Certified Electrician

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55111

Post Date: 06/06/2017 Job ID: 86 Categories: Skilled Trades

What: Utility Scale Power Plant

Location: Multiple sites throughout Minnesota

Start Date: July 2017

Standard Shift: 6 days; 9 hours daily Monday – Friday

Project Duration: First site schedule to finish October 2017; others schedule to finish December 2017

Compensation: Hourly + Per Diem – 7 Days a Week [if worked 5 days]

Position Summary:  The Journeyman Electrician will work within a team to perform a variety of task as required to build a new utility PV systems including installation, quality control, keeping schedule, problem solving, completion of solar farm, and commissioning of solar farms. Top priority is accomplishing this in a safe and professional manner for employee, company and client have a successful experience. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Verify that applicable equipment and PV systems are installed according to contract documents, manufacturer recommendations and industry accepted best practices.
  • Identify unsafe work or operating conditions and take proper action to neutralize hazards.
  • Work as a solar farm crew member on an as needed basis with the Construction department.
  • Cutting, bending, threading and running electrical conduit materials.
  • Experience running rigid conduit preferred
  • Must be able to bend offset, 3 points, 4 points saddles, 90' s etc.
  • DC and AC testing included but not limited to polarity, open circuit voltage, grounding continuity, insulation resistance testing.
  • * Conducting non-electrical duties at times to include PV Installations activities and more

Education and/or Work Experience Requirements:
  • Must hold current Minnesota Electrical License
  • Be willing to take background and drug test
  • Must have 4-5 yrs. experience as a commercial or industrial journeyman electrical with new construction
  • 1+ years in Utility Scale Power Plant project experienced highly preferred
  • Knowledge of National Electrical Code and standard design/construction practices
  • Clear understanding of OSHA safe workplace practices and procedure
  • Ability to read and understand electrical single-line and three-line diagrams
  • Ability to complete tasks with minimal oversight

Physical Requirements:
  • Work is to be performed in the field hot and cold weather
  • Must be able to comply with all safety standards and procedures. PPE personal protective equipment is required (including but not limited to; hard hat, steel toed shoes, rubber insulated gloves, safety glasses, hearing protection, vest)
  • Must have the ability to sit, stoop, kneel, bend, stand, or walk short distances for 8-10 hours a day.
  • Must be able to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis.

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