Journeyman Electriction

  • Seasonal
  • Dallas

Website StateFairofTX State Fair of Texas

Since its inception in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has celebrated all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. The State Fair of Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with all proceeds helping to preserve and improve Fair Park; underwrite museum, community, and scholarship programs for inner-city youth and students pursuing agricultural careers; and help improve State Fair operations. The 2018 exposition runs September 28 through October 21 in Fair Park. Visit for more information.


Inspect buildings and other structures during construction and remodeling projects to ensure all electrical operations are completed in compliance with all applicable safety codes and SFT standards and regulations; provide information to developers, builders, and contractors; procure all electrical permits for rides, shows, and SFT sponsored entertainment; maintain and repair all electrical equipment including SFT buildings and grounds.

  • Inspect premises and buildings for the maintenance of existing electrical systems and when necessary upgrade those systems to maintain compliance with state and local electrical codes and ordinances.
  • Install new electrical operations for SFT exhibits including all booths, stages, exhibits, and tents.
  • Review building and plot plans to ensure compliance with state and local electrical code and ordinances and SFT requirements; coordinate and participate in the maintenance of plot and SFT maps.
  • Prepare cost estimates for all electrical applications, with special emphasis on cost-effectiveness of  electrical distribution and usage.
  • Interface and coordinate activities with other departments to operationally provide the electrical support necessary for production of SFT activities.


Knowledge of:

  • Principles, practices, methods and techniques of electrical inspection and code enforcement.
  • Electrical codes and standards, basic understanding of building requirements, and other applicable systems.
  • Building construction techniques and processes.
  • Industry standards and specifications for public service construction projects.
  • Accepted safety standards and methods of construction and electrical activities.
  • Basic mathematics as applied to electrical/construction/inspection work.
  • Pertinent Federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations affecting health and safety.
  • Electrical controllers.

Additional Jobs Applying For (Limit 2 additional jobs):

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  •  Public Relations Assistant – Hispanic Market
  •  Media Relations Coordinator
  •  Guest Services Information Specialist
  •  Cash Collectors
  •  Gates – Parking Lot Attendants
  •  Gates – Tram Conductors
  •  Plumbers/Plumbers Helpers
  •  EXHIBITS – Building Manager
  •  Coupon Sales Bank Money Counter
  •  Coupon Sales Courier
  •  Coupon Sales Data Entry Clerk
  •  Coupon Sales Office Kiosk Support
  •  Coupon Redemption Clerk
  •  Payroll Admin Asst
  •  Fork Lift Driver
  •  Electrician
  •  Security – (Independent Contractor)
  •  Gates – Ticket Takers
  •  Food and Beverage – (Independent Contractors)
  •  Clean Team – (Independent Contractor)
  •  Maintenance
  •  Coupon Sales Cashier

Equal Opportunity

State Fair of Texas (SFT) is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, genetic information, engaging in legally protected activity, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. SFT also provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees in accordance with applicable law. Applicants desiring an accommodation to complete this application or participate in the interviewing process should contact SFT Human Resources Department.


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Covid-19 Vaccination

Please note: In order to host a safe event for everyone, all seasonal employees currently working or joining the State Fair in the foreseeable future must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to HR before we complete the hiring process. Your proof of vaccination will be kept secure and confidential. The COVID-19 vaccine is essential for us to host an event this fall, which serves as our largest fundraiser and main source of revenue for the year, and we need to ensure that our employees, vendors, and guests are kept safe and healthy.