Electrical Operator in Edelstein, IL at Volt

Date Posted: 10/20/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Edelstein, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    10/20/2018
  • Job ID:
    122243
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $14.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    309-676-7861

Job Description

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees. We are a Six Sigma company that also offers many direct hire, temp and temp to hire positions.  We are currently looking for an Electrical Operator for our client.

JOB SUMMARY: Entry level position.  Assists in the installation of conduit and electrical components into buildings.  Requires basic math skills, ability to read blueprints, mechanical aptitude, and basic problem solving ability.  Performs multiple routine or semi-complex tasks with limited exercise of judgment.  Performs duties under close supervision.  Assists more advanced employees in mid-level work for development and training. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Bends and cuts various conduit per blueprint specification using appropriate tools.

2. Mounts electrical boxes, fixtures, and enclosures.

3. Stocks and sets up electrical wire carts.

4. Pulls wire through conduit and makes ground connections.

5. Reads blueprints to determine placement of wire.

6. Installs and covers receptacles and switches.

7. Performs other tasks as assigned by crewleader or supervisor.

Qualifications and SKILLS:

  1. Must possess high school diploma or GED
  2. Must have basic electrical knowledge.
  3. Must demonstrate basic math skills and the ability to read a tape measure.
  4. Must demonstrate mechanical aptitude.
  5. Ability to read blueprints.
  6. Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written.
  7. Good judgment and attention to detail.
  8. Ability to read, comprehend and assimilate information.
  9. Ability to maintain satisfactory working relationships and interact effectively with all levels of employees.  Must be a team player.
  10. Ability to maintain confidentiality of trade secrets.


 

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT:

        Battery Saw                                Nut Drivers

        Battery Drill                                 Channel Locks

        Conduit Bender                        Pliers

        Screwdrivers                              Klein Crimper

        Wire Strippers                           Utility Knife                                       

        Wrenches                                   Ladder                                 

        Diagonal Cutter



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Ability to wear personal protective equipment including protective eyewear, hearing protection and steel-toed boots.  
  2. Ability to ascend, descend and work from a ladder.
  3. Ability to stand, stoop and crouch to apply caulking.
  4. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. when moving materials on the job.
  5. Clarity of vision, with or without corrective lenses.
  6. Must be able to work in all types of weather conditions and environments.