Apprentice Electrician Intern

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Job Description
Would you like to gain experience in the electrical field that will lead to great pay, consistent work, and full-time career opportunities in the future? Get started today in our electrical apprentice internship program and work alongside a team of experienced leaders, trainers, and licensing specialists who are dedicated to YOUR success. Our internship opportunity is a great way to get your feet wet working on small-large scale projects in the electrical construction division. You will gain experience in the field, build genuine relationships with like-minded professionals, and get a feel for what a career in the trades could look like for you!

Interstates Employees Describe Our Culture As Family-Like

Caring co-workers treat each other like family
Be treated like an individual, not just a number
Flexible schedules allow you to focus on your personal life as well as work life
Lunch gatherings and social activities promotes fun and camaraderie
Support charities and your community through events sponsored and hosted by Interstates
Our Why:

Providing opportunities for our people
Making a difference with our clients
Pursuing a better way
Check out a day in the life with Interstates:

While we are currently hiring for a limited number of positions, we are looking to the future and want to make sure that we have talented individuals (like you!) in our talent pools for future opportunities. By signing up to be a part of our talent pool network, we’ll reach out to you with updates on open opportunities as soon as they are available. Visit


Work safely and follow all safety guidelines per OSHA regulations and Interstates’ standards
Measure, cut, and bend conduit using a tape measure and appropriate power/hand tools
Operate power tools such as drills, saws, pullers, tuggers, etc.
Install conductors in race way and cable tray using manual and power equipment
Assist in lifting, positioning, and fastening objects, such as wiring, conduit, and motors
Perform minor repairs, such as replacing fuses, light sockets, bulbs, and switches
Disassemble defective electrical equipment, such as motors, using appropriate power/hand tools
Load, transport, unload, and furnish Journeyman and Foreman Electricians with materials, equipment, tools, and supplies
Use ladders, scaffolding, scissor and boom lifts
Perform housekeeping duties, as required
Other duties as assigned by field leaders

Qualifications: Candidates must be actively pursuing a degree in electrical/electrical technology or similar to be considered.

Location and Travel: The internship will take place in/around Aberdeen, SD (within a 200-mile radius of the office) over the duration of summer 2022. Frequent travel to job sites is required. Per diem pay available per regional policy.

Interstates’ Story: We meet the electrical and automation needs of companies around the world. For over sixty-five years, we’ve tackled complex challenges and developed innovative solutions. We started out as a small electric company, and have evolved into an organization with over 1,100 employees, multiple locations throughout the Midwest, and a national traveling team. During this evolution, the most impressive thing we have built is our team! At Interstates, we treat each other like family because the foundation of our success is our team. We have created a collaborative workplace based on trust, integrity, dependability and support for one another.

Interstates is an Equal Opportunity/AA Employer and provides a drug free work environment.