Apprentice Electrician

Apprentice Electrician
Michigan Power Systems

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Michigan Power Systems is looking for a full-time Electrical Apprentice/Journeyman Electrician. If you are looking to advance your career and have a constant flow of work this is the place to be. 2+ years of commercial experience is preferred. Must be able to travel statewide.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Assists in planning new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes
Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit/ cable tray. Pulls wiring through conduit or lays cable in cable tray
Connects wiring to switch gears, junction boxes, lighting fixtures and equipment. Installs area lighting, ballast, transformer maintenance
Assists with medium voltage troubleshooting and repairing motor controls
Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels. Performs instrument installations
Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric motors, and installs grounding leads
Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement
Assists in performing electrical function checks
Tools used include rulers, hand tools, hack saws, pipe threaders, conduit benders, ladders, etc.
Maintains tools and equipment and keeps supplies and parts
Disassembles defective electrical equipment such as motors, switch gears and circuit breakers. Loads transports and unloads materials, tools, equipment and supplies
Assists in lifting, positioning and fastening objects such as wiring, conduit, cable trays and motors
Clerical/Administrative duties related to task or project documentation
Assists in performing motor control center buss connections, splice installations, stress cones, and fiber optic cables
Installs tubing runs as needed. Performs electric/steam trace systems
Attend safety training as directed
Must comply with all safety and company rules and regulations
Employee must be able to travel to and from the jobsite via personal vehicle or other public form of transportation
Compensation: $18.00 – $25.00 per hour

Established in 2014 Michigan Power Systems is a small family-owned business with tons of employment opportunities for commercial and industrial electricians. We have five employees who work under our Vice President, Joe Konja, who is a master electrical contractor in three states: Michigan, Ohio, and Colorado, as well as an electrical inspector in multiple cities in Michigan; one project manager, one journeyman, and three electrical apprentices.

We specialize mainly in New Construction buildouts and Tenant Improvements for restaurants, storage units, pet supply stores, car maintenance servicers, car charging stations and more. We provide exceptional electrical expertise to businesses in our community while also stimulating the economy with employment opportunities.

Our goal is to continue to be able to serve the community while growing and expanding our team of electrical journeyman and apprentices. We encourage continued education and support experienced skilled tradesmen by reimbursing apprentices for passed courses while allowing them to earn hours towards their state licenses.