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Electrician Repair B

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Chemical Products Corporation - Cartersville, GA
Full Time


Job Title:              Electrician Repair B

Department:        Maintenance

Reports To:          Assistant Electric Foreman

FLSA Status:        Non-exempt


Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Operate Forklifts, Man Lifts, and other mobile equipment as required to perform tasks safely at heights.
  2. Performance of energized work. Work shall include voltage/current readings, changing fuses, resetting breakers/O.L. Energized work may extend to sources such as transformers, main breakers, and areas of higher incident energies. Understand, demonstrate, and practice NFPA 70E safety practices for energized electrical work. Provide Task Specific energized work training for lower class electricians.
  3. Maintain good communication skills between crew foreman, engineering, production, maintenance, management, and stockroom. Schedule and perform small shutdown projects in coordination with production.
  4. Develop and maintain an acceptable working knowledge of the National Electric Code,
  5. U. L. Listings, and other codes and standards pertinent to installation and repair of industrial electrical systems. Also, maintain acceptable working knowledge of CPC Operating Procedures and acceptable practices.
  6. Installation of all RMC, EMT, and PVC conduit, and installation of power control wiring. This shall also include terminations at disconnects, motors, control panels, and breakers.
  7. Troubleshooting and installing motors, motor feeders, and advanced motor control circuitry. This shall include diagnosis of failed motors, wiring shorts, or starter components as well as PLC signals and other advanced controlling devices.
  8. Troubleshooting and installation of control devices including Timers, Relays, Pushbuttons, Selectors, Switches, and Solenoids. Ability to work with Closed-Loop- Controllers (UDCs, PLCs, etc.).
  9. Installation and configuration of VFD systems. Basic troubleshooting of VFD problems (Overloading, Ground Faults, Fault Code Recognition, etc.)
  10. Installation and troubleshooting of signaling circuitry consisting of mA and Vde signals. Advanced troubleshooting of 24Vdc Power Supplies and wiring problems in signaling loops including shielding issues, high resistance grounds and devices configurations.
  11. Installation and basic troubleshooting of instrumentation (Flow Meters, Radar Levels Probes, Thermocouples, Pressure Sensors, Actuators, Valves, etc.). Ability to find manuals for instrumentation and navigate menus or communicate with devices.
  12. Ability to operate Windows based computer for the purposes of maintaining the Electrical Department Manual System, accessing configuration records, and performing online troubleshooting and device software.
  13. Installation and basic troubleshooting of PLC systems. This shall include the ability to connect to and navigate through Allen Bradely PLCs and Panelview HMis. Employee shall be able to troubleshoot malfunctions using RSLogix 500 and 5000.
  14. Ability to efficiently manage tasks requiring 2-3 workers for one day or less and to oversee scheduling and coordination between departments.
  15. Observe common problems and find root causes as well as recommending changes to improve equipment life and/ or efficiency. Identify repetitive maintenance problems and suggest changes to eliminate these problems.
  16. Performance of any other duty as required by the supervisor.



QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE One year certificate from college or technical school and two to three years related experience; or high school diploma with 4 years or more experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables      in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Valid Driver's License, Forklift Certification

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to wear personal protective as required. Must meet company's substance abuse testing requirements; as a safety sensitive person, may be subject to random substance abuse tests.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required  to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. Must be physically mobile in order to execute the emergency escape plan in the event of a chemical release.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of  this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.