Perform skilled electrical work in the installation and repair of wiring, apparatus, and equipment for light, heat, and power.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Performs all duties and responsibilities with all appropriate safety measures in place. Use appropriate PPE and employ lock out tag out without exception.
- Analyzes blueprints, schematics, and drawings of electrical systems for the purpose of determining the efficient installation of new or upgraded systems.
- Diagnoses causes of electrical problems or failures for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems repair.
- Installs electrical system components (e.g., lighting, alarms, electrical panels, plugs, switches, circuits, timers, wiring, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded electrical capabilities.
- Connects wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
- Inspects electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
- Installs conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
- Service panel installation.
- Demolition of existing areas and making them electrically safe.
- Review all project activities every day to make sure everything is performed to company standards as well as to the latest OSHA regulations and standards.
- Use of elevated platforms including scissor and boom lifts.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Associates degree or electrical certification work experience considered in lieu of degree.
- 2+ years of electrical work experience.
- Current City of Pittsburgh Electrician’s license preferred, but not required.
- Able to read and interpret detailed prints, sketches, layouts, specifications. Able to draw logical conclusions from text, and ‘read between the lines’ to underlying meaning. Ability to understand and carry out basic verbal and written correspondence, instructions, rules, policies, graphs, and charts. Capability and willingness to provide commentary and suggestions for proposed work. Creative thinking related to work efficiency and installation for pricing efforts and installation.
- Able to measure distance, area, volume, and weight using standard tools and formulas.
- Ability to perform basic arithmetic (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division) and use basic numerical concepts (whole numbers, percentages) to complete job tasks. And can make reasonable estimates of arithmetic results without a calculator.
- Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.
- Ability to hear auditory commands and emergency signaling from heavy equipment not in direct line of sight. Frequent expression and exchange of accurate information and ideas with customers, vendors and employees through spoken word/oral communication and written communication (paper and electronic forms).
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office products.