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Aerotek Electrical Apprentice in Des Moines, Iowa

General Labor Electrical Apprentice

Commercial OR Residential Electrical Experience

Job Description

  • An entry level helper would be someone who doesn't have any electrical experience, but is proficient with hand tools (hammer, screw driver, battery operated drills) and can read a tape measurer to 1/16th of an inch and do basic math. For instance: helper might be asked to do a lot of layout work.

  • Will be climbing ladders, and might be using lifts, so someone can't be afraid of heights. (some lifts go up to 30 feet) proper safety PPE provided if on lift.

  • Must be able to decipher colors due to wiring

  • Must be able to lift 35-50 lbs. consistently all day.

  • Basic math (addition and subtraction)

  • Will be assisting the journeyman electrician

Project Example:

We need to place this light in the center of the room,

figure out where it goes. Required to measure the width of the room, divide by

2 and find the center. Another more complex example. We need to center these

three lights in the middle of the room, figure out where they go.

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Driver's License

Must have either HS Diploma or GED

Able to bend, twist, kneel, and climb up and down a ladder 8


To apply please reach out to Adam at 515-657-5427 or (

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.