Electrician Jobs | Generator Mechanic | Richmond, VA

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ELECTRICIAN

M.W. Butler Electrical is looking for qualified residential and commercial Journeyman Electricians. Competitive compensation with benefits, local work and company vehicle. A valid driver's license, MVR, drug test and background check are required with all positions.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Duties may include, but not limited to the following:

  • Install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Ensure that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service street lights, intercom systems, or electrical control systems.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  • Test electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Use a variety of tools or equipment, such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment, such as oscilloscopes, ammeters, or test lamps.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring or equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.
  • Place conduit, pipes, or tubing, inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
  • Direct or train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures.
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools.
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
  • Assemble, install, test, or maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, or fixtures, using hand tools or power tools.
QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:
  • Minimum education requirement of High School diploma or general education degree (GED) equivalent
  • 4 years of experience in Electrical Construction advanced training or any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Must possess a working knowledge of local codes and general industry standards.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and background check
  • Must have a wide variety of appropriate hand tools
  • Self-starter with the ability to work as a team,as well as,independently in the field while giving guidance and instruction to the apprentice
  • Perform manual labor in an outdoor environment in various conditions. Physical requirements of the position to include, but not limited to: standing, lifting and carrying a min of 50lbs, crawling, climbing ladders, kneeling, bending, etc.)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $25.00/hour based on experience

ELECTRICIAN APPRENTICE

M.W. Butler Electrical is looking for qualified residential and commercial Electrical Apprentices. Competitive compensation with benefits, apprenticeship tuitionassistance and local work. A valid driver's license, MVR, drug test and background check are required with all positions.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Duties may include, but not limited to the following:

  • Help electricians by performing duties requiring less skill. Duties include using, supplying or holding materials or tools, and cleaning work area and equipment.
  • Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
  • Trace outshort circuits in wiring, using test meter.
  • Strip insulation from wire ends, using wire stripping pliers, and attach wires to terminals for subsequent soldering.
  • Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections,using hand tools.
  • Construct controllers and panels, using power drills, drill presses, taps, saws, and punches.
  • Drill holes and pull or push wiring through openings, using hand and power tools.
  • Maintain a clean work area.
  • Maintain tools, vehicles, and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order.
  • Transport tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to work site by hand, handtruck, or heavy, motorized truck.
  • Install copper-clad ground rods, using a manual post driver.
  • Thread conduit ends, connect couplings, and fabricate and secure conduit support brackets, using hand tools.
  • Disassemble defective electrical equipment, replace defective or worn parts, and reassemble equipment, using hand tools.
  • Erect electrical system components and barricades, and rig scaffolds, hoists, and shoring.
  • Perform semi-skilled and unskilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Dig trenches or holes for installation of conduit or supports.
  • Maintain company vehicle and associated inventory in the vehicle.
QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:
  • Minimum education requirement of High School diploma or (GED) equivalent
  • 1 year of experience in Electrical Construction preferred
  • Perform manual labor in an outdoor environment in various conditions. Physical requirements of the position to include, but not limited to: standing, lifting and carrying a min of 50lbs, crawling, climbing ladders, kneeling, bending, etc.)
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and background check
  • Possess appropriate hand tools

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.00 to $16.00/hour based on experience

GENERATOR TECHNICIAN/MECHANIC

M.W. Butler Electrical is looking for qualified Generator Technicians/Mechanics. Potential candidates should have experience in installation,repair and maintenance of most major brands of residential whole-house generators, electrical knowledge and a customer-first approach in communicating jobs and services. Competitive compensation with benefits, local work and company vehicle. A valid driver's license, MVR, drug test and background check are required with all positions.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Duties may include, but not limited to the following:

  • MAINTENANCE: Provide thorough inspection and preventative maintenance on standby generators (changing the oil, filters, spark plugs, battery, cabinetry cleaning, checking voltages, etc.)to prevent future failures.
  • SERVICE: Responsible for troubleshooting and diagnosing generator electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure unit is running properly.
  • INSTALLATION: Install new and replacement generators to include setting units in proper location, installing automatic transfer switches, connecting wires to circuit breakers, activation, start-up and explaining the operation of the system to the customer.Follow sketches to determine the location of wiring or equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
  • Work cohesively with the customer, dispatch and supervisors on all services to deliver an exceptional customer first experience.
  • Follow established expectations for communicating with dispatch throughout the day regarding updates and next assignments.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Maintain company vehicle and associated inventory in the vehicle.
QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:
  • Minimum education requirement of High School diploma or general education degree (GED) equivalent
  • 2-3 years of generator installation, service and maintenance experience. Any equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Self-starter with the ability to work as a team,as well as,independently in the field while giving guidance and instruction to the apprentice
  • Perform manual labor in an outdoor environment in various conditions. Physical requirements of the position to include, but not limited to: standing, lifting and carrying a min of 50lbs, crawling, climbing ladders, kneeling, bending, etc.)
  • After-hours and weekend service calls required, on an as-needed basis
  • Must possess a working knowledge of local codes and general industry standards
  • Must possess and maintain a valid, unrestricted driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must be able to pass drug screen and background check
  • Must have a wide variety of appropriate hand tools

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $25.00/hour based on experience