Traveling Journeyman Electrician

Encore Electric | Cody, WY

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Posted Date 6/07/2024
Description Encore Electric, Inc. is a licensed Montana Electrical Contractor with consistent work throughout the Gallatin Valley. Come work for a reputable company that will keep you busy, provide you with growth opportunities, and offer competitive compensation.


The Journeyman directs the tasks of Apprentices and potentially other Journeymen electricians and participates in commercial electrical construction and service work.

Job Location: Big Sky, MT
Housing: Company housing is available on a limited basis with an additional per work day per diem for those traveling 60+ miles.
Bonus: $4,000 sign on bonus for licensed journeyman and master electrician.
Compensation for this Role: $42.50 per hour - $52.50 per hour (an additional 25% per hour is included in this rate for jobs in Big Sky).Work hours: Monday - Thurs, 10 hour shifts.

General Responsibilities

  • Works with a commitment to safety
  • Upholds the core values of Encore Electric
  • Acts as a professional and uses basic work ethics
  • Comes to work on time every day with appropriate attire and tools
  • Keeps work area clean
  • Installs quality work in a neat and workmanship like manner
  • Treats tools with respect
  • Works and climbs on ladders, lifts, and elevated platforms
  • Identifies electrical parts and components
  • Perform strenuous physical work i.e., digging, kneeling, shoveling, lifting, pulling, pushing, climbing
  • Keeps up with changing technology
  • Keeps up with the national electrical code
  • Wears tools at all required times
  • Work in all weather conditions
Specific Responsibilities


  • Assist Apprentices in completing Apprenticeship Paperwork including hours and reviews
  • Lay out and organizes assigned tasks to apprentices
  • Take accountability for their continuing education, including:
  • Keeping up with changing technology
  • Keeping up with the national electrical code
  • Responsible for leading communications with apprentices and following direction from foreman including tell back procedure
Risk Management

  • Take accountability and responsibility for safety, quality control and productivity ensuring employees do it safe, do it right, then work on speed and on other projects
  • Catch and correct errors
  • Ensure employees work safely wearing all proper Personal Protective Equipment
  • Plan materials and tools needed to complete the job
  • May perform hot work if qualified and trained with all necessary precautions in place

  • Install raceway, pull wire, and mount equipment, training apprentices to do the same
  • Assemble and install small to large electrical parts and pieces, training apprentices to do the same
  • Trim outlets, recessed cans and other repetitive finish work, training apprentices to do the same
  • Use electrical formulas to figure out pipe fill, device and panel size, and disconnect
  • Read and understand basic blueprints
  • Handle material required for the job
  • Perform duties as assigned by foreman
Other duties as may be assigned


Knowledge of:

  • The construction process from scheduling to manpower to the labor, materials and equipment required for installation
  • Constructability and the construction process
  • Electrical construction to manage costs
  • Algebra and geometry
  • Statistics
Physical Requirements:

A functional physical is required to be completed and passed before work can be performed in all field positions. The physical requirements can often be completed repetitively and for extended periods of time. These requirements include:

  • Driving
  • Sitting
  • Climbing
  • Lifting, floor to chest (up to 50lbs)
  • Lifting, floor to waist (up to 50lbs)
  • Lifting, waist to overhead (up to 30lbs each arm)
  • Carrying (up to 50lbs)
  • Standing
  • Stooping
  • Vision acuity (near, far and without color deficiencies)
  • Walking
  • Kneeling
  • Trimming (final installation of electrical devices)
  • Pushing (up to 100lbs)
  • Pulling (up to 100lbs)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required while a degree in related field is preferred such as four years of apprenticeship training or three years of apprenticeship training with two year degree from technical college.
  • A Journeyman Wireman's license from the State of Montana or reciprocating State is required.

  • Encore Electric provides excellent benefits for our employees, including: medical, dental, and vision plans, disability, and life insurance, employee-matched 401(k), paid time off (PTO), an employee assistance program that includes counseling, legal, and financial advice.
  • Encore also provides a generous employee referral program, and access to technical, safety, personal finance, and leadership training through Encore University, Encore's in house training program.
Applications will close for this position on: July 1, 2024

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Encore Electric, Inc. is an EOE, including disability/vets.
Salary7.50 Hour
Per Diem
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