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Velex Journeyman Electrician in Des Moines, Iowa

Velex, Inc. is hiring a Journeyman Electrician in Des Moines, IA market.

Who We're Looking For:

Velex is currently looking for a Journeyman Electrician to join our growing team. The Journeyman Electrician is responsible for electrical installations, troubleshooting and maintenance through well-versed knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC).

What You’ll Do:

  • Maintain, repair and install electrical systems, services and equipment

  • Install and layout conduit systems, various lighting systems, and basic control systems feeders

  • Install motor feeders and make standard motor connections

  • Effectively analyze blueprints for job site knowledge

  • Analyze upcoming tasks and anticipate equipment, procedures and training

  • Opportunity to lead small crews (2-5 electricians)

The Qualities You Possess:

  • Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

  • Being a team player in the truest sense, with an ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals. Actively participating as a member of a team to move the team toward the completion of goals.

  • Excellent customer relations through utilization of effective problem-solving techniques

The Skills and Background You’ll Bring:

  • Demonstrate the ability to complete a job layout for projects of limited various scope and size

  • Enforce a safe jobsite and maintain compliance with company safety, OSHA and customer-specific safety standards

  • Valid Journeyman Electrician’s License (within IA and/or surrounding states preferred)

  • Valid US driver’s license and the ability to pass a DOT physical

  • Knowledge of electrical circuits and wiring and operating principles of motors

  • Knowledge of local electrical codes

  • Ability to read blueprints, schematics, and written reference material

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations

  • Ability to diagnose and resolve problems

  • Ability to use hand and power tools

  • Must be able to sit, stand, kneel, or stoop for extended periods of time.

  • Must be physically capable of lifting and carrying up to 80 lbs.

  • Must have accurate hearing, speech, vision, and color recognition.

  • Must be capable of working in extreme hot and cold temperatures

  • Travel Requirements: Must be available to travel as needed within the market and for periodic air travel

  • Flexible to work shift work to include maintenance window and weekends if needed

  • Good oral and written communications skills and the ability to speak, write and read English

Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice.

This position is Non-Exempt based on the FLSA laws. Our company uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Time Type:

Full time

Employment Type:

Regular

We are the future of Telecom.

Deploying 5G networks faster, cheaper and more efficiently while maintaining excellent safety. We are the hard working, courageous industry leading professionals who bring Telecom to life. Our expertise and knowledge enables us to be agile, adaptable and flexible to meet your needs so we can collaboratively deliver the future of 5G and beyond.

Whether you are expanding geographically with new site and network builds, or require existing network maintenance, we have the ability to upgrade and enhance your company now.

At Velex we are powering progress.

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