Weifield Group Contracting   Cheyenne, WY   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on July 14, 2022
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Weifield Contracting is now seeking Electrical Journeymen hiring immediately.


Perform Work - CO - Cheyenne, WY - Full Time

Electrical Journeyman 


Cheyenne WY

General Job Description

The electrical journeyman is responsible for installing high-quality electrical field work and taking measures to increase the company’s effectiveness and efficiency.  The position reports directly to the field foreman.

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Install raceways, pull wire, and mount equipment, training apprentices to do the same
  • Assemble and install small to large electrical parts and pieces, training apprentices to do the same
  • Trims outlet, recessed cans and other repetitive finish work, training apprentices to do the same
  • May perform hot work if qualified and trained with all necessary precautions in place
  • Assists apprentice in completing Apprenticeship Paperwork including hours and reviews
  • Responsible for leading communications with apprentices and following direction from foreman
  • Use electrical formulas to figure out pipe fill, device and panel size, and disconnect
  • Lay out and organize assigned tasks to apprentices
  • Plan materials and tools needed to complete the job
  • Read and understand basic blueprints
  • Handle material required for the job
  • Perform duties as assigned by foreman
  • Work Hours and Time Sheets:  Arrive to the designated field site ready to work at 7:00 am – 3:30 pm with a 10 minute break at 9:30 am and ½ hour lunch at noon.  You are responsible to coordinate with your field foreman to complete and submit your weekly timesheets.  These time sheets are required to process your weekly payroll check.

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Current Colorado State electrical journeyman license.
  • Minimum of 4 years documented field work or completion of 4 year electrical apprenticeship program.
  • Excellent understanding of the electrical industry.
  • Punctual, motivated, detail oriented and will not accept second best.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills in order to work in a diverse and fast-paced environment.
  • Self-motivated and flexible to accommodate changes in Weifield Group’s business strategies.
  • Willing to travel as needed.


The electrical journeyman’s success is measured by the following criteria:

  • ability to start and manage projects as layout and direction from field foreman
  • ability to work efficiently and produce clean electrical workmanship to NEC
  • able to bring answers to the table and implement solutions quickly
  • yearly review
  • training and grades through continuing education of 24 hours each year

Physical Demands

  • Standing – Remaining on one’s feet in an upright position at a work station without moving about, for extended period of time.
  • Walking – Moving about on foot.
  • Sitting – Remaining in the normal seated position for extended periods.
  • Lifting – Raising or lowering an object (~50 lbs.) from one level to another (includes upward pulling).
  • Carrying – Transporting an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulder, e.g., tools equipment, and materials up to 50 lbs. up to 10 feet.
  • Pushing – Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves away from the force (includes slapping, striking, kicking and treadle actions)
  • Pulling – Exerting force upon an object so that the object moves toward the forces (includes jerking).
  • Ascending or descending ladders, lifts, stairs, scaffoldings, ramps, poles and the like.  Body agility is emphasized. 
  • Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or running on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. 
  • Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.  This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
  • Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
  • Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
  • Crawl over, under and into equipment as necessary to perform job duties.  Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
  • Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.  Fingers are involved only to the extent that they are an extension of the hand.
  • Picking, pinching or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.
  • Perceiving attributes of objects, e.g., size, shape, temperature, or texture, by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Work environments may be noisy, congested, and/or in confined spaces.
  • Must be able to read and understand technical documents, blue prints and work orders.
  • The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Working Conditions

  • Ability to perform duties in extreme varying temperatures, e.g., exposure to hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy conditions, on your feet, 8 to 10 hours daily up to 6 days a week.
  • Job requires employee to wear required personal tools and belt with them at all times.
  • Work from all types of ladders, stepladders up to 14', "A" frame ladders and all size extension ladders.
  • Carry and relocate extension ladders up to 20' stepladders up to 12' by yourself.
  • Employee's personal weight with personal tools cannot exceed weight limit of ladder (Class 1 ‑ 250 lbs., Class 1A ‑ 300 lbs.).
  • Perform work at various heights, up to 50' from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks or other safe work areas.
  • Work in restricted areas, switchgear room, manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attics and vaults.
  • Wear personal protective equipment, e.g., hard hats, safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, masks, and earplugs at all times, and when applicable, respirator.
  • Follow special procedures including contamination control, noise control, vibration, building systems awareness and procedures.
  • Candidate must be able to work night shifts and mid shifts, as required by customers.
  • Respond to short notice overtime requirements.

Dress Code

Field employees will wear appropriate shirts with sleeves, long pants and sturdy work shoes or boots (OSHA standard).   All clothing will be of a proper fit and condition so as not to constitute a safety hazard.  Clothing may not have any derogatory, offensive, sexually suggesting or degrading writing, symbols, pictures, language, or logos of other contractors.  Employees may wear jewelry as long as the jewelry is appropriate and does not constitute a safety hazard.  Body piercing (other than earrings) should not be visible.  Similarly, employees will keep their hair and facial hair groomed to avoid safety hazards; or they will secure their hair to avoid safety hazards.

We offer our employees a comprehensive, people-focused benefits program: 

  • Physical [Stay Well] | Emotional [Be Supported]
    • Weifield-sponsored Medical, Dental, and Vision
      • Cigna Medical HDHP
      • Cigna Medical Buy-Up
      • Cigna Dental
      • Eyemed Vision Insurance
    • Weifield covers 100% of the medical HDHP plan + preventative screenings
    • Gym memberships
    • Ongoing employee athletic events
      • Tough Mudder, 5K/10K races, truck pulls, & more
    • Employee Assistance Program through Mines & Associates
      • 5 free sessions per family member for counseling, career coaching, financial/legal guidance
    • Cigna mental health & lifestyle programs
    • Flexible time off & paid time off
    • Sabbatical eligibility at 15 years
    • Crisis event support
      • Helping Hands financial assistance program, HR Return to Work assistance, PPE
    • Future betterment committees
    • Open door policy
  • Fiscal [Plan My Future]
    • Financial planning assistance
      • Outside referral options for personal life/property insurances and legal assistance
    • Ability to become eligible to purchase company shares
    • Referral bonus & company incentive plans
    • Employee discounts
      • Mortgage assistance
      • Verizon Wireless
    • Weifield-sponsored 50K life and ADD plans
    • 401K program
      • 4% match after one year
    • Financial literacy training
  • Social [Enjoy My Work]
    • Teambuilding events
    • 7 paid holidays/year
    • Nonprofits: Company match to employee-supported charities
    • Company communications
    • Ongoing events
      • Tickets and numerous company and family events per year
    • Holiday celebrations & contests
    • Philanthropy events supporting our charities
  • Knowledge [Grow My Career]
    • Continuing education credits
    • OSHA and NICET/Blue Card trainings
    • Testing prep assistance
      • Electricians/apprenticeship graduates for Journeyman’s test
    • 4-year paid apprenticeship including books
    • Tuition reiumbursement for college coursework related to position
    • Weifield University
      • Ongoing training program 
  • Recognition [Be Rewarded]
    • Employee anniversary awards & gifts
    • Cash for anniversary tenure
      • $10K at 10-year anniversary
    • Employee of the Month recognition & awards
    • Apprenticeship graduation gifts
    • Project of the Year trip with Weifield leadership
    • Crew of the Month lunches with Red Wing Boots truck gift
    • Holiday gifts
    • Recognition/gifts for Journeyman’s license/field achievements

In addition to our amazing people, we take pride in our innovation, our legacy of excellence in our industry, our strong community focus, and our fantastic family-oriented work culture – as evidenced by our Top Workplaces recognitions in our regions (10 years running in Colorado, achieved by less than 5% of all companies)! 

We’re seeking the best talent to build an unstoppable team – and we hope you will become a part of it.

We look forward to meeting you!

Compensation Package

Start Date




Pay Rate

Non-Exempt Status

Centennial/Denver: Pay Range $31 – 36/hr DOE

Employee Health Insurance

Healthcare 100% of the employee medical “Base Plan” by WGC 1st of the month following date of hire.

Voluntary Dental/Vision Insurance

Portion paid by employee based on coverage selection after 60 days of employment, not to exceed 90 days of employment

Disability & Accident Insurance

Portion paid by employee based on coverage selection after 60 days of employment, not to exceed 90 days of employment

Life Insurance

50K Life and ADD policy for employee only, paid by employer 1st of the month following 60 days of employment, not to exceed 90 days of employment

HSA Plan

Employee can set aside $3600 pre-tax dollars /$7200 for Family 1st of the month following 60 days, not to exceed 90 days of employment

HSA Company Contribution

Up to a max of $600 annually, contributed through four quarterly contributions. The employee must have active work hours on the week of assistance to be eligible. This amount is inclusive in the calculation of the max contributions allowable under an HSA plan.


Accrued 10 days per year 1-2 years, 12 days per year 2-5 years, 14 days per year 5-7 years, 16 days per year 7-10 years and 20 days per year 10+ years.  Seven paid holidays per year.

401k/Safe Harbor

Participate after 60 days. Weifield matches 100% of investment up to 4% after one year of consistent employment.    


Paid on prevailing wage projects

Cell Phone


Car Allowance


Background Check/ Drug Test Required


Work Schedule

Varies by jobsite. This position may require night time, weekend, holiday, and overtime work which will be compensated at adjusted rates. 


Due to the nature of this position additional time may be needed in order to complete work activities with no additional compensation.

The company has reviewed this job description to ensure that essential functions and basic duties have been included. This is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by management as deemed appropriate. Nothing in this job description restricts management's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Weifield Group Contracting Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.