Careers At Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Part Time Electrician

Department: Facilities Maintenance
Location: Fort Worth, TX

Position: Electrician

Department: Facilities Maintenance

Classification: Part Time

Standard of Christian Commitment:

The divine mission of the Seminary mandates that all personnel must demonstrate a commitment to the purposes of the Seminary. Every staff person shall be an active faithful member of a local church of believers in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. It is expected that conduct becoming a follower of Jesus will be portrayed in the community.

Position Summary:

Responsible for installation, maintenance and repair of electrical wiring, panels, lighting, and controls.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Sees that the work is done according to applicable codes.
  2. Installs or assists in the installation of new residential electrical services, panels, wiring, and devices, as overseen by a licensed electrician.
  3. Installs or assists in the installation of campus electrical systems and devices according to drawings made by engineers, licensed electricians, and/or other applicable plans.
  4. Assists in aerial and underground electrical installations.
  5. Performs work with the least possible damage to existing buildings and their contents.
  6. Verifies that work is functional and in good working order before declaring it complete.
  7. Repairs all types of electrical devices and wiring.
  8. Responds to electrical service calls in campus housing and main campus buildings.
  9. Sees that trucks are stocked with frequently used parts.
  10. Performs preventive maintenance on equipment requiring service.
  11. Performs re-lamping and ballast replacement in light fixtures.
  12. Sees that job site is kept clean and safe.
  13. Seeks to learn and improve proper techniques and skills.
  14. If assigned, instructs co-workers in the proper techniques and skills to be followed.
  15. Special assignments as given by the supervisor or seminary administration.


Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Must be familiar with common power and hand tools used in the electrical trade.
  • Must have a good understanding of the interaction of various electrical systems with other building systems.
  • Possess basic knowledge of proper electrical installation and maintenance techniques.
  • A natural curiosity, great problem solving skills, good mechanical aptitude, a willingness to get dirty.
  • Naturally exhibit a servantís heart with a positive and encouraging attitude.
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to relate well to people.

Physical Requirements:

  •  Must be able to carry up to 40 pounds of parts and equipment.  
  •  Must be able to perform occasional overhead reaching, bending, stooping, twisting, and kneeling. 
  •  Must be able to work in crawlspaces and attics from time to time.  
  •  Must be able to climb ladders.  
  •  Must be able to withstand the heat and cold of the north Texas climate. 

Computer Requirements:

Basic understanding of a personal computer with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Driving Requirements:

Must have an acceptable driving record with a valid U.S. Driverís license.

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