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Electrical Apprentice

  • Benefits
  • Electrical
  • Entry Level
  • Full Time
  • Hourly
  • Front Range, CO

Website Weifield Group Electrical Contracting

The electrical apprentice is responsible for installing high-quality electrical field work and taking measures to increase the company’s effectiveness and efficiency. The position reports directly to the field foreman.

Position: Electrical Apprentice

Location: Front Range, CO

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Track apprenticeship OJT hours & submit monthly.
  • Handle materials required for the job.
  • Install raceways, pull wire, and mount equipment.
  • Assemble and install small to large electrical parts & pieces.
  • Trim outlets, recessed cans and other repetitive finish work.
  • Dig trenches as needed.
  • Perform duties as assigned by foreman/lead


The electrical apprentice’s success is measured by the following criteria:

  • start and manage projects as layout and direction from field foreman
  • work efficiently and produce clean electrical workmanship to NEC
  • complete projects without a safety incident, recordable injury, or safety violation
  • complete OSHA 10-Hour and CPR/1st Aid/AED Training during the first 30 days of employment
  • bring answers to the table and implement solutions quickly
  • yearly evaluation
  • training and grades through IEC Apprenticeship program of 75 hours for every 1000 hours OJT 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate mechanical ability.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Pass background check and drug screen.
  • Possess basic understanding of the electrical industry.
  • Candidate must have a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Punctual, motivated, detail oriented and will not accept second best.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment.
  • High School Diploma/GED required for schooling.
  • Self-motivated and flexible to accommodate changes in Weifield Group’s business strategies.
  • Willing to travel as needed.

Education and Experience:

Physical Demands:

  • Standing – Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a workstation without moving about, for extended period of time.
  • Walking – Moving about on foot.
  • Sitting – Remaining in the normal seated position for extended periods.
  • Lifting – Raising or lowering an object (~50 lbs.) from one level to another (includes upward pulling).
  • Carrying – Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder, e.g., tools equipment, and materials up to 500 lbs. up to 10 feet.
  • Pushing – Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (includes slapping, striking, kicking and treadle actions)
  • Pulling – Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the forces (includes jerking).
  • Ascending or descending ladders, lifts, stairs, scaffoldings, ramps, poles and the like.  Body agility is emphasized.
  • Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or running on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.
  • Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
  • Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
  • Crawl over, under and into equipment as necessary to perform job duties.  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands.  Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand.
  • Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Perceiving attributes of objects, e.g., size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Work environments may be noisy, congested, and/or in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to read and understand technical documents, blueprints, and work orders.
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to perform duties in extreme varying temperatures, e.g., exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions, on your feet, 8 to 10 hours daily up to 6 days a week.
  • Job requires employee to wear required personal tools and belt with them at all times.
  • Work from all types of ladders, stepladders up to 14′, “A” frame ladders and all size extension ladders.
  • Carry and relocate extension ladders up to 20′ stepladders up to 12′ by yourself.
  • Employee’s personal weight with personal tools cannot exceed weight limit of ladder (Class 1 ‑ 250 lbs., Class 1A ‑ 300 lbs.).
  • Perform work at various heights, up to 50′ from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks or other safe work areas.
  • Work in restricted areas, switchgear room, manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attics and vaults, following proper procedures.
  • Wear personal protective equipment, e.g., hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, masks, and earplugs at all times, and when applicable, respirator.
  • Follow special procedures including contamination control, noise control, vibration, building systems awareness and procedures.
  • Candidate must be able to work night shifts and mid shifts, as required by customers.
  • Respond to short notice overtime requirements.

Dress Code

Field employees will wear appropriate shirts with sleeves, long pants and sturdy work shoes or boots (OSHA standard).   All clothing will be of a proper fit and condition so as not to constitute a safety hazard.  Clothing may not have any derogatory, offensive, sexually suggesting or degrading writing, symbols, pictures, language, or logos of other contractors.  Employees may wear jewelry as long as the jewelry is appropriate and does not constitute a safety hazard.  Body piercing (other than earrings) should not be visible.  Similarly, employees will keep their hair and facial hair groomed to avoid safety hazards; or they will secure their hair to avoid safety hazards.

Starter Kit

  • Knife
  • Tape Measure
  • Side Cutting Pliers (Kleins) 8″ Channel Locks 10″
  • 10 in 1 Screwdriver
  • Flat Head Screwdriver Large Phillips Head Screwdriver Straight Claw Hammer Tick Tracer
  • Keyhole Saw
  • Hacksaw w/Blade
  • Torpedo Level
  • Wire Strippers
  • Diagonal Pliers 8″ Adjustable Wrench 10″ Tool Pouch
  • Belt
  • Hammer Holster

At 90 Days

  • Channel lock set second pair
  • 18v drill
  • 18v sawzall
  • Roto split

By End of 1st Year

  • Long nose pliers
  • Cold chisel
  • Center punch
  • Tap wrench and taps thru 3/8 Chain wrench or strap wrench Voltage tester 600V
  • Drill index thu 1/2″
  • Plumb bob
  • Std allen wrench set thru 1/2″
  • Crimp tool for stake on crimps
  • Nut driver set thru 1/2″
  • Tn snips str
  • Chalk box
  • Flash light
  • 1/2″ bender
  • 3/4″ bender

Who We Are:

Successful electricians at Weifield can become foremen, supervisors, estimators, project managers – and move into upper management positions; your drive and abilities determine how far you go!

Weifield is a national leader in cutting-edge construction with nearly 700 employees across all our regions; more than 70% of the General Contractors in Colorado, Wyoming, Tennessee, and Texas rely on our expertise to provide quality electrical projects.

Weifield’s company values are our PACT: People, Advancing, Community, and Trusting Relationships. Because People is Weifield’s #1 company value – we show our appreciation with more than just a competitive salary.

Job Type: Full-Time


Pay Range $19.00 – $29.00/hour DOE

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To apply for this job please visit www.weifieldcontracting.com.