Residential Wireman

Des Moines, Iowa

Posted in Building and Construction

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Job Info

Job Title: Residential Wireman

Reports to: Residential Division Manager

Location: Des Moines, IA

FLSA Status: Full-Time / Non-Exempt / Union

Since 1946 Baker Electric has served the electrical needs of Des Moines and Central Iowa. We perform all types of electrical work including commercial, industrial, residential, voice/data cabling, traffic signalization and underground installations. We continue to strive towards excellence by employing individuals with the intelligence, talent, and skills required to contribute to our growth and success and by focusing on employees' individual performance and unification with the team! All successful employees are focused on customer satisfaction and dedicated to meeting our vision of an inclusive and unified workforce.

Position Description. An Electrician in the Residential division of Baker Electric, Inc. - Des Moines, IA, will be responsible for install or repairing existing electrical systems within homes or multiple dwelling buildings. This could include partnering with general contractors on new residences or being sent out to individual residences for repair and service. *Must be willing to join IBEW Local Union 347.*

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Install, repair, maintain and test residential electrical systems in full support of Baker Electric's safety and operational objectives
  • Use power and hand tools to install residential power and lighting systems including single family and multifamily occupancies.
  • Troubleshoot equipment electrical systems and work with team to determine needs and materials
  • Schedule jobs according to materials, job lists and customer expectations
  • Travel to various project sites to resolve issues or develop a deeper understanding of the project and any issues at the point of installation
  • Maintain confidentiality of work and any Baker Electric project knowledge
  • Escalate critical and/or sensitive issues to Project Managers or company leaders with recommendation for resolution
  • Other related duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS. To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Preferred Education and Experience (Knowledge)
  • 5+ years' related experience; Preferred licensed electrician
  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Completed a DOL/BAT apprenticeship program
  • Valid driver's license

Required Attributes and Competencies (Skills)
  • Ability to install power systems, lighting, fire detection, security and data
  • Experience finding and repairing faults in electrical apparatus and circuits
  • Ability to verify compliance and functionality of installations
  • Experience helping with the management of a project and crew
  • Ability to manage material estimates

Physical Requirements (Ability)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, see, talk, and hear. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, to reach with hands and arms, to climb or balance, to work off ladders, to maintain a standing position for long periods while performing work, and to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (50) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee must have the ability to navigate around job site locations autonomously.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

At the jobsite, the employee may be required to work outdoors, being exposed to wet, humid, dusty, sunlight and other unfavorable conditions (cold and heat); may have to navigate high, precarious or tight locations; may be required to move mechanical and electrical parts; and may face risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

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