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Electrician
Summary
Title:Electrician
ID:155
Department:Electrical
Location:Augusta, GA
Description
Electricians possess previous experience of 0-3 years in the electrical field. Employees can also advance to this position if they have obtained their NCCER certification, or if they have completed a related program through an accredited technical school. Individuals should possess basic knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the electrical field. They rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job, and they work under immediate supervision.

Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. They may transfer from one task to another as they are directed. Generally, these employees may specialize in working with certain electrical systems and have a narrower base of knowledge. They are required to assist with maintaining tools and equipment, and they will perform various cleanup and housekeeping activities. They are to observe and follow all safety rules and procedures set forth by Industrial Mechanical, Inc. and OSHA. These employees report to a Foreman, General Foreman, or Project Manager.


Tasks that Electricians are required to perform include, but are not limited to:

  • Install, connect, test, and sustain electrical systems for a variety of purposes.

  • Plan, layout, assemble, install and repair electrical wiring, conduit, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels.

  • Accurately apply intermediate mathematical skill, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and conversion of fractions and decimals.

  • Read and interpret blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.

  • Prepare sketches showing location of wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints insuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.

  • Measure, cut, bend, thread, assemble, and install electrical conduit using tools, such as hacksaw, pipe threading equipment, rules, and conduit benders.

  • Place conduit (pipe or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.

  • Splice wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads with knife or pliers, twisting, or soldering wires together and applying tape or terminal caps.

  • Connect wiring to light fixtures and power equipping using hand tools.

  • Install control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, and fastens in place with crews or bolts using hand or power tools.

  • Connect power cables to equipment and install grounding leads.

  • Test continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components using testing instruments such as ohmmeter, voltmeters, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.

  • Observe functioning of installed equipment or system to determine hazards, need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement, and to ensure compliance with codes.

  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown. Disassembles and repairs defective electrical equipment or systems.
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment.

  • Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.

  • Ability to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy, at heights without fear; the use of logical step-by-step procedures in work; planning, solving problems, and decision-making based on quantifiable information.

  • Provide mentoring to both Electrician Helpers and Electrician Trainees.

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