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Apprentice Electrician

Job Details

Hiring Organization Prism Electric
Post Name Apprentice Electrician
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77066

Apprentice Electrician-Prism Electric, Inc.

Prism Electric, Inc. is one of the most successful open-shop electrical contracting companies in Texas with expanding opportunities and growth in the Oklahoma market. Garland-based Prism Electric has expertise with projects in virtually every field of electrical construction.

Design/build services, industrial and commercial developments as well as government and institutional projects. Prism Electric possesses world-class technical experts who maintain vital, long-term relationships and a high level of credibility with general contractors.

And other customers we serve. We have a strong reputation and extensive network of customer relationships and have consistently provided new, cutting-edge product innovations.

Job Details:

The successful Apprentice Electrician will be responsible for learning and understanding electrical code through the NEC; Assembling, installing, maintaining, and testing electrical equipment in commercial and industrial settings; and maintaining a safe work environment at all times while working on construction projects as a part of the Prism Electric team.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for assembly, installation, maintenance, and testing of electrical equipment and wiring systems in commercial, industrial, and large multi-family settings.
  • Prepares work area for installation of equipment.
  • Installs or helps install electrical components.
  • Connects wiring and equipment as per code and job specification.
  • Operates equipment only if trained and certified to operate. (Note: Powder-activated tools, JLG lifts, and other operations that may require certification and training before operating).
  • Sets up and operates tools such as hydraulic benders, power threaders, power pullers, and cable vacuum systems.
  • Able to read blueprints and electrical drawings and install as specified.
  • Verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances per drawings or plans.
  • Secure and lock up equipment after use.
  • Journeyman Trade Certification in a related Construction trade will be considered highly desirable.
  • A proven track record of delivering safe projects on schedule and within budget.
  • Excellent working knowledge of the Building Codes.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have 1-3 years of experience in commercial or industrial projects.
  • High School Graduate or G.E.D.
  • All Hand-tools & PPE
  • Dependable vehicle for transportation to and from work
  • Valid Driver’s License with a Clean Driving Record
  • Must be licensed to work in TX
  • Legal to work in the US

The job requires working in all elements, depending on job location, time of year, heat, cold, and rain. Wear personal protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses at all times), and a respirator when required.

Able to work 8 -10 hours per day, 40 hours per week, and overtime as required, and night shifts. Includes crawling, standing, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, sitting, reaching, being able to routinely lift heavy objects in excess of 50 pounds, and pushing and pulling objects is required.

Prism’s project teams are some of the strongest in Texas and we aim to continue this excellence in our Oklahoma offices as well. Our team ensures an efficient, detail-orientated, and productive work environment with effective communication and on-time delivery of tasks. We are looking for individuals who possess the ability to demonstrate these abilities in a fast-paced high-energy work environment.

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Prism Electric is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in our workforce. It is our policy to attract and retain the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, or national origin.

Gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or status as a Special Disabled Veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or another qualifying veteran. Diverse employees/candidates are encouraged to respond. Prism Electric is committed to developing and maintaining a workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. M/F/D/V

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