Journeyman Electrician

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Accountable for laying out, assembling, installing, testing, troubleshooting and repairing electrical wiring, fixtures, control devices and related equipment in customer locations, buildings and other structures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Interprets schematics, sketches and circuit diagrams to install, maintain, and/or troubleshoot electrical systems in compliance with the National Electric Code (NEC)
  • Installs electrical systems, conductors and associated materials in compliance with NEC
  • Installs, replaces and repairs lighting fixtures, electrical controls, and distributions equipment, such as switches, relays and circuit breaker panels
  • Splices, joins and connects wires to fixtures and components to form circuits
  • Tests continuity of circuits using test equipment to ensure compatibility and safety of system, following installation, replacement or repair
  • Troubleshoots and isolates faults in electrical and electronic systems and removes and replaces faulty components
  • Connects electrical power to fixtures, outlets, mechanical equipment
  • Conducts preventive maintenance programs and keeps maintenance records according to company and industry standards
  • Cleans and maintains job site, tools, and vehicles
  • Follows workplace safety procedures and immediately identifies, corrects, and/or reports any unsafe acts, conditions, or incidents in a timely manner
  • Participates in toolbox talks, safety audits, and related safety functions
  • Provides and maintains personal basic tools needed to perform job duties

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Skilled in the use of tools, equipment, and materials common to the electrical trade
  • Knowledge of applicable National Electric Code (NEC) standards and regulations
  • Knowledge of electrical application for high and low voltage electric systems
  • Skill in the installation, repair and maintenance of all types of electrical system equipment and components
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple functions concurrently
  • Ability to find a solution for or to deal proactively with work-related problems
  • Ability to identify and correct conditions that effect employee safety
  • High level of accuracy and detail orientation
  • Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within strict deadlines
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and their applications
  • Responsible for personal transportation to and from job site
  • Ability to drive and travel locally and regionally as business requires

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Frequently moves electrical equipment and supplies weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Frequently ascends and descends ladders to run wires, service electrical conduits, etc.
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, learn, and understand blueprints and work orders
  • Ability to quickly move hand, hand together with arm, or two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects
  • Ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, thread or assemble very small objects
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules
  • Ability to regularly bend, stretch, twist, or reach with body, arms, and/or legs
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas verbally and in writing so others will understand
  • Ability to match or distinguish differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness
  • Frequent working conditions include restricted movement/confined spaces, dirty/dusty environments, exposure to hazardous materials, indoor and outdoor settings with regular exposure to cold, heat, direct sunlight, hazardous electrical/specialty systems equipment and wiring, and underground and elevated heights
  • Follows Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) policy at all times while on the job site: safety glasses, hard hat, safety shoes, gloves, harness, respirators, etc.

 

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