Responsible for troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of existing electrical system using electrical, mechanical and processing skills. The Maintenance Electrician will perform preventative and reactive maintenance on all electrical equipment and building.
Key Responsibilities and Duties
- Follows all established safety and good manufacturing practices (GMP) for area assigned, company policies and procedures and recognized practices.
- Reads and interprets drawings, blueprints, schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
- Installs, examines, replaces, or repairs electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, and other electrical components.
- Tests electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
- Maintains, repairs, installs, and tests switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators, and reactors.
- Maintains, repairs, tests, and installs electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems.
- Troubleshoots, maintains and repairs industrial control systems and related devices including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), distributed control systems, Servos, Drives and Robotic Controllers.
- Conducts preventive maintenance programs and keeps accurate maintenance records.
- May install, maintain, and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices as required.
- Assist and train production employees in proper operation and maintenance of machinery.
Experience, Educational and Technical Qualifications
Maintenance Electrician should possess a sense of urgency, accountability, business ethics, professionalism, self-motivation and the desire and focus to improve the business.
Maintenance Electrician must possess a two-year Associates degree in electrical related field; and other technical certifications and training applicable to industrial maintenance electrical system in a manufacturing environment.
Maintenance Electrician must possess a minimum of four-five years industrial maintenance electrician experience.
Physical Activity Required:
- Must be able to come to work promptly and regularly.
- Must be able to take direction and work well with others.
- Must be able to work under the stress of deadlines.
- Must be able to concentrate and perform accurately.
- Must be able to react to change productively and to handle other tasks as assigned.
Ascending or descending ladders, stairs and equipment, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Needs good body agility.
Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at waist. This requires the full use of the lower extremities and back muscles.
Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.
Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
Standing for sustained periods of time.
Moving over long distances to accomplish tasks.
Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position.
Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin.
Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm.
Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. This includes activities where detailed or important spoken instruction must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
Perceiving the nature of sounds with no less than 40 dB at 500 Hz, 100 Hz, and 2000 Hz with or without correction. Able to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound, such as when making fine adjustments on machine parts.
Substantial movements of the arms, hand and/or fingers.
Must be able to prepare and analyze data and figures. Eye sight capable of seeing small defects at distances close to the eyes.
Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Environmental Working Conditions:
- The worker is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
- The worker may be subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 for periods of more than one hour.
- The worker is subject to noise.
- The worker is subject to vibrations. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
- The worker is subject to being exposed to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, etc.
- The worker may be subject to atmospheric conditions, i.e. fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
- The worker is subject to oils. Air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
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