ELECTRICIAN

Classification: Non-Exempt  Status: Full-Time                   Reports to: Division Manager

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Summary/Objective

Experienced Electrician to undertake a variety of tasks relating to setting up and maintaining electrical infrastructure. Your job will involve installing electrical wiring in buildings and poles, troubleshooting malfunctions and blackouts and repairing appliances.

Due to the high amount of risk pertaining to this job, electricians must be first and foremost responsible individuals with great attention to safety precautions. The ideal candidate must also be experienced in different kinds of electrical devices and systems.

The goal will be to produce and maintain well-functioning electrical connections to minimize the probability of accidents and maximize usability of electricity in all facilities.

Essential Functions

  • Executing plans of electrical wiring for well-functioning lighting, intercom and other electrical systems
  • Installing electrical apparatus, fixtures and equipment for alarm and other systems
  • Installing safety and distribution components
  • Execute plans of electrical wiring for well-functioning lighting, intercom and other electrical systems
  • Install electrical apparatus, fixtures and equipment for alarm and other systems
  • Install safety and distribution components (e.g. switches, resistors, circuit-breaker panels etc.)
  • Connect wiring in electrical circuits and networks ensuring compatibility of components
  • Prepare and assemble conduits and connect wiring through them
  • Prevent breakdown of systems by routinely inspecting and replacing old wiring and insulated cables, cleaning circuits etc.
  • Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or substitute damaged units
  • Proven experience as an electrician
  • Experience in industrial and/or commercial electrical systems
  • Demonstrable ability to use electrical and hand tools (e.g. wire strippers, voltmeter etc.) and electrical drawings and blueprints
  • Thorough knowledge of safety procedures and legal regulations and guidelines
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving ability
  • Excellent physical condition and flexibility to work long shifts and overnight
  • Diploma in relevant vocational training or successfully completed apprenticeship as an electrician
  • Valid license to practice profession

Knowledge:

  • Working knowledge of the Safety Plan and Safety Procedures.
  • Proven track record for accomplishing construction work activities.
  • Working knowledge of construction phases.
  • Work task recognition and applying good judgment.
  • Advanced knowledge of general construction, especially electrical/mechanical systems.

Abilities:

  • Ability to delegate work tasks to appropriate members of the workforce.
  • Ability to effectively utilize all construction tools, including technology in construction.
  • Ability to identify and mitigate personality conflicts on the worksite.
  • Ability to communicate to a diversified workforce.
  • Ability to listen to feedback given by managers on timelines and deliverables.
  • Ability to adjust to unforeseen variables.
  • Ability to recognize jobsite hazards and mitigate these hazards

 Skills

Industrial/Commercial Electrical Systems

Ability to use electrical and hand tools

Ability to use electrical drawings and blueprints

Thorough knowledge of safety procedures

Thorough knowledge of legal regulations

Thorough knowledge of guidelines

Complex Problem Solving

Critical Thinking

Excellent physical condition

Flexibility to work long shifts

Flexibility to work overnight

Communication proficiency

Multi-Tasking

Attention to detail

Defining problems

Self-motivated

Active Listening

Ability to work under pressure

Training

 

 Supervisory Responsibility

N/A

 Direct Report

Reports directly to the Division Manager.

Work Environment

Exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction jobsites, the noise level at job sites may be loud. The Electrician regularly works in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity.  When working inside in an office setting, the noise level is less frequent exposure to high noise levels.

 Physical Demands

Spend long hours standing and walking. The electrician lifts, pushes, pulls or carries objects, using computers and long hours in intense concentration using vision.

Sitting 5%

Walking 40%

Standing 50%

Lifting 5%

Pulling/Pushing 3%

Climbing 0%

 Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Full-Time 40 hours. May require more than 40 hours per week depending on department/project needs and deadline objectives. Monday through Friday and occasional work on weekends and nights depending on time sensitive deadlines.

 Travel

Frequent travel to project sites and other business office locations.

Education and Experience

  • Diploma in relevant vocational training and/or completion of an apprenticeship program in primary trade (required).
  • OSHA 10 (Required).
  • Valid license to practice profession.

Proficiency Computer/Machine

 Security Clearance

None required.

 AAP/EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Additional duties and responsibilities may apply.  

 

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Phone: 505-332-9848

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