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Journeyman Electrician

Location: Austin, TX, United States
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Description

Journeyman Electrician

 

Overview

The Journeyman Electrician will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems and equipment in a variety of settings. The ideal candidate should be able to work independently or as part of a team, have strong problem-solving skills, and a commitment to safety and quality.

 

Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical systems and equipment including wiring, transformers, switchgear, motors, and other electrical components.
  • Bend and install various types of conduit, including EMT, rigid, and PVC.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose electrical problems and recommend solutions.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and other technical diagrams.
  • Install electrical systems according to industry standards and regulations.
  • Conduct regular inspections of electrical systems to ensure they are following safety regulations and standards.
  • Coordinate with other trades and contractors on construction sites to ensure timely completion of projects.
  • Train and mentor apprentices and other electricians.
  • Maintain accurate records of electrical work performed.
  • Adhere to our internal tool policy and demonstrate a proactive willingness to invest in and maintain the necessary tools required for the trade.

 

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of a certified apprenticeship program is preferred.
  • Must hold a valid State of Texas Journeyman Electrical License.
  • Minimum of four years of prior experience in commercial electrical installation.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Knowledgeable in chapters 1 through 9 of the NEC, with the ability to navigate and apply code effectively.
  • Commitment to safety and quality.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours and overtime as needed.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Demonstrated capability to execute a wide range of physical movements, encompassing bending, stooping, crawling, climbing, kneeling, balancing, pushing, pulling, and reaching overhead.
  • Proficiency in lifting objects exceeding 50 lbs, adeptly handling substantial electrical equipment and materials such as light fixtures, wires, conduits, junction boxes, motors, and related items.
  • Skilled in working at varying heights utilizing tools such as A-Frames, extension ladders, boom lifts, scaffolds, and aerial work platforms.
  • Competence in performing trenching and excavation tasks as required.
  • Keen visual acuity (normal or corrected) and ability to accurately discern and differentiate wire colors.
  • Strong capability to stand for extended durations, approximately 90% of the workday.
  • Adeptness in transporting materials between locations or across different levels.
  • Proficiency in handling tools above head level for various tasks.
  • Ability to work comfortably in confined spaces.
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