Lead Journeyman Electrician – Kodiak, AK, US


Lead Journeyman Electrician – Kodiak, AK, US

Lead Journeyman Electrician

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for a Lead Journeyman Electrician for a base operations support services contract in Kodiak, AK! 

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.                                                    

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Lead Journeyman Electrician will supervise, evaluate, plan, and participate in the electrical day-to-day operation, maintenance, repair and construction of the base owned electrical utility system (KEA), building/facility distribution system(s) and equipment. 
  • The Lead Journeyman Electrician will serve as the primary supervisor, technician, and technical resource for the electrical distribution systems inside building/facilities, and base owned electrical utility system.
  • They will also provide support of construction projects to help facilitate the base’s needs, such as providing additional outlets, running new homeruns, replacing/modernizing load banks/electrical panels, replacing VFDs, process controls, etc. 

Required Skills

  • Must currently hold a State of Alaska Electrician Journeyman certification of fitness per Alaska State Statute 8 AAC 90.160.
  • Minimum ten (10) years documented experience as an electrician where working with electrical distribution and power systems. 
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ working with utility systems such as building feed wire systems, transformers, electrical connection boxes/meters.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding with VFDs, SCADA, process controls, Industrial equipment including Generators, Boilers, Treatment Plant Processes, etc.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience supervising other workers who monitor, operate, maintain, and repair electrical systems as well as associated equipment.
  • Familiarity with and knowledge of electrical codes and best practices with regard to electrical distribution and power systems.
  • Knowledge of the safety hazards and necessary safety precautions connected with electrical systems.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.