Industrial Electricians - Northwest Indiana

Hammond, IN posted on April 16

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IST is hiring Industrial Electricians to join our team. We are ramping up for a long term project in the Northwest Indiana area, and looking for established Journeyman Electricians, Foreman, Project Managers, and Superintendents.  We are looking for candidates interested in both contract, and long term opportunities.  All of our opportunities are for Permanent Placements, however contract is also available.  Safety is our focus.  Pay scale dependent on experience. Local applicants only please, but willing to discuss possible relocation for the right applicants.


  • Bend and install rigid conduit up to 1inch
  • Set up and pull wire and cable
  • Terminate power, control, and instrumentation wire and cable
  • Install electrical gear, equipment, and devices
  • Install and troubleshoot PLC's
  • Install and troubleshoot AC and DC Drives
  • Single and Three Phase motors and motor control systems
  • Solid/stable/proven experience in electrical field (2-3 professional references required), letters of recommendation a plus
  • Read/comprehend tape measure, blue prints, schematics, technical drawings, work orders, instructions, formulas and processing charts
  • Must have knowledge of the NEC (National Electrical Code) and OSHA safety standards
  • Stand, walk, sit, kneel, and walk up/down stairs on regular basis; climb up and down ladders up to 35 feet high repeatedly on a shift
  • Work from various heights via platforms, scaffolds, ladders or man-lifts
  • Bend and stretch, lift and move heavy objects many times across a shift
  • Operate, maintain, and work in close proximity to various power equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, man-lifts, excavators, drills, saws, hydraulic tools and automatic machinery
  • Must be safety conscious
  • Must have electrical tools including hand benders as well as all PPE and preferably a harness
  • Control Knowledge a huge plus (PLC, DCS), read schematics
  • Experience in large industrial plants and refineries is a plus
  • MSHA certifications