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[Electrician] Power Plant Electricians

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PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Perform skilled journey-level work in the construction, maintenance and repair of electrical and electronic equipment, apparatus and fixtures used at power generation plants.

RESPONSIBILIES/ ACCOUTABILITIES:

May be responsible to perform a combination of the following duties based upon job assignment:

• Inspect, maintain repair and overhaul electromechanical and solid state electrical equipment, using a variety of electrical test equipment, meters, powered and non-powered tools and equipment.

• Install new electrical and electronic equipment and electrical wiring according to the National Electrical Code and company electrical standards.

• Maintain and repair electrical and electronic systems for Project facilities and equipment.

• Perform high voltage switching and operate generators in support of operations.

• Work safely and cooperatively with co-workers and the public.

• Cut and remove trees, branched and brush in close proximity to energized power lines.

• Lead a work party in performing maintenance or repair work.

• Other related incidental work as needed.

• Comply with and practice proper equipment clearance procedures.

• Perform all work in compliance with applicable codes, standards, safety and environment regulations.

• Responsible for station lockout/tagout procedures as mandated by company policy.

SKILLS/ COMPETENCIES:

• Methods, equipment and materials used in the electrical trade.

• General knowledge of health, safety and environmental regulations.

• Applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.

• Basic First Aid procedures.

• Principles of electronic theory as applied to electrical and electronic circuits, wiring and electrical equipment used in power generation

• Theory of operation and use of Programmable Logic Control (PLC) units and other computer based equipment.

• Proficient written and verbal communication skills.

• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.

• Work from blueprints, shop drawings and sketches.

• Work independently with little direction.

• Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

• Install, including programming, and troubleshooting PLC based equipment.

DEGREES/ CERTIFICATES/ LICENSE/ EXPERIENCE:

• High School diploma or equivalent.

• Completion of a recognized vocational education program in electrical or industrial electrical or industrial training –

OR- completion of a recognized Electrical Apprenticeship Program and three out of the last five years’ journey-level experience as an electrician in the industrial maintenance field

• Possession and maintenance of valid drivers’ license.

• First Aid, CPR and forklift certification required prior to the completion of probation with maintenance thereafter.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Requires climbing, standing, bending and lifting heavy objects in awkward and confined spaces using proper lifting and rigging techniques.

• Subject to exposure to fumes, dust and high levels of vibration.

• Subject to exposure to high noise levels required ear protection.

• Subject to working near moving parts of heavy machinery and high voltage equipment where the use of appropriate protective/safety equipment is required.

• Subject to working at heights and in adverse weather conditions.

• Work includes indoor and outdoor environment.

• May be subject to after duty call-outs.

Benefits
• Mob/Demob

• Per Diem (if qualified and available)




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