Pillar Innovations

Electrical Apprentice - Morgantown, WV

Job Locations US-WV-Morgantown | US-WV-Clarksburg | US-PA-Waynesburg | US-WV-Kingwood | US-PA-Uniontown
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time


Pillar Innovations is a rapidly-growing company that offers a fun and challenging work environment with a wealth of opportunities for professional growth.  Pillar Innovations offers competitive wages commensurate with experience, paid travel, outstanding medical, dental and vision benefits, short-term and long- term disability, life insurance, 401k, paid holidays and paid time off.


Pillar Innovations, LLC is a service company that takes pride in being on the cutting edge of technology. Pillar Innovations offers a diverse product portfolio to fulfill the needs of the energy, mining, environmental, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, and food and beverage sectors. Pillar provides services ranging from custom software packages to vision systems and wireless communications that include safety, communication, and automation systems.  


Pillar Innovations is now accepting applications for a full-time Electrical Apprentice.  The Electrical Apprentice is an entry level position that will work in conjunction with Electricians and Electrical Foreman to install, maintain, and repair various electrical components and applications ranging from low to high voltage.  Such applications may include but not be limited to industries such as Industrial Construction, Manufacturing, Power Plants, Commercial, Aggregate, Oil and Gas, Factories, Plants, Coal, Wind Energy, Commercial, Residential, etc. 


This position will require a flexible schedule that includes extended hours, weekends, holidays and evenings.  Areas of operations include, but are not limited to:  MD, PA, WV, and OH.

The Electrical Apprentice will work out of the Pillar Shop located in Morgantown, WV.


Job Responsibilities

  • Assist Electricians and Electrical Foreman with installing and maintaining electrical and power systems
  • Install lighting, electrical outlets and circuit breakers
  • Run a variety of styles and sizes of conduit to electrical devices
  • Pull wire to connection boxes, switch panels and other terminals
  • Load and unload tools, supplies, equipment, etc.
  • Drive ground rods and trench for grounding grids
  • Utilize hand tools, power tools, and electrical equipment pertinent to the electrical trade
  • Assist with paperwork and documentation to ensure accurate record keeping, billing and inventory
  • Maintain company tools, equipment and vehicles in a professional and workman-like manner
  • Assist in other areas of the company and perform other duties as assigned


Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and relevant training at a Vo-Tech School with Certification
  • 1+ years of electrical experience
  • Electrician Apprentice License preferred OR required to obtain within 6 months from hire
  • Any combination of the above schooling and training will be considered
  • Possess basic knowledge of electrical theory and AC and DC circuits
  • Knowledge and ability to identify and utilize hand and power tools typically utilized in the electrical trade
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule that include travel, out-of-town work, weekends, extended hours and call-out work
  • Must be dependable; trustworthy; and possess a positive and productive attitude
  • Must be able to work well with co-workers and customers

Working Conditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to:

  • Walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb ladders and stairs; crawl; kneel
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds unassisted.
  • Must be safety and customer-focused, without exception
  • Required safety equipment:  Metatarsal boots, ARC flash rated clothing, protective eye wear, gloves, hard hat, and hearing protection


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Must possess a valid and appropriate state driver’s license prior to employment
  2. This position requires the completion of a thorough background and pre-employment drug and alcohol screening. In accordance with Pillar Innovation’s Drug and Alcohol policy, employees are required to participate in random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing as requested.

AAP/EEO Statement 
Pillar Innovations is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that provides opportunities without regard to any protected classes under applicable law.


ADA Statement

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Other Duties
This job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this position. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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