Position Description

Multi-Family Electrical Helper - Sarasota
Location Sarasota
Job Code 544
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To Do More Than Is Expected for Client, Community and Employee


Our Core Values


  • Talent- The “right” people are our greatest asset. The future of our organization lies in the hands and capabilities of our employees.
  • Results- We hold ourselves to the highest standards in the industry. As a result of this we deliver what we promise while exceeding expectations.
  • Integrity- Trust & respect is earned. We are honest, respectful, and transparent in all of our interactions with our employees, clients, and vendors. 


Position Summary:


The Helper Level 1 is responsible for assisting electricians by performing basic duties such as installing and maintaining electrical and power systems in a residential/multi-family setting.


Essential Functions:


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Perform basic residential electrical and low voltage system duties, assisting more experienced employees
  • Perform trenching and excavating duties, as well as install underground conduit as needed    
  • Saw, drill, cut, and grind as needed
  • Perform all cleanup tasks as assigned
  • Receive and deliver materials to employees
  • Install devices, trim, and lamp fixtures as needed
  • Assist in pulling wire and/or rough-in electrical work
  • Move and install heavy equipment when needed
  • Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools    
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
  • Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
  • Maintain construction tools or equipment
  • Measure voltage, amperage, and resistance using analog and digital meters
  • Install and connect various types of light fixtures, switches, receptacles, smoke detectors and horn strobes within a residential environment


Other Duties as Assigned:


Please note that 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.


Experience and Education: 




  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in the English language at a minimum 8th grade level.
  • Must be able to operate all hand tools, large pipe bending tools, hydraulic or mechanical benders, as well as other equipment typically used for commercial electrical work
  • Mathematic skills sufficient to be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers and fractions



  • Currently attending F.E.A.T program
  • Bilingual
  • High School Diploma or GED

Supervisory responsibilities:


  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities


Core competencies:


  • Initiative
  • Results Driven
  • Teamwork Orientation
  • Learning Orientation


Personal attributes:


  • Is in support of our Mission Statement and Core Values
  • Is honest and has the highest integrity
  • Sets the example for others and is above reproach
  • Ability to cope with job pressures in a constantly changing environment    
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Positive and professional demeanor
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under time constraints and job responsibility pressure and stress
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Is able to handle and manage confidential information


Physical demands & work environment:


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing throughout the day
  • Must be able to move objects and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Constant movement and use of limbs; this position requires good manual dexterity, coordination, and stamina
  • Ability to wear company approved Personal Protective Equipment per OSHA regulations
  • The employee must frequently lift and move items over 50 pounds
  • Requires ability to perform physical duties listed above for extended periods of time
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Requires ability to perform physical duties listed above for extended periods of time
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.


Position type, expected hours of work and travel:


This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work vary but equate to 40 hours per week. Occasional evening, weekend and overtime work may be required as job duties demand.


Travel expected for this position includes travel to construction job sites as assigned.


Equal employment opportunity statement:


Tri-City provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



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An Equal Opportunity Employer

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is our intention that all qualified applicants be given equal opportunity and that selection decisions are based on job-related factors.