International Paper Electrical Technician in CHARLOTTE BOX, North Carolina

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SUMMARY: Position is for second or third shift. The shift hours are for 2nd shift (3pm - 11pm) or 3rd Shift (11pm – 7am). The hourly rate is $28.2042. Applicant must pass three pre-employment tests.

This individual will install and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.

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

  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors and programmable controllers.

  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.

  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wire and cables.

  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with maintenance manager.

  • Replaces faulty electrical components on machine such as relays, switches, motors, positions sensing devices, AC/DC Drives and PLC components.

  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.

  • Replaces electric motor bearings, brushes and rewire motors for installation.

  • Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings in accordance with NEC.

  • Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment as necessary.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, and 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 and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports and business correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, knee, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in high places and is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical current. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and /or humid conditions and extreme heat.

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.