Hinkle Contracting Company
  • 12-Dec-2018 to 31-Mar-2019 (EST)
  • Quarries West
  • Somerset, KY, USA
  • $21 - $23 with journeyman license
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Company Vehicle Provided, Health Insurance, Dental, Vision, 401k, Life Insurance, AD&D, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off


The qualified candidate will be responsible for installing, troubleshooting and repairing plant electrical equipment such as conveyors, motors and pumps. Must work closely with other members of our maintenance team and have an excellent safety and attendance record. This position will report directly to the Electrician Manager.


  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications, national and local electrical codes;
  • Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring;
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit;
  • Pulls wiring through conduit;
  • Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps;
  • Other miscellaneous duties include but not limited to; general labor, shoveling, performing necessary equipment maintenance, assisting foreperson and/or crew members as needed;
  • Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment;
  • Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels;
  • Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads;
  • Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement;
  • Complete command of the automated control system, including data entry and the ability to interpret data on screen;
  • Repairs faulty equipment or systems;
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times;
  • Adapt well to changing deadlines and priorities;
  • Responds to requests for service in a timely manner;
  • Assist in developing and/or updating preventative maintenance procedures;
  • Work with minimal supervision while making constructive suggestions and sound decisions;
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required;
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary; and
  • Report to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.


  • State electrician license or equivalent degree from college, technical school or military, or enrolled in state approved apprentice program;
  • Must be a Licensed Electrician and 5 years' experience in industrial maintenance;
  • Must have experience in AC and DC motor control centers, PLC and 480 3-phase voltages;
  • Knowledge in Plant EQ and associated electrical equipment;
  • Must be able to read and follow blueprint, wiring diagrams and schematic drawings;
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence;
  •  Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals;
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs;
  • Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables;
  • Basic computer skill needed including the ability to use and understand Microsoft windows and office suite;
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices;
  • Excellent communication skills and professional personal presentation;
  • Organizing; planning, and customer service orientation;
  • Great attention to detail and stress tolerance; and
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft products preferred.
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