Apprentice Electrician
Horizon North
Grande Prairie
8d ago

Description :

Reporting to Manager, Site Construction Services, or designate, this full-time Apprentice Electrician is responsible for electrical task related to the construction and renovation of relocatable modular structures.

Apprentice Electrician ensures that the Camps and fleet equipment is highly maintained for function, aesthetics and components are installed according to electrical scopes and prints.

This is a full-time permanent position based in Grande Prairie, AB but will be working in camp on a 3 week on, 1 week off work rotation.

This is position is safety sensitive and will require drug, alcohol, fitness and / or impairment testing as a condition of employment.

Duties & Responsibilities :

  • Installs, maintains and / or troubleshoots electrical sources, connections, outlets and fixtures.
  • Troubleshoot problems in high or low voltage and with AC or DC currents; work with electrical controls, power units, motors, plant power and lighting systems;
  • access wires and lines which may be above ceilings, in walls, underground or inside fixtures.

  • Repair or replace damaged or broken electrical equipment and wires; upgrade or replace wiring and fixtures to meet federal and local electrical codes;
  • modify systems as appropriate.

  • Determine and obtain all supplies and equipment needed to make repairs.
  • Install electrical power and lighting systems. Shut down power in work area as appropriate; work with live wires; connect circuits;
  • determine power source to feed power and lighting systems; solder joints and terminals; maneuver electrical supplies, equipment and tools to access work area;
  • run wire through ceilings, floors, walls, etc. to connect fixture and power source; mount fixtures and wires at varying heights and angles according to specifications;
  • place new electrical fixtures, outlets and equipment.

  • Work according to blueprints.
  • Determine where wiring and power sources are located; check electrical loads; recommend changes to electrical circuits and sources being used;
  • increase available electricity to accommodate usage; utilize appropriate methods and procedures for equipment and worksite;
  • rewire existing buildings; troubleshoot and repair departmental equipment; locate mislabeled or unidentified wiring and circuits.

  • Maintain safe working conditions and wear required Personal Protective Equipment at all times.
  • Perform heavy manual labor, including bending, stooping, reaching, carrying and lifting heavy objects weighing up to 75 lbs.
  • Requires manual dexterity of both hands and feet to perform activities such as lifting overhead, twisting and bending while lifting, climbing ladders and stairs while wearing protective equipment, and working in confined spaces, including repetitive arm motion below, at, and above shoulder level.
  • Walks approximately 1-3 kilometers per day on a variety of surfaces including, concrete and gravel.
  • Completes daily Job Hazards Assessments and Pre Job Task Hazard Analysis forms.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
  • Experience & Qualifications :

    The successful candidate will possess with following education and experience :

  • Must be a registered 1ST or 2nd Year Apprentice;
  • 5 years electrical work experience in construction settings;
  • Working and practical knowledge of the applications of electrical techniques and methods;
  • Able to operate all hand and power tools required to perform tasks specific to trade;
  • Able to demonstrate organizational, time-management and decision-making skills;
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures;
  • Ability to read building specifications, blueprints and as-builds;
  • Ability to draw appropriate sketches to communicate details to team members, and others;
  • Receptive to change - can adapt to changing circumstances;
  • Makes suggestions for improvement;
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current; and
  • Attention to health / safety of self and co-workers.
  • Compensation :

    We provide a competitive salary and benefits package, and a positive team environment.

    The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification.

    This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.

    No phone calls please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Horizon North provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons.

    We thank every applicant for their interest.

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