Company: Wood
Skills: Electrician
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Chesapeake, Virginia, United States

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting an Electrician Foreman with construction experience in Chesapeake, VA. Solar experience is a plus. OSHA 30 certification is required. This position maintains, installs, tests, calibrates, modifies, troubleshoots, diagnoses, repairs, or replaces electrical and instrumentation control equipment, electrical systems and equipment for a solar power construction site.

U.S. Only- Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Skills / Qualifications

Key Responsibilities
  • Interprets written and/or oral orders, sketches and blueprints to coordinate activities of assigned workers, materials, equipment and tools
  • Inspects quality of all work to ensure company standards and project specifications are met
  • Assists workers in their performance of assigned duties
  • Analyzes and resolves work related problems
  • Reviews material received at jobsite to ensure it is correct and not defective
  • Checks equipment to ensure proper working conditions
  • Maintains time and tracks production
  • Interprets and enforces company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations company policy to employees
  • May study schedules and estimate worker hour requirements for completion of job
  • May make cost estimates for contracts
  • Establishes and adjusts work sequences to meet construction schedule, using knowledge of capacities of equipment and assigned personnel
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules
  • Use effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Be capable of listening and communicating with other supervision and employees
  • Be motivated and work safely and productively
  • Understand and respond accordingly to all safety alerts, warnings, hazards, etc.
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualification and Requirements
  • Has worked in the electrical field for typically seven years, three of which should be as a Journeyman
  • Have a detailed understanding of construction scheduling
  • Understand cost control and be able to implement successfully
  • Follow oral and written directions
  • Comprehend blueprints, sketches and plans
  • Plan work and activities
  • Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy
  • Accurately apply mathematical skills
  • Compare and see differences in size, shape and form of lines, figures and objects
  • Recognize and report safety hazards
  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolds
  • Work at heights without fear

U.S. Only- Authorization to work lawfully in the US without sponsorship from Wood is required.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of over $11 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


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