US - Apprentice Electrician - Killdeer, ND
Tarpon Energy - Killdeer, ND

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The successful candidate will be a 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Apprentice Electrician with relevant industrial or commercial experience. This person must have a continual focus on safety, cost control and client satisfaction when performing the duties of this position, as well as have a history of producing quality work with attention to detail in order to meet and exceed client needs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Under the supervision of Journeyman Electricians, or with guidance from Journeyman Electricians, Apprentices are involved with the following tasks:
  • Reads and interprets drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
  • Tests electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance.
  • Installs, examines, replaces or repairs AC/DC Motors and Drives, PLC's, 120V control circuits, transformers, motors, starters, relays and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical controls.
  • Installs, examines, replaces or repairs electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fibre-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
  • Installs, examines, replaces or repairs generators, alternators and industrial storage batteries.
  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections and testing of various electrical systems (including power distribution equipment).
  • Sizes and installs electrical circuits including panels, wire size and type, conduit, protective devices, switches, and related equipment needed to comply with the CEC and/or NEC.
  • Quickly repairs electrical failures and replace parts where production time is frequently affected.
  • Corrects wiring and connections on machinery controls where incorrect applications could cause damage and hazardous conditions.
  • Fabricates, installs and/or runs conduit, 3-Phase work, motor terminations, control and instrument troubleshooting and panel work.
  • Works on systems operating at 240 Volts, switchgear, transformers and motors by following electrical drawings and using test instruments such as a voltmeters, ammeters and PC’s.
  • Conducts preventive maintenance programs and keeps maintenance records.
  • May install, maintain and calibrate industrial instrumentation and related devices.
  • Complies with standards and procedures of the Tarpon Health & Safety Manual and Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th year Electrical Apprentice.
  • Have had exposure to the National Electrical Code.
  • Ability to read electrical schematics, diagrams, and blueprints.
  • Possess high degree of initiative, creativity, communication skills, self-supervision, and respect for safety requirements.
  • Must be a team player & work closely with maintenance, production, engineering and outside services.
  • Must have a flexible work schedule - shift work, overtime and weekends and schedule changes are routine and required aspects of the position.
  • Must be able to climb ladders.
  • Must have a basic understanding of P&ID’s.

Special Conditions of Employment
  • Must possess a valid US Driver’s License.
  • Must be willing to submit to pre-employment, random and for-cause drug testing, as well as any other drug testing required by our clients and statutory regulations.
General Requirements
  • Possess high degree of initiative, creativity, communication skills, self-supervision, and respect for safety requirements.
  • Must be a team player & work closely with maintenance, production, engineering, and outside services.
  • Must have a flexible work schedule - shift work, overtime and weekends and schedule changes are routine and required aspects of the position.
  • Must be able to climb ladders; drive a forklift; and understand electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics.
Benefits

Tarpon offers a very attractive compensation package that includes a competitive salary and enrollment into a full benefits package on the 1st day of the month following your hire date. Our benefits package includes Health, Dental, Life/AD&D, and Disability coverage, paid vacation and holidays, and an employer matched 401K plan. We also offer a wide variety of voluntary care plans for our employees to choose from. Tarpon has an open and team-oriented culture that focuses on communication, integrity, innovation and respect. Employees take pride in their work and are the single most important reason why Tarpon offers superior customer service.

This description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills or working conditions associated with the position. It is intended to accurately reflect the activities and requirements of the position, but duties may be added, deleted, or modified as necessary. This description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

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