Apprentice / Journeyman Electrician

Heartland Electric Construction Grand Island, Nebraska Kearney, Nebraska


Heartland Electric is seeking an Apprentice and Journeyman Electricians to join the Chief team. This position will perform a variety of semi-skilled tasks while maintaining, repairing, and installing electrical. Maintains vehicles, company equipment, and tools. Layout and installation of electrical construction under direct supervision of a licensed journeyman electrician. 

Job Responsibilities:  

  • Installation of electrical construction under the direct supervision of a Project Supervisor and licensed Contractor.
  • Trenching, installation of conduit, pulling wire, installation of wiring devices, clean up of jobsite, and other tasks assigned by Project Supervisor and or Manager.
  • Attending scheduled meetings for jobsite if required, safety, and companywide.
  • Draw, interpret, and read graphic instructions such as blueprints, schematic drawings, layouts, or other visual aids.
  • Read, learn, and follow the National Electrical Code and City Codes.


Qualifications and Skill Requirements: 

  • Apprentice and Journeyman require to hold a State of Nebraska Journeyman or Apprentice electrical license.
  • Journey Electrician required to hold a City of Grand Island Journeyman license.
  • Previous experience is required.
  • Ability to communicate with other employees and customers.
  • Ability to train and supervise apprentices.

The Company: 

Putting the needs of customers first has taken Chief Industries, Inc. from a small construction company in 1954, to a highly diverse company with a reputation for manufacturing quality products and offering unparalleled customer service. Through its many divisions and subsidiaries, Chief Industries employs over 1,200 skilled and dedicated employees who produce a wide variety of products, many of which are used around the world. 

Heartland Electric is an entity under Chief Construction within the Chief Industries, Inc. family. Heartland Electric was established in October of 1988, concentrating primarily on commercial, agricultural and residential service work and new construction. Since then we have grown to employ numerous field electricians and a full office staff to support all of our operations. 

Our Benefits: 

This full-time position is eligible for full company benefits, including 

  • Paid vacation and PTO policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life Insurance
  • Wellness program
  • 401(k) retirement with company match
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • And much more.


**Chief Industries Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the basis of equal employment opportunity for all and to providing employees and applicants with a work atmosphere free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on professional demand, job requirements and qualifications, without regard to color, race, family status, religion or belief, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the settings in which work is being completed. Chief Industries Inc. will not tolerate any discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Chief Industries Inc. encourages all to apply for any available jobs. If you need additional assistance with the application process, please call 308-389-7200.**