Electrical Apprentice

MCS of Tampa
Columbus, GA




Apprentice Electrician

Work Type




Minimum Experience

2 Years


MCS is hiring for an Electrical Apprentice in Columbus, Ga. This is a full-time, permanent position with benefits.

The Electrical Apprentice must demonstrate the ability to read, interpret and execute drawings, schematics, blueprints, and electrical code specifications for commercial electrical equipment installations. The Electrical Apprentice will require good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team setting. It is important that candidates keep abreast of industry trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations.

Typical duties include:

Installing, repairing, or replacing electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic, line assemblies, lighting, and alternative electrical parts.
Installing, repairing, or replacing generators and industrial storage batteries.
Installing electrical circuits, as well as panels, conduit, protecting devices, switches, and equipment required to accommodate the CEC and/or NEC.
Installing, maintaining, and calibrating industrial equipment and connected devices.
Communicating clearly and concisely.
Maintaining a working knowledge of the NEC.
Reading and understanding blueprints/schematics.

Educational Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent, Apprenticeship training preferred.

Certification Requirements: Ability to obtain a Base Pass ... clear background for base access.

Experience Requirements:

Needs to have a detailed knowledge of electrical codes and standards.
Must enroll in the IEC program. (Currently enrolled candidates preferred).
Must be able to read and interpret electrical schematics, diagrams, and blueprints.
Ability to use basic hand tools, power tools, etc.
Ability to read, speak and understand English.
Knowledge of “Safe” working practices (ex. OSHA, Lock Out / Tag Out).
Clean background with the ability to pass a required drug screening.
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including overtime if necessary.
Must be able to climb ladders.
Must possess own transportation, as most locations aren’t accessible with public transportation.
Mission Critical Solutions (MCS) is a leading-edge technology solutions provider headquartered in Tampa, Florida. MCS provides a broad range of Technology products and services organized in six core lines of business –Telecommunications, Structured Cabling, Audio-Visual, Security and Life Safety Systems, Electrical Distribution Systems, and Unified Communications.

Project Types

InfrastructurePower DistributionData CenterResidential New Construction



25 lbs.

Building Systems Wiring

Lighting ControlsAudio Visual (A/V)Building Automation Systems/ControlsSecurity Systems & Access Control


MC CableUnderground UtilitiesWiring TroughMetal Conduit Bending and Installation

Communications Wiring

Fiber Optic Splicing

Drawings and Code

Can Read Wiring SchematicsCan Read Construction Blueprints


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$16 - $17 / hour


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