Construction Electrical Foreman

Lee Company

Job Description

Summary of Job:

Supervises journeyman electricians and helpers and the work performed in electrical functions, including planning, diagramming, installing and repairing electrical systems, including the conduits of tubing or pipe often required by local electrical codes. Provides input on electrical plans being developed and then handles implementation and maintenance of these systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (include but are not limited to)

  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and Megohmeters, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Bend or place conduit (pipes or tubing) on or inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
  • Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
  • Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.
  • Oversee the electrical journeyman and helpers to schedule and complete projects in a timely manner.
  • Must be able to handle stress and job demands.
  • Must be able to cooperatively work with others.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to run conduit and wire.
  • Ability to troubleshoot issues in a timely and effective manner.
  • Demonstrate proper sand safe use of tools and related equipment.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively as an individual as well as in a team environment.
  • Ability to handle disruptions in stride with professionalism.
  • Ability to terminate devices.
  • Working knowledge of installing electrical systems in a new construction setting.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull and move moderately heavy objects.
  • Ability to ascend/ descend ladders.
  • Must be able to handle stress and job demands.
  • Must be able to cooperatively work with others.
  • Electrical Journeyman license strongly preferred.
  • NCEER certification strongly preferred.

Lee Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or testing, or family and medical leave.