Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles speciosa)

Master Electrician

Minimum $24/hr Starting Pay

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About the Position

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden|Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) seeks a Master Electrician to join our Operations team and report to the Trades Operations Manager. The position performs skilled maintenance, installation, and fabrication tasks in the electrician trade. Provides technical support to assigned supervisory personnel. Leads and participates in maintenance, repair, renovation, new construction, and installation of electrical equipment at FWBG|BRIT.

Every position at FWBG|BRIT is important to the organization’s success and contributes to the accomplishment of the strategic goals and, ultimately, achievement of its vision for the future. This role encompasses every employee’s goal of engaging with colleagues, partners, and stakeholders in support of the organization’s mission. Engagement includes participation on teams and committees, exerting extra effort to help the organization succeed, and investing time in the guest experience. Success in this position involves taking pride in working for this organization, committing to effective communication, being solution focused, and embracing a culture of positive change. FWBG|BRIT is continuously working to build a culture where employees each work with an enthusiastic desire to contribute their skills, wisdom, and ideas towards their team’s performance and to experience a sense of satisfaction in the important role they play. 

Primary Responsibilities
  • Plans and participates in all phases of rough and finished wiring work involved in the installation of conduits, wires, pull boxes, switchboards and switches required by new or existing electrical systems.
  • Tests, locates, and repairs trouble in electrical circuits and equipment.
  • Repairs and replaces motors, pumps, generators and other fixtures or appliances
  • Develops work plans and schedules for the provision of services in the assigned area
  • Performs all electrical repairs and orders all electrical supplies
  • Works with contractors to complete complex electrical projects
  • Assist in establishing preventative maintenance schedule for equipment
  • Assist in general maintenance and repairs needed for facilities
  • Participates in the planning, preparation, and filling of employee roles for various public events/exhibits hosted by the FWBG|BRIT.

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

Required Education & Experience

A HS diploma/GED with specialized training with at least two years of electrical trade experience is mandatory. Preference will be given to individuals with a masters electrical license.

Please see full job description below for a more detailed list of job tasks and applicant qualifications.

How to Apply

FWBG|BRIT strives to maintain a positive working environment focused on growth and success of individuals, working together in a collaborative, professional manner, with communication a priority. To apply, please submit an application (and/or resume) and a cover letter as a single document to: brithr@brit.org. Applications will be considered until the position is filled. FWBG|BRIT is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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