SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE:
ELECTRICIAN I – under regular supervision an Electrician I is responsible for installing, servicing and repairing wiring, conduits, fixtures and other electrical devises, systems and equipment in a demanding industrial manufacturing environment. Assists in the departmental housekeeping and safety efforts, orders parts required to maintain repair part inventories, and works collaboratively with equipment repair mechanics, production counterparts, and vendors to ensure production workflow. Performance expected to be at an entry level capacity.
ELECTRICIAN II – an Electrician II is responsible for items described for an Electrician I but require stronger work experience within each function. Limited supervision required. May help to direct Level I Electricians in the performance of their duties and provide them with on-the-job training (OJT) as necessary. Performance expected to be at an intermediate to advanced level capacity. Promotion from Electrician I based on criteria determined by management.
Lead Designations (Lead A & B) – duties include those described those for an Electrician “A” but include the performance of some supervisory and administrative duties. Additionally, a Lead Electrician will dispense work assignments to mechanics and electricians as well as other maintenance personnel. B-Level Leads are subordinate to A-Levels.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment to ensure conformance to building & safety codes.
Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment.
Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.
Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.
Reports machinery defects or malfunctions to supervisor.
Record and maintain production, repair, and equipment maintenance information for CMMS applications.
Regular, reliable, and predictable attendance is necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.
Research and order parts using purchasing protocols.
Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
Maintain and secure work tools, clean shop, and work areas.
Safely operate mobile machinery certified to use.
An Electrician “II” may help to direct Electrician “I’s” in the performance of their duties and provide on the job (OJT) training as necessary.
Other duties as directed and assigned.
This position provides specialty support to the maintenance department and departments throughout the facility.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
This position may interact within all levels of the personnel within the organization.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
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 to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understand to carry out detailed written and oral instructions.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions in written, oral, diagram, and/or schedule format.
Knowledge of predictive maintenance protocols and tools
Must have the ability to operate the following equipment: Hand tools, stationary equipment, vehicles.
Must be able to use precision measuring equipment.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions and correspondence.
Ability to problem solve, troubleshoot, multitask and work independently with attention to detail.
Ability to work against and meet deadlines.