Field Electrician - Gillette, Wyoming

Wyoming Machinery Company - United States3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $43,000 - $58,000 a year

Based out of Gillette, WY


To diagnose problems and facilitate electrical repairs.


Effectively trouble shoots electrical circuits of varying voltage ranges - 120, 480, etc. Install and trouble shoot all types of lighting circuits and ballasts. Terminate and phase AC motors, DC motors, and generators. Perform monthly inspections of equipment. Hook up equipment for outage projects such as welders, generators, light plants, pumps, etc. Communicate with, share knowledge with and train other technicians as needed.


Assist in special projects as needed. Answer telephone calls, complete service reports and maintain records. Participate and occasionally lead safety meetings. Provide daily progress updates to supervisor and dispatchers. Occasionally perform work for mechanical, machining, welding, or general laborer areas as requested.



Demonstrated ability to work safely and influences others to do the same. Have the ability to work alone on tasks assigned. Must be proficient in print reading and interpretation, should be able to go to work with prints and comprehend information with little assistance. Have the ability to safely use rigging and lifting equipment. Completes work with very few quality defects. Must be knowledgeable in running and bending all types of conduit (EMT, RIGID, PVC, etc.), in motor control circuits. Have the ability to maintain rotating DC motors and generators. Demonstrates ability to layout and terminate breaker panels per local code requirements. Understand and apply transformer theory for terminating equipment. Will be using test equipment including multi-meters, amp clamps, meggers, etc.


Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Additional technical schooling or on the job maintenance planning training preferred.


Four to Five year experience in the trade. Possess a current MSHA electrical certification and renew yearly. Current Journeyman certification desirable.


Must be able to obtain and maintain MSHA certification.
Must maintain a valid Wyoming driver’s license.
Be willing to be exposed to dirt, grease, dust, noise and other elements within the work environment.
Ability to climb equipment steps and ladders.
50lb weight lifting restriction.
Stand 8 to 12 hours a day.
Devote drive time as necessary to meet on site requirements.
Travel is required with extended overnight stays.
Ability to work rotating shifts.

Wyoming Machinery Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

MSHA Electricial Certification or ability to obtain
4 - 5 years: Electrical
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)