Tampa International Airport

Electrician III

Tampa International Airport - Posted 9 months ago
$25/hour  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Airport Technician salary records


Tampa, FL

no experience required
Company size
650 employees

Airport:  Tampa Intl (TPA)

Airport Technician Job description

The ideal candidate for this position is highly skilled in the installation, troubleshooting, and repairing of electrical equipment and medium to high voltage power distribution systems typically found in a large industrial facility. Experience working on more than one of the following systems is preferential: airfield lighting systems and FAA compliance, 480-volt power distribution including backup power generation, 277 and 480-volt lighting systems, and underground utility locate, strong knowledge of electrical codes, and project inspection. Senior level skills required to carry out duties which include estimating materials and determining equipment needs to perform repairs or installation of new equipment or circuits; prioritization of work to ensure sensitive issues are addressed first, providing OJT for junior technicians and supervision of them on larger projects; supervision of contractors and project inspections. This position will be required me to work effectively and productively unsupervised on nights, weekends, and holidays.


Note: The following position responsibilities are illustrative and not exhaustive. The position description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of the duties associated with the position. Management may require incumbents to perform job duties other than those contained in this document at any time. Depending on the assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform one or more of the activities described below.

  • On standby duty on off-hour and weekend shifts, responding to a variety of customer and tenant issues. Resolves problems handle complaints and provide technical expertise in the area of assignment. Good customer service skills are a must.
  • Understands and appropriately reacts to airfield lighting and signage issues, and power distribution issues within the facilities. Must prioritize work and attend to critical issues first.
  • Supervises the activities of skilled and unskilled trades and maintenance personnel engaged in the construction, repair, and maintenance of industrial power distribution systems and equipment. Provide OJT to subordinates.
  • Plans job layouts, estimates materials, determine equipment and tools and makes drawings or sketches as necessary for maintenance personnel to properly perform work assignments.
  • Completes preventive maintenance activities to increase operational effectiveness and extend the lifecycle of assets.
  • Prepares and maintains manual and computerized reports, records, and logs related to the work performed and materials, equipment and supplies used to provide an audit trail of activities.
  • Work effectively and productively on shifts that are unsupervised.


Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and five years of work experience in electrical construction and maintenance OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-specific competencies noted below.


  • Working knowledge of accepted methods, practices and procedures used in the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds, or roadways and related systems and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of equipment, tools and materials used in the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds, or roadways and related systems and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of safety practices and principles related to the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds, or roadways and related systems and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of record-keeping requirements.
  • Some knowledge of laws, ordinances, rules, regulations and standard operating procedures related to the construction, repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds, or roadways and related systems and equipment.
  • Skill in supervising and performing routine repairs, maintenance, or construction of buildings, grounds, roadways, and related systems and equipment.
  • Skill in the use of tools and equipment used in the construction and maintenance of buildings, grounds, or roadways and related systems and equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to accurately assess maintenance and repair needs and make adjustments to maintenance crews and/or schedules as required.
  • Ability to work outside in a sub-tropical climate.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time, kneel, bend and climb in the performance of duties.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • Ability to use a computer and related software.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specifications, blueprints, diagrams, and drawings.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.


To be a major driver in the economic growth of the Tampa Bay Region. We will be leading-edge innovators to create global access and extraordinary customer experiences through our people and facilities to build prosperity for our stakeholders and the region.


To be a vibrant aviation gateway for Tampa Bay, providing access and economic opportunity for our stakeholders.

The Aviation Authority-Tampa International Airport provides equal employment opportunities to all persons, regardless of age, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, political affiliations, marital status, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, age, sexual orientation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors.

The Aviation Authority-Tampa International Airport welcomes and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and persons with physical and mental disabilities, and will reasonably accommodate the needs of those persons in the application and testing process. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation requests will be on a case-by-case basis.

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