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Personal development and building relationships are essential to our company's growth.

Our People

Marathon is committed to innovation, teamwork and value.  We deliver quality services that begin with our leadership practices and carry through to our unique work environment and apprenticeship program.


Since its inception in 1987, Marathon has experienced steady, profitable growth, expanding from just 22 employees at the beginning to over 600 employees today.  Our work environment boasts camaraderie, safety, mentoring and personal development.  We are always searching for new employees to join our team.  Check out our Job Openings.


Marathon's Apprenticeship School teaches industry standards and company techniques to employees.  This ensures veteran and new employees share in the knowledge of processes, expectations and techniques to deliver a quality product to our customers.  For more information about our apprenticeship program, view the Apprenticeship page.


Marathon Electrical Contractors is committed to delivering quality products and services to our customers, while providing a workplace that stresses growth and improvement in the quality of life for all employees. Our mission is to be the premier provider of electrical contracting services in the Southeastern United States, while maintaining our core values of Safety, Craftsmanship, Professionalism, Innovation, Value, Teamwork, Service and Opportunities.

People Looking to Join
Our Family


The primary duties of the Electrical Project Manager include working alongside on-site Superintendents while facilitate project operations such as safety, scheduling, budgets, labor relations, customer satisfaction, costs, and quality assurance.


The ideal candidate for the Journeyman Level Commercial Electrician position will have a
minimum of 5 years electrical work experience, be dependable with a good work history.


As for a Low-Voltage Technician, the ideal candidate would have 5 years of low-voltage experience when applying for our Low-Voltage Technician openings. 

These are long term positions. If you are looking to build a career with a company that provides opportunities for advancement, great benefits, competitive pay, and a balanced home/work life give us a call. Must be dependable, have a good work history, and be able to pass a drug test.


We look forward to hearing from you. Contact the Marathon Electrical Contractors Recruiting Manager at (205) 323-8500 for more information or complete our contact form.

International Opportunities

Marathon is also a global contractor and is in constant need of skilled tradesman to perform work all over the world. This opportunity is typically offered to Cleared American Workers, also known as CAWs. While Marathon always seeks to hire previously Cleared American Workers with a minimum secret clearance, Marathon may sponsor selected candidates for a security clearance. No international job is the same. Marathon performs work in remote, developing locations and metropolitan cities across the globe. Our goal is to provide high-quality service to our customers no matter the location or the environment.


Candidates interested in the opportunity to work internationally need to have a high school diploma or GED. A minimum of one year experience in the electrical industry is also preferred. International candidates need to be be willing to relocate overseas for long periods of time. Deployments stay is between 2 months – 1 year without return.

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