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Lead Electrician

Bartlett, IL 60103

Posted: 08/27/2018 Employment Type: Contract Category: Electricians Job Number: 77834

Provide support and guidance for electricians; communicate with Project Managers and Engineering; assemble and wire control cabinet panels and wire entire machine/system; and to provide electrical support for debugging operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Organize, plan and execute all phases of electrical assembly.
  • Interpret schematics, Bill of Materials, drawings, and manufacturer guidelines in order to achieve the desired results. 
  • Use knowledge of OSHA and NEC regulations to produce safe and economically efficient machines/systems.
  • Adheres to NFPA.
  • Make decisions on parts, wiring, and minor changes; Interface with engineering to recommend major changes to planned layout/schematics.
  • Record changes on engineering documentation.
  • Diagnoses cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction of operational equipment, and performs preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Labels and routes pneumatic distribution from FRL to valve banks.
  • Assembles and tests experimental motor control devices, switch panels, transformers, generator windings, solenoids, FRLs, valve banks, and other electrical and pneumatic equipment and components.
  • Develops wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and engineering specifications for system or equipment modifications or expansion.
  • Wire all electrical components on machinery.
  • Proficient in use of hand tools, soldering irons, mechanical and electronic test equipment to verify product standards.
  • Provide directions to electricians and apprentices.
  • Perform preliminary I/O debugging.
  • Make minor modifications to existing PLC programs.
  • Interface with members of project team and customers in order to accomplish goals.
  • Provide support for customer training, installation, and service, including on-site visits as necessary.
  • Provide machine information for technical documentation.
  • Order parts needed to finish the job.
  • Maintain a safe working environment and follow safe working practices.
  • Keep work area clean.
  • Maintain tools and equipment in a safe, clean and orderly fashion.
  • Follow work instructions and maintain checklists.
  • Organize all required tools, wiring components to allow for the efficient completion of a given project.
  • Maintain departmental goals in keeping with company objectives.
  • Recommend improvements in order to facilitate company growth.
  • Maintain ISO13485 Certification requirements.
  • Work in compliance with divisional Health, Safety, and Environmental Procedures.
  • Refrain from removing or altering safety devices or guarding unless hazardous energies are controlled through Lockout-Tagout methods.
  • Report any unsafe conditions or unsafe acts.
  • Report any defect in any equipment or protective device.
  • Ensure that the required protective equipment is used for the assigned task.

  Education, Experience, and Skills:
  • High school diploma or equivalency.
  • 5-10 years’ experience wiring machinery or equivalent experience.
  • Capable of interpreting schematics.
  • Time management skills.
  • Good communications and math skills.
  • Knowledge of OHSA and NEC regulations.

Equipment Knowledge:
  • General knowledge of all types of hand tools, including crimpers and soldering equipment. 
  • General knowledge inspection equipment including calipers, various gages, and electronic test equipment – voltage regulators, amp meters, hypot testers, etc.
  • Computer systems, including PLC programs.

 
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