Electricians - Lake Charles Power Station

Lake Charles, LA

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JOB STEP: 

Journeyman - Typically 3 years and above documented field experience in chosen craft discipline with ability to read and interpret instructions and document, plan and perform work activities independently.

Certified Journeyman -Requires attainment of NCCER certifications written and/or practical.

Leadman - Provides leadership, instruction, and guidance to other craft workers in work crew, providing assistance to Foreman, while working in the capacity of a journeyman.  

SUMMARY

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

RESPONSIBILITIES

- 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, rules 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 crews 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.

 

JOB 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.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

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. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Strength:

a. Standing 65% Walking 15% Sitting 20%

b. Lifting 30 lb.

Carrying 30 lb.

Pushing 70 ft-lb.

Pulling 70 ft-lb.

 

2. Climbing F

Balancing F

 

3. Stooping O

Kneeling O

Crouching O

Crawling O

Reaching C

Handling C

Fingering C  

EXPLANATION OF SYMBOLS

NP Not Present

O Occasionally (0-33%)F Frequently (34-66%)C Constantly (67-100%)