Job Title: Journeyman

Reports To: Lead Electrician FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Description

Summary: Responsible for acting as a journeyman level electrician by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Reads and interprets blue prints.*
  2. Understands OHM’s law and electrical theory for electrical wiring.*
  3. Supervises apprentice electricians.*
  4. Makes wire terminations.*
  5. Measures, cuts, bends, and lays out wire and conduit paths.*
  6. Traces out short circuits in wiring.*
  7. Assists in lifting, positioning, and fastening objects such as wiring and conduit.*
  8. Submits written reports for change orders.*
  9. Designs conduits fill and control circuits.*
  10. Performs other duties and accepts other responsibilities as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

*Essential Function

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word processing software, inventory software, internet software, order processing systems, and internal computer programs.

Education/Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Equipment:

Bender

Wire puller

Welder

Scissor lift

Ladder

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities:

Time management skills

 

Oral and written communication skills

Professionalism

Ability to work with diverse customer base

*Essential Function

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see color.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), extreme cold (non-weather), extreme heat (non-weather), work with explosives, and risk of radiation.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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