Industrial Electrician

Electrical Service · Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Department Electrical Service
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Summary Description

Under the supervision of a Project Manager, Sr. Industrial Electrician or Industrial Supervisor, performs various tasks related to the layout and installation of various industrial electrical systems.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Provides 24-hour on-call, rotating shift, and assists other technicians during their scheduled on-call rotation.
  • Works from construction drawings (i.e., electrical, mechanical, architectural, etc.) to install branch power, lighting and distribution systems.
  • Safeguards and maintains Company equipment, material, tools and vehicles.
  • Collaborates with subcontractors and outside services to ensure Tri-M policies and procedures are followed.
  • Ensures and understands hazardous environments and ensure all protocol is followed and SDS.
  • Installs PLC, motor controls, cable and cable trays within classified areas.   
  • Operates multi-meters, voltage meters, rotation meters and meggers on various projects.
  • Requisitions materials as needed.

Job Requirements

Skills/Educational Requirements: 


  • High school education or equivalency; post high school education desirable but not required.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in the electrical trade and/or completion of a state-approved apprenticeship program.
  • Ability to read, understand and effectively apply construction drawings, specifications and electrical schematics.
  • Working knowledge within an industrial environment.  
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Proficient computer literacy including word processing, working with spreadsheets, processing emails and data entry.
  • Knowledge of electrical trade and applicable building and electrical codes to include PLC, motor controls, cable, cable tray installations and classified areas.
  • Knowledge of and ability to deal with other construction trades.
  • Must be confident, decisive, self-motivated. 
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the assigned work location/office.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Must purchase company required personal tools (see attached list) and maintain in good condition.
  • Ability and willingness to drive company vehicles.
  • Ability and willingness to travel regionally to jobsites as needed.

Physical Requirements:

  • Working 40 hours/week, scheduled in 8 to 10 hour shifts.
  • Standing and climbing 4 to 6 hours/day.
  • Kneeling, lifting, reaching above shoulders, and bending 4 to 5 hours/day.
  • Twisting (180 ) and walking 2 to 3 hours/day.
  • Squatting and sitting 1 to 2 hours/day.
  • Lifting weights of 0 to 75 lbs. at the following frequencies:  continuous lifting of 10 to 35 lbs.; frequent lifting of 35 to 50 lbs.; occasional lifting of 50 to 75 lbs.; sizes & shapes of objects vary from concrete blocks to cylinders to 10’ lengths of metallic conduit and 20' lengths of PVC conduit; average carry requirements, 60 lbs. for 40'.
  • Ability to lift from floor to above shoulder.
  • Repetitive use of hands includes: continuous grasping up to 50 lbs.; frequent pushing and pulling of 50 to 75 lbs.; and fine motor coordination for receptacle installation and wire terminations.
  • Repetitive use of feet is required for operating heavy equipment, conduit benders and vertical climbing.
  • Vision adequate for blueprint reading and color coding for wire identification.
  • Balance adequate for continuous climbing of ladders, scaffolds, and lifts and for working from heights.
  • Environmental factors may include working in temperature extremes of 0 F to 100F up to 8 hours inside or outside and atmospheric exposure to dust, gases, fumes, and odors within the Permissible Exposure Limits (PEL).
  • Special hazards include exposure to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and potentially explosive hazards.
  • Personal protective equipment includes use of hard hat, safety glasses, protected-toe boots, and appropriate gloves for the task.  Equipment on an "as needed" basis may include fall protection, dust mask, respirator, hearing protection, arc flash protective gear, and dielectrically insulated gloves and/or sleeves, etc.

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  • Location
    Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Electrical Service
  • Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience