Careers & Electrician Jobs

at United Electrical Contractors

United Electrical Contractors is currently looking for Master Electrician, Journeyman Electricians, and Electrical Apprentices. Starting a career as an electrician is a very rewarding one. It involves wiring simplistic home power to more complex systems in a commerial and industial setting. See below for all of our available electrician jobs.

To join our team, you must possess the ability to use power and hand tools as well as work well with others. Your job will involve installing electrical wiring in various structures, troubleshooting defects and repairing as necessary. Get familiar with what we do!

Due to daily risk factors of this job, safety is our top priority At United Electric Contractors. Electricians must be aware of the safety precautions. UEC will take into consideration if the candidate applying for this position has prior experience in different kinds of electrical systems.

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What We Have to Offer:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • 401K Plan – UEC will match 50% of Employee donation to their plan
  • Health, Dental and Vision Packages
  • 50% off tuition at Greater Michigan Construction Academy for apprentice training

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be 18 years or older

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General Labor

General Labor Job Summary

 

We are seeking a skilled, reliable general laborer to join our growing company. In this position, you will be responsible for assisting contractor (i.e. Electricians) and following all site health and safety regulations. A strong work ethic and attention to detail are essential.

General Labor Duties and Responsibilities

  • Unload tools, prepare building site materials, stack building materials, and set up equipment
  • Follow project instructions from construction manager or supervisor
  • Consult with construction plans
  • Direct traffic safely around the construction or road maintenance site
  • Use construction and maintenance tools and equipment to complete daily tasks
  • Follow all health and safety regulations when operating equipment
  • Ensure regulated and proper headgear, ear plugs, gloves, safety glasses, boots, and clothing are worn
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist in building temporary structures if needed
  • Safely operate a variety of tools including pressure washers, jackhammers, drills, saws, and grinders.
  • Prepare new construction sites by digging, moving dirt, or compacting space
  • Provide assistance to contractors (i.e. electricians) as needed
  • Clean and clear debris and hazardous materials
  • Ensure construction equipment and tools are cleaned and stored properly

 

General Labor Requirements and Qualifications

 

  • High school degree or equivalent GED educational experience; vocational school or trade apprenticeships a plus
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Ability to physically stand, bend, squat, and lift up to 75 pounds
  • Must be comfortable climbing up tall ladders, working at elevated levels
  • Positive attitude and work ethic
  • Able to work independently or as an active member of a team
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management

 

Electrical Apprentice

  • Read blueprints or technical diagrams before doing work
  • Install and maintain wiring and lighting systems
  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
  • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code
  • Direct training with Sr. Journeyman Electricians during apprenticeship
  • Apprenticeship schooling will take place at Greater Michigan Construction Academy

Electrician Journeyman

  • State of Michigan Licensed Approved Journeyman
  • Read blueprints or technical diagrams
  • Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems
  • Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers
  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
  • Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment

Electrician Job Forman

  • State of Michigan Licensed Approved Journeyman
  • Managing a team, evaluating employees’ progress, training new team members
  • Attend Job meetings, identifying conflicts, and resolving problems
  • Electrical foreman may have other work responsibilities often include organizing and planning a construction project, directing work,
  • inspecting installations for quality
  • Making sure code standards are met, and ensuring job safety.
  • Job Forman will often work for many different customers, and must be cordial and professional when working on site.

Master Electrician

  • Current State of Michigan Electrical Masters License
  • A Master lays out wiring systems and installations
  • A Master prescribes the type of wiring and connections or terminations according to electrical codes
  • A Master will design the routing of circuits for a project or determine the type and location of a circuit breaker panels, Reads, employs, and updates electrical panel schedules
  • A Master also supervises apprentices and oversees journeymen who do the work
  • A Master may do some estimating, sizing of gear and purchasing of equipment
  • A Master electricians must be able to do problem solving and find the root cause of issues and think logically about solutions.
  • A Master electrician will read blueprints and schematics and use an array of tools and diagnostic devices to service and install electrical parts.
  • A Master electrician will often work for many different customers, and must be cordial and professional when working on site.
  • A Master will pull permits for work in accordance of company policy

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