Journeyman Electrician (Tropical Island in the South Pacific)

Montrose, CO posted on June 21

We are currently seeking a licensed journeyman electrician for a industrial/commercial project on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands. (Tropical Island in the South Pacific.) You will be working overseas for San Juan Construction in partnership with the US government.


San Juan Construction, Inc., recognized by Engineering News Record as one of the 'Top 50 Contractors Working Abroad', is a multi-disciplined construction company with an extensive resume and over 20 years experience managing commercial and government construction projects throughout the continental U.S., Hawaii, Pacific and Indian Ocean locations.



Plans layout, installs, and repairs wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, and control equipment conforming to all local building codes. Follows electrical code manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications, using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment. All work to be performed in a safe and professional manner.


  1. Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and all applicable electrical codes.
  2. Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, insuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings and flooring.
  3. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit, using such tools as hacksaw, pipe threader, and conduit bender.
  4. Pulls wiring through conduit.
  5. Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps.
  6. Connects wiring to electrical fixtures and power equipment using hand tools.
  7. Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels. Fastening in place with screws or bolts, using hand tools and power tools.
  8. Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor and installs grounding leads.
  9. Tests continuity of circuit to insure electrical compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.
  10. Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to determine hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
  11. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner   to get along with customers, co-workers, and supervisors.
  12. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Educational and experience requirements: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Completion of apprenticeship program, journeyman license required. Minimum of 5 years journeyman experience in duties described above preferred.

Workers should be able to:  Rate information using personal judgment of standards that can be measured or checked; Work within precise limits or standard of accuracy; Perform a variety of duties which may change often; Use reason and logic; Perform mathematical operations rapidly and accurately; See detail in objects or drawings and recognize slight differences in shapes or shadings; and picture flat drawings as 3-dimensional objects. Physically, workers must be able to: Work easily and skillfully with hands; Climb and maintain balance on scaffold and ladder. See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors; Reach for, handle, and grasp wires and hand tools; Bend, crouch and work in small places; and lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds.



  • Hand tools and power tools to perform above listed typical duties.