compensation: $15.00 to $19.00 per hour employment type: full-time
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About AutoGate Electric
AutoGate Electric (AGE) is a growing service and installation company for gated communities, commercial properties and industrial sites in the DC Metro Region. AGE has been in business since 2004 and is A+ rated by the BBB.
Who we are looking to hire
The ideal candidate is a inspiring technician who lives within the our service area. Has at least 1-years of experience of relevant work and is not afraid to get their hands dirty by digging holes, trenches, installing conduit and using construction tools outdoors in all weather climates. The below short video shows the type of work expected for this position: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2RppuaqAhg
What to expect working at AGE
All Assistant Technicians will be partnered with a senior technician to learn the “AGE” way of service and installations. Our goal is for the Assistant Technician to be able to get promoted to service clients and install systems after 1-year.
An average day is be ready-to-go at our office in Springfield, VA at 8:00am, Monday through Friday. We have a brief meeting to receive each person’s work tickets, then use the company vans/trucks to either perform services on existing systems or installations of new systems. AGE provides personal protective equipment, work shirts, hats, fully stocked work trucks with power tools, service supplies and installation materials. The Assistant Technician is required to supply their own pants, steel toed boots, hand tools and maintain a valid driver’s license and clean drivers record. As a technician completes a service or project each day, they will write a service ticket. The service ticket documents what the technician accomplished, and is how we invoice our clients. The Technician will also document their own time card each day, as this is how we pay the technicians on a bi-weekly basis. Another requirement is the Assistant Technicians must have legible handwriting and must be able to communicate in English.
Ideally, the technicians try to find a good stopping point on the job-site by 3pm and are back at the office by 4pm. But due to the nature of the business a good stopping point may not be until after 4pm. Each technician works an average of 45 hours per week and receives Overtime each week.
Our Assistant Technicians receive a competitive hourly rate (including regular opportunities to earn overtime), a balanced work/home life and the benefit package includes:
Company sponsored Life Insurance
Health & Dental Insurance
Bi-Weekly Direct Deposit
PTO & Public Holidays
Skills you will learn
Working outside or inside in all weather
Must be able to lift 75 Lbs.
Installing conduit/ pulling wire
Concrete & pavement demolition/saw cutting/jackhammer
Mixing concrete/ building concrete forms/ pouring and finishing concrete
High voltage and low voltage electrical terminations
Installing gate operating equipment
Installing control devices and wiring them up to function properly
Understand geometry layout of equipment for proper operation
Cutting/Grinding/Welding/fabrication of parts as needed
Experience with electronic security (access control, video surveillance, etc.)
Experience with automatic gate operators (slide, lift, swing, barrier, etc.)
Able to pass the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services background check
Valid drivers license and clean driving record
Job Type: Full-time
Hourly Wage: $15.00 to $19.00
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