Owens Corning Apprenticeship - Electrician 1 in Newark, Ohio

The Electrical Apprenticeship Program will develop the successful candidate to be a Journeyman Electrician. The Apprenticeship Program will generally run for a period of 4 years. Previous experience and formal training will be appropriately credited. During the Apprenticeship Program employees will receive on the job and classroom training. Each apprentice shall be subject to a periodic examination and on the job performance appraisal. The purpose of the Electrician is to install and repair electrical systems, apparatus, electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment. This role provides maintenance repairs to industrial machinery as needed to keep a continuous manufacturing process supported. Uses man lifts, forklifts, hoists and all electrical testing equipment required. Must work safely and follow all documented and “common sense” safety policies and procedures. This individual is expected to perform as a professional, highly skilled and exceptionally competent maintenance person. They must be able to analyze, perform root cause analysis on breakdowns and carryout corrective measures. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Job Duties and Responsibilities: Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss or on the job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem Take personal ownership to work safely each and every day and hold other team members to the same level of high safety standards Complies with safety requirements and notifies appropriate personnel of exceptions Follows all environmental compliance policies and programs Basic industrial electrical code (local compliance issues) Capability to read schematics and P&ID drawings Fusing thermal overload protection, wire sizing, motor theory, etc. AC, DC and Servo drive system (advanced) Be able to safely conduct motor control and power circuit troubleshooting. Understanding fuse sizing, take motor amp readings, understand basic DC motor control, etc. Ability to fully troubleshoot drives – DC and AC variable frequency and communicate technically with outside technical support when needed. Ability to fully understand and properly tune the various control loops in the plant including IM/APC systems and weight control equipment. Ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot power distribution systems, branch circuits, lighting systems, transformers and wiring methods and materials Ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, control components – photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, tachs and encoders PLC programs, ability to troubleshoot ladder logic (read use for troubleshooting), components (CPU back plains, I/O boards, counters, modules and devices) and communication modules (Ethernet) Fully competent in electrical noise avoidance-grounding, shielding, etc. Burner system understanding, troubleshooting and properly tuning Basic skills – pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical gear Install and repair complex industrial equipment Helps maintain all Plant electrical and electronic systems Assist in the development and completion of PM and Predictive maintenance programs for all motors, panels and electrical components/systems. Completes and maintains plant required records and reports Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replace damaged or broken components When appropriate or when plant decides lead efforts for electrical root cause analysis Tests malfunctioning machinery and discuss malfunction with other maintenance and operations team members. Including being lead where appropriate for electrical downtime and trouble shooting. Replace faulty electrical components of machinery such as relays, switches, motors and position sensing devices Assemble and test motor control devices (4KV and lower) Run conduit and wiring Calibration of machinery Complies with good housekeeping practices on the job and ensures work areas are clean and picked up after each job is completed. Assists with the electrical training of other maintenance personnel Works as instructed with outside contractors Attend all required training Comply with all plant rules Other duties as assigned Regular attendance on site and ability to rotate to varying shifts JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS : High School Diploma or GED equivalent with at least a final grade average of “C” 1 year of Algebra or Geometry with a final grade average of “C” or better Applicants with a GED and cannot prove a “C” average or better in Algebra or Geometry will be required to take a test in Algebra or Geometry which will require a 70% score to be considered Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Technologies or other electrical related field preferred, not required Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE : 2 years’ experience preferred in related maintenance trade or occupation that involved electrical and electronic components in an industrial manufacturing environment. Experience in guarding (light curtains, interlocks, etc.) is preferred, not required Experience with Allen Bradley systems is preferred, not required Experience utilizing SAP is preferred, not required KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES : Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument and advanced computer skills are preferred PLC Training is preferred, not required Power Systems is preferred, not required Understanding of 15KV Electrical Distribution is preferred, not required Understanding of Coordinated Multi Drive System is preferred, not required Electrical, PLC, Communication Systems is preferred, not required Hydraulic and Pneumatics is preferred, not required Basic blueprint and schematic reading is preferred, not required Able to think under pressure and make quick and safe decisions Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals Interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form Work independently with minimal direct supervision and drive toward accomplishment and produce high quality work Additional Information Must be able to work 12 hour rotating shifts. Will be required to complete a pre-employment background verification, medical questionnaire and drug screen (which includes hair sampling) Will be required to pass performance test Must complete and successfully pass the following Work Keys to be considered: Applied Technology – Must score a 4 or higher Reading for Information – Must score a 5 or higher Math – Must score a 5 or higher Essential Physical Requirements Able to do repetitive hand, arm and leg movements for several hours Able to climb on and off fork truck Ability to stand for 10-12 hours straight Able to climb and descend stairs for up to 12 hours continuously Lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds more tha n 100 times per day Able to squat, bend at the waist and knees freely Exposures to temperature extremes Exposure to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable Bending and twisting Handle, control or feel objects, tools Repetitive movement Wear required personal protective equipment (bump cap/hard hat, gloves, steel toed shoes, ear protection, arc flash gear and respirator when required) Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity Employer