Performs a large variety of electrical trade functions such as the installation, maintenance, and repair of equipment for the generation, distribution, and utilization of electrical energy.
McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.
Coordinates, participates, assists, constructs, fabricates, installs, repairs and maintains generators, transformers, switchboards, controllers, circuit breakers, motors, heating units, conduit systems and electronic controls as required for plant operations. Assists supervisor in planning, scheduling and assigning various jobs. Order parts and materials for electrical department from warehouse and purchasing department as required to install and maintain equipment. Locates, diagnoses and repairs troubles in electrical systems and equipment. Works with electrical hand and power tools, measuring and testing instruments. Assists maintenance mechanics in dismantling or partially dismantling machines and mechanical equipment to diagnose source of trouble and makes necessary repairs or adjustments as required. Uses and interprets for others complicated blueprints and drawings. Troubleshoots breakdowns to determine cause of trouble. Must keep work of unit on schedule. May give on-the-job instructions to other Electricians. Keeps work area safe, clean, and orderly, wears proper safety equipment and follows all safety rules and procedures. Performs other miscellaneous duties as required.
Candidate should have the ability to identify technical malfunctions in electrical units and have a sound understanding of handling and using electrical repair tools and equipment. Candidate should have the ability to effectively manage time and coordinate work functions with co-workers and have excellent written and verbal communication skills. Successful candidates will possess a Bachelor degree or an associate degree or diploma in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering or any other related field of study, a valid license and 2 – 3 years of experience working as an electrician. Candidates must pass entry level Electrician Exam with minimum score of 70.