Journeyman Electrician

Fairfax, Virginia
Feb 22, 2023
Apr 05, 2023
Full Time
Dewberry is seeking a Journeyman Electrician for the Washington, DC area. Ideal candiate 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.


  • Assembling, installing, testing, and maintaining electrical or electronic wiring, conduit, cable, equipment, components, and devices associated with electrical equipment, following blueprints of electrical layouts, and building plans
  • Installing and mounting electronic controls, device, panels, sensors, and components
    Performing interlock wiring as required
  • Testing electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices
  • Inspecting installation sites and studying work orders, building plans, and installation manuals in order to determine materials requirements and installation procedures
  • Diagnosing malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
  • Reading contract drawings
  • Trouble shooting EMS systems, smart breakers, and relays
  • Performs a variety of electrical trade functions such as the installation, maintenance, or repair of equipment for the generation, distribution, or utilization of electric energy.
  • Works from blueprints, drawings, layouts, or other specifications, locating and diagnosing trouble in the electrical system or equipment.
  • Working standard computations relating to load requirements of wiring or electrical equipment using a variety of electrician's hand tools and measuring and testing instruments.
  • Must be on-site at all times during the performance of work on any of the systems, equipment and components.
  • 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

  • Will have an apprentice electrician working with you all day
  • 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.
  • Experience as a Electrical Team lead on electrical project over 500K sq ft.

Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record and ability to pass a driving record background check.

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

Don't meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employee's. So if you're excited about this role, but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.

*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.

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