Job Description

SUMMARY

Performs electrical and instrumentation related work assignments for the Instrument & Controls Department based on job requests from the Production Department. The I/E Technician position contains five levels of progression. Primary responsibilities listed below are for a level 5 (highest level of progression) I/E Technician.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include, but are not limited to, the following:

1. Operates and maintains switchgear and electrical power distribution equipment up to 13.8kV.

2. Perform switching and coordinate with Electric Utility and contractors for maintenance on electrical systems up to 230kV.

3. Repairs and inspects high/low voltage electrical wiring and systems.

4. Performs periodic substation equipment inspections and meter readings.

5. Connects, disconnects and troubleshoots electric motors and motor starters.

6. Installs, programs and troubleshoots Variable Frequency Drives.

7. Maintains and troubleshoots UPS and Battery systems.

8. Removes, installs and replaces electrical lighting and fixtures.

9. Measures, cuts, bends, threads, etc., pipe, conduit, and tubing.

10. Familiar with and follows electrical safe work practices in accordance with NFPA 70E.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

1. Perform the primary thinking encompassed by this job description.

2. Comply with all Company policies and procedures.

3. Fully supports Company goals of continuous improvement and operational excellence at strategic and tactical levels including reviewing area of responsibility for improvement opportunities to initiate projects or communicate ideas to management as well as active participation on project teams.

4. Any additional responsibilities or tasks as assigned.

5. Perform duties in a manner that protects personal safety as well as the safety of others. Promptly report Safety, Health or Environmental issues or incidents to management.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

* Successful candidates must satisfy background screening, including motor vehicle record screening, drug testing & pre-employment physical requirements before starting work.

* A current, valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card is required.

* High School graduate plus one to two years of additional education in electrical and/or instrumentation schools.

* Two to five years field experience in Instrument/Electrical Field.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, bend, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move
up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. This job requires response to audible emergency alarms inside the plant. Employee must be able to evacuate when required.
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate inside, but can be high outside. Some of the work may be required in the operating units which can require usage of required PPE including safety glasses, hearing protection, etc. May also result in exposure to outside elements and may require usage of stairs and elevators. Inside exposure includes but not limited to A/C 70% of the time. Outside exposure includes but not limited to outside elements 30% of the time. May be exposed to finished carpet, tile/linoleum and/or outside concrete or gravel. Job may require working in both closed and open quarters. Exposure to dust, fumes, and gasses are at a minimum on the inside, and can be moderate outside.

Application Instructions

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