Utilities Electrician I

Requisition ID:  6454

Columbus, OH, US, 43210

ENGIE is committed to reshaping the energy future through the global implementation of a lower carbon energy economy in order to preserve the world’s natural resources. We are looking for talented and driven people who are committed to making the vision a reality.


The Utility Electrician I will be responsible for installing, operating, troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing utility low, medium, and high voltage electrical generation and distribution systems.


This position is located on the Ohio State University in Columbus, OH and will report to the High Voltage Supervisor.


What you’ll do:

  • Perform repairs, replacements, troubleshooting, and installation of electrical systems and equipment up to 600V class
  •  Assist with and performs preventive maintenance and upgrades of electrical utilities equipmentI
  • Inspect work, perform lockout/tagout; use test equipment to remedy and prevent problems
  • Overhaul motors and replace bearings
  •  Operate cranes, lifts and other equipment
  • Check and maintain equipment operating systems to include air dryers, air compressor systems, chillers, substation battery banks, annunciator panels; 3-phase motors and circuit protective relays
  • Read and update blueprints, electrical diagrams, manuals, and schematics; make sketches, modification plans and layouts, design circuits and read wiring diagrams; customize equipment needed to perform tasks; maintain records and reports
  • Assist higher level Utility Electricians with the installation, inspection, troubleshooting, and repair of 5,000 to 138,000 volt class electrical distribution equipment; provide support to distribution switching
  • Direct contractors in the installation of permanent and temporary power sources; inspect and monitor contractor work and new electrical construction; provide technical and safety training to contractors and other staff
  • Perform other duties as assigned


What you bring:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • A minimum five (5) years’ experience as a commercial/ industrial electrician, including 4 years’ experience in installation and maintenance of 600V class electrical systems
  • 15kV experience preferred but not required
  • Knowledge of basic principles of electricity and related terminology; ability to read technical manuals, schematic wiring diagrams and volt-ohm-amp testers


Additional Information/Conditions:

  • Must possess a valid U.S. state issued driver’s license and clear driving record
  • Ability to meet highest attendance requirements
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally with skills in report writing and correspondence
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments on a timely basis with a high degree of accuracy
  • Ability to use company computer



ENGIE North America isn’t just participating in the Zero-Carbon Transition, we’re leading it!  Join us as we develop energy that is renewable, efficient, and accessible to everyone. 


Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy!  ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions.  Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future.  Are you up for the challenge?


At ENGIE, our goal is to support, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community.  ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and we are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.


We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications.  ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as “protected characteristics”) as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.


  • Salary Range: $46,835-$107,510, annually
  • Actual salary offered may vary depending on geography, experience, education, internal pay alignment, and or other bona fide factors


 ENGIE complies with all federal, state, and local minimum wage laws.


Your talent acquisition partner can share more specific information regarding the salary for the position based on the work location.


If you need assistance with this application or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at ENGIENA-ENGIEHR@engie.com. This email address is reserved for individuals with disabilities in need of assistance and is not a means of inquiry regarding positions or application status

Business Unit:  GBU Energy Solutions
Division:  ESI NORTHAM
Legal Entity:  ENGIE North America Inc.
Contract Type:  Permanent
Job Type:  Full - Time
Professional Experience:  Skilled ( >3 experience <15 years)
Education Level:  High School Diploma/GED/A Levels

Nearest Major Market: Columbus