Electrician - Orondo, WA

Employer: Gee Whiz Fruit

Job Description:

Perform skilled, journey-level work in the construction, maintenance, and repair of electrical and electronic equipment, apparatus, & fixtures used in housing, farming, packaging, and offices of the fruit industry.

The Electrician is responsible for the undertaking of a variety of tasks relating to setting up and maintaining electrical infrastructure of the company. This in turn assures that all electrical components of warehouse, storages, farms, pumps, offices, & packing equipment and facilities, function in a safe and efficient manner. This involves installing electrical wiring in buildings or underground, troubleshooting malfunctions, and preparing recommendations to support future needs.

This position reports to the Director of Facility Operations and Development.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Provide input in the design of new electrical systems.
Execute plans of electrical wiring for well-functioning electrical systems.
Familiarity with the use of tools related to the electrical trade.
Install electrical apparatus, fixtures and equipment, and distribution components (e.g. circuit-breaker panels, and fuses switches).
Connect wiring in electrical circuits ensuring compatibility of components.
Prepare and assemble conduits and connect wiring through them.
Work from blueprints, shop drawings, or concept sketches.
At times, work independently with little direction.
Assure maintenance needs by routinely inspecting electrical systems.
Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or substitute damaged units.
Theory of operation, installation, programming, and use of Programmable Logic Control (PLC) units and other computer equipment.
Assists Refrigeration, Warehouse Equipment Mechanics, and IT Departments as time and abilities allow.
Operate generators in support of company requirements.
Notifies Purchasing Agent of needed electrical parts for repair.
Notifies Purchasing Agent of parts needed to maintain adequate inventory.
Keeps electrical shop and workspaces clean and orderly.

Ethical and professional conduct.
Principles of electrical theory as applied to electrical and electronic circuits, wiring, and equipment
Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies, and procedures. (NEC, WAC, in-house, etc)
General knowledge of health, safety, and environmental regulations.
Sound judgement.
Confidentiality & discretion.
Working safely & cooperatively.
Supervisory Responsibility

The Electrician role has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at the job site. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. Requires climbing, standing, bending, and lifting heavy objects in awkward and confined spaces. Workspaces include indoor and outdoor environments. This job also operates in a clerical, office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.  May be subject to after-hours calls and services.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Required Education and Experience

Valid license or diploma in relevant vocational training or successful completion of an apprenticeship as an Electrician.
Demonstrable ability to use electrical and hand tools and electrical drawings and blueprints.
Thorough knowledge of safety procedures and legal regulations and guidelines.
Preferred Education and Experience

Prior experience in industrial and/or commercial electrical systems.
Additional Eligibility Qualifications

None for this position.

Work Authorization

Must be authorized to work in the United States

AAP/EEO Statement

Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Job Type: Full-time


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Electrical License (Preferred)
Work Location:

One location
Work Remotely:


Contact Person:
Location: Orondo, WA
Application Method: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=electrician&l=washington%20state&fromage=last&sort=date&vjk=e41265dd093573be
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on October 19, 2021

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