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Journeyman Electrician

Licensed Journeyman Electrician


Hourly Wage

ISS offers a competitive compensation package including Benefits, Paid Time Off, and a starting hourly salary of $35.00- $40.00 USD.


Key Purpose


As a Licensed Journeyman Electrician, you will be responsible for repairing, maintaining, and installing wiring, motors, transformers, generators, lighting, and other electrical systems and components in compliance with electrical codes, standards, and regulations.


This person will be responsible for supporting multiple sites throughout the Chicago area. 


Success Criteria


  • Develop own skill base in line with agreed appraisal, taking responsibility for increased performance, and ensuring continued self-improvement
  • Participate and embrace the development opportunities within group


Key Areas of Collaboration and Influence


  • Support the team, and report to the Facility Manager
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues within the Business Unit and across the company so that information is disseminated effectively and participate in project groups and meetings as required


Ideal Candidate Experience


  • Six (6) years of progressively responsible journey level electrical experience, or completion of a four-year approved technical training program in electrical repair and maintenance
  • 2 -3 years electrical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Strong knowledge of Work Order Control procedures and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
  • Experience with subcontractor and vendor contract management
  • Experience with managing key performance indicators as provided by Facility Manager
  • Ability to use various tools, equipment, and material common to the electrical trade
  • Knowledge of applicable electrical codes, standards, and regulations
  • Knowledge of electrical application for high and low voltage electric system
  • Basic knowledge in installation, repair, and maintenance of all types of electrical system equipment and components
  • Ability to effectively communicate through cell phone, email, conference calls, texting tools
  • Must be able to use personal computers, MS Office (Word and Excel)



Key Accountabilities


  • Awareness and compliance of Government, State, City, Company, and client policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Respond in a professional, polite, and helpful manner when dealing with customers
  • Learn, understand, and adhere to computer and phone policies
  • Maintain a clean and professional appearance
  • Participate in training directed at increasing job-related skills
  • Work according to schedule prepared and distributed by Leadership
  • Work with and takes direction from Leadership
  • Complete work orders by utilizing a computerized maintenance work order system
  • Turn in receipts, invoices, and other documentation to appropriate person in a timely manner
  • Ensure Mechanical/ Electrical/ Storage space are kept neat, clean, orderly, and safe
  • Respond to after-hour unscheduled emergencies as needed
  • Know and understand the Owner’s Building Operations/ Rules for the building(s) under your assignment as provided by Leadership
  • Report inventory of spare parts, tools, and service equipment to Leadership
  • Ensure all spare parts, tools, and service equipment are kept in a neat and orderly manner
  • Dispose of unusable spare parts under Leadership direction
  • Coordinate with subcontractor and vendors as needed for the effective and safe accomplishment of maintenance and project work including review and enforce safety guidelines, ensure subcontractor and vendors access the facilities properly, be escorted to their work areas, and other safety precautions, work team debriefed, and safely escorted off site as needed


Physical Demands & Work Environment


  • Ability to lift, push, pull, and/ or carry minimum 50 pounds
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee must be able to stand, walk, reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch/crawl daily
  • Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to work under pressure and time deadlines during peak periods.
  • Must participate in On-Call rotation schedule as assigned


As a global organization, ISS Group is committed to making the international community more resilient and just for all people. We encourage diversity and inclusion in their broadest terms, including ethnicity, race, age, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, language, culture, and educational background. We look to lead our industry by example and to positively influence the market wherever we operate.


ISS, a leading workplace experience and facility management company, provides placemaking solutions that contribute to better business performance and makes life easier, more productive and enjoyable – delivered to high standards by people who care. ISS believes that people make places and places make people. From strategy through to operations, ISS partners with over 60,000 customers in 30+ countries to deliver places that work, think and give and is served by 471,056 employees who connect people and places every single day. In 2019, ISS earned DKK 78 billion in revenue. It is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Date posted:  Nov 22, 2021
Region:  Americas

CHICAGO, IL, US, 60707-3360

Job Category:  Engineering
Full time/Part time:  Full Time
Requisition ID:  1557