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Electrician I- Emporia Plywood
Our plywood plant located in Emporia, VA has a vacancy for a Class I Electrician. Responsibilities of this job will include providing electrical support in the manufacturing facility located in Emporia, VA. The person holding this position will be a responder to service calls pertaining to electrical malfunctions in automated machinery within the plant. These malfunctions may be in various types of electrical devices, such as switches, electric valves, analog input or output devices, motors, wiring, or PLC/computer anomalies.
The holder of this position must be proficient in understanding the basic principles that allow electromechanical devices to work. Most machinery in the plant is computer controlled by PLC, and is driven by 480 volt, 3 phase motors. Job duties will also include any necessary electrical maintenance tasks pertaining to the upkeep of this machinery.
A Day In The Life
electrical systems that use 480 volt, 3 phase power, as well as lower
problems with 3 phase electric motors and motor starters that operate in
these electrical systems.
with Relay Logic control circuits and able to safely troubleshoot these
types of circuits using Ladder Logic Diagrams, schematics,
Piping/Instrumentation diagrams, Electrical instrumentation, and meters
Using the RS Logix software to trouble shoot and repair
industrial electrical equipment
of National Electric Code and compliance to the code
Training in the
use of PLC programming software
quickly and efficiently with good hand dexterity
to proficiently use basic hand tools.
reading comprehension skills with ability to understand and carry out
complex written instructions.
good handwriting skills with the ability to write logically, having the
ability to accurately convey an understandable written message or
reasoning during electrical diagnostic processes
mechanical aptitude, with proficient ability to comprehend how mechanical
and electrical apparatuses work.
work safely and within the guidelines of a comprehensive safety program
requirements for electrical installations
all types of conduit as listed in National Electrical Code
troubleshooting, repairing, and calibrating electrical/mechanical
What You Will Need:
High School Diploma or GED
3 years experience working as an Industrial Troubleshooting or
Experience in Industrial Motor Controls (PLC, motor
controls, control valves, electrical distribution, industrial
instrumentation for flow, pressure, & temperature)?
At least 3 years of electrical/electronics
troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing facility
Experience reading technical drawings and schematics
Experience working with electrical, PLC's, AC/DC motors
and drive controls
Available to work overtime, if needed
Available to work 1st, 2nd & 3rd shifts, weekends
What Will Put You
of industrial electrical apprenticeship program
with electrical and process control methodology
in root cause analysis or troubleshooting procedures
Rate of Pay : $27.60 per hour. Opportunities for promotion. Excellent benefits package
Want to learn more
Salary and benefits commensurate with
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned
upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional
Posting ID: 562035334Posted: 2020-07-28