The job of Electrician was established for the purpose/s of providing electrical services, per district/local/State/Federal objectives and/or standards, with specific responsibility for identifying repair and/or replacement needs; installing, maintaining, and upgrading solar powered electrical systems and equipment; assisting other skilled trades; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job site.
This job reports to Director of Operations and Project Foreman of Today's Power, Inc.
- Analyzes blue prints, schematics, and drawings of electrical systems for the purpose of determining the efficient installation of new or upgraded systems.
- Coordinates with assigned Foreman and/or other trades for the purpose of completing projects and work orders efficiently.
- Diagnoses causes of electrical problems or failures for the purpose of identifying equipment and/or systems for repair. Informs personnel regarding procedures and/or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions, taking appropriate action and/or complying with health and building regulations.
- Inspects solar systems and their components for the purpose of evaluating condition, identifying necessary repairs and recommending preventive maintenance.
- Installs solar system components (e.g. solar modules, inverters, electrical panels, switches, circuits, etc.) for the purpose of providing enhanced and/or upgraded solar capabilities.
- Maintains assigned vehicle, equipment, and tools for the purpose of ensuring availability in a safe operating condition.
- Participates in meetings, workshops, training, and seminars, as assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.
- Prepares written materials (e.g. repair status, activity logs, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities and/or conveying information.
- Requests equipment and supplies for the purpose of maintaining inventory and ensuring availability of items required to complete the necessary installation and/or repair.
- Transports a variety of tools, equipment and supplies for the purpose of ensuring the availability of materials required at job site.
- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
abilities and skills:
Minimum Qualifications Skills, Knowledge and Abilities SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: operating equipment used in the repair and maintenance of electrical systems; planning and managing projects; preparing and maintaining accurate records; adhering to safety practices; and handling hazardous materials. KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and solve practical problems.
Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: methods, techniques, materials, tools used in installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems/subsystems; troubleshoot/maintain mechanical, electrical, environmental systems/subsystems including control/balancing these systems; and reading blueprints and schematics. ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather, collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a wide diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; working as part of a team; working independently and with interruptions; and complying with OSHA/TOSHA regulations. Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; providing information and/or advising others; and operating within a defined budget. Utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is some opportunity to impact the organization’s services.
Journeyman Electrician license preferred; Minimum 2 years experience in commercial/industrial electrical maintenance TBI Required Testing Certificates & Licenses Successful completion of continuing education toward license/certification in electrical trade Continuing Educ. / Training Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance Clearances FLSA Status
Must be able to perform the activities listed in the position description. Position activities are: standing, walking, climbing, sitting, stooping/kneeling, lift/carry up to 50 pounds, work below waist level, work at waist level, work at waist to shoulder level, work above shoulder level, and reach further than arm’s length at times. You may be exposed to extreme temperatures at times and you must be able to move materials from a loading dock to shelves up to six feet.
Travel required both in and outside the system. Inside/outside work in all kinds of weather and exposure to dogs, bees, snakes and insects can occur.
When an offer has been made, a physical examination is required which includes both drug and alcohol testing.