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(Archived) Electrician

Last Updated: 6/20/23

Job Description

The Electrician will install and maintain the electrical wiring, fixtures, and systems in buildings. Supervisory Responsibilities: • None. Duties/Responsibilities: • Installs and repairs electrical wiring, systems, and fixtures in buildings. • Installs conduits and pipes to house electrical wires and cables. • Ensures piping complies with electrical codes. • Installs circuit breakers and other electrical hardware and connects wiring to them. • Connects electrical systems to powerlines to provide electricity to the building. • Tests electrical systems to ensure proper installation and operation. • Inspects electrical systems to determine whether repairs are needed. • Replaces conduit and wiring as needed. • Replaces circuit breakers as needed. • Performs other related duties as assigned. • Ability to travel and work nights as needed • Willingness to work around active aerial tower activity • Willingness to help tower crews as needed ie: pull ropes, gather material, install coax connectors and any other duties asked by the foreman • Required Skills/Abilities: • Ability to read blueprints. • Extensive knowledge of electrical systems and wiring. • Ability to use hand tools and power tools. • Proficient in the use of test meters and other diagnostic equipment. • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Education and Experience: • High school diploma or equivalent required. • Completion of a formal apprenticeship and valid electrician’s license required. Physical Requirements: • Must be able to see color to discern color-coded wiring. • Prolonged periods standing, kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders or scaffolding. • Must be physically capable of pulling wires and cables through conduits. • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.

Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States
WAVSYS is a solutions company offering contract, contract-to-hire, direct placement and managed services to top companies in the United States.