Apprentice Electrician

Gould Electric Inc. - Poway, CA (30+ days ago)3.5


The Electrician Apprentice reports directly to a Foreman or General Foreman and will work under the direct supervision of a Journeyman Electrician. They must be enrolled in the ABC or WECA Apprentice Training Program and will comply will their requirements and remain in good standing.

The Electrician Apprentice is an entry level filed position learning to perform a wide variety of hands on construction and installation work for electrical projects as assigned.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

Performs work required for the construction and installation of electrical systems for commercial and industrial work projects
Performs work of a skilled variety demanding a high degree of manual and technical competency
Repairs malfunctions by such methods as replacing burned out elements, fuses, and replacing defective wiring
Tests electrical equipment, such as, motors, heaters and controls for safety and efficiency using standard test equipment and by observing functions
Installs fixtures, wiring conduits, motors, and other electrical equipment
Inspects circuits for specified shielding and grounding
Work responsibly using personal and company supplied tools and equipment
Performs all job duties following all established safety standards
Locates and determines electrical malfunctions using test equipment
Maintains a “we” versus “them” and “can do” attitude that is broadcast to those they influence
Requirements, Physical Demands and Work Environment

Enrolled in the ABC or WECA Apprentice training program
Ability to sustain considerable physical effort at frequent intervals
Employee may require to lift 50 pounds from ground and pull 50 pounds of force
Perform ladder climbing, wire pulling, and conduit pulling/lifting
Fully squat, stoop, or kneel while wearing a tool belt that weights in excess of 25 pounds
Maintain a standing position for long periods of time while performing repetitive actions.
Work off of ladders, man lifts, or reach booms
Employee may be subject to a variety of weather conditions including cold, snow, rain, heat, etc.
Work around dirt, dust, high noise levels, and other construction conditions
Use basic hand and power tools as required
Able to supply their own personal tools per established tool list
Ability to communicate with co-workers and Foreman in English
Able to read instructions and follow safety rules and regulations
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the position.

Gould Electric, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that identifies diversity as a positive element in a drug-free workplace. We encourage, minorities, woman, veterans and disabled individuals to apply.