Maintenance Electrical Specialist in Lansing, MI at Tecomet

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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MAINTENANCE ELECTRICAL SPECIALIST

Department:    Maintenance

Reports To:     Maintenance Manager

FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt

Updated:         3/16

SUMMARY

The Maintenance Electrical Specialist’s primary responsibility is to maintain, upgrade, and repair existing electrical systems and equipment such as motors, transformers, generators, and electronic controllers on machine tools and industrial robots.  This position shall achieve these objectives by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Installs electrical equipment: sizing conduit, sizing conductors, installing/bending conduit, wire pulling, panel and field terminating, control panel building, and tying into plant power.
  • Installs electrical systems ranging from 24VDC to 480VAC.
  • Repairs complex electrical equipment, including automated machines, controls, panels, relays, circuit breakers, communication systems, drives, and alarms.
  • Diagnoses problems, replaces or repairs parts, detects and replaces defective components.
  • Provides technical assistance to lower level Maintenance Associates.
  • Operates electrical hand tools and measuring devices.
  • Works from blueprints, drawings, sketches or schematics.
  • Working knowledge of techniques, materials, tools and equipment used.
  • Working knowledge of programmable controllers, and related programming software.
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment and performs routine, scheduled designated preventive maintenance.
  • Discusses machine operation variations with supervisors or other maintenance workers to diagnose equipment problems.
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts.
  • Additional duties as requested by management.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be professional, proactive and positive, with internal and external customers and coworkers.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

Education and/or Experience

Associates degree from a college or technical school in Electrical; two plus years related experience in an industrial setting and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Journeyman card preferred.



Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals including metric.  



Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  

Technical Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of mechanical and facilities repair and maintenance is required.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and systems is required.
  • Knowledge and use of test equipment such as multi-meters.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading and schematics.
  • Knowledge of TPM principles and practices.
  • Use and knowledge of inspection equipment such as calipers and micrometers.
  • Basic understanding of manufacturing equipment.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Forklift operator and Michigan driver license required; Journeyman card preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works in high, precarious places and is frequently exposed to extreme heat and vibration.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written skills.
  • Proven organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in conjunction with and support outside suppliers and contractors.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to remain flexible to changing schedules and demands.

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