Industrial Electrician
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Job Description
: It is the responsibility of the Electrician to troubleshoot electrical problems and provide maintenance of equipment and systems in order to maintain consistent production requirements according to cGMP regulations and guidelines. Supports the Safety, Production and Environmental goals of the site in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

1. Develop and maintain a basic working knowledge of the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70.

2. Develop and refine the ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams and schematics.

3. Perform bench and field testing as requested utilizing electrical/electronic test and measurement equipment including multimeters, HART communicators, oscilloscopes, pH meters, light meters, infrared thermometers, ultrasonic devices, etc.

4. Layout, plan and develop material lists, cost estimates and install small-scale electrical circuit/distribution jobs including conduit, wire and terminal devices/controllers. Cut, bend, thread, install fittings, pour seal-offs on conduit installations.

5. Disconnect, reconnect and troubleshoot single and multiphase motor control circuits.

6. Troubleshoot and repair electrical control circuits including relays, limit switches, potentiometers, capacitors, inductors, transducers, transmitters, circuit breakers, programmable logic controllers (PLC), variable frequency drives (VFD), etc. Perform routine diagnostics and PM’s on same.

7. Develop and main a working knowledge of the site’s Grounding & Bonding Policy. Install and verify proper grounding/bonding in the field.

8. Troubleshoot, repair and install industrial lighting systems including bulbs, ballasts, photo-eyes, etc. Relamp all fixtures in both general area lighting systems and process equipment as needed.

9. Inspect, troubleshoot, repair and install heat tracing on piping systems and process equipment. Perform same on circuits and controllers for the heat-traced systems.

10. Properly label all electrical lines/circuits for electrical distribution and process equipment including motor control centers (MCC).

11. Research, source and enter information into the computer system for electrical/electronic devices and supplies.

12. Assist Instrument and Electrical Technicians and Mechanical Technicians as directed.

13. Develop and maintain a working knowledge of the site’s security system, Pegasys. Perform routine PMs and repairs as needed to maintain system integrity.

14. Perform routine troubleshooting of industrial heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. Perform routine PMs, repairs and filter changes as needed. Alert supervisor when an outside contractor is required. Interface with outside contractors for equipment covered under contract and for emergency calls.

15. Perform routine pH rounds on site systems to ensure site equipment is reading accurately.

16. Recommend and implement methods to increase the quality of products and/or service.

Job Requirements
· Two year degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or equivalent preferred
· Applicable work experience in a commercial/industrial setting equal to five years or more
· Knowledge of various electronic/electrical equipment including multimeters, communicators, electrical testing devices, pH meters, infrared thermometers, ultrasonic devices, etc.
· Basic skills sets required include electrical theory, National Electric Code awareness, and use of electrical test equipment
· Knowledge of classification of areas
· Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite

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11 reviews
Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) is a global contract research and manufacturing organization that has been working with the Life...