Maintenance Electrician

Employment Type

: Full-Time


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There has never been a more exciting time to be a part of American Water's Military Services Group! We've been selected to provide maintenance, operation and most importantly - expertise around all water assets at Joint Base San Antonio! This is a 50 year contract and we are just getting started! If you are passionate about the military and providing clean and reliable water to JBSA, we encourage you to apply today.

Primary Role

Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, and installation of utility system electrical equipment and SCADA system. Provide general direction and oversight of electrical design during planning and development of new or renovated utility system projects. Performs other related functions and duties as assigned or as they become apparent and necessary. This position is required to carry out tasks with minimal direction. The person must demonstrate a high level of self-motivation and ability to complete job

Key Accountabilities
  • Responsible for all project electrical work , including but not limited to, installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical equipment, lighting, outlets, switches, wiring motors, motor controls, instrumentation installation and troubleshooting, SCADA system hardware maintenance, start-up testing, control panel maintenance, and power tools. 
  • Effective and respectful communication and interactions with other employees, supervisors, and individuals from other organizations.
  • Coordinates and communicates with project personnel as well as other outside entities to ensure operational reliability and environmental compliance. 
  • Capable of conducting duties in a safe, efficient manner that will insure safety to themselves, co-workers and the public.
  • Follows Company’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies.
  • Reports unsafe conditions
  • Knowledge/Skills
  • Ability to properly utilize precision tools and instruments (electrical current and voltage test equipment thermography equipment, etc.). 
  • Ability to properly utilize tools required by the job, including but not limited to, hand tools and power tools. 
  • Capable of written and verbal communication to all necessary entities.
  • Demonstrates knowledge, ability and understanding of electrical tasks normally associated with water distribution and wastewater collection systems, as well as electro-mechanical related equipment. 
  • Must have a thorough knowledge, understanding, and ability to read and interpret electrical design documents, schematics, and ladder logic drawings. 
  • Knowledge of, and access to, electrical commercial and industrial codes as defined by NEC, OSHA, NFPA 
  • Understands and can operate basic computer software. Has an understanding of computer hardware, SCADA systems and instrumentation, and wiring instruments.
  • Experience/Education
  • High School diploma or GED or experience in related field. 
  • 3-5 years as an electrician working with 480 volt electrical systems 
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License 
  • Certification as a licensed journeyman or master electrician
  • Work Environment
  • Subject to outdoor/indoor elements and to temperature changes, hot/cold, walking, kneeling standing, lifting, and bending.
  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.
  • CompetenciesChampions safetyCollaboratesCultivates innovationCustomer obsessedDrives ResultsNimble learning

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