Join a fast-growing electrical company. This family-owned business is growing in the Reno/Sparks area and is looking to expand their team as they scale their business.
Employment Type: Temp & Temp-to-Hire
Location: Reno, NV
Pay Rate: $18.00 – $25.00/hr
Overview of Position:
- Install and Service Electrical Equipment
- Whether working in residential or commercial, government or private, the journeyman electrician’s bread and butter work is the installation, service, and maintenance of electrical equipment. A journeyman electrician’s work may include installing electrical wiring, outlets, lighting fixtures, or circuit-breaker panels. Journeyman electricians are also called to service malfunctioning electrical equipment, such as alarm or lighting systems.
- When conducting service calls, journeyman electricians must evaluate each problem and apply their years of experience and learned knowledge to determine what remedial measures are appropriate to get the system up and running.
- Promote and Maintain Safety Standards
- Journeyman electricians are responsible for maintaining strict adherence to relevant industry and employer safety standards. Proper safety measures include the use of all necessary safety equipment and apparatus, as well as implementing necessary safety procedures and safeguards during any given job.
- Complete and Maintain Paperwork
- Journeyman electricians are often responsible for compiling and completing the variety of paperwork required for a particular job. Employers may mandate that the journeyman electrician maintain inventory records of materials used or job performance logs.
- Train and Mentor Apprentices
- Journeyman electricians may be responsible for working directly with apprentices and, when appropriate, directly engaging and mentoring them.
- Technical ability – journeyman electricians have the technical and mechanical skills necessary to read and understand blueprints and technical diagrams, then install or service various electrical systems.
- Physical fitness and dexterity – many jobs require certain levels of fitness due to the nature of the environment in which the work is performed. Whether climbing ladders, working in small and confined spaces, or carrying equipment and materials to and around the project site, journeyman electricians often need to prepare for some level of physical exertion while working.
- Knowledge of National Electrical Code – the NEC is the principal set of safety standards adopted state-by-state for electrical installation and service work. Any journeyman electrician will be fluent in the NEC and his or her state-specific requirements.
- Reliable – whether working independently or as part of a team, journeyman electricians need to be dependable and resourceful as they address routine and urgent situations.
- Detail oriented – journeyman electricians, regardless of employer, need to have a keen eye for detail in following safety standards and project designs, as well as the execution of the project itself.