Industrial Electrician

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Location
Durham, North Carolina
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Nov 2016
Closes
04 Jan 2017
Ref
AER000020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The candidate will work with the Model, Machine, and Fabrication shop, and its personnel supporting research facilities and combustors in an industrial setting. The candidate will assist in installing, modifying, troubleshooting and repairing and maintaining electrical control, signal, and power circuits and systems and all their associated equipment and devices. The candidate will work closely with other trades and technicians, often helping them complete their projects as needed to meet schedule requirements.

Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Installing, bending, and threading electrical conduit, both EMT and rigid.
  • Pulling wires and terminating conductors in disconnects, panel boards, control panels, motor starters etc.
  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, replace and maintain electrical motors and motor controllers including manual starters, push buttons, relays, control transformers, magnetic starters and VFDs.
  • Working with both low voltage signal, control, and power circuits up to 480 volts. Both single and three phases.
AA degree, trade school or equivalent with 8 years' experience installing, troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing electrical power and electrical control systems in an industrial setting.

Skill Requirements:
  • Good working knowledge of fasteners and anchors and experience mounting electrical equipment such as boxes, disconnects, starters, control panels, etc. to steel, concrete sheetrock, and wood.
  • Fundamental understanding of the National Electrical code and how to locate applicable code articles to ensure the work is done in accordance with the current codes.
  • Experience reading and interrupting electrical schematics for troubleshooting and problem solving. Also for basic programming of temperature controllers and VFDs.
  • Working knowledge of other trades and skills such as; plumbing, fabrication, machining, welding and basic shop operations in an industrial setting.

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position

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% of Time

  • Lifting up to 50lbs 5% of the time
  • Climbing ladders 25% of the time
  • Crawling 5% of the time
  • Working overhead 40% of the time
  • High noise levels 10%
  • Bending down 10%of the time


Description of Work Environment

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% of Time

  • Working inside industrial high bays and labs 65% of the time
  • Working outside in the heat and cold 25% of the time
  • Working around hot combustors 10% of the time
  • Driving work vehicles10%


Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks

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% of Time

  • Industrial pipe threader 5% of the time
  • Forklifts and platform lifts 10%
  • Industrial power, and cordless tools 50%
  • Industrial hand tools 50%


Criticality of Attendance

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% of Time

  • Regular days 95% of the time
  • Overtime < 5% of the time
  • Travel < 5 % of the time


Other Essential Functions

The candidate must:
  • Have good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Be able to work as part of team.
  • Be willing to work outside your trade to help the team meet the client's needs.
  • Good computer skills, including working with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Desire to learn and grow into a master electrician.