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Journeyman Electrician

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Job Summary

The Journeyman Electrician position will require a self-starting, motivated, individual willing to work solo, or supervise 1-2 apprentices, while being responsible for installation, wiring and testing of commercial & institutional electrical systems. Along with commercial & industrial electrical installations, the work will also include installation of Door Control Systems, CCTV Systems, Intercom Systems, Card Access Systems, and various other electrical control systems. This position. As a Journeyman Electrician here, you will be responsible for ensuring DPS Group’s highest quality standards are met and that all safety procedures are observed.

Essential Functions:

  • Work closely with Supervisor, and other trades, to maximize the opportunity for savings regarding the installation of field materials to include the labor.

  • Necessary to have and maintain certain personal tools as directed by Company.

  • Will read and comply with all guidelines provided in the Employee Handbook, Safety Manual, or Policy and Procedure Manual, and will require any field employees under their leadership to do the same

  • Strong commercial and industrial electrical background.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills utilizing sophisticated test equipment (DMM, Megger, PQM, UCT, IR Camera, etc.).

  • Strong knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC).

  • Able to maintain professional appearance and conduct at all times.

  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Technical capacity with attention to detail.

  • Willingness, and ability, to travel to various job sites in the Southeast USA. (Typical out of town stays are 1- 2 weeks) Out of town work will comprise 75%-90% of your work year.

  • Ability to receive written, or verbal, daily task assignments from a Supervisor and execute the assigned tasks without constant supervision.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints

  • Ability to layout, bend, & install PVC, EMT, IMC, & Rigid Conduit

  • Ability to plan and execute common wire pulls.

  • MUST own, and have on hand, Journeymen Electrician level hand tools at all times

  • Effective quality control combined with the ability to complete work in a neat, safe, and professional manner

  • Knowledgeable and proficient in the current electrical code, and the ability to research and retrieve information from it.

  • OSHA 10 certificate, or willingness to complete through DPS Group,


Work Environment

This position will work at multiple construction sites which are in several different states. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving machinery, loud noise and vibration, and other construction hazards. This position is performed inside and outside with uncontrolled weather conditions.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift

or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color

vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. 40 hours per week. Typical work weeks are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Some overtime will be required depending on the project.



There are always a few local projects, but most projects are out of town (100 miles plus from Wetumpka, AL), so the ability and willingness to travel is a must. Albeit there is typically travel involved with job, we do not require 2-3 month out of town stays. Typical work schedules allow for returning home every 1 to 2 weeks.


Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3+ years of experience in commercial and/or industrial electrical installation

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office

  • Experience & Knowledge of Low Voltage Systems (CCTV, Paging, Door Control, Fire Alarm, Card Access)

  • Functional commercial & industrial electrical knowledge (methods & materials)


Preferred Education and Experience

 Licensed Journeyman in Alabama or reciprocal State


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Must have dependable transportation, valid driver's license, clean back-ground check and ability to pass a Hair & Urine drug screen.


Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may

change at any time with or without notice.


Company Provided Benefits

  • Paid Vacation and Sick time (PTO)

  • Paid Holidays

  • Company match Heath & Dental Insurance available

  • Pre-Tax Company Match IRA Retirement Plan

  • Lodging & Per Diem, for out of town projects

  • Company provided transportation for out of town projects

  • Paid Riding Time

  • Profit Sharing

  • Company Shirts

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