Cooper Electrical Construction | Morrisville, NC, 27560, US

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Cooper Electrical Construction Co. is looking for Industrial Electricians to join our team. Work will consist of plan layout, alterations, additions and /or repairs of electrical systems, light fixtures, conductors and associated materials and equipment within the commercial, industrial electrical industry. This position reports to the Superintendent.

* Please be advised that proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to the hire date.*

Major Duties and Responsibilities

* Inspect, repairs, installs, service and maintains electrical systems and sub systems including conduit and duct systems, lighting and power circuits, transformers, control equipment, switches, switchboards, fixtures and bell and buzzer systems; works from plans, drawings, blueprints or specifications.
* Install new or modified electrical installations consistent with local and national codes.
* Installs or replaces necessary interior and exterior wiring for equipment, appliances and lighting.
* Installs and performs repair of electrical systems for lighting, heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
* Assist in the design, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of various programmable logical controller (PLC) hardware systems.
* Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit.
* Follow diagrams, blueprints and interrupt specifications.
* Demonstrate safe work habits and proper care of equipment and tools.
* Plan electrical installations to minimize waste of materials.
* Prepare and present sketches showing location of wiring and equipment.
* Willing to be on-call in case of emergency.
* Performs related duties and responsibilities as required.

Minimum Qualifications

* Technical training in electrical systems; and, four (4) years of experience as an electrician; which includes duties and responsibilities in industrial and controls instrumentation.

Knowledge of:

* tools, materials, methods and techniques associated with electrical trade.
* relevant electrical codes.
* safety rules and regulations.
* hazards associated with the work.

Ability to:

* travel out of town or state as needed
* perform all phases of electrical work.
* diagnose and troubleshoot defects in all electrical systems and equipment and perform needed repairs.
* read, understand, and follow safety rules and regulations.
* perform strenuous physical work.
* read, interpret and work form a variety of blueprints, drawings, one-line diagrams, sketches, and work orders.
* proficiently run EMT and RIGID of all sizes from ¾ to 4.
* bend offsets, saddles, 90s and kick with both hand and hydraulic benders.
* install and terminate panels, switch gears and disconnects.
* set-up and pull wire-properly numbering the circuits and colors of phases.
* install a variety of light fixtures
* run cable tray and bus duct.
* physically be able to climb ladders and work on your feet 8 to 12 hours per day.
* physically be able to lift up to 50 lbs.


* Please be advised that proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to the hire date.
* High School Diploma or Trade School Certificate in Electrical Wiring or comparable experience required.
* Minimum of four (4) years of experience as a journeyman in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, equipment and fixtures using blueprints, schematics and sketches.
* Demonstrates understanding and enthusiastic agreement with the vision and mission of Cooper Electrical Construction Company.
* Experience using hand tools, small power tools, large power tools (threaders, benders, etc.).
* Experience studying work orders, building plans, and installation manuals in order to determine materials requirements and installations procedures.
* Experience reading contract drawings.
* Experience installing and mounting electronic controls, device panels, sensors, and components.
* Experience installing, assembling, testing, and maintaining electrical or electronic wiring, conduit, cable, equipment, components, and devices associated with electrical equipment following drawings of electrical layouts and building plans.
* Experience performing work at various heights, up to 90 feet from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks or other safe work areas.
* Ability to perform interlock wiring as required.
* Experience testing electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures using testing devices.
* Ability to appropriately diagnose malfunctions in systems, apparatus, and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of breakdown and take appropriate steps to correct the problem.
* Ability to instruct and train workers to install, maintain, and repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
* Has a clear understanding of the latest edition of the NEC.

This description is intended to be generic in nature. It is not intended to determine specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Essential functions and overtime eligibility may vary based on the specific tasks assigned to the position.

Employment Status: Full Time

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action

Cooper Electrical Construction Company provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or other protected characteristics. Further, it is the policy of Cooper Electrical Construction Company to undertake affirmative action in compliance with all federal, state, and local requirements.