Electrician - Journeyman
Date published: 1-Feb-2018
Opportunity: Experienced Hire
Business Line: Power
Business Plan: ELC
Overland Contracting Inc. (OCI), a Black & Veatch company, provides construction services in the open/merit shop arena. Since 1996, OCI has been an industry leader in building vital infrastructure and provides a comprehensive range of construction services in the areas of power generation, power delivery, telecommunications, and water. Tailored to fit our clients' project-specific needs, services are available through direct hire or subcontract options utilizing open or merit shop labor in support of EPC projects, as well as construction-only work for the water, energy and telecommunications markets.
Plan, lay-out, install, test and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, motors, equipment and control systems in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes and industry standards.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
• Use appropriate hand (i.e. drill, screwdriver) and power tools (i.e. pipe threader, conduit bender) to properly measure, cut, assemble and install electrical conduits; weld supports; install cable and duct banks; make terminations in accordance with required color codes and other specifications; pull wire through conduit; connect wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment; install control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays and circuit-breaker panels; install grounding leads; splice wire by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twist or solder wire together and apply tape or terminal caps; work with high and low voltage systems; test and start up systems; test continuity of circuits to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope; and install all other related items in accordance with the applicable plans and specifications. • Participate in all safety related processes and programs as requested. Engage with your work team to ensure we achieve zero injuries. Understand that no job is so important that your safety and that of your crew will be compromised. Watch for hazards and report any concerns to your supervisor or safety professional. If needed, use your stop work authority until the issue is resolved. • Report all accidents and near misses to supervisor; participate in investigation process as needed. • Participate in all pre-job work planning and safety discussions. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate and/or mitigate hazards. • Understand and respond appropriately to all safety hazards and warning devices (i.e. back-up alarms, smell of smoke, different colored warning tags, warning sirens). • Understand, support, and follow lockout tag out procedures. Attend site specific training and assure you follow all procedures as out lined in training. • Follow established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment. • Use effective verbal and written communication skills. Add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers and fractions rapidly and accurately. • Listen to co-workers suggestions, safety concerns, and recommendations giving full attention to what they are saying and take the time to understand the points being made, asking questions and providing feedback when appropriate. • Coordinate work with other crafts and co-workers on the job. • Provide on-the-job training and/or mentoring to helpers and laborers you are working with. • Produce quality work, meeting requirements of plans, specifications and industry standards. • Read and understand plans and specifications, including one line diagrams, cable and conduit schedules, ladder diagrams, P&ID’s, and loop diagrams. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions. • With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications. Plans, lay-out, diagram, install and/or repair wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment in accordance with those plans and specifications.
At least 4 years of experience working as an industrial electrician or a combination of experience and training. A strong working knowledge of the electrical craft and the National Electrical Code (NEC). Must be at least 18 years of age. If applicable should have all necessary licenses or certifications for the jurisdiction in which the work is to be performed. In addition, must have all necessary tools (see Electrician tool list). All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
Preferred Job Qualifications:
NCCER Electrical NCCER Electrical and Instrumentation Technician NCCER Pipeline Electrical and Instrumentation Technician State Electrical License
Facts and Figures
- OCI is moving our Headquarters to the Raleigh, NC Area in the summer of 2015 to allow better alignment with our parent company, Black & Veatch, and one of their engineering execution offices, also located in the Raleigh, NC Area.
- OCI has a presence in several key markets across the US and has the capabilities and infrastructure to fully execute complex EPC projects domestically.
- OCI worked a total of 1,722,510 + Man Hours in 2014
- OCI employed over 1,591 Craft Professionals and over 622 Salaried