Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

Under the supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Electrician is responsible for maintaining, repairing all existing electrical equipment in production areas and troubleshooting PLC's while ensuring all company safety rules and policies are followed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Comply with Company Safety Policies
  • Maintain and repair all existing electrical equipment in production areas and troubleshooting PLC's by utilizing ladder diagrams and schematics.
  • Utilize troubleshooting techniques to analyze, detect, and determine the nature of a problem, and extent of repairs required
  • Actively participate in the preventative maintenance program
  • Perform Electrical preventative maintenance of electrical control panels and equipment to ensure optimal operation and safety standards
  • Maintain inventory of spare parts and supplies by utilizing lean and 5s principles
  • Follow and enforce company safety policies and procedures always and operate wide variety of manufacturing tools
  • Work with company engineering on electrical upgrade and new equipment installs
  • Capable of utilizing mobile equipment: pallet jack, forklift, scissor lift, boom lift
  • Execute electrical related inspections and report accordingly
  • Run conduit and electrically terminate wiring in industrial equipment, interpret input output modules, and operate a variety of tools and equipment in a safe manner
  • Must place the upmost importance on working safely, and maintain a safe work environment for self and others, always
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Regular attendance, timeliness and scheduling flexibility

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Close attention to detail and organized
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work independently and as a team
  • Must be well organized, and able to complete, and perform work orders
  • Basic knowledge of Allen-Bradley PLC hardware and Software
  • Basic knowledge of Siemens PLC hardware and software
  • Basic knowledge of Gas burner controls
  • Good knowledge of windows Microsoft Office (excel, word, power point, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret diagrams, schematics, and motor controls
  • Team player, reliable and high work integrity
  •  Good communication skills

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

The employee should have the following:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and training or certification in relevant skill or trade
  • 1 - 2 years' experience in a relevant field

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Working near moving mechanical parts
  • Loud noise
  • Exposure to airborne particles within a manufacturing operation
  • Lifting heavy materials, up to 50 pounds
  • Climb and work occasionally at heights
  • General manufacturing environment
  • May require overtime work as necessary
  • Must be flexible to work any shift and/or weekends as scheduled
  • Ability to stoop, bend, walk, stand, sit, reach and climb
  • Will be expected to conduct all assigned tasks scheduled by supervisor
  • Ability to move or traverse about the facilities
  • Ability to work around dust, chemicals, and other substances, and in various environmental conditions
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment (hearing, vision and hardhat protection)

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities or may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US markets. The base pay range for this position is $31.93 to $33.48. This range is based on relevant market data in our lowest and highest geographic markets. Pay is based on several factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, experience and skillset. Westlake is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, sign on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package (also to include a full range of medical and other benefits).

Application Instructions

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