What we expect of a Journeyman Electrician

  1. Must have current South Dakota & Sioux Falls Journeyman license.
  2. Be willing to teach apprentices. 
  3. Be able and willing to work well with others, including apprentices, general contractors, contractor’s representatives, homeowners, inspectors, and any other trades on the job, and always work in a professional manner.
  4. Be able to go after materials, if needed, after calling in order first.
  5. Must complete/check all paperwork in relation to the job.
  6. Must follow the National Electric Code and comply with State and local building codes when they install systems.
  7. Be willing and able to answer any questions the homeowner, general contractor, contractor representatives, and other trades on the job site may have. 
  8. Be willing and able to operate and run any equipment that is necessary for job completion.  (Trencher, backhoe, bucket truck, etc.)
  9. Be willing to learn and follow instructions.
  10. Be able to lift approximately 60 pounds.
  11. Be willing and able to get into tight crawl spaces and attics to complete job duties.
  12. Must communicate on a professional level all the time and work well with others.
  13. Be willing and able to work at least 40 hours per week.
  14. Measure, cut, and bend conduit, using measuring instruments and hand tools.
  15. Maintain tools, vehicles, and equipment and keep parts and supplies in order.
  16. Perform skilled laboring duties related to the installation, maintenance, and repair of a wide variety of electrical systems and equipment.
  17. Disassemble defective electrical equipment, replace defective or worn parts, and reassemble equipment, using hand tools.
  18. Thread conduit ends, connect couplings, and fabricate and secure conduit support brackets, using hand tools.
  19. Examine electrical units for loose connections and broken insulation and tighten connections, using hand tools.
  20. Be willing and able to clean job sites, vans and shop.
  21. Dig trenches or holes by hand for the installation of conduit or wire.
  22. Trace out short circuits in wiring, using a test meter.
  23. Transport tools, materials, equipment, and supplies to the worksite.
  24. Have all hand tools needed to complete job tasks.
  25. Be able to foresee what needs to be done and keep all apprentices busy 100% of the time.

Career Opportunities

Employment Application
If you are interested in joining our Team, you may either apply online or download an Employment Application by clicking on one of the links below. If you choose to download an application, print it out, fill it in, and mail it back to us at:

Sorlien Electric
Attn: Employment Application
46946 100th Street
Tea, SD  57064