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Industrial Electrician

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: Danville, VA, US, 24541

Company: Goodyear

Job Req ID: S18033894

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Goodyear. More Driven.

  • Responsible for supporting the tire manufacturing process by trouble shooting, preventative maintenance, and repair of all rubber manufacturing, processing machinery and equipment.
  • Assemble, install, troubleshoot and maintain all manners of electrical components, systems and fixtures using computer systems to perform diagnostics on electronic components and PLC systems, including ladder logic.
  • Layout, assemble, install and test electrical fixtures, control equipment and wiring.
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of the system.
  • Maintain and repair wiring, motors, switchboards, switches, blown fuses, and electrical mechanisms at industrial level 110v -- 4160v.
  • Inspect, maintain and repair various types of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures at 110v -- 470v.
  • Inspect, clean and lubricate motors at 110v -- 4160v, up to 2500 hp (horse power).
  • Troubleshoot Industrial control systems, ie: hydraulics, temperature controls systems with steam or electrical heat source and chilled water as cooling source.
  • Perform minor welding such as fabrication and installing brackets, panel mounts, etc.
  • Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
  • Fit and connect conduit using various tools necessary to layout, cut, thread and bend as well ads, cutting holes.
  • Work with and around live circuits and making hot taps when required.
  • Maintain power, lights and alarms wiring systems (Facilities Maintenance).
  • ADD Requirement- Ability to wire/connect a variety of motors both AC and DC.
  • Performs business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains daily timecard and log, or uses computerized work order system for repair and maintenance activities performed on a daily basis.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School diploma or GED required. 
  • Minimum of 4 years' experience as an Industrial Manufacturing electrician.
  • Able to work continuous 12 hour shifts -- A and B (7:00 am -- 7:00 pm), C and D (7:00 pm -- 7:00 am).

PREFERRED

  • Industrial Electrician Journeyman or AAS in Electrical Technology

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have basic working knowledge and understanding of machine technology, construction, operation of heavy industrial machinery and power/control devices.
  • Working knowledge level of 600v; basic knowledge level above 600v.
  • Ability to troubleshoot, repair and adjust electrical and electronic units.
  • Understand of a variety of PLC and AC/DC drive controls, platforms -- including but not limited to:
A-B
Modicon
Nematron
GMACC
Automax
Controllogix
Allen Bradley
  • Understanding the uses of all standard electrical test equipment up to 4160V.
  • Understanding of AC/DC currents, circuits, conductors, variable speed, AC/DC drive motors, drives and terminology.
  • Knowledge of the differences between the various sizes and uses of different kinds of conduit, fittings, joints and equipment for channeling services throughout the plant.
  • Ability to understand, operate and trouble shoot instrumentation including temperature and pressure controls; utilizing steam or electrical for heat source with process water or chilled water as the cooling source.
  • Ability to read, interpret and work from electrical schematics, blueprints, sketches, layouts, circuit diagrams, or specifications.
  • Basic knowledge of Programmable Controllers including IP networking.
  • Understanding and proficient in safe work practices including LOTO, Fall Protection, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to stand/walk on concrete floors.
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures (hot and cold).
  • Ability to do physically demanding work in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work at heights of 10 feet or greater.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work on both a team and individual projects.
  • Ability to follow established safety policies.
  • Successful completion of a background and drug screen.
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment assessment.
  • Ability to perform job specific physical work capability exercises if applicable at the facility.
  • Satisfactory completion of the probationary period.

Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to www.goodyear.com/corporate.

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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