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Journeyman Electrician

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Company: Vectrus
Full Time position
Listed on 2020-01-18
Job specializations:
  • Engineering
    Electrical Engineer, Field Technician
  • Skilled Labor/Trades
    Electrician, Installation Technician, Field Technician
Job Description & How to Apply Below

POSITION SUMMARY

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Responsible for coordinating and executing repairs,troubleshooting and preventive maintenance on including, but not limited to,indoor lighting systems, electrical systems and apparatus, main powerdistribution systems and panel boards, outdoor facility lighting, construction projectsand HVAC systems. Responds to emergencypower and back-up systems failures. Monitors and tests various electricalsystems. Coordinates inspections for contractor performed work in renovationsand new construction projects. Locates electrical underground electricalutilities for various projects.Ensurespersonnel exhibit superior workmanship and focuses on a quality endproduct.Follows Standard OperatingProcedures (SOPs) to ensure all tasks are accomplished safely and with an emphasison a quality.Provides direct mentorshipfor junior electricians.Verifies actualhours worked by personnel to accurately report manpower expenditure.Ensures personnel complete all tasks inaccordance with local Safety, Environmental, and Health directives.Provides leadership and mentors juniorpersonnel to develop appropriate skillsets.Addresses customer concerns in a prompt professional and courteousmanner.Uses a Computer MaintenanceManagement System (Maximo) to correctly capture data related to maintenancework orders, preventative maintenance inspections, and emergency/urgent customerrequests.Ensures personnel correctlycapture data on maintenance work order requests and preventative maintenanceinspection forms for upload into the Maximo database.

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:

Coordinates and executes preventive and corrective maintenancetroubleshooting and repairs on facility electrical systems and apparatuses

Supervises inspections and repairs on Main PowerDistribution Systems, Panel Boards and indoor/outdoor lighting systems

Conducts project review and training assigned personnel

Monitors andtests various electrical systems

Overseesrepair to line voltage for HVAC systems

Responds to emergency power outages and back-up system failures

Maintains accountability and serviceability of assigned toolsets and equipment

Conducts tests and inspects equipment, services or processesto evaluate quality or performance

Records and reports all faults, deficiencies, and otherunusual occurrences, as well as the time and materials expended on work orders

Ensure compliance with NEC, MEW, Performance Work Statementand applicable regulations

Performs other duties as assigned

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:

Operating knowledge of electrical meters, locaters, powertools and trade hand tools

Operating knowledge of high lifts, bucket truck, boom truckand man lift required

Operating knowledge of and experience with, personalcomputers and peripherals and typical office equipment, such as telephones,copier, fax machine, E-mail, etc. required

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

Duties will involve the conduct of work in the outdoors witha potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent duststorms, and high temperatures – up to 130F degrees in the summer months.Potential exposure to chemical or biologicalagents could exist.Employee use ofPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) in certain areas is required.Such PPE includes but is not limited to head,foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Normal work week is 48 hours, but must be ableto work overtime or shift as required.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:

Physical requirementsinclude lifting, climbing, extended sitting or standing, or other physicalefforts that are normally required. In addition, visual acuity, hearing andspeaking requirements would be considered. Consider this section carefully; anyphysical requirements must be able to be tied back to the major job activities.Refer to the general physical requirement, physical activities, visual acuity,and working conditions checklist for more information.



Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education/Certifications: One year related experience may besubstituted for one year of education, if degree is required.

Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering or related filedpreferred

Education can be substituted with work experience on a yearfor year basis

Must have a valid Journeyman’s Electrician License

Must possess a driver’s license from country of origin forthe purpose of obtaining a Military and/or Kuwait driver’s license

Must be able to obtain Common Access Card (CAC)

Experience:

Approximately six (6) years’ experience on electricalinstallation, construction, maintenance and preventive maintenance.

Must have an excellent understanding of all safetydirectives and polices regarding the operation of equipment

Skills:

Thorough knowledge of Electrical Codes

Ability to manage multiple job sites and priorities

Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively andcooperatively with all people including those from diverse ethnic andeducational backgrounds

Ability to recognize the importance of safety in theworkplace, follow safety rules, practice safe work habits, utilize appropriatesafety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator

Must have basic computer skills

SUPERVISORY/BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will havedirect oversight of Journeyman Electricians and Electrical Technicians



Primary Location

:Kuwait

Job

:Technical Specialty/Skilled TradeClearance Level required at Start Date:NACI

Travel

:Yes, 5 % of the Time

Work Status

:Full-timeWe are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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