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Journeyman Electrician



Location: Zanesville, Ohio
Department:
Posted: 01-11-2019
Location Name: Zanesville, OH
Wage: Depends on Experience

JOB DEFINITION:  
Provides Electrical Construction and Maintenance Services for Claypool Electric, Inc.
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  
The following duties ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by all employees in this classification.  Shown are duties intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Employees may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
 
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: 
Plans layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment: Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.  Installs system components and wiring in compliance with the NEC and NFPA.  Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.  Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using tools, such as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender.  Pulls wiring through conduit.  Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, using knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps.  Connects wiring to control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools. Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.  Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.   Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.  May repair faulty equipment or systems.  May be required to hold licenses.  May cut and weld steel structural members, using flame-cutting and welding equipment. Assesses and adjusts priorities and refocus efforts as needed to meet individual project requirements, workload, and program objectives. Ensures accuracy and completion of assigned 
tasks and projects. Performs other duties as required.
 
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:
• Knowledge of installing, repairing and operating building electrical and emergency power generation 
   systems.           
• Knowledge of operating, troubleshooting and maintaining electrical systems of various applications. 
• Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC).
• Knowledge of local and national regulatory electrical codes and requirements.
• Knowledge of safety procedures for the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems.
• Knowledge of safety precautions when operating motorized vehicles, equipment and hand tools.
• Skill in installing, troubleshooting and maintaining electrical and emergency power generation     
   systems.
• Skill in reading and evaluating electrical blueprints, panel layout sheets and other technical schematics.
• Skill in using analytical and research skills to define and solve problems.
• Skill in operating motorized vehicles, equipment and hand tools.
• Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with others.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
 A high school diploma or GED equivalent, AND at least (4) years of Electrical experience. Qualifications will be decided by Claypool Electric, Inc.
  
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Will be required to work outside the traditional work schedule. Basic English language, math, reading and writing skills are required. May be called out to work off-shift or in emergency situations. This position requires frequent exposure to hazardous work environments and working near high voltage, hazardous machinery, equipment and materials. Requires frequent travel to the jobsite and a valid driver license.
 
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  
The following demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Must be able to lift heavy objects. This position requires frequent standing, bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing ladders and working in cramped spaces. May be exposed to inclimate weather.
 
AGE SPECIFIC:  
None.


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