Journeyman Electrician

Nexcess Southfield, Michigan


Under general supervision, perform journey-level work in the design, installation, construction, modification, repair and maintenance of electrical apparatuses, equipment and systems.


  • Maintain equipment and tools in proper working order
  • Assist with wire pulls, mounting and strapping
  • Perform semi-skilled and unskilled laborer duties related to the installation, maintenance and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment
  • Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connection
  • Thread conduit ends, connect couplings, and fabricate and secure conduit support brackets
  • Strip insulation from wire ends and attach wires to terminals for subsequent soldering
  • Trace out short circuits in wiring
  • Solder electrical connections
  • Assist in training of general electricians
  • Participate in the incident management process as required to support overall issue resolution and system and/or service restoral as outlined in the Liquid Web Incident Management Process

Skills, Competencies, and Qualifications:

  • Strong troubleshooting abilities
  • Exceptional critical thinking skills
  • Must be able to read blueprints and schematics
  • Must be able to utilize a variety of tools to assist in diagnostics and installations
  • Familiarity with state and local electrical codes and safety standards
  • Knowledge and practice of safe work procedures
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to accurately record and document work
  • State of Michigan - Journeyman Electrician Licensed
  • 4000 hours of OJT for electrician
  • 4000 hours of in class training for electrician
  • 3+ years experience as a commercial electrician

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous construction experience

Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

  • Must be able to identify color differences in wires by sight
  • Must be able to wear personal protective equipment when needed
  • While performing the essential duties of this job, the individual is regularly required to use hands to finger, talk, and hear
  • The individual frequently is required to stand, walk, kneel, bend, crawl, push, pull, and reach
  • Repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers
  • Must be able to work from heights, i.e. ladders, lifts, etc.
  • Works in a traditional climate controlled office environment as well as outside in various weather conditions
  • Works in a highly stressful environment dealing with a wide variety of challenges, deadlines and diverse employee population
  • Be able to lift and carry fifty plus (50+) pounds


This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all job responsibilities, tasks, or duties. Additional duties and tasks may be assigned as part of the job function. Liquid Web Inc. reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in a way that best supports the organizational needs. The job description in no way creates or implies an employment contract. The employment contract remains “at will”. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Liquid Web is committed to offering equal employment opportunity without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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