Journeyman Electrician

Posted on 2020-10-19

Location

Neenah Foundry Company
Neenah, WI

Position Details

50+ Hours per Week
Full Time | Regular
This is an hourly position.
Salary Not Specified
Start Date Not Specified

Candidate Requirements

Certification or Vocational Education
Open

Job Summary

Electricians at Neenah Foundry keep the lights on, the machines running and the current flowing so we can continue to produce our award-winning castings. As an Industrial Electrician, you’ll work throughout the Foundry, laying and connecting power cables and working on AC/DC circuits and ungrounded systems. You’ll troubleshoot, repair and maintain motors, transformers, control panels, PLC’s and all other electrical equipment using the appropriate hand tools.
Your ability to read blueprints and diagrams will help you troubleshoot machinery and electrical systems and critical thinking will help you anticipate problems. Your knowledge of safety codes and refusal to cut corners while making repairs will keep you and your co-workers safe. Finally, your communication skills will be used to explain repairs, advocate for new equipment or procedures and share your knowledge. So, do you have the ‘power’ to keep the Foundry running?

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Functions

Competence

Edu & Exp

Skills

Travel

Functions
  • Work from prints, diagrams, specifications, and instructions covering emergency and scheduled repairs; as well as demolition, installation, testing and inspection of work to be done on electrical systems.
  • Install system components and wiring in compliance with the NEC, NESC, NFPA and the UFC.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains electrical control circuits for motors, PLC hardware and software and control devices for various electrical devices.
  • Test, inspect, clean, repair, dismantle, adjust, replace, assemble and maintain all manual or automatic AC and DC systems, electrical equipment, transformers, switchgear, control panels, regulators, distribution systems, generation systems, and various other electrical components.
  • Work from prints, diagrams, specifications, and instructions covering emergency and scheduled repairs; as well as demolition, installation, testing and inspection of work to be done on electrical systems.
  • Install system components and wiring in compliance with the NEC, NESC, NFPA and the UFC.
  • Installs, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains electrical control circuits for motors, PLC hardware and software and control devices for various electrical devices.
  • Test, inspect, clean, repair, dismantle, adjust, replace, assemble and maintain all manual or automatic AC and DC systems, electrical equipment, transformers, switchgear, control panels, regulators, distribution systems, generation systems, and various other electrical components.

 

This is not an exhaustive list of duties or functions and may not necessarily comprise all of the "essential functions" for purposes of the ADA. Job duties may change over time and additional job functions may become essential. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Competence
  • Computers and Electronics — Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology — Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Mathematics — Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • English Language — Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Public Safety and Security — Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
  • Design — Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.
  • Repairing — Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Quality Control Analysis — Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
  • Operation Monitoring — Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Equipment Maintenance — Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Equipment Selection — Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Judgment and Decision Making — Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
  • Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
  • Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
  • Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
  • Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.

This position description is intended to cover the most significant, ongoing job functions and competency areas. Successful performance in the role will require performing satisfactorily other duties as assigned.

Edu & Exp
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working in an industrial maintenance environment as a Journeyman level Electrician.
  • Must have their own tools up to ½” drive
  • Will consider ten (10) years’ previous experience as an industrial electrician in lieu of journeyman’s card.
Skills
  • Previous industrial electrician experience in a foundry preferred.
  • Must have experience in pneumatics, hydraulics and conveyor systems.
  • Experience in automatic molding and core making machines a plus
Travel
  • Minimal, less than 5%.

Candidates for positions with NEI, Neenah Foundry Company and its subsidiaries must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. All offers of employment will be conditioned upon successful completion of a post-offer drug screen. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.