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Sage Hospitality Group Apprentice Electrician at the Ritz Carlton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois

Why us?

Iconic architecture, a thriving culinary scene, beautifully landscaped public spaces and an array of museums are just part of what draws visitors to the Windy City. At The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago, a luxury hotel set atop Water Tower Place in the historic Gold Coast, guests will have every chance to explore the city, from shopping along Michigan Avenue to viewing famous works at the Art Institute. Yet with our hotel’s spa, rooftop lounge, locally inspired restaurant, indoor lap pool and spacious accommodations overlooking the city, guests may not want to leave the premises.

The Ladies & Gentlemen in Engineering are always responsive to the expressed and unexpressed wishes and needs of our guests. They use their expertise to build strong relationships and create Ritz-Carlton guests for life.

Recognized as “the gold standard” of hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton selects only the most passionate and skilled hospitality professionals. As one of our Ladies and Gentlemen, you will reflect the values that make us the world’s finest luxury brand. Here, in a diverse environment where individual aspirations are fulfilled and quality of life is enhanced, you will be inspired to work along side your fellow employees to bring special moments to life for our guests and each other.

Job Overview

To be eligible for this position you must be a current member of Local 134 IBEW. The Apprentice Electrician is responsible for following all safety policies and procedures, providing good workmanship in a timely manner, installation, maintenance, servicing, and rebuilding of electrical equipment to sustain specified safety and performance standards of rides, buildings, sound equipment, refrigeration, kitchen equipment, etc.


  • Reports facilities repair requirements to supervisor and plans repairs.

  • Estimates materials purchases for electrical repairs.

  • Installs and monitors the performance of electrical equipment for hazards, adjustments, or replacement.

  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of electrical equipment, manual and power tools; promotes workplace safety with tools and equipment.

  • Moves or lifts furniture and boxes.

  • Interprets blueprints; works from sketches or verbal instructions.

  • Lays out, assembles, installs, tests, repairs, and adjusts electrical fixtures, apparatus, equipment, wiring and new service to include panels, breakers and circuits.

  • Mounts motor, transformers, and lighting fixtures into position and completes circuits according to diagram specifications.

  • Repairs, installs, replaces and tests electrical circuits, equipment and appliances using appropriate tools and testing equipment.

  • Troubleshoots and repairs electric controls, motor control panels and programmable logic controls.

  • Responsible for maintaining an adequate inventory of electrical repair supplies.


Education/Formal Training

High School Diploma, GED certification or equivalent.


Must be a current member of Local 134 IBEW.


  • Thorough knowledge of repairing, maintaining and installing electrical, sound, refrigeration and kitchen equipment.

  • Must have the ability to take the initiative and work independently with minimal direction and supervision.

  • Produce, read, understand, and trouble-shoot electrical diagrams and schematics.

  • Thorough knowledge of wire and conduit sizing for proper amperage loads, bending and installing EMT, rigid conduit, and MC Cable.

  • Basic knowledge of PLC controls and their functions; AC/DC Motor Drives.

  • Basic knowledge of computers and their functions

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to read written communiques, LED read-outs, meters, and computer screens.

  • Must be able to pull levers and rotate knobs, work with arms raised above head and to handle and assemble small parts using basic hand and power tools.

  • Must be able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions, communicate both verbally and in writing, utilize analytical thought processes, understand verbal/written technical and mechanical instruction, and be highly organized.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and courteously with employees, guests and contractors in writing, via telephone and in person.

  • Must be able to lift 75lbs. throughout an 8-hour shift.

  • Must be able to crawl into and through small spaces, climb ladders, support and carry loads of 75lbs.

  • Must be able to use electricians' hand tools, pipe and conduit benders (hand and hydraulic), wire pullers, electrical fish, pipe threader, amp meters, voltmeters, etc.


Indoor exposure to both stable and extreme variance of hot and cold temperatures. Outside exposure to all weather elements and extreme fluctuations of temperature. Prolonged standing, walking, bending, reaching, and heavy lifting.






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ID: 2023-20059

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Ritz Carlton Chicago

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Building & Facility Maintenance

Address : 160 E Pearson St

City : Chicago

State : Illinois

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability