Apprentice Electrician

Fairfax, Virginia
Sep 07, 2022
Sep 27, 2022
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking an Apprentice Electrician for the Washington, DC area.

The Apprentice electrician will be responsible for running low voltage conduit, fiber, and wire for telecommunication and building controls. Heavy conduit work in occupied buildings. Will work as part of a small team on location, under direction supervision of Journeyman electrician.

Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you're an experienced professional or a new graduate, you'll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call "Dewberry at Work," that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.


  • Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment, following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications, using hand-tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment
  • Will perform all terminations of fiber and wiring to controls
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment
  • Replaces faulty electrical components, such as relays, switches, breakers, and motor starters
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all background, security, and clearances required to perform the duties of this position

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Professional on-site office and maintenance environment.
  • Must be physically and mentally able to perform duties for eight hour periods of time.
  • Ability to use a computer and other office productivity tools with sufficient speed to meet the demands of this position. This includes completing timesheets and daily work reports.
  • Physically able to move about in a maintenance environment to include walking, stooping, bending, stretching, and climbing ladders and stairs.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Must maintain a safe, productive, and professional work environment.

Additional Requirements:
  • Candidates must be citizens of the United States
  • Work location: Washington, DC, Southside
  • Required: Background Check, Drug Screen, and Electrical Test

*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

* Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry's background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.