Port Houston

Electrician HVAC

Port Houston - Posted 2 months ago
$42k-56k/year  + Equity


Houston, TX

Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
56k employees

Deadline:  December 30, 2022

Port:  Houston

Electrician Job description

Port Houston is the advocate and strategic leader of the Houston Ship Channel, one of the most powerful economic engines in the state and the country. Port Houston owns and operates the public wharves and terminals along the Houston Ship Channel, including the area’s largest breakbulk facility and two of the most efficient container terminals in the country.

Through our leadership and our work, we help ensure the nation’s busiest waterway stays running to benefit the customers of the public facilities we operate, our surrounding communities and industries, and our region. Port Houston exists to move the world and drive regional prosperity.

The work we do helps build up our local community, supports the economy, bolsters goodwill for the state of Texas, and influences the outlook of the entire region. And this is only the beginning! Our best accomplishments are ahead of us as we expand the Houston Ship Channel and widen its reach to become America’s distribution hub for the next generation.

Who you are:

You are more than the work you do. We want your work at Port Houston to be more than a job – we want it to be a fulfilling experience where you find challenging and rewarding opportunities, respect among colleagues, competitive pay, benefits that protect you and your family, and high-performance culture that values your contributions and helps you reach your career goals.

Sound like the place for you?

Position Summary:

Perform skilled electrical work in the maintenance of facilities and on HVAC.

Key Responsibilities/Duties: 

  • Diagnose problems or recurring malfunctions; choose the course of action and repair or direct repairs to HVAC systems and their components
  • Provide inventory control for the stock level of repair parts
  • Maintain routine records related to work performed and materials used; solder copper tubing, fittings, and connectors
  • Diagnose electrical or mechanical problems by the use of appropriate equipment and tools such as voltmeters, gauges, vacuum pumps, gas and propane torches, solder iron, and other tools common to the trade
  • Make modifications to existing or add-on facilities by installing electrical service, outlets, drain pans, ductwork, transitions, registers, thermostat controls, and other items pertaining to HVAC systems
  • Periodically check all window units, water coolers, and icemakers for inventory control and functional status
  • Ensure safety and environmental procedures are exercised during the performance of daily activities
  • Work required scheduled overtime hours and be available for unscheduled overtime when operating requirements or other business needs of Port Houston cannot be fulfilled during regular working hours
  • Work a temporary, alternative schedule or shift as requested by the supervisor
  • Act in accordance with Port Houston's core values (respect, excellence, accountability, diligence, and you)
  • Perform other duties as required


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required
  • 4+ years of HVAC experience required
  • Certificates from vocational trade schools desirable

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Behaviors:

  • Knowledge of relevant electrical codes: National Electrical code HVAC and Boiler codes
  • Knowledge of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems
  • Knowledge of basic electronic troubleshooting and repairs
  • Knowledge of environmental and security controls
  • Judgment and quick-thinking skills
  • Ability to give written and oral directions
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Ability to climb and be comfortable at heights
  • Ability to remove, replace or repair any component of the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning System
  • Knowledge of safety precautions necessary to deal with occupational hazards.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to operate a forklift, if needed
  • Ability to operate M5 Maintenance Management computer system as required
  • A current, valid Texas driver's license is required
  • A Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) must be obtained within 30 days of appointment, and be maintained for the duration of employment

Key Competencies Required:

  • Achieving Results
  • Attention to Detail
  • Coaching
  • Effective Communication
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Knowledge of safety policies and procedures

Port Houston proudly embraces diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity. Our teams reflect our commitment to celebrating diversity and creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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