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Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Listing Title:   Electrician Company Name:   Herzog Contracting Corp. Description:   Founded in 1969, Herzog is headquartered in St. Joseph, Missouri, with a satellite office in Fort Worth, Texas.

Over the course of our 50+ year history, Herzog has become a national leader in the construction, operations and maintenance of commuter rail, light rail, streetcar, and freight rail projects.

We believe our culture is at the heart of our existence. It is that belief which empowers every member of our professional family to act with purpose and passion as they advance their career throughout their personal pursuit of excellence.

Backed by over five decades of experience, Herzog delivers exceptional customer service and elite results.

Our success is the outcome of our relentless pursuit of excellence, our passion for our customers, safety without compromise, and a deep-rooted belief in the power of team.

We invite you to join us on our journey to excellence as we work to be better today than yesterday and better tomorrow than today.

Herzog Contracting Corp. is currently seeking an Electrician in St. Joseph, MO to join our team. The electrician will service the local Herzog facilities and infrastructure in all things electrical and maintenance repair.

Duties and Responsibilities:

*This is a non-exhaustive overview of the job duties for this position.

-Installing and repairing electrical systems as needed.
-Diagnosing malfunctioning systems, apparatus, or components, using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
-Replaces conduit, wiring, and circuit breakers as needed.
-Performing maintenance and repairs.
-Regular and consistent engagement, participation and promotion of Herzog’s Culture and its essential behaviors are a requirement for this position.
-Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
-Other duties as assigned.


-High School Diploma or GED
-Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
-Experience with some low voltage and control wiring preferred
-Ability to follow electrical code manuals to install and repair electrical systems.
-Understand schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications.
-Experience working with hand tools, power tool and electronic test equipment.
-Strong working knowledge of job site safety as well as ability to complete a company specific safety orientation.
-High standard of integrity and professionalism.
-Valid driver’s license

Pre-Employment Requirements:

-Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
-Subject to pre-employment physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position.
-Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This position will be physically demanding at times. This is a non-exhaustive overview of the physical requirements of this job.

-Able to walk on uneven surfaces.
-Able to walk up to 3 miles a day.
-Must be able to be aware of surroundings and follow verbal commands while being exposed to moderately loud noises on a daily basis.
-Work in a confined access/space environment with a width of 24 inches.
-Must be able to adapt to various temperature extremes including but not limited to heat, cold, moisture and wind.
-Regularly kneel, bend, squat for extended periods of time.
-Regularly ascend a vertical ladder 8 rungs.
-Able to ascend a steep bank while carrying up to 25 pounds of equipment in hands.
-Regularly grasp or squeeze with forces up to 50 pounds.
-Regularly lift weight up to 50 pounds overhead.
-Regularly carry weights up to 75 pounds up to a distance of 15 feet.
-Able to push/pull a force of 50 pounds.
-Able to work in a safety sensitive work environment.
-While seated, frequently look over left and right shoulders with 180 degrees of movement.


Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all.

Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.
Why Herzog:

Led by our beliefs and executed through our behaviors, at Herzog we build upon each other’s contributions by collaborating to make great things possible.

When you join Herzog, we give you the ability and authority to do the same. We will help you take charge of your 20 square feet in a manner that you will facilitate your growth and advancement as a person, as a member of our professional family and in your career.

If you are interested in joining our team, scroll to the top of the page and click Apply to start your application.

It is the policy of Herzog Contracting Corp. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.

Link to Application (if applicable):   https://careers-herzog.icims.com/jobs/1491/electrician/job?mode=view Name of Contact:   Breanna Hegeman Email Address of Contact:   bhegeman@herzog.com