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Substation Electrician I (New Braunfels)

Company: Lower Colorado River Authority
Location: New Braunfels
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Substation Electrician I (New Braunfels)

Apply now Job No: 493674

FT/PT: Full-time

Regular/Project/Seasonal: Regular

Location: New Braunfels, TX

City: New Braunfels

State: Texas

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

At an entry level, performs tasks in the performance of routine repairs, maintenance and/or construction and

installation of high-voltage equipment as required by assigned work area. This position develops

competence by performing structured work assignments and receives instruction, guidance and direction

from supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.

Assists more experienced employees by performing routine installation, maintenance, repair and

operational / diagnostic tests related to electrical craft.

Assists in the assembly, installation and/or maintenance of electrical equipment related to assigned work

area, including high-voltage equipment.

Assists in the maintenance and/or erection of electrical structures, including high-voltage structures.

Depending upon assigned area, may be required to climb up to heights of 100 feet to perform such


Assists in performing necessary operational and/or diagnostic tests. Records test results. Assists with

development and summary of test results in reports.

Operates handheld manual tools and power tools in performing electrical tasks.

Prepares equipment and material for daily projects.

Participates in training to gain greater knowledge of procedures, tools and equipment operation pertinent

to assigned work area. Learns to read blueprints, diagrams, schematics, manuals, parts lists, etc.

May assist in performing low-voltage and high-voltage switching according to standard procedures and

in coordination with System Operations.

Assists and/or directs lower level employees (such as helpers and temporary workers) in the practice of

safe and proper use of tools and equipment.

Performs work by traveling independently or with a small crew to various locations (substations, power

plants, etc.) as scheduled.

Learns to transport and operate aerial bucket equipment (e.g., man lifts, jib lifts and bucket trucks) and

cranes (e.g., mobile cranes and facility cranes).

What you will do:

  • Perform routine substation inspections.
  • Assist other employees with maintenance and repairs on equipment.
  • Perform transmission and distribution voltage switching.
  • Respond to outages and trouble calls.

What qualifications you must have:

Zero 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.

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, New Braunfels , Substation Electrician I (New Braunfels), Other , New Braunfels, Texas

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