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Location:  IRVING, TX, US, 75062
Company:  TexasBit


Oldcastle Materials Texas Region

Job ID:  129579


TexasBit is a locally-based construction company and building materials supplier owned and operated by Oldcastle Materials, the largest asphalt, ready mix and aggregates producer in North America. Texas Bit is part of Oldcastle’s growing Texas-based network of 47 locations and over 1,200 employees statewide. 


Position Overview -- Electrician

This position will be responsible for analyzing and correcting electrical problems and repairing and overhauling electrical equipment and controls.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Maintain all electrical components at company locations including plants, scale houses and mechanic shop.
  • Follow directions of supervisor as to daily tasks and expectations for each specific project or jobsite.
  • Responsible for a safe work environment for themselves and co-workers.
  • Perform general labor duties when necessary.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required.
  • Other duties as may be assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Education/Experience

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • Vocational school or junior technical college training in electronics.
  • Satisfactory completion of formal apprenticeship or completion of in-plant, four year training program to satisfaction of the plant training committee.
  • State license required (Grade III) for Installation and Industrial Electrician.
  • Must have a Journeymen's license and experience with VFD's, softstarts and other motor controls.
  • Valid state motor vehicle operator's permit to operate electrician's cart and forklift truck for installation jobs.
  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.
  • Eight to ten years of increasing experience as Electrician.


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • High degree of precision working with minimum tolerances required.
  • High degree of attention and care required to prevent injury to others when responsible for flow of electrical power.


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.
  • List the physical requirements of the position.
  • Need to make sure they make sense and that the weight limits are accurate.

 Work Environment

  • Conditions where there is danger to life, health or bodily injury such as closeness to moving mechanical parts; working on scaffolding and high places; exposure to burns, radiant energy, explosives, toxic chemicals, and electrical shock.
  • Exposed to high voltage electricity.
  • Be willing to work outdoors in extreme temperatures, both hot and cold.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.






What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Oldcastle Materials TexasBit is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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