The candidate will work with the Model, Machine, and Fabrication shop, and its personnel supporting research facilities and combustors in an industrial setting. The candidate will assist in installing, modifying, troubleshooting and repairing and maintaining electrical control, signal, and power circuits and systems and all their associated equipment and devices. The candidate will work closely with other trades and technicians, often helping them complete their projects as needed to meet schedule requirements.
- Installing, bending, and threading electrical conduit, both EMT and rigid.
- Good working knowledge of fasteners and anchors needed to mount electrical equipment such as boxes, disconnects, start, control panels, etc.
- Pulling wires and terminating conductors in disconnects, panel boards, control panels, motor starters, etc.
- Working with both low voltage signal, control, and power circuits up to 480 volts. Both single and three phases.
- Fundamental understanding of the National Electrical code and how to locate applicable code articles to ensure the work is done in accordance with the current codes. Not an expert but willing to learn.
- Aptitude for reading and interrupting electrical schematics for troubleshooting and problem solving. Also for basic programming of temperature controllers ad VFDs.
- Working knowledge of other trades and skills such as; plumbing, fabrication, machining, welding, and basic shop operations in an industrial setting.
HS diploma, trade school, 1-3 years' experience installing and helping to install electrical power and electrical control systems in an industrial setting.
Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position
% of Time
- Lifting up to 50lbs 5% of the time
- Climbing ladders 25% of the time
- Crawling 5% of the time
- Working overhead 40% of the time
- High noise levels 10%
- Bending down 10%of the time
Description of Work Environment
% of Time
- Working inside industrial high bays and labs 65% of the time
- Working outside in the heat and cold 25% of the time
- Working around hot combustors 10% of the time
- Driving work vehicles10%
Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks
% of Time
- Industrial pipe threader 5% of the time
- Forklifts and platform lifts 10%
- Industrial power, and cordless tools 50%
- Industrial hand tools 50%
Criticality of Attendance
% of Time
- Regular days 95% of the time
- Overtime < 5% of the time
- Travel < 5 % of the time
Other Essential Functions
The candidate must:
- Have good written and verbal communication skills.
- Be able to work as part of team.
- Be willing to work outside your trade to help the team meet the client's needs.
- Good computer skills, including working with Microsoft Word and Excel
- Desire to learn and grow into a master electrician.