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Houston, TX

Date Posted: February 19, 2018
Job Type: Temporary to Hire
Job ID: 176808

Job Description

Electronic Technician Positions Available

Northwest Houston Oil and Gas Service Company is currently hiring Technicians as needed. 

Your duties will include:

  • Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Trace out short circuits in wiring, using test meter.
  • Strip insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers, and attach wires to terminals for subsequent soldering.
  • Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections, using hand tools.
  • Construct controllers and panels, using power drills, drill presses, taps, saws and punches.
  • Drill holes and pull or push wiring through openings, using hand and power tools.
  • Clean work area and wash parts.
  • Maintain tools and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order.
  • Transport tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, handtruck, or heavy, motorized truck.
  • Install copper-clad ground rods, using a manual post driver.

Tools used in this occupation:


·         Circuit tester — Continuity testers; Growlers; Loop PSC testers; Residual current device RCD testers

·         Conduit benders — Hydraulic conduit benders; Manual conduit benders; Power conduit benders

·         Retaining ring pliers — External snap ring pliers; Internal snap ring pliers

·         Screwdrivers — Cabinet tip screwdrivers; Insulated screwdrivers; Phillips head screwdrivers; Screw-holding screwdrivers

·         Stripping tools — Automatic wire strippers; Wire stripping pliers

·         Voltage or current meters — Current clamps; Non-contact voltage sensors; Voltage meters

·         Wire lug crimping tool — Hand operated indentors; Heavy duty crimping tools; Wire crimpers

·         Wire or cable cutter — Cable cutters; Insulated cable cutters; Power cable cutters; Ratcheting cable cutters