Journeyman Electrician


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.



  • 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



  • 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



  • 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.


Learn more about your next steps by exploring the Supervisor role.