Residential Apprentice Electrician

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Make It A Career With Us

At A-American Electric, we don't just hire you—we welcome you into our family. No matter your experience level, we want you to spend the rest of your career with us. We invest in our employees through debt-free training and a robust benefits package that not only ensures that you are taken care of as one of our own, but also that you're able to provide a good life for your loved ones.

Our career path system is comprised of six Electrician Levels, ranging from EL0 to EL5. Each level requires a certain degree of skill and experience, and thus pay that reflects those achievements. You'll always be in the know as to exactly what sort of training and on-the-job situations you'll need in order to level up, and those opportunities will always be available. We offer debt-free, state-approved apprenticeship training.

Candidates hired for the Residential Apprentice position will enter with the experience and qualification level of an EL0 to an EL2. Apply for the position below!

Electrician Levels

EL5 - Superintendent

$25-$30 per hour / 5YRS+ Experience

EL4 - Electrician

$22-$25 per hour / 4YRS+ Experience

EL3 - Journeyman

$18-$22 per hour / 3YRS+ Experience

EL2 - Apprentice

$$$ - 0YRS+ Experience

This position works under a Journeyman, Electrician, or Superintendent. At the discretion of the Leader, this person can assist or be laid out on selected projects, but should always be followed up on as this person is still learning the trade.

EL1 - Assistant

$$ - 0YRS+ Experience

This position assists the Electrician and should always have close supervision. Typically, this person is responsible for setup/cleanup and learning materials and installation practices.

EL0 - Trainee

$ - 0YRS+ Experience

This entry-level position participates in our new hire orientation and training program for at least 90 days, or until requirements have been met to move to EL1. 

Are you Powered To Serve?

We’re looking for a natural leader who is proactive, organized, decisive, and able to guide his crew to deliver the best electrical services to all of our residential customers throughout Western NC.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Learn how to troubleshoot residential electrical problems and apply that knowledge in practical situations
  • Learn how to install electrical components in finished areas with minimal disruption or damage and apply that knowledge in practical situations
  • Represent A-American Electric with the highest level of professionalism
  • Safety is the #1 Priority

Required Experience

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Outstanding people skills
  • Clean driving record

Education

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License/Certification

  • Driver’s License (Required)
Pay
  • $13.00 – $18.00 per hour

Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid vacation time
  • Paid sick leave
  • Retirement plan

Schedule

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift

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Hear from our team:

I have worked for 4 electrical companies in the past 28 years. My experience over the past 5 years working with A-American Electric Inc. has been the best of my career. The atmosphere, professionalism and camaraderie of my fellow workers are the greatest I’ve had the privilege being a part of.

John Miller

I’ve recently started working with A-American and I love it. I’ve been with a few different employees who have all been very professional and great men in general. I’m excited for the time to come working with A-American.

Christian Wilson

I have less than a year experience working for A-American Electric but so far it has been great! I came into the trade with zero knowledge and not knowing if I would like it, but it’s been the best decision I’ve made career wise.

Jorge Nunez

I have been employed by A-American for over 15 years. They are a family owned company, who pride themselves on providing great customer service. They are constantly offering electrical and safety training for the employees. I am happy to be working here.

Jason Holbert

A-American Electric has been the best place I have ever had the pleasure of working at. The management is caring, and really help you to be the best that you can be. High quality work and a high quality place to work, recommend to anyone!

Richard Clark

I have worked for A-American for close to 6 years now and couldn't ask for a better company to call home! They focus on developing employees into better people and electricians. Schooling, Training, Profit Sharing, and many more benefits, it truly is a family and not just a company. A Christian based company who does right by their customers and employees!

Austin Ownbey

Both the President and Vice-President as well as all the office staff are very attentive to the safety of their employees and the quality of our work. Our Managers are among the best most reliable men in their fields. The secretaries always do what ever it takes to make our jobs and lives easier so we can focus more on our customers. In closing my only regret would be having not started my career with A-American Electric Inc. I love working with A-American Electric Inc.

John Miller

I enjoy everyday coming into work and working with an amazing crew. Of all the jobs I have had in my life this is the most professional, respectful bunch I have ever worked with. It was a very big decision for me to make this career move and I don’t regret a day of it.

Buddy Williams

I have been blessed to be working for A-American for the last +3 years. Great company to work for. They are a very professional in all aspects of the job. It is a family oriented business and a great place to work. With there help and class that are provided by the company I was able to pass my state electrical exam.

Marcus Olson

Great faith based company. Fair and honest. I work for them and maybe you should too.

Glen Osborne

A most excellent company to work for. Wonderful people to work with, lifting one another up to be the best electric company around. Whether you are looking to begin a career or need honest electrical work at a fair price, you will find it at A-American Electric.

Emanuel Harris

Join Our Team

We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any legally protected status. 

A-American Company Standards:

  • Safety is our first priority! We will never sacrifice safety for any reason!

  • Look professional, talk professional, work professional, and you will be a professional electrician.

  • We will expect everyone to be on time and to use our time card app.

  • NEC in a minimum. Take pride in your work. Your work is a direct reflection of you and our company.

  • Keep your work site and company vehicle clean and organized.

  • We are always better when we work as a team with a common focus and take care of each other.

  • Work boots, clean pants, and a tucked in shirt are required.

  • Move your career forward. Apply yourself with classroom training, effort, and asking questions.

  • Always communicate if you have an issue with something. We will find common ground.

  • Be the best you can be!

Personal Tool Requirements:
  • Stripping knife (no razor blades)

  • Wire strippers

  • Flat and Phillips screwdrivers

  • Side cutters (Kliens)

  • Tape measure

  • 16oz hammer

  • Torpedo level

  • Channel locks

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Angle cutters (Dykes)

  • Battery tools

  • Hand tools

A-American Electric to Supply:
  • Large drills and saws

  • Benders

  • Cords

  • Ladders

  • Safety equipment

  • Large drill bits