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Sample electrician job description

[Company X] is looking for a skilled electrician to join its team and help power a new facility from the ground up. The electrician will work alongside several other contractors — including plumbers, builders, painters, and carpenters — in the construction of [Company X]’s new production space. The ideal candidate will have experience working at construction sites, deep knowledge of safety standards such as OSHA, and a passion for renewable energy sources.

Objectives of this role

  • Install, upgrade, and maintain all on-site electrical components, in compliance with provided specifications
  • Ensure optimal functioning of all electrical systems and equipment
  • Adhere to safety standards such as OSHA
  • Comply with all pertinent building codes and regulations
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot electrical problems and make necessary repairs in a timely manner


  • Install, calibrate, maintain, and upgrade all wiring, lighting, and electrical control systems in the facility according to proper standards and specifications
  • Perform routine tests of electrical systems and equipment, and repair or replace when necessary
  • Document all servicing information and appropriate repairs
  • Read and understand electrical blueprints and site diagrams
  • Coordinate timelines with other contractors, and perform all work according to schedule

Required skills and qualifications

  • Valid electrician’s license for our location
  • Certificate of trade or technical school electrician program
  • Completion of electrician apprenticeship
  • Experience working at construction sites
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time and carry up to 50 pounds

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Strong mechanical aptitude