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Maintenance Electrician

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 7/26/2017 4:35:55 PM
  • 2833470
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): United States; Virginia; Richmond


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.


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.

Role Summary:
As the Maintenance Electrician, you will perform safety inspections, preventative maintenance, repairs and replacements of machine tools, cranes, welding and miscellaneous equipment throughout the facility.

Essential Responsibilities:
As the Maintenance Electrician, you will:

  • Utilize computerized maintenance system to document repairs & preventative maintenance
  • Perform safety inspections of electrical cord, tools and equipment
    Install, troubleshoot and repair High Intensity Discharge(HID), fluorescent, LED, exit and emergency lighting systems and control devices
  • Bend, thread and install rigid metal conduit (RMC)
  • Bend, thread and install electrical metallic tubing (EMT)
  • Design and calculate branch circuit and feeder circuit designs (based on NEC)
  • Troubleshoot & repair electrical distribution system up to 600 volts AC
  • Install branch circuit and feeder circuit conductors
  • Repair electric hand tools and equipment
  • Use electrical testing equipment such as Meggars, Amp meters, Volt / Ohm meters


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an electrical and / or mechanical maintenance related fields from an accredited university or college with a minimum of 1-year of applied experience (OR High school Diploma / GED with a minimum of 3 years of experience in electrical and / or mechanical maintenance related fields) OR Technical Certificate from an accredited educational institution with a minimum of 2 years of experience in electrical and / or mechanical maintenance related fields
  • Must have Journeymen or Master Electrician license
  • Minimum of 5 years experience troubleshooting and repairs power distribution systems, transformers, breakers, motors and control systems
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Journeymen or Master electrician

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :
Three-Shift Operation:
  • Must be able to work any shift (This will primarily be a 2nd shift position)
  • Ability to perform all work in compliance within OSHA and NEC rules and regulations
  • Ability to work under changing conditions and under time pressure
  • Ability to perform complex mathematical calculations
  • Ability to learn maintain, troubleshoot & repair computerized numerical control (CNC) and drive systems
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, various shifts, holidays and weekends, as required
  • Ability and willingness to be "On-call" on a rotational basis
  • bility and willingness to wear personal protective equipment
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening


Desired Characteristics:
  • Superb attention to detail when performing tasks
  • Ability to work well with others throughout the factory
  • Ability to work with a variety of electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Demonstrated ability in reading and interpretation of hydraulic, pneumatic, schematics and mechanical drawings
  • Demonstrated ability in maintain relationships
  • Experience in Lean Six Sigma fundamentals

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Locations: United States; Virginia; Richmond

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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