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Journeyman Electrician - Military veterans preferred

Gillespie Electric (


  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

East Greenville
United States

Gillespie Electric Company Overview:

A recognized Industry leader for over 40 years, Gillespie Electric is a full-service electrical contracting company known for its reliability. Specializing in Industrial, and Commercial accounts, Gillespie services smaller accounts with equal excellence. Since its beginning in 1973, Gillespie Electric has become one of the area's leading construction electrical contractors, completing all types and sizes of construction projects. Our team of electricians specialize in all aspects of commercial, institutional and industrial electrical work for new construction and renovation projects.

Gillespie Electric, Inc. provides factory automation services including custom control panels and systems integration. We offer state-of-the-art industrial automation solutions, with comprehensive capabilities in control and automation engineering, custom control panel design, and fabrication and electrical equipment installation and relocation.

Maintenance Services
Our service department is completely committed to providing superior solutions for all our clients, and we are driven to meet every emergency demand of our customers. To accomplish this, we are equipped with a team of experienced electricians and a fleet of service trucks.

Residential Service
At Gillespie Electric, we not only provide electrical services for commercial and industrial customers, but also for the local homeowner. We provide many day to day services that can improve a homeâ??s value, increase peace of mind, or provide expert help in case of an emergency for a residential client.

Title: Electrical Journeyman
Summary Position Description: Electrician performing electrical work in the service
and construction industries.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: Electrical skills to include:
1. Have a Knowledge and experience of electrical trade based on your school or
2. prior years of experience.
3. Ability to Read and Interpret Blueprint for electrical installation (symbols and
4. wire nomenclature).
5. Have experience with tools (see the enclosed list) and will need to purchase
6. others (can be purchased independently or through the company).
7. Able to use Basic electrical tools (Wire cutters, Wire strippers, Side cutters, Roto
8. split, screwdrivers, Cordless drill, Etc.)
9. Able to use Power tools in Safe and correct manner ( Hammer Drill, PVC bender,
10. Pullers, Etc.)
11. Ability to determine Material for tasks assigned to you.
12. Layout Work for Area assigned by Forman
13. Conduit Bending, Cable pulling
14. Be able to run wire and tie off correctly.
15. Install switches, receptacles, and some light fixtures.
16. Install of Distribution equipment and Conduit
17. Understand the basics of troubleshooting your own work.
18. Complete work that is correct and looks good.
19. Training of Apprentice / Helpers in tasks as needed.
20. Able to handle small job & crews within a job for a Forman.
21. Ability to install low voltage system. ( Fire Alarm,& Communications optional)
22. Understanding of the National Electrical Code.
23. Other duties as assigned

24. General Attributes:
25. Follow detailed instructions from your supervisor
26. Communicate clearly
27. Desire to learn a career in the electrical trade
28. Collaborate with other Gillespie team members
29. Excellent work ethic
30. Well organized
31. Energetic performer
32. Maintain a professional appearance
33. Report Damaged or broken trucks / Tools to Formen

34. Education and Experience:
35. High school graduate or equivalent GED Program.
36. Technical or trade school experience in electrical occupations.
37. Certification in electrical work (state license, journeyman card, etc.)
Work Location(s):
Various sites in the Lehigh Valley and Suburban Philadelphia area. Locations are within a
1-hour radius of East Greenville, PA. In addition, candidates may be asked on occasion
to travel outside our immediate area for selected projects with some of our regional and
national clients.
Work Environment/Job Conditions:

This position is hourly (5 days, 40 hours a week). Candidates must be available when
requested to work overtime hours before or after a regular day shift and weekend.
This is a service and construction position. Candidates must understand these conditions
for employment:
1. Be eighteen (18) years of age or older.
2. Have a valid PA Driverâ??s License and one (1) another form of ID for filling out the
3. I-9 form.
4. Can pass a doctorâ??s physical.
5. Pass a drug screening test.

6. Process reliable transportation to and from work and to client locations.
7. Be able to do lifting for electrical materials & tools.
8. Navigate on â??Aâ?? frame and extension ladders for roof and ceiling work.
9. Be able to do repetitive motions of the hands and wrists (turning screwdrivers).
10. Experience with driving commercial vehicles and equipment is a plus.
11. Having a medical DOT or CDL â??Bâ?? certification is not necessary but is helpful.
12. Have a bank account (set up for weekly direct deposit of your paycheck).
Company Benefits:
1. After ninety (90) days, you are eligible for Health, Dental, and Vision plans â??
2. through Keystone Health Plan & United Concordia.
3. After six (6) months, you are eligible for seven paid (7) holidays a year.
4. If you are over twenty-one (21) years of age and have been with the company
5. for six (6) months, you are eligible for our 401K plan.
6. After one (1) year, you are eligible for 1 weeksâ?? vacation.

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