Journeyman Electrician

Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas

Job Type

Temp to Perm

Branch Number


Hourly Rate

$28.00 - $32.00

Work Hours


Experience Required


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Job Description

As a Journeyman Electrician with PeopleReady Skilled Trades, you’ll support commercial electrical contractors in the Austin, TX area. Electricians will assist in installing, repairing and maintaining traffic lights. In this temp to perm role, you’ll earn $28 to $32 an hour, enjoy weekly pay and health insurance benefits. You can also earn prizes as part of our Respect the Craft tradesperson recognition program!

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8–10 hour shift.
Weekly Pay
Temp to Perm


To install new street lighting furniture, wire up and set working to appropriate specifications and to

   meet current electrical installation standards.

• Review blueprint and schematics to ensure the project is completed to specifications.

• Undertake electrical testing of street lighting installations, complete and report required records.

• Build out control boxes for manual streetlight and automated system controls next to streetlight pole.

• Maintain wiring for the streetlights and perform any troubleshooting and repairs as necessary.

• Maintain knowledge of current electrical code and ensure all electrical systems meets standards. 

• Follow all OSHA and safety protocol to ensure safety on the jobsite. 

Qualifications & Experience

  • • Be at least 18 years of age
  • • Current/active TDLR Journeyman Electrician license
  • • OSHA-10 Certification or a willingness to obtain it is a huge plus!
  • • Ability to terminate wire and use all benders as needed.
  • • Ability to stand, bend, kneel and walk for extended periods throughout the day with or without
  • reasonable accommodation
  • • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • • 5 years prior experience as an Electrician required.
  • • Must have all hand and power tools and the ability to bring them onsite.
  • • Position does require a drug screen
  • • Position does require a background check.

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PeopleReady Skilled Trades is a specialized division of PeopleReady, a TrueBlue company (NYSE: TBI). Since 1987, we have connected tradespeople and work across a wide range of trades, including carpentry, electrical, plumbing, welding, solar installations and more. Whether you need a single tradesperson or require a coordinated effort to dispatch skilled workers across multiple projects, we ensure you have the right people with the right tools, on-site and on time.