Tradesmen International, Inc. Electrician Journeyman in Savannah, Georgia


As a Journeyman Electrician you will be responsible for installing and repairing electrical systems, hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment. NCCER is required for this position.

Specific responsibilities:

  • Installing power supply wiring and conduit such as: EMT, O-CAL, Rigid conduit, MC cable, strut, cable trays

  • Troubleshooting electrical components, wiring diagrams, transformers, motors, panels, and circuits

  • Installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems such as: switch gears, motor controls, electrical panels, CT cabinets, conveyor systems, lighting, and power supplies

  • Maintaining current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations

  • Testing electrical systems or continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures, using testing devices, such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, or oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system

  • Inspecting systems, equipment, or components to identify hazards, defects, or the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes

  • Directing or training workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, or fixtures

  • Diagnosing malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Supervises and trains Electrician Helpers.

  2. Works outdoors in all weather conditions.

  3. Reads and understands blueprints.

  4. Assists in modifying or planning new installations to minimize waste of materials and provide access for future maintenance.

  5. Prepares sketches showing the location of wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before the completion of future ceilings, and floorings

  6. Works around hazardous wiring.

  7. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit using rulers, hand tools, power tools.

  8. Splices wires using hand tools, soldering equipment, tape or terminal gaps.

  9. Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment using hand tools.

  10. Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit breaker panels.

  11. Unwinds and pulls cable.

  12. Connects power cable to equipment using hand tools.

  13. Tests the installed equipment for safety and electrical compatibility

  14. Disassembles defective electrical equipment.

  15. Loads transports, unloads materials, tools, equipment, and supplies.

  16. May assist in lifting, positioning, and securing of materials and work pieces during installation.

  17. Cleans and performs minor maintenance activities on tools and equipment.

  18. Maintains a clean and safe work environment.

  19. Re-stocks supplies and materials as necessary.

  20. Must be able to safely traverse uneven terrain with tools and building materials.

  21. Must be able to climb vertical ladders and work above ground as necessary.

  22. Performs a variety of tasks involving safe dexterous use of hand tools.

  23. Safely operates power tools and equipment.

  24. Adheres to all safety procedures.


Simply put, we're not a temp agency and don't just hire anyone. In fact, we're highly selective, committed to hiring only those electricians that are highly skilled in their trade with unwavering reliability, strong work ethic, and a desire to be the best.

Specific requirements:

  • 4- 7 years of experience in commercial/industrial electrical

  • Ability to follow electrical code manuals to install and repair electrical systems

  • Understand schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications required by our client

  • Experience working with hand tools, power tool and electronic test equipment

  • Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation

  • High standard of integrity and professionalism

  • Drug free at all times

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

  1. Protective Equipment: Gloves, hard-hat, goggles, fireproof coveralls, safety harness.

  2. Various long and short handled tools -- pry bar, sledgehammer, saw, wrench, hammer, and pliers.

  3. Power tools - saw, drill, grinder, and cutting torch.

  4. Tool bucket and tools

Significant Worksite Measurements:

  1. Safety harness weighing up to 7 -10#, worn continuously.

  2. Tool bucket with assorted wrenches and hand tools -- up to 30#

  3. Materials and equipment lifted/carried -- up to 50#.

  4. Materials are lifted to varying heights of 18 to 60 inches

  5. Cutting torch -- 10#

  6. Grinders -- 15#

  7. Electric saw/German air saw -- 15#

  8. Wrenches -- up to 35#

  9. Sledgehammer -- 8#

Critical Demands:

  1. Lifting: up to 50#, floor to 36”, to 60”, (frequent).

  2. Carrying: single hand up to 50#, 50 feet, (frequent).

  3. Pulling: hand-over-hand, 25 - 30#, 30 feet vertically while standing in stooped position, (occasional).

  4. Climbing: vertical ladder, 20-25’ increment, up to 150’, (frequent).

  5. Crouching and reaching: for up to 5 min. on even, uneven, narrow and/or elevated surfaces, (frequent).

  6. Kneeling and reaching: for up to 5 min on even surfaces (frequent).

  7. Squatting: for up to 4 min. on even and uneven surfaces (frequent).

  8. Balancing: on rough ground and narrow surfaces -- 6 inch (continuous).

  9. Overhead Work: from various positions (squatting, standing, crouching); (occasional).

  10. Static Forward Bending: from standing, crouching, squatting or kneeling while using tools up to 10 min. at a time (frequent).

  11. Trunk Rotation: from standing or kneeling (frequent).

  12. Walking: throughout the day on even and uneven surfaces up to 500’ (continuous).

  13. Grip: 60#, (frequent).

Company Details

Tradesmen International, America’s elite skilled labor force, is seeking experienced Journeyman Electricians to join our team. We are recognized internationally as a leading source for reliable, skilled craftsmen with thousands of employees across North America. With more than 5,000 active clients we have a plenty of great opportunities for skilled electricians that want to be the best in their field. We offer consistent work, top pay, benefits, and employment opportunities in most major markets throughout North America. If you are a Journeyman Electrician experienced in installing and repairing electrical systems this is your chance to advance your career!

In addition to consistent work, top pay, and employment opportunities, we provide a benefits package that is among the best in the industry. Our comprehensive benefits encourage our employees and their families to build a lifelong relationship with us.

  • Vacation Pay

  • Health insurance

  • Dental and vision plan

  • Prescription drug plan

  • Life insurance

  • Short-term disability

  • 401(k) profit-sharing savings plan

  • Incentive programs

  • Tool purchase programs

Tradesmen International is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability

Recruiter Name

Jeffrey Cintron



Req ID 2018-166397

Category Electrical - Journeyman

Travel Yes

Location US-GA-Savannah