High Voltage Electrician

USA, United States
Competitive
Sep 05, 2022
Oct 04, 2022
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Permanent
Full Time
English
POSITION OVERVIEW

To maintain a safe workplace by supporting and enforcing company's safety rules, safe work practices, inspect, clean, repair, install wiring and maintain electrical equipment, service lines, substations, and other electrical equipment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

•Uses blueprints and wiring diagrams in installing and maintaining electrical equipment.

•Dismantles, cleans, replaces worn or broken parts, rebuilds and tests electronic controls, motors, generators, transmission lines, control panels, rectifiers, etc., using hand, power and test tools.

•Inspects and adjusts electrical equipment on a pre-arranged schedule to assure proper operating condition.

•Test, splice and vulcanize cables, using vulcanizer, blowtorch and fire pot.

•Diagnoses cause of faulty operation and makes necessary repairs to keep equipment downtime to a minimum.

•Performs work on power lines and poles as required.

•Installs conduit, fittings, switches, controls and fixtures for new installations or replacements.

•Performs simple rigging as required.

•Writes daily report in logbook of works performed and condition of equipment.

•Keeps equipment and working area in a clean and orderly condition.

•Obeys all safety rules performing all work in a safe and workman like manner.

•The above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principal function of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED : Pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, hacksaws, voltmeter, hammers, line splicing tools, belt, hooks, ampere meters, circuit testers, hand line and blocks, and other related tools and equipment including mobile.

MATERIALS USED: Cable, electric wire, conduit, insulators, substation equipment, electric motors, equipment repair parts, and other related materials.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES

•Applicant must have good communications skills (oral and written).

•Must be able to manage time effectively and set priorities.

•Requires the ability to manage multiple tasks.

•The worker is required to wear a Respirator.

•Ability to attend work regularly and work rotating shifts and rotating days off.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

•High school diploma or GED.

•Minimum of 4 years in electrical maintenance in heavy industry, exposure to large mining equipment is a plus.