Pillar Innovations

  • Industrial Electrician - Charleston, WV

    Job Locations US-WV-Charleston
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview



    Pillar Innovations is now accepting applications for a full-time Industrial ElectricianThe Industrial Electrician will install, maintain, and repair various electrical components and applications ranging from low to high voltage in a wide array of industries that may include, but not be limited to:  Construction, Manufacturing, Power Plants, Commercial, Aggregate, Oil and Gas, Factories, Plants, Coal, Wind Energy, etc. 

    This position will require a flexible schedule with travel and out-of-town work.  Candidates must be willing to work extended hours to include weekends, holidays and evenings.  Areas of operations include, but are not limited to:  Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Washington DC Metro Area, Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina and New Jersey.

    The Industrial Electrician will work out of the Pillar Innovations Shop located in Charleston, WV. 


    Pillar Innovations, LLC is a progressive engineering services 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 and manufacturing sectors. Additionally, it provides services ranging from custom software packages to belt splice monitoring and wireless communications. Regardless of the need, Pillar Innovations is there to provide the safety, communication, and automation systems that industrial customers need to succeed.

    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, outstanding medical, dental and vision benefits, short-term and long- term disability, life insurance, 401k, paid holidays and paid time off.


    • Install, maintain and  repair electrical systems in industrial facilities, which could include but not be limited to wiring, conduit, fixtures, and electrical devices
    • Install and test new equipment and systems
    • Repair and maintain existing systems and equipment
    • Read and follow electrical code, manuals, wiring and circuitry diagrams, blueprints, schematics and other electrical specifications
    • Trouble-shoot, diagnosis, and repair electrical issues, systems and components independently with minimal direction and supervision
    • Repair and install large electrical equipment, industrial fans, large motors, generators, control systems, grounding systems, etc.
    • Utilize hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment
    • Provide detailed 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
    • Trouble-shoot, diagnosis and repair electrical issues


    • 2+ years of industrial/commercial electrical experience working in Industrial Construction, Manufacturing, Power Plants, Commercial, Aggregate, Oil and Gas, Factories, Plants, Coal Industry, Wind Energy, etc. 
    • State of West Virginia Electrical Journeyman License preferred but not required – will consider Electrical Apprentice License and MSHA Electrical Certification
    • Possess the knowledge and experience to perform installs and repairs to low, medium and high voltage systems and components
    • Must possess knowledge of materials, methods, equipment and tools involved in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical systems and components
    • Must possess the ability to utilize a wide array of tools and diagnostic devices to effectively trouble-shoot; identify root cause; and take corrective action
    • Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings, circuitry and schematics
    • Repair, install and maintain 3-phase power, high voltage apparatus and electrical and electronic components and equipment
    • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule that includes travel, out-of-town work, weekends, extended hours and call-out work
    • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) and to represent Pillar Innovations in a professional, competent and courteous manner
    • 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:


    1. Walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb ladders and stairs; crawl; kneel
    2. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds unassisted
    3. Able and willing to work outdoors in severe weather
    4. Must be safety and customer-focused, without exception
    5. Required safety equipment:  Steel toe and/or metatarsal boots, protective eye wear, gloves, hard hat, and hearing protection


    Additional Eligibility Qualifications

    1. Must possess a valid state driver’s license prior to employment
    2. This position requires the completion of a thorough background check including driving, employment and education verification, SSN eVerify, employment references, and pre-employment drug screening. In accordance with our Organization’s Drug and Alcohol policy, employees are required to participate in random, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing.

     AAP/EEO Statement 

    Pillar Innovations is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We provide 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.


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