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Position Summary

Electrician & Electrician Helper (evergreen)

**All applications submitted will be reviewed and considered. As positions matching your skills and desired position become available, you will be contacted.

Hopkins|Lacy is one of the largest and most respected Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing contractors in the state of Virginia. We have provided reliable, top-quality service to commercial and industrial clients for more than 100 years!

We continue to grow and have an exciting backlog of projects. Because of this growth, we are always looking for Electricians & Electrician Helpers, of all experience levels, to add to the team!

The Electrician department’s responsible for install and repair of electrical writing, fixtures, and equipment. 

If you are interested in beginning your career in electrical OR continuing your career in electrical, we encourage you to apply with us and begin #buildingyourlegacy as an employee owner with us.


Depending on position hired for, these responsibilities could consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Gather tools and supplies to be used at the work site 
  • Measures, cuts, and bends wire and conduit using ruler and hand tools
  • Drills holes for wiring using power drill and pulls/pushes wiring through conduit or opening
  • Traces out short circuits in wiring using knowledge of wiring and test meter
  • Perform repairs such as replacing fuses and light fixtures using hand tools
  • Disassembles defective electrical equipment using hand tools

Duties/Responsibilities Cont.

  • Exercise critical thinking and reasoning skills
  • Execute work-place safety regulations
  • Role model values: Ownership, Relationships, Exceptionalism


Preferred Qualifications for Helper

  • 1 to 3 months of prior electrician helper experience
  • Driver’s License
  • Elementary level mathematics and English language skills

Preferred Qualifications for Electricians

  • 1 to 4 years prior electrician experience
  • Driver's License
  • Journeyman's License


Strong Relationships
Ownership and Accountability
Exceptionalism in all we do
Accepting Direction
Technical Skills
Performing Physical or Mechanical Tasks
Work Environment/Safety
Customer Service


Travel is frequently required to and from job site locations.

Supervisory Reponsibility

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. They will need to stand (approximately 60%), walk (approximately 35%), and sit (approximately 5%). The employee will also need to be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach, handle, feel, talk, and hear. The employee will need to be able to carry up to 75 lbs, lift up to 100lbs, and move up to 200 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, midrange vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position which will typically involve 40 hours per week.

AAP/EEO Statement

It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of the Company not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a veteran, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, and other terms and condition of employment.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke