Industrial Electrician
Robins & Morton - Meridian, MS

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Robins & Morton is currently seeking two Industrial Electricians for the Kemper County IGCC Project near Meridian, Mississippi. Pay rate is $23-$24/hr depending on NCCER certification level, per diem of $55/day paid days worked, working 5-10's, and an anticipated duration of approximately 4 months. Successful candidates will have at least 3 years' experience as an electrician helper, and experience as a journey-level electrician on heavy industrial construction projects. NCCER certification as Industrial Electrician (or journeyman electrician license from a licensing state), experience with new construction on combined cycle power plants, and experience working on Southern Company projects are strongly preferred.
General Summary of Duties: Plan, lay-out, install, test, and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, motors, equipment, and control systems in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards. Work in other crafts at levels appropriate to training and skills as requested by supervision. Position will report to manager as assigned by Robins & Morton Superintendent.
Essential Abilities, Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned as required):
With regard to that portion of the work assigned, develop complete understanding of contract plans and specifications and plan, lay-out, install and/or repair wiring, electrical fixtures, apparatus, motors, equipment, and control systems in accordance with those plans and specifications.
Read and understand plans and specifications, including one-line diagrams, cable and conduit schedules, ladder diagrams, and loop diagrams. Visualize two dimensional drawings in three dimensions.
Follow established jobsite safety and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work area. Identify safety hazards you or other employees may be subject to and take all necessary corrective action to eliminate or minimize hazards.
Inspect subordinate's work for compliance with the NEC, contract plans and specifications, point out deficiencies and explain, and take any corrective action needed.
Use appropriate hand and power tools to properly measure, cut, assemble, and install electrical conduits; weld supports; install cable and duct banks; make terminations in accordance with required color codes and other specifications; pull wire through conduit; connect wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment; install control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit breaker panels; install grounding leads; splice wire by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twist or solder wire together, and apply tape or terminal caps.
Work with high and low voltage systems.
Test and start up systems; test continuity of circuits to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components using test instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.
Produce quality work, meeting requirements of NEC, plans, specifications, and industry standards.
Understand and implement lockout/tagout procedures in a safe manner.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education – High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate)Preferred
Experience – Minimum 3 years' experience as electrician helper.
Communication Skills – Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. The ability to understand information, ideas, direction and then be able to perform the task or project discussed. Also, to be able to ask questions to insure you understand the information given.
Must have a working knowledge of electrician techniques and methods.
Must have working knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC)
Should have all necessary licenses for the jurisdiction in which the work is to be performed.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to perform repetitive movements
Ability to work overhead
Ability to use hands to grasp
Ability to reach with arms
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist
Ability to sit, climb and balance.
Ability to frequently lift and/or push or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or push or pull up to 50 pounds.
Vision adequate to perform all required tasks. Must be able to differentiate colors of wires.
Ability to move in and around confined and cluttered places and uneven areas. Full range of motion and flexibility consistent with age.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Employee will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed to perform job tasks.
Employee is regularly exposed to noise, dust, varying types of smells
Employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, must be able to properly use and handle toxic or caustic chemicals.
Employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, and outside weather conditions.
Employee is expected to work in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining a clean work area.

Other Relevant Information:
This position is a Non-Exempt position and is subject to overtime pay.
Travel is not required in this position.
This position reports directly to the Robins & Morton Manager as assigned by the Robins & Morton Superintendent for daily task and to the Superintendent of the project.

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