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Industrial Electrician

Direct Hire

nHourly Range to start all dependent upon skills. attributes, and experience. 
n$29.25 electrician 
n$32.25 for certified electrician 
n$34.25 for Journeyman 

nJob Description: Electrician
nReports To: Shift Maintenance Supervisor
nFLSA Status: Exempt
nLocation: Aberdeen, SD
nJob Summary: This position will work independently to perform maintenance, repair, or modification of plants computer driven controls systems and plants mechanical and electrical systems. Is involved in fabrication, application, installation and repair of mechanical equipment, installation of electrical conduit and machine/building wiring.
nPrimary Duties and Responsibilities:
nDay to day troubleshooting, repair and installation of low & high voltage industrial systems for utility and production
nSupport plant installation to size conductors and conduit for load, form all sizes/types of conduit and thread ends of field cut conduit and pull field wires in accordance with NEC code
nAssist in maintaining documentation for existing and new equipment, control and building power system installations
nWork independently in troubleshooting and repair problems with Programmable Logic Controllers and related components when required
nDiagnoses and troubleshoots cause of electrical or mechanical malfunctions or failure of equipment or systems repairs or replaces defective components
nExperienced in the use of electrical diagnostic equipment such as multimeters, amp clamps and meggers to test electrical circuits and components to locate shorts, faulty connections, defective parts and replaces or repairs to suite
nDisassembles, replaces, or repairs mechanical and electrical components
nMust read and interpret electrical and electronic drawings, schematics, blueprints, engineering drawings and sketches to determine problem and make appropriate repairs
nExamine and test components and support systems to ensure that they are in compliance with all standards and regulations
nBe able to obtain backup PLC programs from a server to reload and reboot PLC programs to restore faulted equipment
nAssist with system startups and operational checkouts on systems including configuration, wiring, calibration, grounding and power testing
nUtilize technical materials such as equipment manuals, MSDS, safety materials, system drawings, schematics and blueprints to troubleshoot and maintain systems
nRequired Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
nMust be able to read and write in English
nDemonstrated ability to work independently of supervision
nStrong organizational, analytical, and critical thinking skills
nBalance workday between multiple projects
nBe able to read, interpret, and modify electrical prints and schematics
nComplete understanding of plant electrical systems, including DC voltage and AC voltage
nComplete understanding of relay and discrete device control systems
nExperience using sensing and control devices
nSouth Dakota Journeyman Electrician Certification or an Associate’s degree or equivalent in Programmable Logic Controllers, SCADA, computer systems, or electronics or an South Dakota Apprentice Electrician Certification.
nPhysical Demands:
nAbility to lift 50 pounds, Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Twist, Reach, Lift and Grasp
nMay be sitting, standing, or walking for prolonged periods of time
nWork Environment:
nObey safety rules and exercise caution in all work activities”