Electrician (PT) - Trail Drive Management Corp. (Fort Worth · TX)

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Electrician
Trail Drive Management Corp. – Dickies Arena of Fort Worth, TX
Dickies Arena is a 14,000 seat, spectacular multipurpose venue located adjacent to the Will Rogers Memorial Center campus in Fort Worth, Texas. The arena is owned by the City of Fort Worth and managed by the not-for-profit operating entity, Trail Drive Management Corp (TDMC). The state-of-the-art arena hosts concerts, sporting events and family entertainment, and is the new home to Fort Worth Stock Show rodeo performances.
Department :  Engineering      
Reports to :  Head electrician
Job Description :
The Part Time Electrician position would work in a multi-purpose Arena and adjacent Parking facilities, assisting the Head Electrician in providing a safe, well-maintained building environment for clients, guests and arena staff. The essential job function of this position is to assist the Head Electrician with the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and striking of all Event Show Power Distribution equipment, wiring and cabling for various Arena events, which include Concerts, Sporting Events and Rodeo’s. This position would also assist the Head Electrician in repairing, troubleshooting, modifying, maintaining, testing and inspecting the Arena and Parking facilities electrical systems to ensure continuous proper operation of our electrical equipment. All electrical repairs, maintenance work and event/show power hookups must be done in compliance with all National Electrical codes and criteria, and all work performed by the PT Electrician would be done in a professional manner with a technical competence. The successful candidate must be willing and able to work a flexible work schedule, of up to 30 hours per week, on an as needed basis, of which the majority of the work hours would be during the evenings, weekends and possibly holidays.



Essential Job Functions- Include, but are not limited to the following:
  • The essential job function of the Part Time Electrician is to assist the Head Electrician with the installation, maintenance, and strike of the Event Show Power Distribution Equipment, wiring and cabling for all the temporary event related electrical needs of the Arena, including events in the Lobbies, Concourses and Exhibit Hall, plus shore power for Tour Buses, TV & Satellite Trucks. Some of these Events would include, but are not limited to, the Fort Worth Stock Show Rodeo, Concerts, Sporting Events, Gymnastics and Family shows.
  • This position would also maintain, troubleshoot, repair, replace and/or upgrade various Electrical Circuits, Equipment and Systems throughout the Arena and adjacent parking facilities, to ensure the smooth daily operation of the Arena electrical systems
  • Must have electrical skills and abilities that can easily perform repairs, troubleshooting and maintenance requests on various commercial electrical equipment that includes, but not limited to, switchgear systems, distribution and circuit breaker panels, company switches, event/show power equipment & cabling systems, electrically powered telescopic seating systems, interior & exterior building lighting systems, and other various electrical related systems and equipment.
  • Must be willing and able to work on electrical equipment in confined spaces and in “high” areas of the buildings utilizing High Lift equipment, scaffolding, swing stages, ladders, etc., using the appropriate fall protection gear. These high areas could include, but are not limited to, the roof area, ceilings up to 65’ high and cat walks suspended 150’ from the arena floor.
  • Assist in properly maintaining and inventorying all electrical maintenance equipment, tools and supplies in a professional manner, and making sure all the electrical work areas are kept clean and organized, to promote a safe working environment 
  • Assist the Head Electrician with the work of third-party contractors on all electrical related repairs and projects. Ensuring contractors adhere to building policies and safety standards, as well as, follow the guidelines of the contract/proposal for the specific project/work.
  • Must adhere to OSHA, NEC, NFPA 70 and other safety codes, as well as compliance and adherence to hazardous materials standards and codes with the goal of ensuring a consistently safe working environment.
  • Willing to work in outdoor elements, during all months of the year, on electrical & facility related items, including but not limited to, exterior lighting & electrical repairs, streetlight poles, along with snow & ice removal as required by the Chief Engineer.
  • Able to lift a minimum of 75lbs of supplies, materials, equipment, etc., without assistance, using proper lifting techniques.
  • Assist with various reconfigurations and setup of the Arena Bowl seating systems as required and as available, during Arena seating system conversions, including the Rodeo setup and strike. This includes the assembly and disassembly of the South Rodeo Chairman’s Deck system
  • This position must be willing and able to work a flexible work schedule, of up to 28 hours per week, on an as needed basis. The majority of the work hours would be during the evenings, weekends and possibly during holidays as required and scheduled by the Head Electrician and the Chief Engineer.
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain an inclusive listing of all the activities, duties, or responsibilities which are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
 Preferred Qualifications       
  • Minimum High School diploma or GED is required, with an Electrical Trade school diploma preferred. 
  • Prefer at least a Licensed Journeyman Electrician with the required two-year degree or certificate in electrical courses, or four years of intensive experience under the supervision of a master electrician.
  • Must be knowledgeable with all applicable laws, electrical codes, ordinances, safety precautions, and emergency procedures related to facility management.
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in electrical repair, troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and electrical systems repairs
  • Experience and/or training in the public assembly facility management industry preferred.
  • Must have a state of Texas motor vehicle license
  • Keyboarding skills and computer proficiency with software knowledge including MS Office
  • Experience operating a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be exposed to adverse weather conditions when required to work outside and/ or fluctuating temperatures.
  • Ability to stand for extended/ long periods of time.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, long hours and holidays as business is called for.
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and ensure deadlines are achieved.
  • Superior customer service experience.
  • Ability to develop effective working relationships with internal and external parties.
Job Competencies       
  • Team Player
  • Technical Capacity
  • Performance Management
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Strategic Thinking.
Supervisory Responsibility



None Required



Intellectual/Social, Physical Demands and Work Environment
The intellectual/social, physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Intellectual/Social Demands       
While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to multi-task under time limits and with moderate to high pressure situations. Position requires constant attention to details and accuracy of specified standards including: following simple to complex (more than 3 steps) instructions, and concentration which frequently extends beyond 30 minutes at a time; This position also requires frequent use of interpersonal skills with internal and external clients. Employee will frequently communicate via radio and in-person with others and exchange accurate information. This position requires employee to frequently work both independently and as part of a team. Position also requires being able to recognize and resolve conflicts, by being able to openly communicate with clients and guests          



Physical Demands  
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee will frequently operate a computer and other office devices such as calculators, telephones, copy machines and printers. Employee will constantly move about inside and outside various areas of the facility before/during/after events to interact with internal/external clients and supervise the work of employees during events. Employee must constantly communicate via telephone, radios, email and in-person with others and exchange accurate information. Employee may occasionally be required due to business demands and event operations to lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. As business, maintenance, operations or emergency situations require, employee may sporadically assist in lifting/moving 100 lbs. or more.



Work Environment
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be required to work in outside weather conditions; however, the duties of this position are performed primarily indoors. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, with the exception of event days, where the sound levels may be higher than moderate.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.



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