Journeyman Electrician - AF&G FS1 SSR-Prudhoe Bay, Alaska

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Prudhoe Bay
22 Sep 2016
22 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The position is located on the North Slope and requires a rotational work schedule. Relocation assistance to Alaska is not provided; however transportation between Anchorage and Prudhoe Bay is provided. Room and meals are provided while in

Prudhoe Bay.

Installs, maintains and repairs electrical systems, equipment, wiring and controls in a petrochemical environment.

Essential Job Functions:


  • Responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, installation and construction of industrial electrical equipment and systems found in an industrial or commercial environment through the proper use of standard wire, MC-HL cable, conduit, fittings and hardware commonly found in industrial plants
  • Read and understand wiring schematics, design drawings, and specifications
  • Responsible for use and care of the tools and equipment commonly employed in industrial construction such as hydraulic/electric conduit benders, knockout punch sets, cable pullers, meggers, hi-pot equipment, volt meters, multi-testers and ammeters
  • Set and secure electrical distribution equipment including switchgear, transformers, motor control centers, power panels and instrument and control junction boxes
  • Install power, control and instrumentation circuits ranging from 24V DC up to 13.8KV
  • Bend, cut, thread and install conduit
  • Install and terminate wiring
  • Check out and troubleshoot simple electric circuits and electrical devices and machinery
  • Accountable for testing, troubleshooting, installing power distribution and motor control circuits
  • Mentor apprentices with the intent of creating competent future journeymen not only in the electrical trade, but also in the CH2M safety culture
  • Participate in daily and weekly Tool Box meetings


Knowledge, Skills, Ability:


  • Possesses current Alaska State Journeyman Electrician license, has fitness card and an understanding of organizational practices
  • Basic understanding of electrical circuits including the operation and function of typical electrical devices and machinery such as solenoids, relays, motors, transformers, switches, motor control centers, generators, batteries and lighting systems
  • Possess an excellent knowledge of the National Electric Code
  • Must be able to follow all company, client, safety and regulatory requirements, including, but not limited to, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines as they relate to this position and the work duties being performed
  • Have adequate written and oral communications applicable to standards set by organization

Physical Demand/Work Environment:


The physical demands 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.

While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee must have ability to stand, walk on level, uneven and slippery surfaces; sit, squat, kneel, reach through low and high ranges and exhibit normal balance and coordination. These basic physical requirements are essential for safe performance of the job in harsh environments with exposure to very cold temperatures and while wearing arctic gear.

  • Lift 40 lbs from floor to knuckles x 2 with a 12 second interval
  • Lift 40 lbs from floor to waist x 2 with a 12 second interval
  • Lift 12 lbs from floor to above head/crown level with a 12 second interval
  • Repetitively lift 30 lbs from floor to knuckles x 10 self-paced but continuous with 12 second intervals between each lift
  • Carry Test: Carry 40 lbs with two hands for 50 feet x 2; self-paced, but continuous; (allow a 60 second rest break between carry tests, i.e. after 50 feet.)
  • Climb Stairs: Climb up and down 12 steps x 10 for a total of 120 steps; self-paced, but continuous, (allow 60 second rest breaks after each up and down climb of 40 steps)
  • Lift, Carry and Climb: While carrying 35 lbs in one hand and holding onto a railing with the other hand for safety, walk up and down 12 steps x 2 for a total of 24 steps; self-paced but continuous, (allow 60 second rest break 12 steps up and down.)
  • Slanted Ladder: Climb up and down 15 rungs x 6 for a total of 90 rungs (allow a 60 second rest break after climbing up and down each set of 30 rungs)
  • Repetitive Stoop Test: Perform from standing position, bend forward at waist as far as possible without bending the knees with hands reaching toward the floor x 5, self-paced, but continuous.
  • Repetitive Kneel Test: Perform from standing, kneel on one knee, and alternate from left to right knee, x 5 each knee
  • Repetitive Squat Test: Perform a functional squat and stand x 5
  • Twist and Flex Test: Perform from standing alternate toe touches x 5 to each side to assess ability to twist and flex the trunk repetitively

Minimum Qualifications
  • Four (4) years of field experience through an accredited apprenticeship program, or an Associate’s degree in electrical technology may be substituted provided the industrial electrical experience requirement is met
  • Current and valid Alaska State Fitness Certificate as a Journeyman Electrician
  • Employee will provide his/her own tools
  • High School Diploma
  • Valid drivers license

Preferred Qualifications
  • Six (6) years of experience as an electrician, including three (3) years in industrial electrical work or in relevant field
  • Petrochemical, oilfield or arctic experience
  • Valid driver’s license including ability to be insured by CH2M Hill’s auto insurer

Candidates must successfully complete all required pre-employment requirements including physical, drug screen and background check

This job description is intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of the job incumbents

This position is located on the North Slope and requires a rotational work schedule.

Any offer of employment will be contingent upon:

Demonstrated ability to perform the physical requirements (listed above) of this position via the successful completion of a Fitness for Duty Evaluation;

Negative results in a drug test

Attainment of a North Slope Training Certification (NSTC) via completion of modules

CH2M HILL will schedule and cover program costs for Fitness for Duty Evaluations, drug tests, and NSTC training for job candidates. Candidates will not be compensated for their personal time spent completing these programs or for costs of previously attending the NSTC training, drug test or FFD evaluation.

At CH2M HILL, the greatest challenges provide the biggest rewards. Each day, your drive and creative ideas will be providing solutions that help build a better tomorrow. Whether it is the pride that comes with accomplishment, personal growth or making a difference in the world, you will discover true success in a career that brings out the best in you at CH2M HILL. Ready? Let’s get to work. Developing People through Challenging Projects CH2M HILL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

CH2M will not sponsor a work visa (e.g. H1B, etc.,) to fill this position.


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