Foreman Electrician - Commercial Construction

Nova Group Inc. Nellis Air Force Base , NV 89191

Posted 2 months ago

Nova Group Inc., a Quanta Services company, is an industry leading general engineering construction company with 40 plus years of experience worldwide. Nova specializes in hydrant fueling, waterfront, electrical and utility military construction projects for the Department of Defense (NAVFAC, ACOE). Nova exceeds customer expectations through innovative construction, safety, quality and outstanding customer service.

Headquartered in Napa, CA, with regional offices in Port Orchard, WA, Japan and project locations stretching across the US, as well as internationally, the opportunities are endless with Nova! Nova offers employees competitive health benefits, matching 401K contributions, career advancement opportunities, and endless training opportunities. Individuals who pride themselves on having a strong work ethic, commitment to their integrity, interest in giving back to local communities, and who are willing to relocate for career advancement opportunities should not hesitate to apply!

Primary Function:

Supervises and coordinates the activities of workers engaged in the layout, installation, and repair of wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment.

Typical Duties:

  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.

  • Prepares 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. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using such tools as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender.

  • Pulls wiring through conduit, assisted by Electrician Helper. Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads with knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps.

  • Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment, using handtools.

  • Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels fastening in place with screws or bolts, using handtools and power tools.

  • Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.

  • Tests continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope. Observes functioning of installed equipment or system

to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.


  • Rate information using personal judgement or standards that can be measured or checked

  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy

  • Perform arithmetical operations rapidly and accurately

  • See detail in objects or drawings and recognize slight differences in shapes or

shadings; and picture flat drawings as 3-dimensional objects.

  • Physically, workers must be able to: Work easily and skillfully with hands; Climb and maintain balance on scaffold. See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors; Reach for, handle, and grasp wires and hand tools; Bend, crouch, and work in small places; and lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Journeyman licensed preferred

  • Ability to pass pre-employment and random drug screening

  • Ability to gain federal military base access (includes background check)


  • Health Insurance

  • Pension

  • Davis-Bacon Prevailing Wage including Cash Fringes

  • Voluntary 401k plan with company match

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