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Feb. 24, 2021
The Maintenance Electrician oversees electrical and mechanical preventative maintenance and troubleshooting, as well as new electrical installations. He/she is on call 24 hours per day while the plant is in operation. The Maintenance Electrician reports to the Maintenance Manager and is paid hourly.
- Graduate of Co-op Industrial Electrician program or Electrical Engineering Technician program
- Industrial Electrician 442A or Construction and Maintenance 309A Certificate of Qualification
- Some specialized training such as regulatory, health and safety training is required for the Industrial Electrician.
- The Industrial Electrician is required to have a forklift certificate and a driver’s license (Class G).
- Siemens (S7) / Allen Bradley (RS Logics) PLC programming & trouble shooting.
- Related work experience: Minimum 5 years.
- Perform preventative maintenance and all related tasks to minimize downtime of production equipment.
- React with sense of urgency on all unplanned downtime issues
- Installations, modifications and repair work – mechanical and electrical
- Troubleshoot problems with control systems on the production equipment
- Repairs on equipment and buildings not associated with the production lines
- Daily reporting, housekeeping and adherence to safety and quality standards
- Observe and anticipate possible problem areas with machinery
- Purchasing, organizing and managing spare parts inventory
- Recommend improvements to process methods, production equipment regarding safety, efficiency and/or cost savings
- Co-coordinating and overseeing the work and safety of on-site contractors
- Perform all work in a safe manner and adhere to all safety policies and procedures
- Keep all work areas in a safe, clean, and orderly condition at all times
- Report all injuries (no matter how small) in the first aid book
- Complete incident reports in relation to health and safety issues or material spills.
- Report and/or contain any hazardous condition or problem
- Wear all mandatory Personal Protective Equipment
- Assist with production when needed
- Complete daily logs and activities reports and any other required documentation
- Occasionally (if requested by supervisor/management) prepare documents
- Provide on the job training to new/junior staff.
- Active listening, reading comprehension, instructing, coordination, time management, speaking, writing, basic mathematics, monitoring, social perceptiveness, and critical thinking.
- To succeed in this position, the Industrial Electrician needs to value providing service to others and working with co-workers in a friendly environment.
- The following work styles are attributable to the Industrial Electrician: Attention to detail, accuracy, dependability, integrity, cooperation, self-control, stress tolerance, concern for others, adaptability/flexibility, initiative, creative problem solver, independence, social orientation.