Maintenance Electrician

Location: Richmond, Virginia
Date Posted: 08-03-2018
Position Title: Maintenance Electrician
Location: Richmond, VA
Position Status: Direct Hire
Pay Rate: Negotiable
Shift: Monday – Friday (11pm to 7am) or (3pm to 11pm)
 
Job Description
  • Participates in safety meetings and dialogs, performs Job Hazard Analysis, and performs Incident Investigations as needed to maintain the safest work environment possible
  • Takes ownership of safety processes; performs maintenance safety program audits (Lockout/Tag out, Confined Space, Fall Protection, PPE, mobile equipment, etc.).
  • The Electrician is responsible for equipment maintenance and reliability throughout the plant.
  • Maintains heavy industrial machinery with a working knowledge of AC-DC motors and controls, combustion, metering, air conditioning, power distribution, electronics process control computers, welding, conduit and schematics.
  • This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, inspecting, modifying, rebuilding and maintaining plant equipment.
  • Must have working knowledge of all or some of the following: electrical/electronic circuits, PLC’s, wire installation/termination, conduit threading, bending and installation, AC and DC drives and welding.
  • Need to have a working knowledge of computers.
  • This person will be required to operate mobile equipment including forklift, man lift, scissor lift, and overhead cranes.
  • This person will perform preventive maintenance on equipment and make repairs or improvements as needed.
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize to ensure minimum interruption to process.
  • Must have good communication skills both verbal and written.
  • This position will require a very safety-oriented person to perform maintenance duties in a team environment and the ability to work alone with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to make decisions on equipment repairs and be self-motivated.
  • Must be able to read and understand schematics/blueprints. This will be a multi-task job function that includes assisting mechanics and operators as necessary.
  • Monitors condition of equipment and makes maximum use of planned outages
  • Reduces MTTO (occurrence restoration), increases MTBO (between occurrences)
 
EDUCATION
  • High school graduate or equivalent
 
Education Preferred:
  • Associates Degree in Industrial Electrician program or Industrial Electrician apprenticeship.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of an electrician maintaining heavy industrial machinery with a working knowledge of AC-DC motors and controls, combustion, metering, air conditioning, power distribution, electronics process control computers, welding, conduit and schematics.
 
Preferred Experience:
  • Five (5) years of experience as an electrician in the above areas and a graduate of an approved apprentice program or technical training beyond high school.
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