Electricians perform installation, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors and associated materials and equipment on commercial, industrial, institutional and renewable energy projects. This job description describes the general duties, requirements and qualifications for the classification of a journeyman electrician. Each individual's group classification and corresponding wage rate is based on the percentage of the following job description with respect to the skills, education and experience that each individual possesses.
Any employee, regardless of their group classification, may be required to perform all of the following tasks in their entirety or in part. In addition, this job description is general and may not include all of the skills, responsibilities, qualifications or education necessary to accomplish the work required by this, or any other position.
Include, but are not limited to the following:
Installing and securing raceways, cables, and other conductors
Mounting and terminating electrical distribution and utilization equipment
Identifying and separating wires by color
Digging trenches and working in trenches
Work in restricted areas such as switchgear rooms, manholes, utility tunnels and vaults, crawl spaces and attics.
Breaking concrete with jackhammer or other power tools
Assisting in the moving of heavy electrical equipment
Lifting, positioning and fastening objects such as wire, conduit and motors (possibly up to 75 lbs)
Carrying material and tools from location to location and/or floor to floor (possibly up to 75 lbs)
Working from A-Frames, extension ladders and scaffolds at various heights (possibly up to 100’)
Crawling under floors and working in attics where space is limited
Working under hot and cold weather conditions, indoors and outdoors
Lifting and working with tools and equipment above head
Job requires employee to have all required personal tools with them at all times (waist tool belt as worn weighs approximately 30 lbs.).
Employee's personal weight and personal tools combined cannot exceed the weight limit of ladders (Class 1 - 250 lbs., Class 1A - 300 lbs.).
Wear personal protective equipment; hard hat, safety glasses, boots, long pants and sleeved shirt all suitable for construction work at all times while working, and ear plugs or respirators when required.
Repetitive use of arms, hands and fingers.
Able to work 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week, overtime as required and night shifts.
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crawl, climb, kneel, balance, push, pull and reach over head.
Constantly moving on the feet.
Must be able to make the transition from employee parking area or street into construction work areas and to gain access to all levels of the building, even if the only means of access is by O.S.H.A. approved site construction ladder or stairs still under construction but acceptable for use.
Possess good vision normal or corrected
APPLICABLE CERTIFICATION/APPRENTICE OR TRAINEE (ET) STATUS – Must show proof of current electrician license or certification, current enrollment in a state or federal approved apprenticeship program or registration as a trainee as required by the local authority(ies) having jurisidiction.
LICENSES - Current driver's license and have access to transportation. Many job sites are not served by public transportation.
EDUCATION - High School Graduate, G.E.D., or equivalent training.