Assistant Site Electrician
Big Apple CircusFort Washington, MD
Full Time Job
• Big Apple Circus Assistant Site Electrician
The newly revitalized Big Apple Circus is seeking an Assistant Site Electrician available to travel a significant portion of the year. In this position you will be instrumental in installing and maintaining wiring, control, and lighting systems as well as inspecting electrical?components, such as transformers and circuit breakers. The ideal candidate has previous knowledge of electrical principals, generators and heavy power.
• Installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems and components
• Inspect and maintain equipment, and update maintenance and inspection records as directed
• Maintain a safe working environment at all times by conforming to established safety policies and procedures, participating in required safety classes, and completing emergency rescue procedures training
• Comply with all safety and security procedures related to the show
• Direct local crews in loading and unloading
• Perform all other job-related duties as requested.
• Willingness and ability to tour year round
• Basic knowledge of three phase power
• Knowledge of common hazards
• Ability to operate electrical meters
• Basic knowledge of hand tools and their use
• Ability to read, comprehend, and write basic instructions, short correspondence and memos.
• Ability to apply common sense and understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, and diagram form
• Professional appearance and demeanor
• Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays
• Ability to climb, work and perform repairs at heights up to 40' using safety equipment with a 300lb limitation
• Ability to lift 50lbs and push/pull 100lbs
• Ability to stand for long periods of time, squat, run and climb
Preferred but Not Required:
• Working knowledge of OSHA
• Vocational or technical diploma in electrical
• Ability to drive a forklift and operate other heavy machinery
• Knowledge of 12 volt systems
• Basic knowledge of welding
• Background in RV/camper maintenance
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