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Journeyman Electrician

Journeyman Electrician Job Posting

 

About Carlton Electric: 

Carlton Electric exists to power possibilities and enhance lives. We believe that who we are and who we are looking to hire can be summed up by our five core values: 

BE SAFE 

It is our moral obligation to keep our co-workers and customers safe. From the job site to the office nothing comes before safety. 

BE A GOOD PERSON 

We admit and own our mistakes even if it hurts the bottom line. We keep our promises and treat others how we want to be treated. We look out for the best interest of our co-workers and our customers. We know good people make good businesses which make good communities.  

DO THE RIGHT THING 

We believe transparency and honesty breed trust. Trust is the foundation of a great relationship with our co-workers and our customers. We will never commit to something we cannot do.  

STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE 

We are ambitious and competitive. We constantly challenge and innovate our own processes fostering personal and professional growth. We believe in never ending education as every level of the organization. We aim to improve ourselves every day. Aim high. Think big. Take risks.  

WHATEVER IT TAKES 

We never settle for “I don’t know.” We overcome obstacles, find solutions, and provide results. Everyone at any time is willing to be a broom pusher, a ditch digger, or a wire puller. We will get it done. Guaranteed.  

 

General Overview

A journeyman electrician is responsible for successful and professional electrical installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. They are also responsible for being leaders and teachers when necessary to less experienced electrical apprentices. A journeyman electrician reports to the project foreman and/or project manager.

 

Responsibilities

  • Maintains compliance with all OSHA, Carlton Electric and other customer safety requirements and policies.
  • Uses skills and knowledge required to be a successful electrician.
  • Completes work with a focus on safety, quality, and a sense of urgency.
  • Perform skilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Supervises, mentors, and trains all levels of apprentices.
  • Assists foreman with planning and layout.
  • Develops understanding of required paperwork and processes, including time sheets, daily logs, 3-week look ahead planner, time tracker, etc.
  • Develops understanding of goal setting and tracking.
  • Develops understanding of site logistics and planning.
  • Coordinates with general contractors.
  • Coordinates with sub-contractors.
  • Coordinates with other trades.
  • Uses various hand tools, site tools and safety equipment as needed on the job site.
  • Maintain tools and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order.
  • Uses working understanding of blueprints for layout and coordination.
  • Has a working knowledge of circuitry and electrical theory.
  • Has a working understanding of the national electrical code.
  • Has a working understanding of lighting control systems.
  • Has a working understanding of fire alarm systems.
  • Dig trenches for running underground electrical systems.
  • Performs wire and cable pulls.
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues with wiring and equipment.
  • Assists with material handling duties on the jobsite.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid Colorado Journeyman Wireman license or equivalent.
  • Must be OSHA 30 certified.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation method.
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen at any given point in time.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must possess mechanical and technical aptitude and a passion for working with your hands.
  • Must demonstrate a focus on safety, quality, and goal attainment.
  • Must be self-motivated, teachable, punctual, respectful, able to follow directions and be an ideal team player.
  • Must be able to acquire all necessary required tools and proper clothing before the first day on the job. Tool investment for the first day averages around $250. Additional tool investment within 30 days averages around $500. Additional tool investment within first 60 days averages around $275. Final tool investment within 90 days averages around $375. Total tool investment for first year averages around $1,400. Initial clothing investment averages around $400. Employees can expect to spend around $200-$700 per year in replacement tool and clothing expenses.

Physical Demands

  • Sitting – ability to remain in normal seated position for prolonged period.
  • Standing – ability to stand on one’s feet with little to no movement for a prolonged period.
  • Walking – ability to move around on one’s feet for long period of time, often without breaks.
  • Lifting – up to 50 pounds.
  • Carrying – up to 50 pounds.
  • Bending- ability to bend at waist, hips, and knees, sometimes for a prolonged period.
  • Pushing – up to 50 pounds.
  • Pulling – up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work on and maneuver a ladder safely, both 3 legged and extension ladders for a prolonged period.
  • Possess the ability to talk. 
  • Possess the ability to hear well either naturally or with correction. 
  • Possess the ability to see well either naturally or with correction.  
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

 

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions can vary greatly depending on job site and time of year. You must be able to perform your work in hot, cold, muddy, wet, humid, windy, and dry conditions.
  • Field employees are always required to wear required personal tools while working.
  • Ability to work from different heights including, but not limited to, on step ladders, A-frame ladders, extension ladders, and aerial lifts.
  • Potential to work in restricted areas such as manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, trenches, attics, vaults, switchgear rooms and more.
  • All employees must always wear personal protective equipment on the job site including, safety boots, hard hats, safety glasses, gloves, masks, and ear plugs.
  • Potential to work overtime and night shifts, sometimes on short notice.
  • Must be okay with working in areas ranging, but not limited to Colorado Springs to Fort Collins.

Compensation Package

Location: Denver, Colorado

Start Date: TBD

Status: Full-Time

Schedule: Normal working hours of Monday-Friday 7AM – 3:30PM. This position may offer or require overtime, weekend, or holiday work, all of which are to be compensated at adjusted rates.

Pay Rate: $25-$36 per hour, depending on experience.*

*This pay rate is the good-faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of this job posting. Carlton Electric reserves the right to ultimately pay more or less than the posted rate if they believe the new range is determined in good-faith. Carlton Electric reserves the right to adjust compensation based on, but not limited to, approved factors such as seniority, merit, quantity and/or quality systems, location, education and/or training, and required travel.

Other financial benefits: This position is not eligible for bonuses, commission, or any other financial compensation.

Health Insurance: 100% of employee premiums are covered by Carlton Electric and coverage may be available to employee’s family as well.

Dental Insurance: 100% of employee premiums are covered by Carlton Electric and coverage may be available to employee’s family as well.

Vision Insurance: 100% of employee premiums are covered by Carlton Electric and coverage may be available to employee’s family as well.

Paid Time Off: Employees accrue 1 hour per 24 hours worked, capped at 120 hours. Accrual begins immediately after beginning of employee’s employment with Carlton Electric.

Paid Holidays: After a 90 probationary period, employees enjoy (6) paid holidays including New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

401K: Employees are eligible for a 3.5% match on the first 6% of their 401K contributions.

Carlton Electric is an equal opportunity employer.

Carlton Electric does not discriminate against any protected category when determining salary and compensation for an employee. 

 

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