Electrician (Commercial Service)

Waukegan, IL posted on July 29

Hucker Electric has been a family owned and operated company since 1929 and has been led by three third generation owners since 1994. We enjoy an excellent reputation in our community for quality work, on time performance and for always doing the right thing. Our field personnel are well equipped with tools and materials to get the work done efficiently. 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


The essential functions of the Electrical Service Technician - are to provide general electrical repairs and services.  This position handles service calls to customers in their businesses and utilizes customer service training to educate and assist customers in choosing services & products.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This individual must be willing to pursue, develop and participate in continuing education.    


Must know local electrical codes and be able to apply them in a practical manner on each job.  Must be able to work with inspectors, suppliers and co-worker technicians to ensure correct project work, while abiding by all codes.  Must be able to draw simple wiring diagrams and be able to read other diagrams.   Must be capable of following a wiring diagram on tracing installed wire.  Must be able to install all manners of electrical hardware and equipment.



Required:  A high school diploma or equivalent.


A minimum of four years experience including hands on training and or work is required.


Complete knowledge of current electrical codes required.



Must be able to read and write English well enough to read and prepare invoices time sheets and proposals.



Must be able to successfully complete mathematical aptitude evaluation.



Must be capable of applying sound business judgment to all decisions.



Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.  Must have a Wisconsin state Journeyman Electrician’s License or be eligible and able to acquire one.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Regularly requires sitting, walking, bending, and lifting for prolonged periods of time.


The employee must have a full range of body movements including the use of hands feet and fingers to handle or feel objects and must be capable of bending, reaching, and crouching.  Able to handle or feel objects and use tools and equipment and must be capable of bending, reaching, crouching, climbing and crawling.


Must have command of all five senses sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.  Must hear and speak well enough to conduct business over the telephone or face to face for long periods of time.


Must be able to lift 100 pounds.



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


This position will require working indoors and outdoors in various climate conditions ranging from very cold with rain to very hot and humid. This includes attics, crawl spaces, and confined locations.  The employee may be called upon to be in customer or service production sites on an as need to basis. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Typical workweek is eight (8) to ten (10) hour workdays five (5) days per week with occasional  weekend work, as well as early and/or late weekday meetings with customers, vendors and staff personnel as needed.