We Are Hiring 

We are always looking for quality electricians to join the Wadden Electric team. Get in touch with us and let’s work together!

Available Positions

Electrical Apprentice

We are currently seeking a motivated Electrical Apprentice to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals looking to gain experience in a fast-paced environment to build a rewarding career in the electrical industry.


As an Electrical Apprentice, your responsibilities include:

Completing all tasks assigned by the journeyperson electrician.
Under the direction and supervision of the journeyperson, installing, examining, replacing or repairing electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
Under the direction and supervision of the journeyperson, testing electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
Under the direction and supervision of the journeyperson, maintaining, repairing, testing and installing electrical motors, generators and heat pumps
Complying and adhering to industry safety regulations.


Current enrollment in the Electrical Apprentice program.
Experience in residential electrical is an asset
Knowledge in residential codes & practices
Solar and/or generator experience considered an asset
Demonstrate problem solving and analytical skills
Must be able to work within strict deadlines
Must have a valid Provincial Class 5 driver’s license with satisfactory driving record
Customer relations experience required


Competitive hourly wage
Opportunity for overtime
On-the-job training and mentorship

Please send resume to

Journeyperson Electrician

Position: Journeyperson Electrician

Location: Dartmouth, Nova Scotia 

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38 per hourSchedule: Monday to Friday – 40 hours (Opportunity for Overtime) Experience:

Proven Experience as a Commercial and Residential Electrician


  • Electrical Installation and Maintenance:

    • Perform installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems, ensuring compliance with relevant codes and regulations.

    • Troubleshoot electrical issues, diagnose problems, and implement effective solutions.

  • Blueprint Interpretation:

    • Interpret and work from electrical blueprints, schematics, and diagrams to execute projects accurately.

    • Collaborate with other team members to ensure seamless integration of electrical components.

  • Safety Compliance:

    • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to create a secure working environment.

    • Conduct regular safety inspections and implement corrective actions as necessary.

  • Project Management:

    • Manage and organize work orders, ensuring timely completion of projects within specified deadlines.

    • Coordinate with project managers, contractors, and other team members to achieve project goals.

  • Quality Assurance:

    • Ensure the quality of work by conducting inspections and testing electrical systems.

    • Implement best practices to meet and exceed industry standards.

  • Customer Interaction:

    • Communicate effectively with clients to understand their requirements and provide professional recommendations.

    • Address customer inquiries and concerns promptly and professionally.

  • Training and Mentorship:

    • Provide guidance and mentorship to apprentice electricians, fostering a collaborative and learning-oriented work environment.


  • Solid working knowledge of commercial and residential electrical systems.

  • Ability to handle service calls independently, with no supervision.

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Hardworking and a team player with a desire to continually learn and improve their skill-set

  • Valid Journeyperson Electrician license.

  •  Relevant work experience.

  • Proficient knowledge of electrical codes and regulations.

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Commitment to safety and quality workmanship.

  • Physical fitness to perform tasks requiring agility and strength.


  • Competitive salary

  • High Employee Satisfaction

  • Opportunity for Overtime

  • Health and Dental Benefits 

  • RRSP Matching

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Employee discounts

If you are a skilled and motivated Journeyperson Electrician looking to contribute to a dynamic team, we invite you to apply.

Please send resume to

Cable Installer

We are seeking an experienced Cable Installer to join our team. In this role, you will not only utilize your cable installation expertise but also have the chance to participate in our Electrical Apprenticeship Program, enabling you to become a skilled electrician and advance your career in the electrical industry.

Key Responsibilities:

Experienced Cable Installer Responsibilities:

  • Install and maintain low voltage cable systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues related to cable connectivity.
  • Collaborate with team members to ensure efficient and timely project completion.
  • Conduct thorough testing and quality checks.

Electrical Apprenticeship Responsibilities:

  • Participate in our Electrical Apprenticeship Program to gain practical experience.
  • Work alongside experienced electricians on a variety of electrical projects.
  • Learn to interpret electrical blueprints and schematics.
  • Adhere to safety standards and regulations.


For Experienced Cable Installer:

  • Proven experience in cable installation.
  • Familiarity with security systems, AV and Ethernet cabling systems.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

For Electrical Apprenticeship:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in the electrical industry.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic work environment.
  • A commitment to safety and following established protocols.


  • Competitive compensation with opportunities for advancement and growth.
  • Participation in our Electrical Apprenticeship Program.
  • Health, and dental benefits
  • Retirement savings plan.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Employee discounts on company services and products.

Job Types: Apprenticeship, Full-time

Salary: $17.00-$20.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Dartmouth, NS B3B 1S3: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

Please submit resume to


If you have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and take pride in excellence, please send your resume to

Why Wadden Electric?

The Wadden Electric team represents the best in the industry, and is the backbone of our company.  

We are always looking for quality electricians to join us!  

In addition to a great work environment, Wadden Electric offers: 

✅ Competitive wages
✅ Paid vacation and holidays
✅ Group health plan (includes life insurance, AD&D, LTD, dependant life, extended health & dental)
✅ RRSP matching program

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Interested in Joining our team?

If you have a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and take pride in excellence, please send your resume to 

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