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Journeyman Electrician

Position Summary:
The successful candidate will be a state-licensed Journeyman Electrician with relevant industrial experience. This person must have a continual focus on safety, cost control and client satisfaction when performing the duties of this position, as well as have a history of producing quality work with attention to detail in order to meet and exceed client needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
* Install & maintain AC/DC Motors and Drives, PLC's, 480V power, 120V control circuits, 4160V switchgear, transformers & motors, electronic controls by following electrical drawings and using test instruments such as a voltmeter, ammeter, oscilloscope and PC
* Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems and industrial equipment such as motors, starters, relays, solid state circuitry electro-mechanical components, AC and DC solid state drives or PLCs
* Perform preventive maintenance inspections and testing of various electrical systems (including power distribution equipment)
* Interpret and work from electrical drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations
* Quickly repair electrical failures and replace parts where production time is frequently affected
* Correct wiring and connections on machinery controls where incorrect applications could cause damage and hazardous conditions
* Fabricate, install and/or run conduit, 3-Phase work, motor terminations, control and instrument troubleshooting and panel work
* Install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
* Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
* Maintain, repair, install and test switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators and reactors
* Test and install electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems
* Troubleshoot, maintain and repair industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices
* Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records
* May install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices
* Size and install electrical circuits including panels, wire size and type, conduit, protective devices, switches, and related equipment needed to comply with the NEC

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
* Must possess a valid Journeyman Electrician license issued by a state regulatory agency
* Have basic knowledge of typical facility and manufacturing support systems including steam, hot water, compressed air, and refrigeration systems
* Minimum five years of experience working as a Journeyman Electrician in a construction or industrial environment
* Must have a knowledge of and ability to interpret the NEC Code Book
* Must have up-to-date training in low and high voltage handling and safety
* Must be proficient in fundamentals of lockout/tag out
* Must be able to understand a project request from upper management, lay it out, determine and order materials needed and be responsible for successful completion and start-up
* Must be proficient in industrial control logic (ladder logic)
* Experience with AC & DC motors & drives
* Ability to troubleshoot speed loop by measuring reference voltage, voltage output to the motor and speed feedback & ability to meg motors
* Must be experienced in performing preventive maintenance tasks, taking corrective action for repairs, and be knowledgeable in electrical equipment installations
* Ability to read electrical diagrams, schematics and blueprints

Special Conditions of Employment:
* Must possess a valid US Driver’s License
* Must be willing to submit to pre-employment, random and for-cause drug testing, as well as any other drug testing required by our clients and statutory regulations

General Requirements:
* Possess high degree of initiative, creativity, communication skills, self-supervision, and respect for safety requirements
* Must be a team player & work closely with maintenance, production, engineering, and outside services
* Work is physically demanding and outdoors, candidates should be in good physical condition
* Must be able to climb and work off of A-Frame ladders up to 12’ above the ground
* Must be able to drive a forklift
* Must be able to work off personnel lifts up to 40’ above the ground
* Must be able to understand electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics
* Possess high degree of initiative, creativity, communication skills, self-supervision, and respect for safety requirements
* Must have a flexible work schedule - shift work, overtime and weekends and schedule changes are routine and required aspects of the position

PTW Energy Services Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

** No third-party agencies, please. **


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