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Location: Port Arthur, Texas
Duration: 3+ months
Type: Full time – Contract
Rate: $30/hr – Per Diem Eligible
No corporate sponsorship is offered in conjunction with this job.
Must be able to pass pre-employment drug test and background check
Must be successful on ISTC, Client site specifics, Client HSE training
The owner of this role will have a minimum of 5+ years of hands on field knowledge working on a construction site, with solid knowledge on how to plan, layout, install, and repair wiring, conduit, electrical fixtures, apparatus and control equipment. The owner of this position will rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. The Journeyman Instrument Fitter 3 will work under direction of a company site manager or supervisor.
• Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment or follows diagrams or blueprints insuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.
• Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit using such tools as a hacksaw, pipe threader, rules and conduit benders.
• Pulls wiring through conduit, assisted by helper.
• Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads with knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together and applying tape or terminal caps.
• Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment using hand tools.
• Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays and circuit- breaker panels, and fastens in place with crews or bolts using hand or power tools.
• Connects power cables to equipment and installs grounding leads.
• Test continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components using testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer and oscilloscope.
• Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
• Disassembles and repairs defective electrical equipment or systems.
• Load, transport and unload material, tools, equipment and supplies.
• Maintains tools and equipment.
• Perform a variety of duties which may change often.
• Must have 5+ years of documented field experience in chosen craft discipline
• Must be a NCCER Certified Journeyman
• Must be able to read and interpret instructions
• Must be able to document, plan and perform work activities independently.
• Must have experience as a Lead-man, providing leadership, instruction, and guidance to other craft workers in work crew, providing assistance to Foreman, while working in the capacity of a journeyman.
• Must be able to perform arithmetical operations rapidly and accurately.
• Must be able to see and understand detail in objects or drawings as 3-dimensional objects.
• Must have knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
• Must be able to work at heights without fear.
• Be able to distinguish colors.
• Knowledge of certain procedures such as LOTO, etc.
• Responsible for observing and complying with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.
• Must be willing and able to rate information using personal judgment or standards that can be measured or checked.
• Must be willing and able to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy.