Apprentice Electrician

Company Overview

STS Group, is dedicated to being the leading and most cost-efficient provider of electrical engineering, instrumentation, design and commissioning services across Ireland, UK, Europe and the Middle East. Since its formation, STS Group has broadened its scope to become a full-service provider to world renowned brand names in the Pharmaceutical, Data Centre, Utilities, Oil, Gas & Chemicals, Food & Beverage, Transport and other industry sectors.
Headquartered in Waterford, Ireland, STS Group is one of three business units within Dussmann Technical Solutions (DTS) and is a proud member of the Dussmann Group. STS Group employs the best people, invests heavily in training and education ensuring that the highest standards of health, safety and governance are applied throughout the organisation.

Role and Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of an Electrician, and will be expected to perform the following duties, tasks, and responsibilities shown below:

  • Reads, interprets, and executes drawings, schematics, blueprints, and electrical code specifications to see layout of commercial electrical equipment installations
  • Tests electrical equipment and parts for continuity, current, voltage, and resistance
  • Installs, repairs, or replaces AC/DC motors and drives, transformers, motors, starters, relays, and hydraulic and gas electrical controls
  • Installs repairs, or replaces electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic, and line assemblies, lighting, and alternative electrical parts
  • Installs, repairs, or replaces generators and industrial storage batteries
  • Carry out preventive maintenance and testing of electrical systems (including power distribution equipment)
  • Installs electrical circuits, as well as panels, conduit, protecting devices, switches, and equipment
  • Works on electrical failures and replaces components wherever production time is often affected
  • Corrects connections and wiring on equipment controls wherever incorrect applications may cause harm and dangerous conditions
  • Conducts preventive and maintenance programs, and also keeps maintenance records
  • May install, maintain, and calibrate industrial equipment and connected devices
  • Complies with standards and procedures of industry, Safety Manual and abide by safety rules

Required Skills/Experience

  • SOLAS registered 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year apprentice electrician
  • Must have valid Safe Pass and Manual Handling
  • Working at Heights and Abrasive Wheel training would be an advantage
  • Good communication skills, self-supervision, and respect for safety needs
  • Must be available to work overtime if the need arises
  • Willingness to travel to different projects within Ireland
  • Ability to work as part of a team