Journeyman Electrician

Elgin, Illinois
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Elgin, Illinois

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$25.00 - $30.00

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Experience Required


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Job Description

We are currently looking for electricians who have worked in a industrial setting with conveyor systems. The pay is starting at $25/hr W2.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Test electrical systems using tools that include voltmeters, and ohmmeters to determine where issues may be occurring, the safety of the system and to ensure compatibility
  • Document actions, testing results, observations, final diagnosis of the situation and steps taken to resolve issues for each job or situation
  • Repair electrical issues by replacing or installing components, wiring or devices
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics 
  • Maintain a safe work environment by adhering to all company guidelines and OSHA safety requirements and also through reporting violations of policies, procedures and guidelines to immediate supervisor
  • Use ladders, scaffolding, platform and lifts to work on electrical systems in industrial settings
  • Ability to provide support on emergency service call program
  • Maintain equipment to ensure it is in good condition and can operate or be used safely; report any issues to immediate supervisor
  • Replaces conduit and wiring as needed.
  • Replaces circuit breakers as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Job Skills & Qualifications
  • Completed electrician apprenticeship or certificate
  • Proficiency with the National Electrical Code and local codes
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Knowing conveyor controls, a plus but not required
  • Previous experience working in industrial and commercial electrical systems a plus but not required
  • Must be able to travel
  • Must be a team player in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to use hand tools and power tools.
  • 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.

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