Industrial Electrician in Sumter, SC at Thompson Construction Group Inc

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Basic Scope/Purpose:
Plan the layout, install and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment according to customer specifications and blueprints by performing the following duties in a safe and timely manner. 

Job Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Plan installations to minimize waste, provide future access and avoid unsightly, hazardous and unreliable wiring consistent with code.
  • Follow blueprints ensuring that wiring is installed before walls, ceilings or floors are completed.
  • Measure, cut, bend, thread and assemble conduit using hacksaw, pipe threader and conduit bender assisted by Electrician Helper.
  • Pull wiring through conduit, splices wire by stripping leads of insulation then twisting or soldering wires together and applying tape or terminal caps.
  • Connect wiring to lighting, power equipment, switch boxes, relays and breaker panels.
  • Connect power cables to electric motors or pumps and installs grounding leads.
  • Install control and distribute apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Connect power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and install grounding leads.
  • Test continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.
  • Observe functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Required Tool List:
    • 1 each Multi-Voltage Tester
    • 1 each 9” Side Cutters
    • 2 each 440 Channel Locks
    • 1 set 5/16” to ½” Nut Drivers
    • 1 set 3/8” to 3/4' Open End Wrenches
    • 1 each #14 thru #10 Lug Crimp Tool (T&B)
    • 1 each Needle Nose Pliers
    • 1 each Tool Box or Bag w/lock
    • 1 each Hack Saw and Blade
    • 1 set Allen Wrenches
    • 1 set Flat Head Screw Drivers (assorted sizes)
    • 1 each Large Phillip Head Screw Driver
    • 1 each Small Phillip Head Screw Driver
    • 1 set 3/8” to 3/4” Drive Sockets w/ratchet
    • 1 each 9” Level
    • 1 each 8” and 10” Crescent Wrenches
    • 1 pair Leather Gloves
    • 1 each 25’ Tape Measure
    • 1 each Center Punch
    • 1 each Hammer
    • 1 each Working Flash Light
    • 1 each Tri-Square or Speed Square
    • 1 each Pad and Pencil
    • 1 each Wire Stripper
    • 1 each Diagonal Cutters

Job Qualifications:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have completed Construction Electrician Course at a technical or trade school with at least 1 year of experience in the field or a minimum of 3 years of experience working as Electrician Helper in the field.
  • In some cases, the Electrician may be required to have state or local certifications.
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly with supervisor/co-workers and understand direction from supervisor and welder.
  • Utilize basic math and calculator, read tape measure and understand operation and usage of volt meter/multimeter.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively, operate moving equipment and work in hot/cold/damp/cramped environments.
  • Candidate may be required to pass a drug test and criminal background check based on job location/requirements.


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