Company: Wood
Skills: Electrical Technician, Electrician, Laborer
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Chatham, Virginia, United States


Overview / Responsibilities

ECHNICAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 

  • Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints insuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.

 

  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit using such tools as a hacksaw, pipe threader, tape measure and conduit benders.
  • Pulls wiring through conduit, assisted by helper.

 

 

  • Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads with knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together and applying tape or terminal caps.

 

 

  • Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment using hand tools.
  • Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays and circuit- breaker panels, and fastens in place with screws or bolts using hand or power tools.
  • Connects power cables to equipment and installs grounding leads.
  • Test continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components using testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer and oscilloscope.
  • Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
  • Disassembles and repairs defective electrical equipment or systems.
  • Load, transport and unload material, tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains tools and equipment.
  • Be able to distinguish colors.

 

 

  • Knowledge of certain procedures such as LOTO, etc.
  • Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.
  • 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.
  • 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.



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  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • May be required to lift and carry items weighing no more than 50 pounds.
  • Must possess enough strength and stamina to perform the technical duties and essential functions as identified above.
  • Must be able to move in and around confined spaces and uneven areas.
  • Must have full range of motion consistent with age.
  • May be required consistently to work 12 hour shifts performing construction based labor in varying temperature extremes and conditions.
  • May be required, on occasion, to work up to 16 hours in a single shift.
  • Must be able to climb and maintain balance on stairs, ladders, scaffolds and steel framework.
  • Must be able to adequately hear and respond to voice commands and alerts from other employees, alarms, and other job related noises.
  • Visual acuity, depth perception and color discrimination consistent with that required to work at heights and on uneven surfaces.
  • Must be able to perform the following actions to the frequency stated:



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  • Skills / Qualifications

    POSITION OVERVIEW:

    Helpers (includes helpers 0 months- helper 42 months) - Preferred minimum of 6 months documented field experience in chosen craft discipline. Must have the ability to read and interpret instructions and documentation. The level and degree of job responsibilities and requirements vary depending on months of experience.

    SUMMARY:

    Plan, layout, install, and repair wiring, conduit, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment.

    EDUCATION AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:

    May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment.

    EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

    Rate information using personal judgment or standards that can be measured or checked. Work within precise limits or standards of accuracy. Perform a variety of duties which may change often. Perform arithmetical operations rapidly and accurately. See detail in objects or drawings as 3-dimensionsl objects. Work at heights without fear

    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. www.woodplc.com

    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 consulting and engineering 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 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at  www.woodplc.com and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.