Journeyman Electrician

Integrated Electrical Services, Inc. Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description:

Direct hire with full benefits

Journeyman Electrician

Job Summary:

The Electrician is responsible for installations, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors and associated materials/equipment within the commercial and industrial electrical industry.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all electrical tasks under general supervision.

  • Reads and accurately interprets construction electrical drawings, terminate cables, install and trouble shoot control wiring from drawings.

  • Demonstrates safe work habits and proper care for tools and equipment.

  • Accurately and timely trouble shoots control wiring.

  • Properly sizing and installing conduit in a timely manner.

  • Layout and install wire way, buss duct, cable tray, switches receptacles and other devices

  • Installs switchgear and its terminations.

  • Makes accurate feeder and branch circuit calculations.

  • Pulls wire and/or oversees and directs conduit installations and wire pulling.

  • Properly fulfills assigned tasks as directed.

  • Operates all applicable motor operated vehicles in a safe manner and as directed, including forklifts, scissor lifts, skid loaders, bucket trucks, boom trucks, etc.

  • Operates tools/equipment, normally requiring the use of two hands (examples: cable cutters, hammer drills, compression tools, jack hammers, etc.)

  • Maintains and properly stores tools and equipment.

  • Clearly understands and complies with Company/job safety requirements (O.S.H.A., all fed, state, local and company regulations and policies)

  • Maintains current any required licensing. Licensing includes but is not limited to any and all applicable national, state, city, and drivers licensing.

  • To acquire and maintain up to date knowledge of electrical code and code changes as applicable [e.g. NEC, building, state, city]. Understands and applies code to everyday applications (classroom and home study required).

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.


Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain body equilibrium and agility to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching, ascending or descending stairs, and working at odd angles or overhead.

  • Ability to bend, crouch, stoop, squat, craw, climb, kneel, balance, and work in small places and/or overhead or at heights.

  • Ability to climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolds.

  • Ability to read labels, job site maps / directions, instruction manuals and written instructions.

  • Ability to bend the body at the waist, the legs at the knees, and extend arms and hands in any direction in a repetitive manner.

  • Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time.

  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

  • Ability to accomplish electrician and construction duties and tasks, usually performed two-handed.

  • Ability to use upper extremities to apply or exert a force up to 20 lbs.

  • See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors. Ability to accurately identify colors of wires and conductors.

  • Ability and willingness to perform duties outside in varying temperatures and working environments.

  • Ability to maneuver to, from, into and around all types of construction areas; must be able to gain access to all levels of the building or structure, even if the only means of access is by O.S.H.A. approved site construction ladder or stairs still under construction but acceptable for use.

  • Travel may be required, sometimes out of town, occasionally even out of state

Education, Certification, License, and Skill

  • High school Graduate, Holder of G.E.D., or equivalent studies/ experience.

  • Must possess 0-2 years of electrician level experience.

  • All qualifications for an Electrician Helper plus:

  • must meet applicable licensing requirements of the state where licensing is required.

  • For all electricians:

  • Completion of formal electrical apprenticeship training program (desirable), an industry recognized training program, e.g. NCCER, or equivalent in experience.

  • Ability to perform all electrical tasks with general supervision.

  • Ability to read and accurately interpret construction electrical drawings, terminate cables, install and trouble shoot control wiring from drawings.

  • Good general knowledge of electrical code.

  • Ability to anticipate jobsite needs.

  • Ability to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.

  • Ability to perform a variety of duties which may be subject to change with little or no notice.

  • Ability to use reason and logic.

  • Ability to perform arithmetical operations accurately and in a timely manner.

  • Ability to meet the attendance and schedule requirements of the project, including working overtime when required

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and specifications.

  • Ability and willingness to demonstrate safe work habits and proper care for tools and equipment.

  • May be required to operate straight or automatic transmission style vehicles.

Minimum Years of Experience

License Required


Minimum Education

High School


IES is a national provider of industrial products and infrastructure services to a variety of end markets, including electrical, mechanical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial, residential and renewable energy markets. IES is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. As of the end of IES's 2019 fiscal year ending September 30, 2019 IES produced over $1.1 billion in revenue and employed over 5000 employees at over 79 domestic locations across the United States. IES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Females. Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans Encouraged to Apply.

EEO Statement

PLEASE NO AGENCY CALLS. NOTE TO ALL AGENCIES: Any unsolicited agency resumes or agency represented candidates that are presented to any IES employee without first having a signed contract between that agency and the IES Talent Acquisition organization will become the property of IES and no fees will be paid.

EEO & Affirmative Action

The IES policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, or any other protected status or characteristic. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated. IES is also committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. IES develops affirmative action programs to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company's obligations as a contractor to the United States government.

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Disability Accommodation

IES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. IES provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact the IES corporate office at (713) 860-1500 or any IES office to request assistance.

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