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National Power, LLC Lead Electrician in Columbus, Ohio


National Power has an immediate need for a dependable, detail-oriented Electrician to join our team in in the Columbus, Ohio area and work in other states as necessary. Under the general direction of and reporting to the Electrical Field Manager, the Electrician will primarily be responsible for performing lead electrical work in the installation, alteration, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, fixtures, and equipment for National Power customers.  The successful candidate will have the ability to independently assess the needs of a job based on schematics or blueprints but may also carry out assignments based on written and oral instructions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Core duties and responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Install, repair, and service electrical systems

  • Source or fabricate replacement electrical components

  • Knowledge of the NEC and Interpret blueprints and carry out work accordingly

  • Guide and oversee other electricians as necessary

  • Obtain required equipment, tools, and materials for projects

  • Test and troubleshoot electrical systems

  • Provide assistance during emergencies

  • Update project records and prepare relevant documents and reports

    Eligibility Requirements

Qualified candidates will possess the ability and willingness to do the following:

  • Travel up to 100% (up to 2 weeks)

  • Lift at least 40 lbs

  • Push or pull cables up to 60 lbs

  • Climb ladders up to 8 ft

  • Work/stand on ladders for long periods of time

  • Stand continuously

  • Frequently reach above, below, or at shoulder level

  • Frequently bend, twist, or stoop

  • Frequently crouch or squat

  • Be exposed to a central office/cable office environment with moderate noise levels and nominal variations in heat and cold


  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 6 years in Commercial. (Experience in the telecommunications industry a plus)

    Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience

  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance

  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

  • Paid time off and paid holidays

  • Career advancement opportunities

    Work Conditions

  • The technician may be required to work in various weather conditions (heat, rain, snow, high humidity, etc.)

  • Frequently work near moving mechanical parts

    Physical Demands:

  • Lifting and carrying heavy objects, up to 75lbs, will be required

  • Ascending or descending ladders, scaffolding, stairs, ramps and the like using feet/legs and/or hands/arms

  • Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand(s)

  • Pushing/pulling may involve use of hands/arms, feet/legs, and/or feet only done with one side of the body or both sides

  • Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet to enter restricted spaces

  • Occasionally, using one or both feet or legs to move controls on machinery or equipment

  • Clarity of vision and color vision are both required (i.e., working with small objects or reading small print), including use of computers

  • Sitting/Driving for long periods is frequently required


    Additional Info:

  • Criminal background check, pre-employment drug screen and MVR required

  • This is a remote position and will require the employee to work away from home

    National Power, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and VEVRAA federal contractor. National Power affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or any other status protected under local, state or federal laws.

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