1133 Woodward Dr

Greensburg, PA 15601


(724) 838-7150

(412) 431-5955

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Reports to:                 Project Foreman and Journeyman Electrician
Location:                    Specified / Various Jobsites
Hours:                         7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (show up 10-15minutes before start time)
FLSA Status:              Non-exempt / Hourly

Purpose of this position:

As an Electrician Apprentice you will work directly under the supervision of a qualified Journeyman Electrician in the installation and repair of electrical systems, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment.  An apprentice electrician must be good with his hands and be able to follow direction, as most jobs begin with a blueprint that details where electrical devices need to be installed. He also needs to know where to look for issues and be a capable problem solver. He should be organized, analytical and provide the necessary strength and stamina for a job that involves occasional heavy lifting and flexibility. On top of those things, apprentices need to be able to be able to act on the instructions from a supervisor and work well alone or as members of a team.

Responsibilities and Duties of this position:

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position) 

Included by not limited to:

  • Assists electricians with installing and maintaining electrical and power systems
  • Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools
  • Maintain tools, vehicles, and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order
  • Perform semi-skilled and unskilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment
  • Disassemble defective electrical equipment, replace defective or worn parts, and reassemble equipment, using hand tools
  • Thread conduit ends, connect couplings, and fabricate and secure conduit support brackets, using hand tools
  • Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections, using hand tools
  • Advanced knowledge in the installation of EMT conduit and MC style cabling
  • Drill holes and pull or push wiring through openings, using hand and power tools
  • Dig trenches or holes for installation of conduit or supports
  • Strip insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers, and attach wires to terminals for subsequent soldering
  • Trace out short circuits in wiring, using test meter
  • The ability to read and understand blue prints
  • Knowledge of basic wiring methods
  • Knowledge of basic hand tools and drill sets
  • Understands the national electrical code pertaining to electrical construction
  • Work with contractors and other tradesmen
  • Ability to work off a scissor lift, aerial lift and ladder
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work area

Job Skills and Requirements:

  • 1+ years of work experience in a construction environment with a focus on electrical work
  • Regular and reliable attendance required
    Ability to work well with others in a collaborative team environment
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment criminal, driving and drug screen
  • Must have a valid state driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must have own tools and personal protective equipment
  • Ability to work flexible hours including overtime, weekends and holidays (as required)
  • Must have OSHA10 certification

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements of this position listed below are necessary in carrying out the essential job functions:

  • Heavy lifting and carrying, 45 pounds and over
  • Standing, walking, kneeling, and repeated bending
  • Climbing
  • Operation of motor vehicle
  • Outside/inside work
  • Excessive hot and cold temperature
  • Excessive humidity and dampness
  • Exposure to excessive noise
  • Exposures to dust, fumes, smoke, or gas
  • Exposures to solvents, grease, and oil
  • Works around machinery with moving parts
  • Works around moving objects and vehicles
  • Works on ladders and/or scaffolding
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

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