City of Edinburg
  • 21-Jun-2022 to 28-Jun-2022 (CST)
  • Waste Water Treatment Plant -Dept #6200
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • $13.37
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.

Job Title:

Apprentice Electrician



Reports to:

Master Electrician

FLSA Classification:


Safety Sensitive Type:

Safety Sensitive

Effective Date:


Job Summary:

The apprentice electrician is an entry-level electrician trainee that will learn the concepts and skills necessary to become a certified electrician. Works under the direct supervision of a journeyman and master electrician.

Essential Job Functions:

Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position.

a. Provide support to journeymen and master electricians in the maintenance, operations and repairs of electrical systems.

b. Assist with and performs installation and maintenance tasks in order to ensure the effective operation of various electrical systems and equipment.

c. Performs related work and reports as assigned.

Conditions of Employment:

a. Applicant will be subject to a complete background investigation. Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause the applicant rejection from consideration.

b. Applicant must take and pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the City's expense.

c. Must have a current valid class "C" driver's license form the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record.

d. Required to obtain an Electrician Apprentice License with (TDLR) Texas Department of Licensing Regulations within 3 months of employment.

Required Education:

High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalency

Education Preference:

Community college, vocational business, technical, or correspondence school licensees and certificates are likely sources.

Educational Substitute:

5 years on the field training.

Required Work Experience:

No experience required.

Experience Preference:

Minimum 1 year of experience in related field.

Supervisory Experience Requirement:

Not Applicable

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

a. Requires the ability to learn and get familiar with electrical codes and federal regulations.

b. Requires the ability to adapt to the use of different equipment or supplies.

c. Requires the ability to adapt to different working conditions.

Equipment Materials:

General office and safety equipment/materials to include but not limited to the following:

  • Personal computer
  • Copier/Fax Machine/ Printer/Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Vehicle
  • Calculator
  • Backhoe
  • Tools/Equipment

Work Conditions:

Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk.

Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform detailed work, multiple tasks; work with constant interruptions; and interact with staff and the public.

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