Journeyman Electrician

Tesla Motors Lathrop , CA 95330

Posted 3 months ago


As an Electrician with the Facilities and Construction team you will have the opportunity to work on all phases of commercial construction: Skills in all areas of electrical are not necessarily required, but the job can and will involve a variety of electrical disciplines and a strong candidate will be able to perform a variety of electrical tasks from distribution power, lighting and control panels to low voltage to fire alarm.

  • Working as a team with the entire construction department, the construction electrician performs a new installation of: power distribution, transformers, and lighting, temporary construction power and electrical equipment up to 480 VAC.

  • Maintaining and troubleshooting various types of electrical components.

  • Uses complex electrical schematics and blueprints to plan work scopes, install requested improvements, and troubleshoot and correct problems.

  • Consulting manuals, reading and interpreting diagrams, P&IDs, blueprints, and schematics.

  • Performs a wide variety of job scopes.

  • Displays positive attitudes and practices good work ethics that reflects the mission, philosophy, and goals of the company.

  • Complete tasks in a timely manner and provide feedback


  • Must have a minimum of 5+ years of Electrician journeyman level or higher experience in industrial or commercial settings

  • Knowledge in using hand tools, electrical meter, and testing equipment

  • Efficient in sizing conductors, conduits and using NEC Code Book.

  • Experienced in handling low to high voltage up to 480 VAC.

  • Experience in medium voltage a plus

  • Strong knowledge in installing and troubleshooting of PLCs, motor controls, drives, and electronic components a plus

  • Ability to interpret electrical prints and schematics

  • Ability to install electrical equipment and circuit modification

  • Ability to produce parts lists and work plans based off drawings or field walks and routing

  • Ability to produce as-built drawing for work performed

  • Ability to test and commission all work per Tesla procedures and building department code

  • Ability to complete job scopes outside of normal core competencies as required

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety with the ability to thoroughly evaluate job hazards and complete pre-work task planning with an emphasis on identifying electrical hazards and proper safety procedures

  • Ability to work in high elevation up to 80 ft. high

  • Must have strong interpersonal skills, along with the ability to interact with all levels of management; must have a high degree of initiative, and the ability to work alone and effectively with other people

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Journeyman Electrician

Tesla Motors