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Electrician | Cobra Electric Interior Services

The Cobra Group of Companies are a full-service electrical contracting group that provides electrical maintenance services throughout the Lower Mainland District of British Columbia on behalf of the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, Municipalities and private customers.   

Effective September 1, 2022, Cobra Electric Interior Services LP will be the electrical maintenance contractor servicing the Southern Interior. Yards will be based in and around the areas of Kelowna, Nelson, Kamloops and Williams Lake.

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Installing, troubleshooting and maintaining electrical conduit, wiring, concrete bases, streetlighting structures, fixtures and controls
  • Operating and using various types of equipment, including: truck mounted folding crane, radial boom derrick (RBD)/digger derrick, bucket truck, crane, excavator/backhoe, forklift, plate compactor, jumping jack, concrete walk behind saw, dump trailer, pickup truck/flat deck and arrow truck (as necessary, upon obtaining required training or certification)
  • Mentoring and training apprentices and labourers
  • Working independently with quality control, project schedule and cost in mind
  • Completing required project and safety related paperwork and forms daily
  • Shoveling work including: working in trenches, hand trenching and backfilling
  • Landscaping and cleaning up road surfaces
  • Receiving and counting stock items, ensuring items are stored in an orderly and accessible manner
  • Handling of stock items including pick up and delivery, to/from designated sites
  • Cleaning and maintaining supplies, tools, equipment and storage areas
  • Traffic control, as required (upon obtaining TCP certification)

The successful candidate shall have the following qualifications:

  • Class 5 Driver’s License with a clean driver’s abstract is required
  • Class 3 Driver’s License with airbrake endorsement is preferred
  • Journeyman Electrician is required
  • Ability and willingness to be an IBEW cardholder
  • IMSA traffic signal technician training or certificate is considered an asset
  • Prior experience operating a truck mounted folding crane / radial boom derrick (RBD)/digger derrick
  • Prior experience operating some of, if not all of the following: bucket truck and excavator/backhoe, forklift, plate compactor, jumping jack, dump trailer, pickup truck/flat deck and arrow truck
  • Experience with streetlighting systems installation, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance is an asset
  • Experience with traffic signal systems installation, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance is an asset
  • Experience with basic network equipment (web cameras, switches, etc.) installation, troubleshooting and termination is an asset
  • Mechanical knowledge to repair/maintain equipment
  • General knowledge of and related experience in underground civil works such as; trenching, conduit installation, concrete installation, earth work
  • Ability to perform shift work (i.e. days, afternoons, nights)
  • Ability to work out of town if necessary.
  • Willingness to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Motivated, self-starter who has the ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Traffic Control Person (TCP) certification
  • Fall protection certification

Interested applicants are encouraged to forward their resume and cover letter to hr@mainroad.ca. We will start interviewing electricians around June 2022.