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Industrial Electrician

Direct Hire

Industrial Electrician :  Ripplemead, VA
n1st Shift:  7am-5pm M-F
nRamsey Test will be given

nJOB DESCRIPTION:  Industrial Electrician

nPOSITION SUMMARY:  Performs electrical and instrumentation inspections, repairs and rebuilds on all plant operating equipment to ensure continuous operation within the required quality control standards. This role is critical to achieving Plant OEE and Equipment Availability goals by elimination of unplanned stops and extended downtimes. Incumbents in the position are required to participate in company-sponsored training and certification programs to ensure that their job knowledge and skills meet evolving company standards.
nMust comply with company, state and governmental health and safety regulations at all times
nMust complete and document Workplace Inspections in a timely manner
nMust be able to perform preventive maintenance checks and report findings (both verbally and in writing)
nMust participate in the work order initiation process when required
nMust ensure all inventory parts are correctly charged from Stores as per Company procedures
nMust possess a good knowledge of power distribution systems
nMust be well versed in the installation, maintenance, and adjustment of transformers
nMust be able to perform low voltage and high voltage terminations
nMust be capable of performing maintenance on switchgear up to 4160 volts
nMust be capable of troubleshooting and maintaining all types of starters
nMust be able to perform basic electrical calculations
nMust be able to perform tasks with all electrical test equipment (volt meters, meggers, current generators, loop calibrators, etc)
nMust be able to fabricate and install conduit
nMust be able to perform soldering operations
nMust be able to test, troubleshoot and repair AC/DC motors and drives
nMust be able to install and align electrical motors
nMust be able to troubleshoot and maintain motor control circuits and air dryers
nMust be able to maintain and replace control valves, actuators and positioners
nMust be proficient in the use of precision measuring tools (micrometers, dial indicators, etc)
nShould possess some knowledge of the CMMS System and be willing to correctly complete work orders and checklist including signing and dating
nMust be familiar with thermography and fully understand the uses
nMust be able to troubleshoot and perform repairs to hydraulic/pneumatics systems
nMust be able to perform troubleshooting and repairs on Gas Analyzers
nMust be able to troubleshoot and modify control loops
nMust be able to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair cameras and monitors
nMust be able to troubleshoot and maintain variable speed drives
nMust be able to troubleshoot, adjust and maintain PLC’s
nMust be able to troubleshoot, calibrate and maintain belt-weighing devices, pressure-sensing devises, temperature-sensing devices, motion-sensing devices, flow meters, flow control valves, and level indicators.
nEnsures maintenance tools are kept in good condition, repaired, replaced when necessary
nMust possess and maintain a complete set of personal hand tools as per the Company tool list
nMust perform post-job inspection to ensure a high level of housekeeping standards
nMust be able to operate small mobile equipment
nMust be willing to upgrade skills by participating in vendor training
nMust be willing to upgrade level of skills by participating in company-designated training
nMust be willing to train on any new equipment installations
nMust be willing to perform any other assigned tasks not specifically indicated
nMust perform all tasks in a timely and efficient manner
nMust be capable of working any shift, overtime, be on-call, or work seven days a week, if needed
nMust be able to multi task with a strong sense of urgency to meet the customer needs
nMust be able to work well within a team environment and take instructions from management and co-workers.
nMust be a self-starter with the ability to work independently
nMust possess the basic reading and math skills
nMust have good written and verbal communication skills
nMust possess basic computer skills on how to use MS Office products and SAP
nStrong record of attendance reliability
nMust know, understand and observe all department and plant safety rules and maintain a high level of housekeeping in assigned work areas
nMust be capable of performing the essential job duties required of this job
nPhysical Demands include, but are not limited to:
nMust be physically able to perform work assigned
nMust be physically capable of accessing all plant locations
nAccess all areas within a site which could include heights of 120 feet, confined spaces, climbing ladders or stairs, and accessing tunnels
nWill be working at times in covered environment but mainly in a lime/mineral environment
nThe employee will be exposed to the following working conditions:  Extreme Heat and Cold, Noise, Vibration, Oils, and Atmospheric Conditions such as Dust, Fumes, and Lime/Mineral Particles
nThe employee will be required to perform the following actions (from time to time): Standing, walking, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, talking, seeing, hearing and sitting
nAbility to occasionally lift/carry 50 pounds
nRequired Experience: 3-5 years electrical experience. Completion of an apprenticeship program, technical program, or equivalent experience in industrial background.
nRequired Education:  High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Completion of an apprenticeship program, technical program, or equivalent experience in industrial background.For this position, being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment.
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