Commercial Electrician

Commercial Electrician

Electrical · Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Position Title: Commercial Electrician

Department: Electrical

Reports To: Project Manager

Employment Classification: Regular, Full-time, Non-Exempt, Hourly

Position Grade: Class 5

Schedule:                   Monday – Friday 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Summary of Duties:

The Commercial Electrician is responsible for installing, maintaining, and trouble shooting electrical systems, as well as electrical components for Commercial Infrastructures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain and repair electrical control, wiring, and lighting systems.
  • Must have the ability to run MC cable in a commercial building.
  • Read technical diagrams and blueprints.
  • Bend and put in place conduit of all sizes, utilizing mechanical and manual conduit benders. 
  • Able to oversee the work of a small crew.
  • Inspect and install transformers, panels, switchboards, circuit breakers and other electrical components.
  • Read, understand, and follow a project schedule.
  • Identify materials and quantities needed for new and repair projects.
  • Follow established processes and procedures.
  • Operate with safety as a priority and understand and utilize the PPE provided to you.
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate testing devices.
  • Repair and replace equipment, electrical wiring, or fixtures.
  • Follow National Electrical Code (NEC) state and local building regulations.
  • Circuit breaker corrective maintenance.
  • Good knowledge of various test equipment.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED)

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid Driver’s License to include active liability insurance.
  • Successful completion of required criminal record and motor vehicle record background checks.
  • Ability to pass a drug screening.

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Loud noise levels.
  • Ability to operate office equipment such as fax, phones, computers.
  • Ability to travel to construction, job and warehouse sites.
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

Language Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff, management and clients.
  • Ability to interact with others with positive professionalism.
  • Ability to accurately read and understand technical instructions.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, customer-focused work environment; ability to balance workload with technicians’ and customers’ needs.
  • Ability to establish rapport with customers.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion with information.
  • Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Must have strong math skills.
  • Ability to utilize common-sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral, or diagrammed instructions.
  • Ability to take timely action to effectively solve problems, using established policies and procedures.
  • Time Management skills.
  • Ability to adapt and take on new assignments as needed.
  • Capable of handling multiple tasks and assignments with time constraints.
  • Ability to work in constant state of alertness.
  • Must be reliable, punctual and trustworthy.
  • Reflect attendance dependability.
  • Maintain professionalism at all times.
  • Ability to work effectively in office and field work.