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Electrician I

Job Description

TITLE: Electrician I

JOB CODE: 5213



EEO6 CODE: 6 = Skilled Crafts

GRADE: Pay Grade 5

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 20,796.00
midpoint 25,788.00
maximum 30,780.00

PURPOSE: To provide semi-skilled work in the installation, maintenance, and service of electrical systems. Responsible for the performance of assigned electrical and related duties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists journey-level electrician in accomplishing the following duties: runs conduit, pulls wire and installs circuits for electrically driven units. Installs, inspects, tests, maintains and repairs a wide variety of electrical circuits, motors, generators, fins, sterilizers, lamps and various medical and scientific laboratory equipment. Performs semi-skilled electrical work as may relate to air conditioning or refrigeration. Performs related duties as required.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: Direct instruction from a journey-level electrician or supervisory personnel. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: None.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High school diploma or equivalent. Maintain Texas Apprentice Electrician License and documentation for progression toward exam for Texas Journeyman License.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: One year documented experience working in electrical field with progressive responsibility toward journeyman level work. Be able to obtain Texas Apprentice License within one year of employment. Valid Texas driver's license required. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Use of all hand tools common to the electrical trade and progressively capable of using meters and related equipment. Accuracy commensurate with progress. Working conditions are considered to be acceptable, but occasional exposure to inclement weather conditions, energized electrical equipment and high voltage equipment. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and others. Safety precautions are extremely important around high voltage equipment.  Special job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render the position security sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.