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At A. Wash & Associates, our most valuable resources are our people.  We recognize that our company’s success is based on the success of our employees.

REPUTATION

You can be proud to join a company with a 15+ year reputation for excellence, performance, quality, safety, and ability to solve complex problems with a true customer focus.

ELECTRICIANS:

 

Assemble, install, test, inspect, connect and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, systems, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools. Installation or service of security, intercom, and/or electrical control systems

Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.

Utilizing testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system. Follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes

Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.

Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.

Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.

Availability and willingness to provide assistance during emergencies.

Must be licensed within Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.

APPRENTICESHIP:


AWA offers excellent apprenticeship opportunities.  Applicants applying for apprenticeship training in the Electrical trade must be eighteen (18) years of age, high graduate or have GED, and physically able to perform the duties of the occupation, adequate means of transportation to on-the-job and related instruction is also required.

An apprenticeship program with AWA combines paid on-the-job training with related classroom instruction. Joint training committees made up of local unions of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and local chapters of the National Electrical Contractors Association; individual electrical contracting companies; or local chapters of the Associated Builders and Contractors and the Independent Electrical Contractors Association usually sponsor apprenticeship programs.

Because of the comprehensive training received, those who complete apprenticeship programs qualify to do both maintenance and construction work. Apprenticeship programs usually last 4 years. Each year includes at least 144 hours of classroom instruction and 2,000 hours of on-the-job training. In the classroom, apprentices learn electrical theory, blueprint reading, mathematics, electrical code requirements, and safety and first aid practices. They also may receive specialized training in soldering, communications, fire alarm systems, and cranes and elevators.

On the job, apprentices work under the supervision of experienced electricians.

For all employment opportunities, please contact: Human Resources – Chris Cole, cmcole@awashassociates.com