Electrical Contractor

Tulsa International Airport Tulsa , OK 74120

Posted 2 months ago

Electrical Contractor

Tulsa International Airport

Minimum Starting Pay $25.00/Hour


Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust (TAIT) proudly operates both Tulsa International Airport (TUL) and RL Jones, Jr. Airport (RVS). We enjoy a relaxed and friendly environment with a great work/life balance, pension, and comprehensive benefit package.


Under general supervision, the Electrical Contractor is responsible for skilled repair, design, modification, fabrication, and installation of electrical controls, electrical systems and equipment, and/or airport lighting and Navaids systems, and other related assigned duties. This position will work a day shift M-F, but must be available for 24 hour emergency call-back.


  • Directs and schedules the work of electricians and other staff performing electrical and electronic installations, maintenance and repairs

  • Designs, fabricates, installs, maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots control cabinets, large and small, high and low voltage electric motors, light poles, switches, cables, controllers, electronic equipment, and/or runway lighting, Navaids, and electrical distribution panels in accordance with the national electrical code

  • Reviews submitted electrical blueprint diagrams and draws blueprints of manufactured electrical systems

  • Sets up, troubleshoots, repairs, and dismantles electrical/mechanical systems and equipment.

  • Installs, operates, and maintains two and three-stage pumping stations of various complexity

  • Repairs, calibrates, and modifies electronically controlled systems in the field

  • Troubleshoots faulty and damaged electrical and electronic equipment

  • Diagnoses and repairs complex electrical and electronic systems and modifies during emergencies

  • Establishes and maintains service and circuit lines

  • Assists in troubleshooting, testing, and problem diagnosis of electrical controls, motors, motor starters, and Maintenance Monitor Computer (MMC)

  • Maintains a 13,200 voltage distribution system that includes transformers, switchgear and motor control centers

  • Responsible for 24 hour operation of airfield electrical and electronic systems to comply with FAA Part 139 requirements

  • Reports and corrects violations of the national electrical code

  • Operates a variety of light and heavy automotive equipment

  • Purchases major equipment and maintains inventory control of repair stock and supplies for equipment

  • Makes time and cost material estimates to upgrade electrical/electronic systems

  • Ensures compliance of safety practices and procedures on worksite

  • Keeps various log books and records of repairs and completed tasks and processes work orders

  • Inspects work performed by contractors to ensure electrical codes are met

  • Uses megohmmeter, amprobe, multimeter, ground fault locator and various other electrical testing devices

  • Performs preventive maintenance, repair and emergency response on all electrical systems

  • Prepares various reports and maintains inventory

  • May supervise and/or lead a small number of employees in same or lower classifications

  • Reports to work on a regular and timely basis and performs other duties as assigned.


Education & Experience: Graduation from high school or possession of a General Educational Development Certificate (GED); associates degree preferred; formal electrical education verifiable with a transcript, and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in electrical construction, maintenance, or quality control assembly and diagnostic work; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge, Abilities and

Comprehensive knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, and equipment of the electrical trade; good knowledge of electronic circuitry and the principles, tools, and equipment used in its repair and maintenance. Considerable knowledge of the installation, maintenance, repair, and testing of Airport Lighting and Navigational Aid Systems; good knowledge of computer operations; and good knowledge of occupational hazards of the electrical trade and appropriate precautionary measures. Ability to work from blueprints, diagrams, and schematics; ability to locate and repair defects in complex electrical systems.

Physical Requirements:
Physical requirements include standing and walking; frequent lifting and carrying up to 30 pounds; frequent pulling up to 60 pounds; and occasional lifting and carrying up to 68 pounds; constantly lifts/carries up to 10 pounds; occasional pushing up to 60 pounds; pulling/pushing a maximum force of 100 pounds peak; frequent balancing, bending, reaching, kneeling, feeling, climbing, smelling, and twisting; and vision, speech, and hearing sufficient to perform essential tasks.

Licenses and Certifications: Possession of an Electrical Contractor License as issued by the State of Oklahoma and willingness to assign license to Tulsa Airports Improvement Trust. Must possess a valid Oklahoma Class "D" Operator's License. Ability to obtain and maintain eligibility to hold a Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) badge.

Working Environment: Working environment is primarily outdoors and occasionally indoors, and in inclement weather. May be exposed to the following: hazardous materials, animal waste/dead animals, flammable liquids, traffic, cramped work areas, suspended catwalk areas, excessive heights, excessive dust, weather/temperature extremes, trench excavations, underground gas/electric/petroleum/water/wastewater lines, rough terrains, cutting/chipping/grinding, sewage, damp/wet surfaces, snow/ice covered surfaces, insect bites, poisonous plants, overhead power lines, confined spaces, high voltages, and high noise areas; and may be required to work overtime and be on 24 hour standby.


This job description lists only the primary job duties normally assigned to this position, but does not restrict the performance of other duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

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