Huntingdon, TN

Onsite  -  NON IT - Engineering  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 24-02692

Title: Industrial Electrician
Location: Huntingdon, TN
Duration: Direct Hire
Compensation: $25-$29/hr
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.
Skillset / Experience:
Under general supervision, performs predictive, preventive and repair maintenance on plant machines and equipment, including HMI/PLC components, to minimize plant production downtime, ensure plant safety, and ensure efficient use of resources and materials in production processes.

Essential Job Duties

1) Machine and Equipment Maintenance (performs some or all of the following; performs more complex tasks under guidance of Sr. Electrician):

  • Receives assignments from supervisor for needed repair or preventive maintenance (including planned "outage”) tasks, responds to requests from operators, or receives work orders via Maintenance Management System.
  • Troubleshoots breakdowns; reads data from HMI screens and reports and various logs, as appropriate, conducts RCFA with supervisor, listens to operator's observations, and/or observes electromechanical devices in operation to diagnose causes of problems.
  • Informs production supervisors or workers of required downtime; locks or tags out machines impacted to ensure safety.
  • Requests needed parts and supplies from supervisor.
  • Performs repairs and maintenance, including:
    • Wiring newly installed machines; installing low voltage conduit.
    • Removing worn or defective parts.
    • Aligning photo cells; installing switches.
    • Installing temperature and oil/water/gas pressure meters.
    • Installing, troubleshooting and performing preventive maintenance on electrical circuits, control panels, and boxes; replacing fuses; resetting circuit breakers.
    • Troubleshooting/reprogramming coil movement control systems.
    • Maintaining x-ray, DC rotating machinery and other complex equipment.
    • Replacing drives and AC/DC motors or making minor re-wirings, replacing cabling, brushes and rotors, cleaning parts, etc.; replaces encoders.
    • Following manuals, routine programming and setting up of HMI/PLC/computer networking for computer-controlled machines; performing routine trouble shooting /reprogramming in case of breakdown or other operational problems.
    • Replacing/repairing remote controls and drives for overhead cranes.
    • Troubleshooting sensors and spray heads of fire suppression systems; coordinate with mechanics troubleshooting compressors.
  • When Combustion Technician unavailable, resolves routine problems and relights burners.

2) Upgrades Equipment

  • Identifies opportunities to upgrade obsolete components, reduce operator complexity, and improve production efficiency; recommends substitutes and replacements for equipment not in stock or to improve and upgrade equipment.
  • Installs new components, reconfigures/reprograms operator control panels, etc.

3) Documents Work Activities and Results

4) Safety

  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • As time allows, walks floor to identify safety hazards; acts to mitigate hazards; creates related work orders if needed.

5) Communication

  • Maintains continuity within and across shifts/work teams by documenting and communicating actions, problems, and continuing needs.

6) Contributes to Process Improvement

  • Works with Engineering and other staff on a project basis to identify plant process improvements and new methods to improve efficiency.
  • Suggests modifications to procedures to improve efficiency or safety.

Additional Job Duties
Performs additional tasks, including:

  • Assist in HVAC technicians diagnose HVAC unit problems
  • Replaces parking lot lights; uses lift; may perform routine wiring.

Position is on a rotating shift and working on scheduled off days may be required.

Key Competencies Required

Knowledge of Plant Production Processes
General understanding of all plant production processes.

Technical Understanding: Machines
Working knowledge of electrical/HMI/PLC components of melting furnaces, roll casting machines, room air filtration systems, roll milling components and cooling systems, roll grinders, roll slitters, annealing ovens, coil coolers and air moving fans. Working knowledge of National Electrical Code and company policy for electrical installation.
Basic familiarity with the operation of low and high pressure hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Ability to read, interpret and perform work from blueprints and schematic wiring diagrams.

Technical Understanding: Tools
Working knowledge of various electric meters, soldering tools and other hand and power tools.

Systems Thinking
Considers the interaction of components/inputs with other components/inputs within and across systems in solving problems.

Communications Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization; uses language precisely to explain ideas, procedures, and actions and describe situations; adapts message to listeners.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to interpret graphic representations.
Drive for Results
Sets high expectations for self; accepts responsibility for timely and effective completion of work. Does whatever it takes to safely and effectively achieve desired results.

Aids others when they need it; anticipates others' need to know and provides required information; listens and responds constructively to other team members' ideas; gives honest and constructive feedback to other team members.

Adaptability – Changes approach and methods to achieve results to fit circumstances; copes well with uncertainty; embraces change.

Complies with all safety rules and guidelines; maintains awareness of surroundings to identify hazards and help others embrace safe practices.

Attention to Detail
Thorough and conscientious in completing job tasks; diligently checks work to ensure that all essential details have been considered.

Able to switch from one task to another as needed. Respond to call-ins and perform emergency work when requested.

Physical Demands
While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electric shock , fumes or airborne particles and high heat.
Personal Protective Equipment: 
Personal protective equipment includes but is not limited to safety glasses, steel-toed footwear, and hearing protection as required.

Education/Training Requirements
A High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through obtaining a one-year certificate from a secondary technical or vocational school, plus six months to one year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

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