Welcome To Motion Electrical Contracting Ltd. - Applying For The 309A Electrician - Construction and Maintenance Apprentice 3-5th Year Position

Position: 309A Electrical Apprentice - 4th or 5th Year

Summary: The Apprentice Electrician is primarily responsible for installing and terminating conduit wire, cable, equipment, panels, sensors, and various control components and devices. This position constructs and fabricates control panels/systems and installs interlocking wiring and performs wiring check out. The Apprentice Electrician also tests installed, repaired and/or modified equipment for proper performance and assists in ordering replacement equipment, parts and supplies. Assists the electrician on site.

Core Competencies

  • Adaptability
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Follow Laws, Rules and Regulations
  • Operate Tools and Equipment
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management
  • Teamwork

License and Certificates

  • Appropriate credentials and certifications
  • Valid G Driver’s license with clean driving abstract
  • Ministry of Labour Worker Health and Safety Certificate
  • Working at Heights Certificate
  • Elevated Platform Certificate

Job Duties

  • Install and terminate conduit wire, cable, equipment, panels, sensors, and various control components and devices
  • Construct and fabricate control panels and rough and finish wiring and control systems,
  • Install interlocking wiring and perform wiring check out
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain electrical control circuits for motors and control devices for various electrical devices
  • Provide material take-offs for electrical facilities equipment requirements
  • Propose changes or modifications to plans to enhance operation and efficiency of systems plans and specifications for facilities
  • Ensure accuracy and completion of assigned tasks and projects
  • Test installed/repaired/modified equipment for proper performance
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology, compliance and repair techniques
  • Monitor parts usage and report on any materials issues
  • Assist in ordering replacement equipment, parts and supplies
  • Operate tools/ equipment and ladders in a safe manner and inspect before each use
  • Confirm with the Supervising Electrician before energizing any electrical circuit
  • Maintain safe working conditions and adhere to all company policies, employment standards, occupational health and safety regulations and Ontario Electrical Code and Electrical Safety Authority
  • Cleaning and Organizing of Shop area and company vehicles as requested
  • Other assigned work as required


  • Criminal Reference Check
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times

Work Conditions

  • Physical ability to lift to 100lb
  • Work with hands overhead for extended amounts of time
  • Standing for extended periods of time
  • Work at height levels requiring wearing a harness
  • Able to climb an extension ladder up to 25 feet multiple times throughout a day
  • May have to work in small spaces
  • Travel to off-site locations may be required (may be out of town or overnight) as required
  • Personal Protective equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, ear plugs, harness, etc.
  • Overtime and irregular shifts as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors
  • May be exposed to construction sites and weather elements

A few of the perks working for us!

Opportunity to gain additional trade licenses

*CFAA Fire Alarm Technicians and G2 Gas Technicians on staff*

Newly built bright shop
Use of company vehicle
Company cell phone

Daily perks!!! Who likes free snacks and beverages?! Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and various snacks available

Excellent working environment with a great team atmosphere

Day Shift - (must have the flexibility to occasionally work other shifts as required, we are also flexible in return!)

Flexible Environment

Benefit packages available after 3 months of service

RRSP program including a company contribution after 6 months of service

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