The senior electrician will handle troubleshooting and repairs to keep equipment running and minimize downtime while supporting all other members of the maintenance group with any other repairs, projects, etc. deemed necessary by the department manager.
Essential Job Functions:
- Electrical troubleshooting and repairs
- Test and replace fuses
- Test and replace solenoids
- Test and replace contactors / relays
- Test and replace proximity / limit switches
- Reset and replace breakers / motor starters
- Adjust and replace photo eyes
- Able to make conduit runs, wire pulls, and wire terminations
- Able to perform pneumatic and hydraulic system repairs
- Able to work with single phase / 3 phase / 110V, 240V, 277V, 480V, and 24V control systems
- Able to work with Volt Meter/Amp Meter to troubleshoot electrical systems
- Able to read schematics/blueprints to troubleshoot electrical systems
- Able to troubleshoot AC / DC control circuits
- Able to troubleshoot motors and drives, then replace if needed
- Able to troubleshoot PLC’s and ladder logic
- Able to cross reference and change out electrical devices with other brands
- Able to troubleshoot by phone while communicating with other maintenance personnel or machine techs
- Perform electrical building maintenance
- Assist with electrical PM as needed
- Mechanical troubleshooting and repairs
- Comfortable working independently
In addition to the functions listed above, the employee is expected to: exercise honesty, integrity and respect with all clients and co-workers, maintain a professional appearance and demeanor, demonstrate a positive attitude, communicate effectively with co-workers and clients, work with accuracy, efficiency, and attention to detail, maintain good attendance by working when and where directed, work safely in compliance with all safety policies, respect the work environment and keep it as neat and clean as possible, and exercise initiative to learn new skills and tasks and to help co-workers when possible. The employee is also expected to perform such other duties and functions as required and assigned from time to time.
The physical requirements checklist for all maintenance employees that specifies the physical demands for this job is attached and is incorporated into this description.
- High School Diploma/GED preferred
- A minimum of 8 years’ industrial electrical experience
- A valid, current driver’s license preferred
- Good verbal and written communication skills with ability to communicate effectively with contractors, service techs (onsite/phone support), and fellow employees
- Understands various aspects of an industrial facility including structural, electrical, plumbing systems, etc.
- Ability to work additional hours and weekends as necessary to meet business plan objectives
- Fluent with schematics and blueprints
- 480V 3 phase wiring expertise
- Proficiency in MS Excel & Word is a plus
- Strong industrial trouble shooting skills
Voltmeter, conduit benders, assortment of hand and small power tools, computer, basic office equipment, tow motor, etc.
Employees are expected to follow all facility safety guidelines that include adhering to GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices) and Food Safety as outlined during their training.
Manufacturing environment working around machinery, moving equipment, and loud noise (hearing protection required), Environment is not climate controlled and there is exposure to a wide range of temperatures (temperature varies depending on work/machine location and ranges from 50 degree F to 100 degree F), Possibility of outside work in all types of weather conditions (including heat, cold, rain, and snow)