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Electrician

Sweetwater, TX 79556

Posted: 01/30/2019 Industry: Industrial Job Number: 95699
Electrician

Confidential is seeking to fill an Electrician position at our Sweetwater, TX facility. This position adds value by finding and correcting problems within the facility before they cause a process shutdown or equipment breakdown. The successful candidate will be willing and able to perform routine preventative maintenance and emergency or scheduled repairs on plant equipment, machinery, or systems that contribute to mining and converting gypsum into a variety of specialty, agricultural and building products. Opportunities for advancement are available to those that demonstrate a commitment to their success and can take on increased responsibility.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
- Troubleshooting and repairing electric/electronic equipment, hydraulic, mechanical, and pneumatic systems
- Performing routine and preventive maintenance on electrical equipment and machinery internal and external to the plant and Inspecting equipment for potential downtime causes
- Installing new equipment
- Recording maintenance and repairs in a computerized system and completing reports and work orders on time in order to keep accurate records
- Collaborating with operations to identify and prioritize maintenance needs
- Adhering to all safety regulations and procedures including performing proper lockout/tag out procedures and actively participating in the safety program
- Cleaning up all areas of responsibility in order to maintain a safe work environment
- Working in a team environment with fellow employees, supervisors and managers
- Following any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor including but not limited to, assisting mechanics or production operators as needed
- Assisting Process Controls Engineer and maintenance technicians as needed

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
- Three (3) or more years of electrical repair and troubleshooting experience in a high-speed manufacturing, industrial or military environment OR two (2) years technical schooling or completion of an apprenticeship program
- Willing and able to work rotating shifts, on-call, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
- Three (3) or more years of experience with single and 3-phase electrical repair/troubleshooting up to 480 volts
- Experience reading and interpreting technical drawings and electrical schematics
- Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment
- Experience and knowledge of NFPA 70E and OSHA requirements regarding electrical safety
- Willing and able to provide personal standard hand tools

What Will Put You Ahead?
Preferred Qualifications:
- Current forklift license or able to attain one within 6 months
- Electrical journeyman or equivalent trade school certification
- Experience troubleshooting and repairing PLCs

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify.
Email resumes and inquiries to Sherri.Garza@lkjordan.Com
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