Facilities Electrician - Pittsburgh, PA

Job Posted
Nov 11, 2022
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Company & Role Overview


Everyone is welcome here. Each of us is unique, and that's what makes us amazing. We believe in inclusiveness and celebrating each person's individuality, because there's power in bringing people with different points of view and life experiences together. That's why we provide equal employment opportunities (EEO). All applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

So, bring yourself and your best ideas; when we feel safe and comfortable being ourselves, there's no limit to what we can achieve.


The Facilities Electrician is responsible for providing support to the facilities operation during the initial set up phase and ongoing operation thereafter through the installation, repair and maintenance of electrically powered systems, and equipment including distribution systems and equipment. The Facilities Electrician will follow accepted procedures and techniques of the electrical trade, ensuring the facilities operation is best in class.

This role is with Surterra Wellness , one of the renowned retail brands under the Parallel umbrella. Parallel is one of the largest multi-state cannabis companies in the world, owning and operating in five markets; Florida (Surterra Wellness), Massachusetts (NETA), Pennsylvania (Goodblend), Nevada (a Joint Venture with Cookies) and Texas (Goodblend). If you enjoy companies that are growing, moving fast, and constantly challenging themselves to achieve more, then Parallel is for you. We work hard, lean on each other, and are passionate about a pretty ambitious vision ... pioneering a new paradigm of what well-being can be for all people, everywhere. For more information, visit .

  • Exercises the ability to apply electrical formulas and conversion tables to job requirements
  • Ensures the efficient and safe availability of electrical power; troubleshoots electrical outages or malfunctions to repair or prevent system damage.
  • Inspects the work site and determines materials, equipment, tool requirements and methods to be used
  • Plans layouts, installation, and assembling materials/fixtures as required by scope of work
  • Establishes and conducts scheduled inspections and minor repairs of electrical and mechanical equipment to ensure proper operation and to correct malfunctions before major breakdowns develop
  • Establishes building electrical maintenance inspections on a periodic and recurring basis; manages preventive maintenance programs, and safety of the environment by observing and enforcing rules and practices, ensures that work conditions are safe and conducive to efficient operations


  • Age 21 or over
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Government-Issued Photo ID
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of demonstrated, progressive work experience and/or any combination of education and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job
  • Knowledge of electrical principles and their application to industrial maintenance, repair and installation of electric distribution systems, devices, and electrical generation systems as well as regulatory codes and requirements
  • Skills normally attributed to a Journeyman Electrician who has completed a recognized apprenticeship or vocational program
  • Knowledge of the application and use of testing equipment utilized in checking, testing, and analyzing electrical systems such as Volt-Ammeters, Voltage testers, Phase and Rotation testers, Multimeters, etc.
  • Knowledge of fabrication and installation of materials and equipment required by electrical distribution systems including special application such as High Hazard areas, Standby Generators and Medical applications, etc.
  • Skill in interpreting schematic drawings, charts, and technical instructions

  • Prior experience in the Cannabis industry

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing, and challenging environment
  • Exposure to bright light where eye protection is required
  • Exposure to cannabis odor
  • Exposure to moderate heat and humidity
  • Must be able to sit, stand and do repetitive actions with your hands for long periods of time
  • Must be able to see color to discern color-coded wiring
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time
  • Prolonged periods standing, kneeling, bending, and climbing ladders or scaffolding

  • Are self-motivated; micro-managing isn't fun for anyone
  • Roll your sleeves up and do the work; strategy is important, but so is getting stuff done
  • Can work fast and be flexible; our industry is always changing
  • Play nice with others; we collaborate with each other a lot
  • Think creatively; sometimes, the "traditional" solution isn't the best one

  • Employee discount
  • Consistent, reliable benefits; Full medical/vision/dental, 401k with possibility of a company match, access to company-sponsored well-being programs
  • Balance and flexibility; paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work arrangements
  • Tuition Reimbursement Programs
  • Pet Insurance
  • Chance to make a difference; Employee Relief Fund, community volunteerism through our Parallel Cares program


Our Vision - why we exist - is to pioneer well-being and improve the quality of life for humanity through the benefits of cannabinoids.

Our Mission - how we will do this - is to build a leading, global well-being company through the best talent, our values, trusted and recognized brands, science and technology-based innovation, and a relentless focus on execution and continuous improvement.

Our Values - Integrity | Collaboration | Alignment | Intentionality | Accountability | Agility

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.


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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Career Training, Charitable Gift Matching, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Education Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Inclusive Environment, Life Insurance, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off, Pet-Friendly, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability, Work From Home / Remote


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About Parallel

Parallel is one of the largest privately-held, vertically-integrated, multi-state cannabis operators in the U.S. with active operations in five high-growth cannabis markets. In each market we are known by distinct retail brand names:  ‍

  • Florida: Surterra Wellness
  • Massachusetts: NETA 
  • Texas: goodblend 
  • Pennsylvania: goodblend 
  • Nevada: The Apothecary Shoppe

Parallel is building a leading well-being company and are looking for the best, most diverse talent to join our team. We have a high-performance, inclusive, and employee-focused culture, that focuses just as much on how we do things as on what we do. We strive for the highest compliance to our laws and regulations, while finding the most efficient and innovation solutions that will benefit how we continue to serve our customers.

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