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Journeyman Electrician

Piping Technology & Products, Inc.

Houston, texas

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Journeyman electrician is responsible for the installation and repair of electrical systems. They test, troubleshoot, and replace electrical components to ensure systems function safely and efficiently. Master electricians also train and mentor other electricians.


Duties and Responsibilities

1. Installs and monitors performance of installed electrical equipment, adjustments, or replacement.

2. Repairs, installs, replaces, and tests electrical circuits, equipment, and appliances using appropriate tools and testing instruments.

3. Leads, guides, and/or trains other electricians in applicable procedures and techniques.

4. Repairs and maintains motor control centers and programmable logic controls (1000 volt and below).

5. Make periodic inspection for new electrical services (120v, 240v and 480v three phase), including wiring, conduit, panels, breakers, contractors, relays, timers and controls.

6. Need to act quickly when a breakdown occurs, must be able to tell management whether the problem can be corrected and whether business can continue as usual. If regular activities must be stopped, the electrician will have to estimate how long a shutdown will last.

7. Performs electrical maintenance and repair work; install/replace fixtures, switches, receptacles and wiring.

8. Plans electrical secondary system additions or modifications.

9. Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

10. Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements

· High school diploma or GED; at least 2 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Possession of a current Electrical Master License.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

· Knowledge of secondary electrical systems including planning additions or modifications on secondary circuits.

· Ability to use appropriate tools and diagnostic equipment to repair, install, replace, and test 1000 volt and below electrical circuits, equipment and appliances.

· Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

· Ability to diagnose and repair electrical controls, industrial motor control centers, and programmable logic controllers for secondary systems 1000 volt and below.

· Ability to lead and train

· Ability to read commercial electrical blueprints and apply NEC through the full range of commercial and industrial maintenance and construction work.

· Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

· Ability to install and maintain motors, welding equipment, lighting fixtures, generators, circuit breakers, and transformers as appropriate to the position.

· Ability to isolate defects in wiring, switches, motors, and other electrical equipment.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

· Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, materials, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.

· Considerable physical activity. Requires heavy physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects up to 50 pounds. Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of job.

· Work environment involves exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.








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