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Weifield Group Contracting 1st Year Electrical Apprentice in Centennial, Colorado

1st Year Electrical Apprentice

WORK FOR THE BEST - BE TREATED THE BEST!Successful electricians at Weifield can become foremen, supervisors, estimators, project managers -- or move into upper management positions; your drive and abilities determine how far you go! Weifield is a national leader in cutting-edge construction -- more than 70% of the General Contractors in CO & WY rely on our expertise to provide quality electrical projects. And we're seeking the best talent to build an unstoppable team! We have 400+ employees & offer industry-leading training programs that enhance safety and innovation -- and we foster a positive company culture through fun events and parties throughout the year for our employees and their families. We also have a strong community focus - partnering with numerous non-profit organizations to give back to the communities in which we live and work. As evidenced by our Denver Post 'Top Workplaces' recognition for 9 years running, we offer a fantastic, family-oriented work culture!We also offer our employees unparalleled benefits:

  • Numerous opportunities to be recognized for individual achievements

  • Competitive compensation

  • 100% coverage for employee health insurance

  • Paid four-year apprenticeship program

  • Voluntary additional options of dental/vision insurance, disability & accident insurance, Life insurance, and Flex plan

  • Paid time off + holidays

  • 4% matched 401k after one year of service

  • Paid 10-hour OSHA training, CPR/First Aid certification, and specific field safety training

  • Generous perks such as paid tools and equipment

  • Opportunities for bonuses

  • Annual employee awards with cash rewards for award winners

  • Opportunities for career advancement

  • Utilization of the best technology and tools the industry has to offer to make your life easy

  • Fantastic employee referral program!!


Our team members go above and beyond at Weifield, every day ? and we show our appreciation by offering much more than just a competitive salary. People are Weifield?s #1 valuable asset and we ensure our team feels valued, appreciated, and included at our company ? not just occasionally, but always. With that in mind, we?ve designed the common elements of our benefits package to extend well beyond the paycheck and incorporate the following priorities of our team members:

  • Enjoy My Work?An engaging and rewarding company culture that allows our team to thrive

  • Learn, Grow, Innovate?Ongoing paid training and development to spark career growth

  • Time to Recharge?Paid time off and paid holidays for quality time with friends & family

  • Be Rewarded?Bonus opportunities and monthly/yearly employee cash awards to reward quality work

  • Be Heard?An open-door policy by Weifield management to listen to our team?s ideas and opinions, 24/7/365

  • Stay Well?A suite of healthcare benefits to maintain the wellness of our teammates/ their families

  • Have Fun?Continual fun company events so our team can get out with family & friends

  • Chart My Course?No limits to the performance-based career growth and advancement opportunities for our team, at Weifield

  • Be Supported?A full-service Employee Assistance Program to help with the business of life (health, finances, resources, & more -- for team members and their families)

At the end of the day, our goal is simple: to continually improve our employees? work experience to help them be happy, healthy, and well?every day!

Apply today by either dropping by our office or visiting our website at to fill out an application. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you!

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Handle materials required for the job.

  • Install raceways, pull wire, and mount equipment.

  • Assemble and install small to large electrical parts & pieces.

  • Trim outlets, recessed cans and other repetitive finish work.

  • Dig trenches as needed.

  • Perform duties as assigned by foreman/lead

  • Track apprenticeship OJT hours & submit monthly.

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Demonstrate mechanical ability.

  • Be at least 18 year of age.

  • Pass background check and drug screen.

  • Possess basic understanding of the electrical industry.

  • Candidate must have a proactive approach to problem solving.

  • Punctual, motivated, detail oriented and will not accept second best.

  • Possess strong interpersonal skills in order to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment.

  • High School Diploma/GED required for schooling.

  • Self-motivated and flexible to accommodate changes in Weifield Group?s business strategies.

  • Willing to travel as needed.


  • The electrical apprentice?s success is measured by the following criteria:

  • start and manage projects as layout and direction from field foreman

  • work efficiently and produce clean electrical workmanship to NEC

  • complete projects without a safety incident, recordable injury or safety violation

  • complete OSHA 10-Hour and CPR/1st Aid/AED Training during the first 30 days of employment

  • bring answers to the table and implement solutions quickly

  • yearly evaluation

  • training and grades through IEC Apprenticeship program of 75 hours for every 1000 hours OJT

* Disclaimer: Apprentice eligibility for promotion through apprenticeship periods is August and February each year *

Physical Demands

  • Standing ? Remaining on one?s feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about, for extended period of time.

  • Walking ? Moving about on foot.

  • Sitting ? Remaining in the normal seated position for extended periods.

  • Lifting ? Raising or lowering an object (50 lbs.) from one level to another (includes upward pulling).

  • Carrying ? Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder, e.g., tools equipment, and materials up to 50 lbs. up to 10 feet.

  • Pushing ? Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (includes slapping, striking, kicking and treadle actions)

  • Pulling ? Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the forces (includes jerking).

  • Ascending or descending ladders, lifts, stairs, scaffoldings, ramps, poles and the like. Body agility is emphasized.

  • Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or running on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces.

  • Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.

  • Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.

  • Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.

  • Crawl over, under and into equipment as necessary to perform job duties. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.

  • Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.

  • Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands. Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand.

  • Picking, pinching or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.

  • Perceiving attributes of objects, e.g., size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.

  • Work environments may be noisy, congested, and/or in confined spaces.

  • Must be able to read and understand technical documents, blue prints and work orders.

  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to perform duties in extreme varying temperatures, e.g., exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions, on your feet, 8 to 10 hours daily up to 6 days a week.

  • Job requires employee to wear required personal tools and belt with them at all times.

  • Work from all types of ladders, stepladders up to 14', "A" frame ladders and all size extension ladders.

  • Carry and relocate extension ladders up to 20' stepladders up to 12' by yourself.

  • Employee's personal weight with personal tools cannot exceed weight limit of ladder (Class 1 ? 250 lbs., Class 1A ? 300 lbs.).

  • Perform work at various heights, up to 50' from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks or other safe work areas.

  • Work in restricted areas, switchgear room, manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attics and vaults.

  • Wear personal protective equipment, e.g., hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, masks, and earplugs at all times.

  • Follow special procedures including contamination control, noise control, vibration, building systems awareness and procedures.

  • Candidate must be able to work night shifts and mid shifts, as required by customers.

  • Respond to short notice overtime requirements.

Dress Code

  • Field employees will wear appropriate shirts with sleeves, long pants and sturdy work shoes or boots (OSHA standard). All clothing will be of a proper fit and condition so as not to constitute a safety hazard. Clothing may not have any derogatory, offensive, sexually suggesting or degrading writing, symbols, pictures, language, or logos of other contractors. Employees may wear jewelry as long as the jewelry is appropriate and does not constitute a safety hazard. Body piercing (other than earrings) should not be visible. Similarly, employees will keep their hair and facial hair groomed to avoid safety hazards; or they will secure their hair to avoid safety hazards

Starter Kit

Weifield Group offers this kit to new employees in need of the tools. The kit can be purchased and paid for with monthly payments taken from employee?s paycheck. See Tool Agreement form for further details.

  • Knife

  • Tape Measure

  • Side Cutting Pliers (Kleins) 8" Channel Locks 10"

  • 10 in 1 Screwdriver

  • Flat Head Screwdriver Large Phillips Head Screwdriver Straight Claw Hammer Tick Tracer

  • Keyhole Saw

  • Hacksaw w/Blade

  • Torpedo Level

  • Wire Strippers

  • Diagonal Pliers 8" Adjustable Wrench 10" Tool Pouch

  • Belt

  • Hammer Holster

  • At 90 Days

  • Channel lock set second pair

  • 18v drill

  • 18v sawzall

  • Roto split

  • By End of 1st Year

  • Long nose pliers

  • Cold chisel

  • Center punch

  • Tap wrench and taps thru 3/8 Chain wrench or strap wrench Voltage tester 600V

  • Drill index thu 1/2"

  • Plumb bob

  • Std allen wrench set thru 1/2"

  • Crimp tool for stake on crimps

  • Nut driver set thru 1/2"

  • Tn snips str

  • Chalk box

  • Flash light

  • 1/2" bender

  • 3/4" bender

Compensation Package

  • Start Date: TBD

  • Status: Full-time

  • Pay Rate: $17-18 per hour

  • Employee Health Insurance: Healthcare 100% of the ?Base Plan? by WGC 1st of the month following 60 days, not to exceed 90 days of employment

  • Voluntary Dental/Vision Insurance: Portion paid by employee based on coverage selection 1st of the month following 60 days, not to exceed 90 days of employment

  • Disability & Accident Insurance: Portion paid by employee based on coverage selection1st of the month following 60 days, not to exceed 90 days of employment

  • Life Insurance: Portion paid by employee based on coverage selection 1st of the month following 60 days, not to exceed 90 days of employment

  • 401(k)/Safe Harbor: Participate after 60 days. Weifield matches 100% of investment up to 4% of pay after 1 year with no vestment schedule

  • Paid Time Off: 10 days annually, accrual begins upon hire date. First year accrual is prorated based on hire date and may not accrue the full 10 days in year one.

  • Pension: Paid on Prevailing Wage projects

  • Typical Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 7:00am to 3:30pm.

  • This position may require night time, weekend, holiday, and overtime work which will be compensated at adjusted rates.

  • Education: Paid tuition BAT/OA 4 year electrical schooling

  • Background Check Required: Yes

  • Drug Screen Required: Yes

  • Current Driver?s License Required: Yes

  • MVR Check Required: No

  • Credit Check Required: No

This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions and position responsibilities. Nothing in this job description restricts management's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Weifield Group Contracting LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Weifield Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. We make a special effort to include minorities, women, disabled and veteran candidates in our employment selection pools. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national origin.

This position will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug and alcohol test and the results of a background check.