Job Title

Journeyman Electrician (EE98J)

Supervisor Title

Sr. Electrical Superintendent


Based on experience


Utility & Government

Position:  Commercial Journeyman Electrician (EE98J)

Supervisor:  Electrical Superintendent

Classification:  Full-time, hourly non-exempt

Pay: Based on experience

Summary Description:

The Commercial Journeyman Electrician is responsible for performing quality work for the company, as well as ensuring jurisdictional and code compliance. The candidate must adhere to company and industry guidelines, in addition to performing ongoing installation, service, and warranty work. Additionally, the Commercial Journeyman Electrician shall continually improve the quality and safety of field teams through regular training and informative meetings.

Electrician Job Responsibilities:

  • Performance of electrical installation for multiple commercial projects locally and supervision of subcontracted electrical contractors outside of New Mexico or in jurisdictions where unlicensed
  • The ability to read and understand commercial building blue prints
  • Knowledge of basic commercial wiring methods
  • General project Electrical works/installation
  • Prior to the start of a project, evaluate job sites and electrical infrastructure, participate in pre-construction planning with the PM and Superintendent to review plans and coordinate schedules, staffing and resource needs for the project
  • During construction, lead and facilitate code compliant electrical work on solar projects. This work will include installing wiring, conduit, enclosures, switch gear, lighting, main service replacements, sub panels, and transformers.
  • Test and commission electrical equipment.
  • Assess safety hazards, conduct safety training, ensure job site safety and satisfy OSHA requirements.
  • Ensure electrical PPE, tools and equipment assigned are maintained in good working condition or replaced as required.
  • Comfortable working with 600v-1500v systems and medium-voltage devices
  • Installing, operating and/or maintaining commercial/large scale Photovoltaic systems, inverters and data acquisition systems (DAS)
  • Understanding of the NEC codes that relate to PV installations
  • Assist with layout and assembly of solar modules / array and mounting hardware
  • Understanding of mechanical/structural mounting of racking, modules and electrical equipment for solar
  • Electrical wiring of solar array/system (AC and DC)
  • Diagnose and repair solar systems and electrical components
  • Provide on-site troubleshooting for solar systems
  • Participate in all aspects of underground utility installation including the use of a hand shovel and any equipment associated with the installation

Other Duties:

  • Participates in training and meetings
  • Willingness to assist with non-electrical and DC side work
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements (knowledge, Skills and Abilities) 

  • Licensed Electrician minimum of Journeyman License
  • Understanding of residential and commercial circuitry
  • Advanced pipe bending skills (at least ½ inch through 1-inch EMT)
  • Working knowledge of NEC electrical codes and experience reading blue prints, plans and manufacturer specs
  • Able to climb ladders, work with tools, work in crawl spaces
  • Not afraid of heights and able to climb on top of roofs
  • Able to work in varying temperatures
  • Must have clean driving record
  • Ability to pass background check and pre-employment and random drug screenings
  • Accountable and Self-motivated
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Willing and able to travel based on the needs of the business
  • Ability to transport materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks (up to 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds with assistance)
  • Ability to lift 100 pounds safely
  • Knowledge of underground raceway installation


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