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Lighting Maintenance Inc
Alexandria, VA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Salary: $18 - $26 HOURLY


Lighting Maintenance Inc (“LMI”) seeks a Sports Lighting Apprentice with a minimum of 2 years of experience in Sports Lighting & Electrical Construction. Our projects are located throughout the NOVA Washington DC area. The candidate must be capable of assisting the Foreman in building and servicing a Musco sports lighting system from the ground up. Our new installations are Musco but we service everything.  The Sports Lighting Apprentice is directly responsible for working with a crew that consists of Journeymen, equipment operators, and/or helpers. This person will assist in the layout of the work and make certain the materials, tools, equipment and all information are on the job site in the proper places, as instructed by the Lead or Foreman.

Founded in 1991, LMI serves commercial, retail, industrial, and government sectors in all areas of the lighting and electrical field with a focus on the latest lighting efficiency and sustainability practices.  LMI operates and maintains over 200,000 lights in the mid=Atlantic region.  LMI offers excellent pay, great benefits, and many opportunities for growth.  We promote advanced learning and provide employees with education and financial assistance for work-related certifications and licensing. 



  • Completes required paperwork
  • Follows safety program
  • Troubleshoot motors, controls, circuits, and equipment
  • Assist in layout
  • Rigging and set-up for all operations
  • Demonstrates efficient knowledge of the trade
  • Work with the other trades


  • Current driver's licenses and have their own transportation
  • Active apprenticeship and CDL license preferred
  • High school Graduate, holder of G.E.D., or equivalent training
  • A minimum of 2 years of sports lighting experience. Construction and service.
  • Computer- able to use Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and a Tablet or Smartphone



  • The job requires working in all elements, depending on job location, time of year, heat, cold, rain & snow
  • Employees are required to have required personal tools with them at all times (Toolbelt worn weighs approximately 30 lbs.)
  • Must be able to work from all types of ladders, (up to 14’ step ladders, “A” frame ladders, extension ladders) and be able to carry up to a 12’ step ladder on and off the job by yourself
  • Employee’s personal weight plus personal tools cannot exceed the weight limit of ladders  (Class 1 = 250 lbs, Class 1A = 300 lbs)
  • Perform work at various heights up to 140’, working from ladders, bucket trucks, scaffolding, catwalks, aerial lifts, or other safe working platforms
  • Work in restricted areas like switchgear rooms, manholes, utility tunnels, crawl spaces, attic spaces, etc...
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE), including a hard hat and safety glasses at all times. Each job site may be different and must be accessed individually
  • Repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers
  • Able to work 40 hours a week, overtime as required



  • Positively identify colors of conductors
  • Temperature rating of conductors
  • Comprehends reading of blueprints and schematics
  • Bend conduit by hand using hand benders
  • Must use all power tools, saws, drills, and knockout punches
  • Capable of digging trenches, either by hand tools or power trencher
  • Practices and comprehends safe work procedures as outlined in the company Safety Policy Handbook, Haz-com Policy, and Lockout — Tagout Policy
  • Operate two-handed tools such as cable cutters, hammer drills, compression tools, and jackhammers
  • Operate company trucks with manual and automatic transmissions
  • Read and interpret maps, instructional manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints, and written instructions.
  • Operate and work from personal lifts, gas or electric powered.
  • Operate equipment, trenchers, backhoes, and lift trucks in a safe manner
  • Work energized circuits and equipment with company management approval as outlined in the Company Safety Manual
  • The electrical knowledge comes in when need to troubleshoot circuits, replace contactors, set services



  • Must be able to bend, stoop, squat, crawl, climb, kneel, balance, push, pull, and reach overhead
  • Lift 50 pounds
  • Constantly moving on your feet, all day long
  • Climb ladders and poles of all types
  • Complete overhead work for a full day’s assignments
  • Possess good vision (normal or corrected)


Benefits Package:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Vision-care plan
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations
  • 401k Profit Share Plan


LMI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Lighting Maintenance Inc


Alexandria, VA
22310 USA



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