Electrical Helper II
General Summary: Electrical Helpers are responsible to the Electrical Mechanic or person designated by the Mechanic to perform assigned functions in accordance with company policies and procedures. It is their responsibility to assist in achieving the division’s aims and goals while operating within company guidelines. Work will consist of installation, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors and associated materials and equipment within the commercial, industrial and residential electrical construction industry.
Responsibilities: Perform assigned tasks under the direct supervision of an Electrical Mechanic. Level 2 Helpers are required to keep all materials, tools, and equipment in an orderly fashion, demonstrating proper care of tools and equipment at all times.
Licenses: Valid state driver’s license if required by job conditions; applicable federal, state and local license as required by job conditions or by the company.
Certifications: Applicable federal, state and local certifications as required by job conditions or by the company.
Education: High School Graduate, holder of G.E.D., or equivalent Watson training.
Experience: 1-year of electrical experience and/or training to ensure all aspects of the position will be performed efficiently and productively while operating in accordance with policies and procedures of the company.
Job requires working in all elements, depending on job location, time of year, heat, cold, rain, snow.
Must be able to utilize construction site sanitary facilities (Porta-Johns).
Job requires employee to have required personal tools with him at all times (waist tool belt as worn weighs approximately 30 lbs).
Work from all types of ladders (step ladders up to 14’, “A” frame ladders, all size extension ladders and carry and relocate up to 12’ step ladder by himself.
Employee’s personal weight and personal tools cannot exceed weight limit of ladder.
Perform work at various heights, up to 90’ from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, cat walks or other safe work areas.
Work in restricted areas with proper supervision (switchgear rooms, manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attics).
Wear personal protective equipment as required in Safety Policy and Procedure Manual.
Able to work 40 hours per week, overtime as required, night shifts, work out of town if needed.
Positively identify colors of wire.
Comprehend reading and verbal instructions.
Can safely use required power tools.
Capable of digging trenches, back filling and raking smooth with hand tools.
Practice and comprehend safe work procedures as outlined in Company Safety Handbook.
Operate two handed tools as required.
Operate company trucks with manual and automatic transmission.
Read and interpret instructional manuals, work site directions, and written instructions.
Operate and work from mechanical personnel lifts (electrical or gas powered).
Proficiently bend conduit with hand benders ½” through 1”
Must possess sound math skills.
Accurately read measuring devices and apply measurements.
Hear and see well (either natural or with correction).
Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crawl, climb, kneel, balance, push, pull and reach overhead.
Lift objects weighing up to 100 pounds, with frequent lifting and carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
Constantly move on feet.
Climb ladders (all types).
Complete overhead work for a full day assignments.
Must be able to make transition from employee parking area or street into construction work areas and to gain access to all levels of the building, 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.
Responsible for securing tools and materials from storage areas to complete assigned tasks.
Repetitive use of arms, legs, hands and fingers.
(This description covers the principle duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not be interpreted as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day).
Watson Electrical Construction Co. LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.