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Field Installation Electrician

Reports to:  Installation Manager

Position Summary:

Field Electrical Leadmen are expected to lead and direct a crew of electricians to meet project schedule dates efficiently and successfully.

General Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include practical layout, routing, installation of conduit and raceway, wire pulling, control wiring, installation and troubleshooting of control panels, motors, VFDs, hydraulic power and controls, lights, floats, switches, sensors, and other equipment for our industrial finishing systems. Field electricians must be fluent in and able to read and interpret electrical schematics and detail drawings, as well as possess accurate marking, measuring and shop math skills. They must have experience working with industrial power and control panels and troubleshooting using multi-meters and other test equipment.


  • Read and understand layout and detail drawings for layout and installation

  • Layout systems with tape measures, levels, square, dividers, rule, plumb bob, string lines, marking tools, etc.

  • Read and understand electrical schematics for wiring, testing, and troubleshooting (1-phase 120V, 3-phase 480V power, low-voltage DC signal and control typical)

  • Ability to use multi-meters and other test equipment correctly and accurately

  • Common metal cutting tools such as the band saw, cut off saw, saws-all, hole saw, handheld drill, abrasive cut-off wheels, etc

  • Use hand and power tools to assemble mechanical fasteners

  • Knowledge and application of the National Electrical Code standards (NEC) for industrial power and control equipment

  • Installation of conduit, wireway, and wire baskets. In accordance with NEC standards

  • Ability to bend conduit

  • Safe use of ladders, powered lifts, and comfortable doing elevated work in a harness

  • Effectively communicate and coordinate with Mechanical and Plumbing Leadmen and Project Management

Physical requirements:

  • Must be able to stand for a minimum of up to 11 hours per day, with frequent kneeling, squatting, crawling or climbing ladders

  • Frequent bending, twisting, reaching and grasping

  • Frequently lift parts up to 50 lbs.

  • Must have good eyesight with the ability to read drawings, small print, and see workpieces clearly


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Electrical experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment preferred

  • Currently in possession of a Journeyman license or working toward it

  • Ability to travel and work in the field a minimum of 75% of the year

  • Ability to travel internationally.

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