Apprentice Electrician Job Posting

Sorlien Electric, located in Tea, SD is a full-service, family-owned and operated residential and commercial electrical service and repair company servicing South Dakota for over 30 years. We are dedicated to providing our clientele with prompt, courteous, and professional service – all at competitive pricing. We offer a collaborative and energetic environment in a fast-paced, challenging, and evolving industry. We are continuously growing and seeking a full-time Apprentice Electrician. As an Apprentice Electrician, you will learn and assist with electrical installations, maintenance, and repairs under the direction of a licensed electrician. Key responsibilities will be learning tasks such as running wire, installing fixtures, troubleshooting electrical systems, and performing basic electrical work; learning about safety procedures, electrical codes, and regulations, and how to use equipment and tools safely and effectively providing the necessary knowledge and skills to become a licensed electrician.

Here's what you’ll do:
  • Operate equipment and hand tools necessary for the job (i.e., trencher, backhoe, bucket truck, etc.). Dig trenches or holes by hand for the installation of conduit or wire 
  • Organize and handle all tools, materials, and supplies needed at the worksite and call-in material orders as needed
  • Measure, cut, and bend conduit using measuring instruments and hand tools 
  • Work in tight crawl spaces and attics to complete job duties
  • Maintain and clean job sites, vans, and shop
Here’s what will get you noticed:
  • Ability to work well with others, including general contractors, homeowners, inspectors and other trades on the job in a professional manner
  • Must follow the National Electric Code (NEC) and comply with state and local building codes during installation
  • Willingness to learn and follow instructions
  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
Here’s what you’ll need to be successful: 
  • Must have current South Dakota and Sioux Falls Apprentice license
Here’s what we offer:
  • Competitive compensation based on experience
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision and short-term disability
  • Paid Holidays & Paid Time Off

Career Opportunities

Employment Application
If you are interested in joining our Team, you may either apply online or download an Employment Application by clicking on one of the links below. If you choose to download an application, print it out, fill it in, and mail it back to us at:

Sorlien Electric
Attn: Employment Application
46946 100th Street
Tea, SD  57064