Journeyman Electrician – DC Office

Reports to: Job Foreman

Scope of Work: Installation, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors and associated materials and equipment within the electrical construction industries.

Responsibilities: Performs all electrical tasks with general supervision, possesses Journeyman card/license, has the ability to read blueprints, one-lines, schematic drawings, terminate cables, install and troubleshoot control wiring from a drawing, is able to demonstrate experience factors exceeding that of an electrical helper and must be sufficient on rough-in work.

  • Experience in commercial, industrial and residential electrical construction
  • Install feeders
  • Wire and conduit sizing
  • Switchgear and device install & termination
  • Layout and preparation for installation
  • Calculate basic mathematical problems
  • Underground layout and rough-in work
  • Troubleshooting motors & controls
  • Work with apprentices; train and mentor apprentices
  • Document problems and prepare reports
  • Read and interpret maps, instruction manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints and written/verbal instructions
  • Practical application of electrical theory and the National Electrical Code
  • Work on fire alarm systems & other low voltage systems (access control, cameras, nurse call, telephone entry systems, etc.)
  • Work on energized circuits and equipment with company management approval as outlined in Company safety policies when needed
  • Read and interpret maps, instruction manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints and written/verbal instructions
  • Securing and retrieval of tools and materials from storage areas to complete their assigned tasks
  • Promote and maintain safety standards

Job Requirements:

  • Current, valid, driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Current Journeyman, completed accredited apprentice program
  • High School Graduate, or equivalent G.E.D. certificate
  • Has at least 5 years of previous electrical work experience
  • OSHA 10 Certification
  • Understanding of electrical theory and the National Electrical Code
  • Previous experience working on fire alarm systems & other low voltage systems (access control, cameras, nurse call, telephone entry systems, etc.)
  • Knowledge and experience of using power tools, saws, threaders, wire tuggers, hydraulic benders and knockout punches
  • Can read and interpret maps, instruction manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints and written/verbal instructions
  • Practices and comprehends safe work procedures per Company policy and OSHA Standards
  • Analytical and organizational skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised, as well as part of a crew
  • Attention to detail; detail oriented
  • Dependable, resourceful and reliable
  • Responsible for providing own hand tools and power tools
  • Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, squat, crawl, climb, kneel, push, pull and reach overhead
  • Lift up to 51 pounds
  • Climb and work on ladders (all types)
  • Completing overhead work for full-day assignments
  • Capable of digging trenches, either by use of hand tools or power equipment
  • Possess good vision (normal or corrected)
  • Able to operate two handed tools (cable cutters, hammer drills, compression tools, etc.)

Working Conditions:

  • Work in all elements, depending on job location, time of year (heat, cold, rain, snow)
  • May be exposed to heights; must be comfortable with heights
  • Operate company vehicles; maintain in good working condition

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