Master Electrician

New Haven
Jun 25, 2017
Jul 20, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Position: Master Electrician

Electrician is responsible to execute the installation, the service and repairs of an electrical system. Has the skills and qualifications to certify an electrical installation. Nonexempt position.


  • Configures, assemble, installs, inspects and maintains electrical and solar systems
  • Receive, storage and distribute materials in a cost-effective manner.
  • Asses the environment, detects and mitigate any hazards associated with the installation.
  • Install electrical and solar systems according to drawings, specifications, schematics and manufacturers manuals.
  • Install brackets, hangers, conduits, wire and electrical equipment altogether with an electrician helper.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, inverters, combiner boxes and/or electrical components.
  • Replace faulty breakers, fuses, switches, electrical and electronic components and wires during the absence of energy.
  • Responsible for preparing electrical trenches, equipment concrete pads and equipment supports.
  • To follow safety codes and corporate safety program, manufacturer's specifications and superior instructions.
  • To follow the National Electric Code and Local State Regulations
  • To perform system commissioning; including visually inspection, mechanical testing and electrical testing.
  • Diagnostic malfunctioning systems and components to locate problems and correct them.
  • Contribute to the growth and development of the electrical helpers.
  • To prepare sketches to determine equipment locations and wiring to ensure conformance to NEC, State regulations and/or safety codes.
  • To perform management duties such as maintain records, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Capable to identify risks and prepare safety job hazard analysis.
  • Communicate information, labor production, issues and any other information related to the job to his supervisor.
  • To perform the task in a timely manner.
  • To participate in meetings, workshops trainings and seminars assigned for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information required to perform job functions.


  • Understand electrical systems, read blueprints, schematics and understand solar powered systems
  • Knowledgeable on electrical construction and electrical concepts
  • Must be able to work on different height roofs and may need to climb ladders and scaffolds more than one time on the same day.
  • Must have physical stamina and strength. Able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds
  • Good eyesight and hand-eye coordination
  • Must be able to perform troubleshooting; identify problems and think logically about solutions
  • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in documents related to the work
  • Mathematics knowledge
  • Active listener
  • Capable to use hand and power tools (benders, screwdrivers, pliers, knives, hacksaw and wire strippers)
  • Detail oriented and able to follow instructions
  • LEAN tools and technics
  • Ability to communicate with others
  • Able to work under limited supervision
  • Health, safety and environmental practices
  • Team work


Ability to meet physical demands typically associated with this type of position including but not limited to:

  • Ability to sit, stand, and walk up to 8 hours at a time
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 75 pounds occasionally
  • Ability to lift or carry up to 50 pounds frequently
  • Ability to use arms to reach above shoulder and below waist frequently
  • Ability to use hands for simple grasping and fine manipulation frequently
  • Ability to balance, bend, climb, crawl, and squat frequently
  • Ability to be exposed to marked changes in humidity and temperature frequently


  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Master Electrician License
  • Backgrounds in electrical technology or electrical construction through an apprenticeship or formal degree program
  • Building and construction methods
  • Solar Systems Training and certification.
  • Should have undergone training workshops or courses in the basics of PV systems
  • OSHA requirements and standard; 10-hours certification.
  • NFPA 70E requirements and standards certification.


All electrical interventions to existing electrical systems MUST be under ZERO energy presence.

  • Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
  • Valid driver license and clean driving record, if required to drive corporate vehicles
  • Able to travel and able to work overtime if required

*This Job Description is designed to accurately reflect job responsibilities may not be all-inclusive and other job related responsibilities may be required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D