Edison Electric, Inc is a rapidly growing, residential service and repair company. We are searching for an ambitious Apprentice Electrician to help us keep up with the growing demand for our brand of electrical service.

What Does Edison Electric Do?

We provide electrical expertise to homeowners who have electrical needs. Homeowners call on Edison to upgrade their electrical panels, replace their light fixtures and troubleshoot their electrical problems. Residential electrical service is our specialty.


Apprentice Electricians at Edison Electric are responsible for working together with the Lead Electricians on installations and service calls while learning the electrical code and developing the skills necessary to become Lead Electricians.

The main goals of the Apprentice are to work safely and efficiently, develop and improve their field skills and gain the hours necessary to pass the Minnesota Journeyman’s exam and manage their own service vehicle and customers.

We will train you how to successfully communicate with customers and groom you to become a world class service electrician. You will learn service and installation techniques and how to operate your own service vehicle.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Management may modify, change, or add to the duties of this description at any time without notice. Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required.

  • Follow instructions from Lead Electrician on installs and service calls.
  • Attend online classes through the Minnesota Electrical Association and maintain a passing grade.
  • Display consistent improvement and accuracy in the electrical field for: job planning, job layout, fishing wires, hanging light fixtures, troubleshooting, terminating electrical panels, outlets, switches, splicing, hanging ceiling fans and moving from one task to the next.
  • Perform job site clean-up duties thoroughly.
  • Working in attics and crawl spaces to run wiring and remove old wiring.
  • Working on an extension ladder
  • Help Lead Electrician keep the service vehicle clean and replenish inventory levels in the service vehicle.
  • Observe all safety requirements like wearing safety glasses, hand protection, dust masks and ladder safety.
  • Be on-time to the assigned jobs.
  • Follow The Edison Electric Code of Service Excellence

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each secondary duty satisfactorily. Management may modify, change, or add to the duties of this description at any time without notice. Other duties or tasks may be assigned as required.

  • Begin learning how to use the service software
  • Begin learning to estimate electrical work using the software
  • Begin assessing potential electrical jobs
  • Begin learning how to communicate with customers
  • Begin learning job set up and management of projects
  • Begin learning the features and benefits of the products Edison uses

Education/Experience Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong multi tasking skills
  • Strong computer and software skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised and follow protocol

Physical Demands

  • Must be capable of working in tight spaces and on ladders.
  • Must be capable of working in both hot and cold conditions.
  • Must be able to work on an extension ladder.
  • Must have command of all five senses.
  • Must possess full range of listening and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Language Skills

Excellent written and verbal language skills are imperative.

Computer and Software Skills

Requires strong ability to efficiently utilize a smart phone and tablet. A basic understanding and average level of software navigation skill is required to perform the job effectively.

Mathematical Skills

Requires the ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, and percentages for customer questions and problem solving.

Reasoning Skills

Ability to define problems, follow a process and know when to ask for help. Must be able to prioritize the needs of customers quickly and clearly.

Work Environment

The work environment varies depending on the time of year, the customers living conditions, the location of the job and any timelines associated with each service call or installation. Apprentices must always be ready to work in extreme heat, cold, rain, snow by having the proper clothing available at all times.

The Benefits We Offer

  • Great pay
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Health & dental insurance
  • Retirement match
  • Ongoing training
  • Clean uniforms
  • Paid tuition and books for apprenticeship school
  • Room for growth within the company
  • Positive work environment

If you are an apprentice electrician and you have an interest in providing world class electrical service to homeowners, we would love to hear from you! Consider a career move to our company by applying today! If you are currently employed, no problem, your confidentiality is guaranteed. Thank you!