Position Description

Commercial Electrician - Venice
Location Fort. Myers
Job Code 554
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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 Commercial Journeyman Electrician is responsible to ensure that the wiring and electrical components of the structure are functioning efficiently and safely. 


Essential Functions:


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


 Perform skilled  labor duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of commercial electrical systems and equipment to include but not limited to:


  • Reading and interpreting architect blueprints, circuit diagrams, and other technical documents
  • Measure, cut, and bend wire and conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
  • Assemble, install, test, or maintain electrical components, equipment, or systems, to ensure proper functioning. May require working from ladders, scaffolds, or roofs    
  • Assemble temporary equipment or structures
  • Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections, using hand tools
  • Drill holes and pull or push wiring through openings, using hand and power tools
  • Place conduit, pipes, or tubing, inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes
  • Thread wire or cable through ducts or conduits
  • Perform installation, on low voltage systems, electronic fire alarm systems, pull stations, strobes, horns, detectors, and exit signs other related building system products
  • Mathematic skills sufficient at be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers and fractions
  • Construct or fabricate parts, using hand tools, according to specifications
  • Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit or moving or lifting heavy objects
  • Disassemble defective electrical equipment, replace defective or worn parts, and reassemble equipment, using hand tools
  • Direct work of employees with less experience and assist these individuals as needed
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous
  • Maintain a safe work environment by adhering to all company guidelines and OSHA safety requirements and through reporting violations of policies, procedures and guidelines to immediate supervisor
  • Maintain tools and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order
  • Receive and deliver material to employees
  • Apply knowledge of National Electrical Codes as needed
  • Clean work area and wash parts
  • Consistently update job related knowledge and skills


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: 




  • Minimum four (4) years of electrical experience
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Intermediate knowledge of National Electrical codes and experience with commercial electrical work
  • Intermediate knowledge of electrical construction material; including gear, fixtures, commodity items
  • Must have the ability to effectively read, write and communicate in the English language at an eighth (8th) grade level


  • Bilingual
  • Journeyman’s license


Supervisory responsibilities:


  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities




  • Mathematic skills sufficient at be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers and fractions
  • Read and understand work-related materials
  • Must be able to multi-task and work under pressure and deadlines
  • Able to carry out written and oral directions
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Fundamental knowledge of coaxial cables, category rated cables, fiber optics and pulling and terminating wiring cable, such as Cat 5E or 6
  • Intermediate knowledge of;
    • Types of cables and conduits suitable for commercial wiring,
    • Conduit bodies, fittings, and handhole enclosures,
    • Branch circuits, including outside circuits and feeders
    • Installation of commercial switch gear
    • Termination of large conductors
    • Installation of cable trays
    • Installation of commercial outlet boxes
    • Installation of bus ducts
    • Commercial wiring and lighting
    • Electrical work on commercial transformers and generators
    • Electrical work on raceway


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 Requirements:


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.

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
  • Regularly lift and/or move objects 10-50 lbs occasionally lift and/or move objects that weigh more than 100 lbs
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, kneel, crouch, dig, trench, excavate, lift, carry, climb and stand for long periods of time
  • Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust and focus, along with good eye-hand-foot coordination
  • Frequently required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and balance
  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
  • Must be able to work and elevated heights and/or underground
  • Requires ability to wear steel toe/composite/alloy work boots
  • Requires ability to perform physical duties listed above for extended periods of time
  • Requires the ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as required by location


Work Environment:


  • The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions
  • Regular exposure to dirt, hazardous equipment, wiring, and underground and/or elevated heights
  • Work with sharp tools and electricity that could potentially produce cuts or burn
  • Often exposed to loud sounds and noise levels as well as very bright or inadequate lighting condition
  • Are sometimes exposed to contaminants
  • Construct or fabricate parts, using hand tools, according to specifications
  • Requires the ability to report to jobsites throughout Florida; locations vary depending on individuals home location
  • May be requested to work overtime and weekends


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.