Electrical Tech

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Electrical Tech ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN


9540 S Dorchester Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60628-1797
United States   CHICAGO, IL

BASIC FUNCTION:
The Electrician is responsible to install, maintain and repair all electrical apparatus within the plant.  Perform minor mechanical repairs and assist the mechanics as needed.  To support and help train other electricians as required.

SCOPE OF POSITION:

Position functions under the guidance of the Maintenance Electrician Lead hand but reports directly to the Maintenance Manager. 
Position requirements include a full understanding of all the machinery within the plant, as well as, good knowledge of trouble shooting techniques, problem solving and communication skills.

Plant/Machinery Maintenance (35%)
Ensure electrical equipment within the plant is regularly serviced and operating well (press, finishing, pre-press)
Operate necessary equipment/tools to perform the repairs
Read electrical and mechanical blue prints to determine how problem is to be approached
Keep a log of repairs made to each of the presses
Improvises acceptable electrical and electronic fixes to get equipment running properly
Trouble Shooting (35%)
Respond to machine operators request for a work order by running the machine to determine exactly electrical faults
Read and understand blue prints, specifications, and manufacturers manuals
Preventative Maintenance (20%)
Regularly clean/check all electrical equipment within the plant to ensure satisfactory operation and safety
Perform electrical inspection with Hydro Inspector twice a year
Test electrical equipment for safety
Leadership & Communication (5%)
Provide guidance and on the job training for other electricians as required
Train operators in basic trouble shooting and engineering of machinery
Available for important repairs off shift hours (if necessary)
Install New Electrical Systems (5%)
Follow prints designed by engineers for large jobs on equipment
Make material lists, decide best format for installation and carry out installation according to US Electrical Code for smaller jobs
Install electronic and electronic wiring, controller, and rewire presses/gluers as required
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Responsible to work in compliance with the provisions of the Health and Safety regulations
Use and wear all protective devises/clothing as required
Report to the employer/supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective devices
Report to the employer/supervisor any contravention of the Occupational Health and Safety Act or the regulations or the existence of any hazard which he/she knows.
Mandatory participation in Westrock safety program – see program list for options

 The Electrician is responsible to install, maintain and repair all electrical apparatus within the plant.  Perform minor mechanical repairs and assist the mechanics as needed.  To support and help train other electricians as required.

SCOPE OF POSITION:
Position functions under the guidance of the Maintenance Electrician Lead hand but reports directly to the Maintenance Manager. 
Position requirements include a full understanding of all the machinery within the plant, as well as, good knowledge of trouble shooting techniques, problem solving and communication skills.


Plant/Machinery Maintenance (35%)
Ensure electrical equipment within the plant is regularly serviced and operating well (press, finishing, pre-press)
Operate necessary equipment/tools to perform the repairs
Read electrical and mechanical blue prints to determine how problem is to be approached
Keep a log of repairs made to each of the presses
Improvises acceptable electrical and electronic fixes to get equipment running properly

Trouble Shooting (35%)

Respond to machine operators request for a work order by running the machine to determine exactly electrical faults
Read and understand blue prints, specifications, and manufacturers manuals
Preventative Maintenance (20%)
Regularly clean/check all electrical equipment within the plant to ensure satisfactory operation and safety
Perform electrical inspection with Hydro Inspector twice a year
Test electrical equipment for safety

Leadership & Communication (5%)

Provide guidance and on the job training for other electricians as required
Train operators in basic trouble shooting and engineering of machinery
Available for important repairs off shift hours (if necessary) 
Install New Electrical Systems (5%)
Follow prints designed by engineers for large jobs on equipment
Make material lists, decide best format for installation and carry out installation according to US Electrical Code for smaller jobs
Install electronic and electronic wiring, controller, and rewire presses/gluers as required
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Responsible to work in compliance with the provisions of the Health and Safety regulations
Use and wear all protective devises/clothing as required
Report to the employer/supervisor the absence of or defect in any equipment or protective devices
Report to the employer/supervisor any contravention of the Occupational Health and Safety Act or the regulations or the existence of any hazard which he/she knows.
Mandatory participation in Westrock safety program – see program list for options


REQUIREMENTS


Minimum of grade 12 education – college education in electrical program preferred
3-5 years experience in manufacturing environment is required
Electrician license/certificate is required (unless part of apprenticeship program)
Electronic and P.L.C. experience t
Full understanding of CSA and Code electrical standards and compliance
Read and understand blue prints, specifications, and manufacturers manuals
Experienced and skilled on all maintenance equipment an asset - Lathe, Welder, Milling Machine, Drill Presses, Cutting Tools
Strong analytical and problem solving skills required
Good communication and interpersonal skills required
Strong safety orientation – follows safety procedures (ie. Lockout) 100% of the time
Lift truck license an asset.

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