Industrial Electrician - Journeyman
at Altra Industrial Motion

Date Posted: 8/15/2017

Job Description

TB Wood's Inc., a Division of Altra Industrial Motion is currently seeking an Industrial Electrician - Journeyman for our facility in Chambersburg, PA.
 

Job Summary: Works under general supervision of Maintenance Superintendent to install and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and components of industrial machinery and equipment.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Install power supply wiring & conduit for installed machines and equipment.
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors and light fixtures and replaced damaged/broken wires/cables
  • Replace faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches and remotes and positions sensing devises
  • Diagnoses/repairs or replace faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards
  • Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors
  • Assist with Maintenance Mechanics when necessary with various mechanical duties

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient at working with up to 600 VAC, including 480 VAC, 277 VAC 12 VAC volt controls, 24 VDC controls and a working knowledge of programing inverters
  • Proficient using PLC Applications (Rockwell Industrial Automation; Siemens Industrial Automation)
  • Proficient in reading and understanding electrical schematics
  • Working knowledge of motor controls and drives
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Experience in Lean and/or Continuous Improvement Processes preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • 5 years work experience required, specifically in industrial application
  • Journeyman’s card recognized by DOL or PA preferred. Will be required to obtain Journeyman card for continuous employment.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Noise – Regular exposure to noise levels at or above 85 decibels during shift. Hearing protection required in designated areas of plant.
  • Dust – Exposure to dust particles throughout plant. Designated areas required to wear respiratory protection as defined by OSHA standards.       Medical clearance required from licensed Physician before use of device.
  • Heights – Work orders may involve heights up to 25 feet.
  • Heat – Some exposure to heat in melt operational areas. PPE required in these areas, as defined by OSHA standards.
  • Weather Elements – May be exposed to weather elements, primarily temperature changes, during shift.
  • Hazardous Condition – Regular exposure to hazardous conditions.
  • Work Area – Assignments within all areas within the plant.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Lifting Requirements – Must be able to lift up to 50lbs. on a regular basis.
  • Walking – Must be able to endure regular walking through out shift.
  • Bending, Kneeling and Squatting – Must be able to bend, kneel and/or squat during course of shift.
  • Sitting and Standing – Must be able to stand and/or sit, potentially for long periods of time, depending on assigned duty.
  • Arm-Hand Steadiness —Must be able to keep hand and arm steady while moving arm or while holding arm and hand in one position.
  • Finger Dexterity — Must be able to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
  • Manual Dexterity — Must be able to quickly move hand, hand together with arm, or two hands to grasp and/or manipulate objects.
  • Control Precision — Must be able to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
  • Near Vision — Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

Job Requirements

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

5 years work experience required, specifically in industrial application.

Journeyman’s card recognized by DOL or PA preferred. Will be required to obtain Journeyman card for continuous employment.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Altra Industrial Motion is a leading global supplier of quality power transmission and motion control products. Providing the essential control of equipment speed, torque, positioning, and other functions, Altra products are used in nearly any machine or process involving motion. Our products are sold in over 70 countries in a variety of major industrial markets, including food processing, material handling, packaging machinery, mining, energy, automotive, primary metals, turf and garden and many others.

Altra products are marketed under a variety of well recognized and established manufacturing brand names. Operating independently, each of these companies is committed to the guiding principles of operational excellence, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction.

Our products are frequently used in a wide range of high-volume manufacturing processes, where the reliability and accuracy are critical in both avoiding costly down time and enhancing the overall efficiency of manufacturing operations.

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