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Licensed Electrician

Penguin Basements Ltd.

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted May 9, 2018.

Job Description

As the Electrician, Journeyman, you will be responsible for supporting the Penguin Basements Limited’s electrical infrastructure under the direction of the Electrician, Master.

The Electrician, Journeyman will be involved in helping with the installation of electrical wiring in residential buildings (specifically basements) by troubleshooting and repairing various equipment, installing various types of equipment and electrical services, coaching and supervising work performed by Apprentice Electricians, all while continuing to learn and progress through the organization.

This position is right for you if you are proficient in residential wiring (rough and finish), able to meet and exceed customer expectations by providing exceptional customer service by communicating the progress though to completion and able to train and mentor a team of Apprentices with the Master Electrician.

What you’ll do:

  • Fabricating/assembling electrical and controls systems, designs and details from prints, requests or orders and assisting with sequencing material, labour and other resources to achieve a consistent, quality product
  • Train and coach Apprentices electricians, with the guidance of the Electrician, Master
  • Execute plans of electrical wiring for residential electrical systems
  • Install electrical apparatus, fixtures and equipment for alarm and other systems
  • Install safety and distribution components (e.g. switches, resistors, circuit-breaker panels etc.)
  • Connect wiring in electrical circuits and networks ensuring compatibility of components
  • Prepare and assemble all types of electrical conduits (liquid tight flex, EMT, aluminum flex, armoured cable & rigid conduits) and connect wiring through them
  • Prevent breakdown of systems by inspecting and replacing old wiring and insulated cables, cleaning circuits etc
  • Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or substitute damaged units

What we need:

  • Diploma in relevant Vocational Education and Training (VET) and/or Career and Technical Education (CTE) and/or successfully completed apprenticeship as an Electrician
  • Must possess a Journeyperson 309A License through the Ontario College of Trades
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive electrical supervisory experience in a high-volume construction build environment
  • Must possess a Journeyperson 309A License through the Ontario College of Trades
  • Project coordination experience with residential electrical systems is an asset
  • Tech-savvy

    – expert in MS Office Suite of products including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project and able to learn new technology as it relates to construction

  • Multi-tasker/hard worker – ability to prioritize and juggle several projects simultaneously and quick to adapt within one of the most dynamic working environments in the construction industry
  • Willingness to learn and understand the business – a true business partner, this person is enthusiastic and willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done

This is a full time, salary position based at the Penguin Basement Limited office – 906 Magnetic Drive, North York, ON M3J 2C4. The hours of work will vary and could include days, evenings and weekends and you will be required to visit job sites.

So what’s the first step to your exciting new career with Penguin?

We are accepting online applications and welcome all qualified people interested in this opportunity. While we appreciate and value all applicants, only those who will be selected to interview will be contacted.

Penguin Basement Limited is committed to supporting an inclusive, barrier- free recruitment and selection process in a work environment where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.

Company DescriptionPenguin Basements is a full-service Basement Renovation Company. Although our specialty is Basement Renovations, we also have the know-how and skill to handle all your waterproofing needs, as well as cut outs for egress windows. (Concrete cuts to fit legal size windows) You’ll find hundreds of satisfied customers all across Southern Ontario. Transforming damp, musty and wet basements into comfortable, dry, living spaces is what we do best. But what’s even better, we do it through a cost-effective, patented solution that works for your home or business and within your budget. Our experienced, trained professionals make it easy for Penguin Basements to stand behind every job with a Certified Lifetime Transferable Warranty.

The foundation of Penguin Basements has always been one of excellence and customer satisfaction. So it’s no wonder Penguin Basements has become one of the most trusted and effective basement renovators in the area. Our talented and experienced team of professionals consistently raises the bar in the industry, always delivering top-quality craftsmanship at an affordable and fair cost. All of our associates and tradesmen are hardworking and have passed a considerable amount of training to continue our passion for customer service and value.

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