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Master Electrician

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:24:03 PM
  • 2871184
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Water & Process Technologies
Location(s): United States; Minnesota; Minnetonka


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Role Summary:
As the Master Electrician, you will be responsible for maintenance, repair, and installations of electrical equipment and automation at the Minnetonka Plant and being a point of contact for others in the field.



Essential Responsibilities:

As the Master Electrician, you will:

- Perform skilled electrical work in the installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical systems for building & grounds
- Perform the installation of conduit, including electrical-metallic tubing, plastic mold, and wire mold
- Perform the installation of transformers, control boards, electronic circuits, coils, circuit breakers, voltage regulators, switches, fuses, and related electrical equipment
- Perform additions, extensions, or alterations to electrical installation for heating, lighting, and production equipment
- Troubleshoot, perform repairs, and test a variety of equipment including programmable logic control (PLC)
- Perform installations and connections of equipment, lights, controllers, voltage regulators, and transformers
- Inspect and perform cleaning and maintenance to electrical equipment
- Determine modifications required when obstructions are met while installing electrical systems
- Review and interpret electrical blueprints, plans, and schematics and determine material lists and costs
- Estimate time and materials necessary to perform a job
- Assist with inspections of new installations and/or modifications performed by others
- Knowledge of electrical principles, applications, techniques, procedures, code and equipment
- Obtain electrical permits when required
- Regularly inspect and evaluate electrical equipment to ensure that it operates efficiently and safely, follow recommended maintenance schedule, and maintain records on equipment status and maintenance
- Follow safe work practices and all environmental, health and safety policies and procedures



Qualifications/Requirements:

- High School Diploma / GED
- Vocational certification in related field with a minimum of 3 years experience as a licensed Master Electrician



Desired Characteristics:

- Possess and maintain a State of Minnesota Class “A” Master Electrician license
- Possesses thorough knowledge of electrical test equipment, instruments, and appliances used in the electrical trade
- Possesses thorough knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and all applicable laws, rules, and standards regulating electrical construction and installation practices
- Significant work experience in an industrial environment with high level of experience in industrial automation installation and troubleshooting
- Experience overseeing the work of other electricians or apprentices
- Provides own common hand tools
- Possesses basic drafting skills

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Locations: United States; Minnesota; Minnetonka

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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