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The achievement of our goals and prosperity, as with any company, depends on our employees. As the employer, we feel it is our responsibility to provide a working environment that encourages the attitude and performance necessary to succeed. To do this we have set up a multi-pronged program.

Current Openings

Position:
   Electricians

Job Description:
   If you are ready to make a change, or eager to take the next step in securing your future in an ever changing industry - Why not join a team that encourages growth, change, and advancement? Join the Southern Air, Inc. team! Southern Air has been in business since 1946 and is expanding in the Lynchburg, Virginia and surrounding areas.

Primary Responsibilities:
Install and repair electrical equipment and components on various stages of projects. Work involves installing, replacing, and maintaining electrical systems, apparatus, control panels, fixtures, equipment and other electrical components, to maintain electrical systems and to diagnose and repair operating problems of electrical components. Work under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Must make all terminations as required by project specifications in accordance to National Code. Assist in training of mechanics, apprentices and trainees.

General Duties:
•Install, repair and maintain electrical systems, apparatus, circuits, and electrical components of electrical equipment, transformer wiring and distribution panels.
•Perform preventive maintenance and repairs to electrical outlets, control panels, switches, fixtures and accessories.
•Isolate defects in wiring, circuit breakers, fuses, switches, sockets, and other elements, and replace faulty circuit breakers, fuses, switches, sockets, and other elements of electrical systems.
•Test equipment to identify and diagnose electrical and mechanical operating problems and repair or obtain proper technical assistance to repair equipment and return it to effective operating condition.
•Study manuals, brochures, articles and other documents to maintain up-to-date knowledge of electrical codes and of technological changes in products applicable to commercial/industrial electrical systems.
•Plan and organize assigned work projects and guides and monitors the work of semi-skilled employees.
•Train other employees in electrical procedures and methods and inspect their completed work to assure compliance with established standards and codes.
•Perform other duties as assigned.

Benefits:
•Program (ESOP)
•Comprehensive Benefits Package
•Group Health, Life & Dental Insurance
•401(k) with employer match
•Short & Long Term Disability Protection
•Paid Vacation & Paid Holidays



Qualifications:
   •Minimum of four (4) years progressively responsible experience in installing commercial or industrial electrical systems or equipment.
•All positions require you pass a drug test, background check and have reliable transportation.
•Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
•Accuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
•Applied Learning - Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience.
•Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task.
•Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
•Responsible - Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.
•Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
•Technical Aptitude - Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information.
•Reliability - The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
•Communication, Oral - Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
•Time Management - Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.

Physical Requirements:
•Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards
•Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards
•Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 lbs
•Moderate physical activity, requires handling of average-weight objects, standing and/or walking for extended periods of times
•While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee frequently works in high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibrations. The noise level in the work environment is usually very load.
•Work performed on job-site
•Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) (Hard hat, gloves, footwear, and any other PPE necessary to perform their duties)
•Driving requirements: Moderate Frequency (20%).

Apply at:
Southern Air, Inc. 2655 Lakeside Drive Lynchburg, VA 24501
Apply online: https://apply.southern-air.com
Fax: 434-385-9081 Phone: 434-316-5658 E-mail: sierria.carvajal@southern-air.com
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or protected veteran status.



Employee Programs

  • Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Safety Programs
  • Drug-Free Workplace Policy
  • Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Training Programs Including In-house Apprenticeship
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Group Health, Life & Dental Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Short & Long Term Disability Protection
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Open Door Communication Policy
  • Tuition Refund Program
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Safety Bonus Program
  • Credit Union
For a career in any of the following fields, apply here.

  • Sheet Metal
  • Plumbing and Piping
  • Electrical
  • HVAC Service
  • Millwright and Rigging
  • HVAC Controls
  • Indoor Air Quality