Cascade Electrical Careers

Service in Vancouver WA, Portland OR

Careers

Cascade Electrical offers a supportive and local working environment with great opportunity for personal growth and trade experience. We are always accepting applications from talented people with a can-do attitude. Interested in joining the Cascade team?

Electrical Apprentice/Trainee

Job purpose

  • Assist Journeyman with installation of underground, interior electrical wiring and lighting system installations for various types of residential, commercial, and light industrial projects.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Take direction from Journeyman and Foreman and act on direction, under supervision
  • Help load and assemble necessary materials from shop and storage to complete each day’s tasks.
  • Coordinate and communicate with the Journeyman Electrician that is supervising the work.
  • Have the desire to obtain working knowledge of all types of electrical installations and learn applicable electrical codes, as well as learn and follow OSHA and other safety rules.

Qualifications

Qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education (GED)
  • Current Electrical apprentice card required for WA
  • Must be enrolled or willing to enroll in the OR JATC Apprenticeship Program.
  • Organizational skills required
  • Strong Communication skills needed
  • Ability to interact effectively with other field personnel, trades,  and office personnel as needed
  • Basic mathematic skill and comprehension and a desire to learn to read project plans, submittals, and specifications.
  • Willingness to learn NEC codes and rules, as well as OSHA and WSHA safety regulations.
  • Must have own transportation, valid driver’s license, and pass pre-employment drug test.

Working conditions

Normal job hours for this position is 7am-330pm Employee will be required to work indoors and outdoors

Physical requirements

Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly Must be able to operate company vehicle occasionally. Must be able to load and unload conduit from vehicle or trailer. Employee must be able to effectively learn to use electrical hand tools, power tools, wire pullers, and other tools require for a complete installation.

Journeyman Electrician

Job purpose

  • Layout and install limited underground, interior electrical wiring and lighting system installations for various types of residential, commercial, and light industrial projects.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Take direction from project manager
  • Procure necessary materials from shop and purchasing agent to complete the project
  • Coordinate and communicate with the project manager and project superintendent
  • Coordinate inspections and communicate with the electrical inspector when needed
  • Have working knowledge of the installation and of the applicable electrical codes

Qualifications

Qualifications include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education preferred
  • Current Electrical journeyman’s license our apprentice card required
  • Organizational skills required
  • Strong Communication skills needed
  • Ability to interact effectively with other field and office personnel
  • Basic mathematic skill and comprehension and ability to read project plans, submittals, and specifications.
  • Strong knowledge of the NEC and code updates, as well as OSHA and WSHA safety regulations.
  • Must have own transportation, valid driver’s license, and pass pre-employment drug test if required.

Working conditions

Normal job hours for this position is 7am-330pm Employee will be required to work indoors and outdoors

Physical requirements

Must be able to lift 50 lbs repeatedly Must be able to operate company vehicle Must be able to load and unload conduit from vehicle or trailer. Employee must be able to effectively use electrical hand tools, power tools, wire pullers, and other tools require for a complete installation. Employee may occasionally be required to operate equipment such as backhoe or trackhoe if qualified and trained for such equipment, as need for projects.

Direct reports

Electrical journeyman and apprentices

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