Journeyman Electrician

Ames, IA 50010

Posted: 06/22/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: LL604468520 Pay Rate: $31 / hour

Job Description

Journeyman Electrician

Ames, IA

Key Duties:

  • Run conduit, wiring, hook-up disconnects, switches, push buttons, circuit panels, breakers, suppressors, transformers, and wire terminations
  • Install, maintain, test, evaluate, and repair various electrical components and systems including medium/high voltage automation systems and motor control circuits
  • Installation and troubleshooting for wiring system layouts and circuit routing
  • Operate forklifts and/or scissor lifts as required
  • Read engineering drawings and schematics (Mechanical/Electrical) while also keeping them up to date
  • Maintain and troubleshoot PLC sensors
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems on all refrigeration equipment
  • Assist in general construction duties
  • Safely and properly use electrical testing equipment


  • Requires a minimum of four years' experience in an industrial setting. Journeyman license preferred
  • Must have experience running and bending rigid conduit (up to at least 4 inches)
  • Must have knowledge of three-phase motors
  • Experience with 480v AC motor control circuits preferred
  • PLC experience preferred (Installation & troubleshooting)
  • Familiarity with National Electrical Code
  • Excellent mechanical skills required
  • Extensive Nationwide travel required (typical tour is from the Tuesday of the 1st week to the Thursday of the 2nd week, with 12 hour days)
  • Must have valid driver’s license, capable of driving up to 10 hours, and able to operate industrial lifts
  • Ability to see and hear industrial equipment as it moves around the jobsite
  • Requires working in very hot (above 100F) or very cold (below 10F) temperatures and the ability to wear all required safety PPE in these conditions
  • Must be willing to help the jobsite team in the following areas: insulation, welding, and painting
  • This position is a safety sensitive position and will require pre-employment and regular drug testing
  • Position requires pre-employment background check and drug screening.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lucas Leckrone
Project Manager

Lucas Leckrone 

Project Manager

O: 309-306-0776 C: 309-337-3139

111 South 1st Street

Monmouth, IL 61462


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