Richard Construction Inc. (RCI) is seeking an experienced Industrial Electrician.

Position Summary

An Industrial Electrician will perform the following activities but are not limited to: install wiring raceways, install cable trays, install wire & cable, install electrical equipment, lighting, perform wire terminations, perform electrical tests, troubleshoot electrical systems, etc., across a construction site

Qualification Highlights:

  • Must be able to read blueprints, sketches, drawings, or building plans
  • Must possess all knowledge skills and abilities for position - see below
  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements
  • Must have electrical experience working on industrial construction projects
  • Must be willing to follow all safety rules and regulations
  • Must have all required tools
  • Must be able to regularly and reliably show up at the assigned job site
  • Must meet all safety and security requirements at the assigned job site
  • Must be willing to travel away from home for work assignments

Position Responsibilities:

  • Read blueprints and specifications to determine the scope of work: locations in space (coordinates), quantities, and sizes of materials required
  • Identify all tools required for tasks
  • Identify safety risks and precautions required to eliminate those risks
  • Perform general electrical construction and maintenance duties
  • Install, terminate, seal, test, etc., new electrical equipment, conduit, wire, raceways, or connections to electrical infrastructure and process equipment motors, etc.
  • Inspect transformers, circuit breakers, and other electrical components
  • Troubleshooting electrical issues using appropriate testing devices
  • Repairing and replacing equipment, electrical wiring, and fixtures
  • Follow National Electrical Code (NEC), state, local, and client regulations and specifications
  • Cleanup work areas
  • Must be willing to assist other crafts and perform additional job duties while not performing primary craft duties (be a Team player)

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have verifiable experience as a journeyman electrician or 4+ years working as an electrical apprentice
  • Must have State issued journeyman or master electrician license
  • Must be able to read blueprints, plans, and drawings proficiently to perform duties
  • Must have knowledge on materials, tools, and processes involved with basic building techniques and form construction
  • Must be able to compute basic arithmetic functions, measure, mark, and cut equipment or materials to specifications
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be able to work full work schedule and any additional overtime with little or no notification
  • Must be willing to assist other crafts and perform additional duties while not performing primary craft duties
  • Must be willing to work safely and follow all safety rules and regulations
  • Must follow all company and site rules and regulations
  • Must have required tools 
  • Ability to work with others - Team player
  • Good communication skills with co-workers and supervisors
  • Commitment to Richard values, safety rules, and regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Richard Construction Inc. (RCI) former employee from a Reduction of Force (ROF)
  • Former employee of RCI
  • NCCER Certification related to Electrician or Instrumentation
  • Completion of electrician apprenticeship or other formal/technical education
  • Instrumentation experience

Candidate Possession of Required Tools:

  • Tool Box or Personal Gang Box with Lock
  • Tool Pouch with Belt
  • Insulated Linemans Pliers (Kleins)
  • Insulated Needle Nose Pliers
  • Insulated Side Cutters (Dikes)
  • Insulated Hand Cable Cutters
  • Insulated Crimper Pliers
  • Insulated Wire Strippers
  • Insulated Screw Drivers: Phillips and Flat Head
  • Adjustable Wrenches
  • Allen Wrench Set
  • Socket Set 3/8"
  • Nut Driver Set
  • Voltage Tester or Digital Multi-Meter
  • Channel Lock Pliers
  • 25' Tape Measure
  • Hacksaw
  • Torpedo Level
  • Protractor
  • Ugly's Electrical Reference or NEC Code Book
  • Safety Toed Boots
  • Not Required but advantageous for this position:
    • Battery Operated Drill & Reciprocating Saw
    • Amp Clamp Meter (Amprobe)
    • Megohmeter/Insulation Resistance Tester, 600V

Physical Requirements:

  • Employee will be required to adhere to large amounts of standing, walking, bending, squatting, and lifting
  • Will talk and hear in order to communicate effectively
  • Able to use arms and hands to signal, grab, hold, turn, and push or pull objects such as materials, controls, and tools
  • Will be required to lift, carry and move objects up to 50 lbs in weight
  • Will work at heights, climb ladders and stairways, and work off platforms and man lifts
  • Capable of occasionally work out on an open structure using the appropriate fall protection requirements
  • Capable of work at heights up to 300 feet utilizing proper fall protection devices
  • Will use vision abilities to focus, see short distances, see colors, possess depth perception and peripheral vision
  • Must be capable or working outdoors in the elements including but not limited to the heat, cold, rain, snow, and wind
  • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to: hard hat, safety glasses/goggles, earplugs/muffs, safety vests, gloves, steel toe/safety toe boots, and masks/respirators

RCI is dedicated in providing a SAFE and Drug Free environment.

RCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).

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