Electrical Service Technician I

Electrical Construction · Quakertown, Pennsylvania
Department Electrical Construction
Employment Type Regular Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Summary Description

Under the supervision of a Project Manager, Electrical Service Technician II, and/or Senior Electrical Service Technician I and II, performs various tasks related to the layout and installation of various commercial and 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.)
  • Updates Pronav regularly and keeps project team up to date with overall progress.
  • Installs branch systems.
  • Installs distribution systems.
  • Installs various lighting systems.
  • Installs motor, power and control systems.
  • Installs special electrical systems (i.e., fire detection, nurse call, etc.).
  • Installs underground systems.
  • Troubleshoots electrical problems utilizing appropriate test equipment.
  • Conducts appropriate on-the-job training of apprentices.
  • Safeguards and maintains Company equipment, material, tools and vehicles.
  • Requisitions materials as needed.

Job Qualifications 

Skills/Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Minimum of four years’ experience in the electrical or building automations trade and/or completion of a state-approved apprenticeship program
  • Good working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC).
  • Good mechanical aptitude.
  • Confident, decisive, self-motivated, with ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • 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 as needed.
  • 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.
  • Environmental factors include working in:temperature extremes of 0° F to 100° F; up to 8 hours inside or outside; 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.

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  • Location
    Quakertown, Pennsylvania
  • Department
    Electrical Construction
  • Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience