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Electrician I $5,000 Sign-On Job Details | ENGIE

  • Iowa City, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

Job description

ENGIE North America is seeking an Electrician I.  This position will be  servicing the electrical distribution network at the University of Iowa campus.  This role requires the highest regard for safety. Under general supervision, applies knowledge, skills and abilities at the journey level to install, operate, troubleshoot, maintain and repair electric utility substation, distribution and production plant electrical equipment operating at less than 600 volts.

 This role reports to the Electrical Distribution Manager and is located on the University of Iowa campus.

The safety of our employees is our number one priority. All employees at ENGIE have both a duty and the authority to STOP WORK if unsafe acts are observed


What you’ll do: 

·  Install, operate, troubleshoot, maintain and repair electric utility systems; including low voltage power distribution systems, switchgear, protection and control systems, lighting, ventilation and pumping systems, battery systems, instrumentation, motor starters and controls and conduit, cable and wiring systems operating at less than 600 volts
·  Determines jobsite work sequences and safety procedures required, procures materials, coordinates outages, completes work, places systems back into service
·  Interprets and maintains wiring diagrams, schematics, updates system logs, drawings and documentation on utility systems
·  Works around and with medium voltage (600 volts to 15kV) utility systems under the direction of High Voltage Electricians


What you bring:

·  High school diploma or GED
·  State of Iowa Class A or B Journeyman Electrician license.
·  Journey level electrician with experience in the trade preferred, particularly with utility systems in a utility, power plant or industrial environment
·  Valid State issued Driver’s License, Commercial driver’s license is desirable
·  Ability to arrive at the facility within one hour when on call
·  Knowledge of electric utility systems and equipment
·  Knowledge of tools and methods necessary to troubleshoot and maintain electrical utility equipment
·  Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in the electrical trade
·  Knowledge of the trade occupational hazards and safety precautions while working in confined spaces, aerial or elevated locations, extreme temperatures, excavations, and other environmental caused conditions
·  Knowledge of electrical codes, utility standards, and safety programs as governed by rules, regulations and guidelines of local, state, and national electrical and safety codes, equipment manufacturers and others
·  Ability to read and understand blueprints, schematics, control system drawings and repair manuals
·  Ability to perform basic math computations
·  Ability to maintain records and system documentation
·  Ability to analyze system problems, recommend and implement system changes
·  Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with other department personnel, vendors and suppliers, students, staff, and the general public
·  Ability to follow oral and written instructions
·  For this position, you must have evidence of right to work in the U.S. There is no employer sponsorship of U.S. residency or work authorization with this role


Additional information / conditions

·  Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
·  Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally
·  Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
·  Ability to use personal computer, calculator, and work with standard software applications
·  Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions
·  Could involve some lifting to 100 pounds
·  Work environment
·  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions
·  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Work characteristics described here 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


In 2020 The University of Iowa (UI) entered a 50-year, trailblazing partnership with the University of Iowa Energy Collaborative (UIEC), a joint venture between ENGIE, Meridiam, and Hannon Armstrong, to operate, maintain and enhance the university’s Utility System.  As the founding member of this joint venture, ENGIE designs, builds, operates, and maintains the energy infrastructure delivering safe, reliable, cost-effective, and sustainable energy solutions in producing and distributing steam, electricity, chilled water, and domestic water to the main campus in Iowa City, Iowa and a nearby satellite campus.


 Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


 We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


·  Salary Range: $24.18 - $37.74 USD hourly 
·  Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, or other bona fide factors
·  In addition to salary, this position is eligible for a competitive bonus / incentive plan
·  At ENGIE we understand that benefits matter, we offer competitive benefit options including medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, employer paid short-term and long-term disability insurance, paid vacation, holidays, sick leave, parental leave, and a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan option with a company match
·  More information can be found here: Discover our employee benefits  



ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.  

Your talent acquisition partner can share more specific information regarding the salary for the position based on the work location. 


If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at . This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status.


Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions

Division:  ESI NORTHAM

Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.

Contract Type:  Permanent

Job Type:  Full - Time

Professional Experience:  Junior (experience < 3 years)

Education Level:  High School Diploma/GED/A Levels

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