Electrical Apprentice New Mexico

US-NM-Albuquerque
Job ID
2016-1047
Category
Electrical Field
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assist in and/or perform under supervision all aspects of installation, alteration, demolition, maintenance and/or repair of electrical systems, conductors, assemblies, and associated materials and equipment on all types of projects within the electrical construction industry. The Apprentice must demonstrate the mechanical aptitude, mathematical skills, and literacy skills commensurate to the satisfactory completion of position's primary duties and responsibilities.

 

This is an entry level position and the starting pay will be $11.30 per hour.

Responsibilities

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Perform the basic tasks of material handling, jobsite housekeeping, and general labor.
  2. Dig trenches and excavations by use of hand tools and/or power equipment.
  3. Perform underground conduit installations as directed by verbal instructions or blueprint reference.
  4. Identify and install common devices, trim, boxes, fittings, and wire as directed by verbal instructions or blueprint reference.
  5. Mount, secure, and install electrical raceways, fixtures, and systems as directed by verbal instructions or blueprint reference.
  6. Perform wire-pulling procedures as directed by verbal instructions or blueprint reference.
  7. Perform basic and large wire terminations as directed.
  8. Terminate panels, motors, controls, and transformers as directed by verbal instructions or blueprint reference.
  9. Size all conduit and boxes.
  10. Size branch circuitry conductor size.
  11. Assemble pre-fabricated systems as directed by verbal instructions or blueprint reference.
  12. Bend conduit with hand benders.
  13. Operate cable pullers, cable feeders, threading equipment, and hydraulic benders as directed.
  14. Assist in metering and testing.
  15. Perform all tasks in a timely manner.
  16. Read and interpret maps, instructional manuals, specifications, field sketches, and blueprints.
  17. Perform basic layouts from field sketches and blueprint reference.
  18. Utilize NEC codebook as needed.
  19. Understand and follow jobsite directions, both written and verbal.
  20. Comprehend and abide by Corbins Electric/customer policies, procedures, and safety guidelines. Report all violations and incidents to immediate supervisor.
  21. Perform other project related duties and assignments as instructed by Supervisor.
  22. Must be able to pass the ABC requirements for the apprenticeship program. Which requires a high school diploma or GED (transcripts required), the ability to pass a background check and the ability to pass basic Math and English assessments.

 

The preceding covers the primary duties and responsibilities of the position. It is not be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental, or similar duties that may be required from day-to-day.  Leadership may modify this job description at any time.  

 

WORKING CONDITIONS – The position requires:

  1. Working in extreme weather conditions and elements, indoor or outdoor, including heat, cold, rain, mud, dust, and snow depending on job location.
  2. Working on or around slippery or uneven surfaces.
  3. Working in and around exposures typical of a heavy construction site such as heavy equipment, vehicular traffic, and extreme noise levels.
  4. Working from various heights via ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks, and other safe work platforms and areas.
  5. Working in and around restricted/confined spaces such as: manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attics, clean-rooms, and raised metal floors.
  6. Working in and around ditches, trenches, and excavations.
  7. Working around storage containers, transmission raceways, and manufacturing equipment containing chemicals or toxic materials.

 

PHYSICAL STANDARDSThe position requires:

  • Wearing personal tool belt at all times on the jobsite.
  • Lifting 50 pounds, unassisted, frequently throughout the day.
  • Constantly moving about on the feet.
  • Completing a full day’s assignments involving one or more of the following: bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, climbing, kneeling, balancing, pushing, pulling, reaching over head, and repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers.
  • Digging trenches and excavations, either by use of hand tools or power equipment.
  • Safe operation of two-handed tools/equipment such as cable cutters, hammer drills, compression tools, and jack hammers.
  • Safe operation of aerial and personnel lifts at heights.
  • Wearing any/all personal protective equipment at all times as required by the specific task: eye and face protection, steel toe over the ankle leather work boots, hand protection, head protection, respirator, arc flash protection, etc.
  • Operating company vehicles with manual or automatic transmission.
  • Utilizing construction site sanitary facilities (Porta-Johns).
  • Working a 40 hour work week, with overtime and off-hour shifts as required.
  • Good hearing, normal or corrected.
  • Good vision, normal or corrected.
  • Positive identification of wiring colors.

Qualifications

This is a safety sensitive position and all applicable policies will apply. 

It has been and continues to be the long-standing policy of Corbins Electric to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Corbins Electric complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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