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Energy Services Electrician II

Company: Lower Colorado River Authority
Location: La Grange
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Energy Services Electrician II

Apply now Job No: 493635

FT/PT: Full-time

Regular/Project/Seasonal: Regular

Location: La Grange, TX

City: LaGrange

State: Texas

Categories: Operations/Maintenance (Power, Water, Transmission, Telecom)

At an intermediate level, repairs, installs, replaces and tests electrical circuits, equipment and appliances in a facilities or other non-energy services environment. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.

What you will do:

  • Installs, maintains, removes, inspects, tests, and repairs electric motors, generators, electrical circuit breakers, condensers, transformers, switches, communication systems, and electrical and electronic control equipment and wiring.
  • Locates and repairs failures in electrical and electronic circuits and equipment; installs test apparatus on all electrical equipment. Implements solutions to electrical and electronic control system problems.
  • Performs maintenance, repair and operational / diagnostic tests as required on all power apparatus in substations, power plants, or other installations. Records test results. Develops and prepares summary of test results in reports.
  • Installs and maintains lighting, and other types of electrical equipment at power plants, communications facilities, substations, pump houses, dams and other locations.
  • Observes and inspects equipment and structures to detect potential electrical issues (e.g., patrol of transmission lines).
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance and general upkeep of electrical and electronic equipment and test gear.
  • Reads/interprets blueprints and drawings, consults manuals, parts lists, etc., to assist in performing work. Keeps drawings and schematics up to date and accurate.
  • Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing electrical tasks.
  • Operates and transports heavy equipment (e.g., backhoe, dump truck, small excavator and large excavator) in performing repair and maintenance tasks.
  • May perform low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and in coordination with System Operations.

What qualifications you must have:

Two or more years of experience in maintenance and/or construction of electrical power generation, transmission, distribution, substation and control equipment, and/or other types of electrical equipment, including experience reading blueprints. A degree(s) in electrical power theory, electronics, instrumentation, controls, industrial maintenance or relevant field may be substituted per LCRA guidelines for certain years of experience.

Successful completion through Level II of the electrician curriculum of the Power Plants' Craft Qualification Program substitutes for two years of experience.

Driver's license required for incumbents assigned to the dam & hydro function.

Class A Texas commercial driver's license or equivalent from another state required for incumbents with heavy equipment operation and transportation responsibilities.

What we offer you:

  • Competitive salary & medical, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • 401(k) match up to 8%
  • Paid time off, sick leave and disability benefits
  • Wellness program including wellness incentive
  • Extensive learning & development program

And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

LCRA provides equal employment opportunities and a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at LCRA are based on business need, job requirement and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state legal requirements governing nondiscrimination in employment.

Keywords: Lower Colorado River Authority, Bryan , Energy Services Electrician II, Other , La Grange, Texas

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