Category: Craft - Industrial ElectricalLocation: Carlsbad, New Mexico
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly Schedule: 5 Days x 12 Hours (60 Hours / Week) Rotational or Non Rotational
The Electrician Apprentice reports indirectly to the Electrical Foremen, directly to the Electrician Journeyman and supports the Journeyman in the installation, maintenance, operation and repair of electrical systems by handling tools, testing malfunctioning equipment and identifying defects. The incumbent is responsible for completing electrical wiring tasks, alignment adjustments and calibration of equipment following manuals, schematics, drawings, diagrams, blueprints, and code. Manage projects and work crews ensuring compliance with state, federal, client and company safety and quality expectations.
Essential Job Functions:
Tests malfunctioning equipment and identifies defects
Reads and interprets drawings, blueprints, and electrical code
Assists Journeyman with less complex installation tasks including pulling, stuffing and terminating electrical and control cables
Measures, cuts, and bends wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools
Completes electrical wiring tasks, alignment adjustments and calibration of equipment by following manuals, schematics, drawings, and equipment specifications
Performs manual task associated with control and power system installations
Other Job Responsibilities:
Other duties as assigned
Required Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Current and valid driver's license with clean driving record
Knowledge and experience with electrical work
Must be able to pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen
Required Education, Training & Certificates:
OSHA 10 Certificate, or ability to obtain upon hire
H2S Certificate, or ability to obtain upon hire
Two year diploma or degree in electrical technology, preferred*
* (1 year of directly related work experience may qualify to substitute 1 year of education to meet the education requirement)
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Basic knowledge of electrical systems, equipment, operational and mechanical systems including; installation, test, maintenance and repair.
Basic knowledge and experience use of power tools, electrical equipment and construction equipment.
Ability to recognize and respond to dangerous situations or emergencies such as high voltage systems, electrical fires, loose hot wires, broken power lines and etc.
Ability to work safely and recognize potential hazards
Ability to prioritize work or assignments in order to complete projects on time
Ability to communicate effectively verbal and written
Ability to handle stress and possess positive trait even in difficult or challenging situations
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability and willingness to receive and follow direction Physical Demand/Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment 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 of this job. The incumbent is required to talk, hear, see, sit, stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Visual Acuity: must be adequate to perform all required tasks in a safe manner.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and may require use of ear plugs and/ or ear muffs on occasion. Work condition is outside environment (job site/field site) that may have inclement weather conditions. The incumbent is exposed to moving mechanical parts, vehicles and equipment.
The incumbent must be able to travel to, and within, the State of New Mexico.
The above job description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not however, be construed as a complete job listing of all duties, which may be required from day-to-day. PM18