MDU Resources Group Apprentice Electrician in Englewood, Colorado
Duro Electric Company began operations in 1979 with a handful of employees and a few service trucks. Since that time, we’ve grown to be one of the top electrical contractors in Colorado. Our proficiency in competitive bidding, attention to detail and emphasis on integrity and customer service has made our growth and success possible.
Our Parent Company
Duro Electric is part of MDU Resources Group, a major natural resources company that provides value-added natural resource products and related services that are essential to energy and transportation infrastructure. MDU Resources Group, which operates in 48 states, has $6.3 billion in assets and more than $4.1 billion in annual revenues (as of Dec. 31, 2016). The company has been traded on the New York Stock Exchange since 1948 (NYSE: MDU).
Benefits start day one, we offer healthcare, vision, dental, life, AD&D;, 401k and more.
Many of our employees have been with us for decades, several since the start of their careers. Longevity feeds a culture of community at Duro Electric, and we extend that sense of community by supporting charitable organizations throughout Englewood and the Denver area.
GENERAL SUMMARY/PRIMARY FUNCTION Responsible for making our #1 critical success factor, safety first, a priority in all tasks and activities performed by self and all others involved. Performs lay out and installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 1. Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials. 2. Provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes. 3. Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring. 4. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using tools, such as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender. 5. Pulls wiring through conduit, assisted by electrician helper. 6. Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, using knife or pliers, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps. 7. Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment, using hand tools. 8. Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels, fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools. 9. Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads. 10. Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope. 11. Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement. 12. May repair faulty equipment or systems. 13. Perform additional duties as assigned.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Educational and experience requirements include: High school diploma plus some work-related training and/or experience. Employee must be proficient in the use of hand tools, power tools, and cleaning and moving equipment. Knowledge of safety practices and procedures.
Background check, credit check, MVR and drug screen may be required (will vary with position). Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans. EEO/AAP
Company: Duro Electric
Location: Englewood, CO
Hiring Manager: Alanna R Raimondi
Closing Date: 12/31/2018 at 11:59pm CDT
Job Type: Full-Time