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Apprentice Electrician

Company: Duro Electric Department: Construction
Location: Englewood, CO Hiring Manager: Jacqueline R Mitchell
Closing Date: 04/27/2018 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Responsible for making our #1 critical success factor, safety first, a priority in all tasks and activities performed by self and all others involved. Performs lay out and installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment.

1. Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials.
2. Provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
3. Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.
4. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using tools, such as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender.
5. Pulls wiring through conduit, assisted by electrician helper.
6. Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, using knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps.
7. Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment, using hand tools.
8. Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools.
9. Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.
10. Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.
11. Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
12. May repair faulty equipment or systems.
13. Perform additional duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:
The electrical trade is normally learned by completing a 4- or 5-year apprenticeship program. Apprenticeship gives trainees a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the trade. High school courses in mathematics, electricity, electronics, mechanical drawing, science, and shop provide a good background and technical schools also are beneficial. Usually must pass an examination that tests their knowledge of electrical theory, the National Electrical Code, and local electric and building codes.

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Background check, credit check, MVR and drug screen may be required (will vary with position).
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