Electrician-Helper/Laborer

Empire Solar & Electric - Troy, NY (30+ days ago)


Job Title: Electrician Helper/Laborer

$11-$13 Helper

Job Type: Hourly

Summary: We are looking for a motivated Entry Level Electrician/ Electrician Helper. Will need to work well under supervision, communicate well with others and have a high standard of integrity and professionalism. Assists with the work required for the Electrical construction, maintenance, repair and improvement of installations, equipment and grounds on the assignment. Receives general direction from the Foreman and Installers and is expected to exercise independent judgment in the field by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Requirements include: Have a valid driver's license, good driving record and personal reliable transportation. Maintain a presentable appearance on Job Sites. Should have experience working with hand/power tools and have your own set of tools.
  • Assists with the work required for the construction, maintenance, repair and improvement of installations, equipment and grounds.*
  • Assists a skilled or semi-skilled tradesman as directed.*
  • Performs routine work in such trades as electrical, plumbing, carpentry, grounds, painting, roofing and other tasks of similar nature.*
  • Performs duties as a helper in electrical, plumbing, carpentry, roofing, grounds and similar projects.*
  • Performs such duties as hauling heavy materials, material handling, unpacking, restocking, work site material organization, demolition work and various other preparatory work for the trades.*
  • Performs simple and elementary work not specifically related to the trades, such as transporting equipment or materials to repair roof or equipment, grounds work including snow and ice removal.*
  • Observes work in progress and follows all safety procedures including the wearing of personal safety equipment.*
  • Cleans up and disposes of waste and leaves customer’s site in as good or better condition than when job was started.*
  • All other job related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent or 1 year of related experience. Electrical Experience is a Plus. Construction knowledge a plus.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations, to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Math Ability:

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Equipment:

Various hand tools

Ratchet straps

Bungee cords

Ladders

Shovels

Rakes

Scissors lift

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Time management skills

Ability to multitask

Professionalism

Oral communication skills

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme heat (non-weather); risk of electrical shock; work with vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see color.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $11.00 to $13.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Construction: 1 year (Required)
  • Electrical: 1 year (Required)

Education:

  • High school (Required)

Location:

  • Troy, NY (Preferred)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Language:

  • english (Required)
  • spanish (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 100 (Required)