This position requires driving to facilities throughout the City.  The Division is seeking a qualified JOURNEYMAN ELECTRICIAN for renovation and remodeling of City owned facilities.  The selected candidate must be able to independently troubleshoot, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in City buildings.  A valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License is required.  The selected candidate will respond to service calls at 300+ City facilities, changing lamps and ballasts, performing preventive maintenance, installing equipment and making electrical repairs when not engaged in a remodel or renovation project.  Preference may be given to applicants experienced in renovation/remodeling of commercial electrical systems.  This position offers a 4-day work week.  Shift hours are 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday or 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, depending on business needs.  Overtime may be required. 

Candidates must have the ability to utilize appropriate tools in performing electrical duties, read and interpret blueprints and drawings, understand and apply electrical codes, follow written and verbal instructions, work in confined spaces, lift and carry up to 50 lbs., work at considerable heights, climb and work from ladders and scaffolding.

The City of Fort Worth offers excellent benefits including retirement, holidays, vacation days, sick leave, short term/major medical sick leave, life, health and dental insurance plus education reimbursement.  Please visit http://fortworthtexas.gov/benefits/employee/ for more information.

Qualifications

A High School Diploma required, or GED supplemented by specialized training in electrical or a related field, PLUS two years of increasingly responsible electrician experience. 

Preference may be given to applicants with commercial electrical experience. 

Candidates must possess a valid Class "C" driver's license and an acceptable driving record.

Must possess a State of Texas Journeyman Electrician License, Master desired.

 


Other Requirements

Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A Misdemeanor Conviction, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions in the last 10 years, Class A Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication in the last 10 years, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and ALL Family Violence Convictions regardless of class.

 


Conditions of Employment

Persons selected for employment into any position must pass a drug test. Some positions may require passing an alcohol test. Previous employment and any additional experience will be subject to verification prior to employment processing. A driver’s license and driving record check will be conducted if driving is a job requirement. A post offer employment medical examination may be conducted prior to job placement.

You will be paid by direct deposit only.

The City of Fort Worth affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. This policy is practiced in all personnel actions and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, employment, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff, discipline, compensation, and benefits.


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