American Lighting and Signalization - 153 Journeyperson Electrician Region 154 in Lubbock, Texas

We offer excellent opportunity for career-minded individuals who want to be a part of our team. Our goal is to provide a safe work environment for all our employees to perform quality work with our many clients. We have an excellent compensation package that includes per diem allowance for employees that travel over 50 miles to and from work, health/dental/vision benefits, paid life insurance, short/long term disability, matching 401(k) plan, paid holidays, and paid vacation. Flame Retardant clothing is provided for all employees at no cost to them.

Our company performs work in both rural and metropolitan areas across Texas. Many projects have immediate openings. We offer year round employment with a company that values the team approach toward building quality projects. If you are looking for career advancement and you are a goal-oriented person that wants to work for a company that values safety, and appreciates good employees, contact us today.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Primary Function is supervising the crew at all times work is being performed.
  • Supervises the crew to ensure proper administration of training, disciplinary action, work production, adherence to safety practices and interpretation of polices.
  • Responsible for the job briefing of the crew on work tasks and the hazards associated with the job.
  • Provide daily communication with the client’s representatives.
  • Directs the crewmembers on specific job tasks.
  • Receives and interprets orders by the General Foreperson & coordinator of utilities.
  • Participates in company training of all regional safety guidelines and is required to perform all work by the regional safety policies.
  • Enforces safety practices and obtains permission from property owners to perform work.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and accuracy of records.
  • Assists with accident reports and incident investigations.
  • Responsible for job cost control.
  • Responsible for inspections, proper working conditions and necessary repairs to tools and equipment.
  • Assists with field training to crew members on new equipment.
  • Directs emergency situations.
  • Confers with customers, property owners, general public, other contractors and representatives of utilities and governmental agencies.
  • Meets with General Foreperson, Utility Coordinator, Safety Representatives and others.
  • Operates the equipment used in excavating, backfilling, lifting, and other construction tasks
  • Assists with installation, operation, maintenance and repair of underground electrical power lines and systems.
  • Assists with service calls concerning power outages and electrical problems.
  • Assists with ground work
  • Employee will be exposed to hot and cold environments, poisonous plants or reptiles, and stinging insects.
  • Working hours is typically a 10 hour day.
  • Clears work area and maintains safe jobsite conditions.
  • Excavates to assist in the installation of structures or cable as required by contract specification.
  • Will have contact with public and private property owners to communicate work to be performed.
  • Participates in company training of all regional safety guidelines and is required to perform all work by the regional safety policies.
  • Assists with assembling material on the ground and installs conduit and cable in ditches.
  • Exposed to traffic and may be required to have training on traffic flagging
  • Operates various tools for the work (manual digging devices, wrenches, hammers, saws, jack hammer and power tamp etc.).
  • Works around hazardous equipment.
  • Works near energized parts or equipment.
  • Works around excessive noise from machines, jackhammers, saws and other equipment with proper hearing protection.
  • All other duties as required or requested by Supervisors.
  • Work may be performed at varying heights above ground, in manholes, and /or in confined spaces with proper PPE.
  • May write and receive switching orders for underground primary cables
  • May bend, kneel, and squat frequently will installing and making repairs relating to underground distribution

Minimum Requirements:

  • Performs all aspects of electrical work constructing and maintaining roadway lighting and traffic signal electrical systems in assigned area; knowledgeable and highly skilled in all aspects of electrical work as it relates to street lighting and traffic signal systems.
  • Must be able to terminate pad-mounted transformers, secondary pedestals, and meter boxes
  • Must be able to read, write, and execute underground distribution switching, and repairs
  • Must be able to safely enter and exit excavations
  • Must be able to identify the hazards on the job.
  • Must have cognition to solve problems.
  • Must be able to read & follow prints
  • Must be able to visualize the job build
  • Must be able to follow directions, work safely & productively
  • Must have endurance necessary to perform these duties throughout a standard eight (8) or ten (10) hour day according to the schedule.
  • Must be able to work long hours and overtime during holidays, emergencies, weekends, etc. Subject to call out work.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s license.
  • Current CDL preferred or willingness to receive valid CDL within 90 days of employment
  • Must pass a background check and pass a motor vehicle records check.
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical in order to obtain a DOT medical card.
  • Due to the inherently dangerous nature of the industry and the requirements to work with or around hazardous equipment, employees must be able to maintain attention and concentration for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to wear necessary PPE as required by company policy
  • Must be able to enter and exit a vehicle numerous times a day.
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to all kinds of weather while completing work assignments, i.e., rain, heat, sun, cold
  • Must be able to traverse various terrains.
  • Must be able to communicate with others.
  • Must be able to maintain attention during dangerous tasks.
  • Must be able to lift, move and maneuver up to 50 pounds on an frequent basis, and up to 10 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Must have sufficient eyesight to judge distances and coordination to get and use the appropriate equipment and tools.
  • Must have transportation to and from the show up location.
  • Must be willing to travel out of state for emergency storm work.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Valid state issued Journeyperson license.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.

Physical Requirements:

Activity:

R

O

F

C

Activity:

R

O

F

C

Standing

 

 

 X

 

Seeing

 

 

 

X

Walking

 

 

 X

 

Reading

 

 

 

 X

Sitting

 

 

 X

 

Reaching

 

 

 X

 

Stooping

 

 X

 

 

Range of Motion

 

 

 X

 

Kneeling

 X

 

 

 

Hearing – Speech Range

 

 

 

X

Squatting

 X

 

 

 

Depth Perception

 

 

 X

 

Body Twisting

 

 

 X

 

Color Vision

 

 

 X

 

Crawling

 X

 

 

 

Lifting

 

 

 X

 

Sense of Touch

 

 

 X

 

Carrying

 

 

 

 X

Manual Dexterity

 

 

 X

 

Pushing

 

 

 X

 

Speaking Clearly

 

 

 

X

Pulling

 

 

 X

 

Seeing Distant

 

 

 X

 

Climbing Ladders

 X

 

 

 

Climbing On/Off Truck

 

 

 X

 

Climbing Stairs

 

 

 X

 

Climbing Poles

 X

 

 

 

Balancing

 

 X

 

 

Gripping

 X

 

 

 

Lifting Up to 10 lbs.

 

 

 X

 

Lifting Over 10 lbs. to 50 lbs.

 

 X

 

 

Lifting Up to 50 lbs.

 X

 

 

 

Meaning of Terms:

  • Rarely = less than 10%
  • Occasionally = up to 33%
  • Frequently = up to 66%
  • Continuously = from 67% to 100%

 

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without a reasonable accommodation.  Individuals with a disability who desire a reasonable accommodation should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and vets.