Electrician in Sidney, OH at Peerless

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    500 South Vandemark Road
    Sidney, OH
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Plans and performs jobs of installing and maintaining a variety of electrical equipment such as control panels. Connects and disconnects electric powered machines. Diagnoses electrical trouble. Uses hand and power tools. Works from wiring diagrams. Planning may involve determination of method and sequence of operation and selection of materials to be used. Works independently and may provide direction to less experienced electricians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned.)

 Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and the National Electric Code (NEC).

 Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit.

 Pulls wiring through conduit.

 Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps.

 Connects wiring to electrical components on equipment using wiring diagrams.

 Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels.

 Connects power cables to equipment and installs grounding leads.

 Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with testing instruments.

 Work with live high voltage (230V, 460V)

 Repairs faulty equipment or systems.

 Has a focus on personal safety as well as the safety of others around them; actively participates on assigned safety team.

Job Requirements

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 and/or Experience

Experienced electrician requiring completion of two years of formal training such as an Associate’s degree (equivalent from two-year college) or technical school; and two years of job experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend blue prints, electrical (wiring) schematics, simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information to peers or leader /supervisor.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Other Skills and Abilities

  Must have sufficient job-related experience as well as the demeanor to teach and direct others in their day-to-day work.

  Must be familiar with AC and DC as well as low and high voltage and be able to troubleshoot live circuits.

  Must understand the requirements of PLC wiring.

  Must be able to differentiate wire colors.

  Must be able to furnish required hand tools for their role. (A list of tools is available upon request.)

  Ability to work independently and as a team member.

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; use hands to handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.

  Must be able to lift 50 pounds

  Must be able to climb stairs

  Must be able to climb ladders

  Must be able to stand for up to 4 hours without formal breaks

  Must be able to work in non-air conditioned environment.

  Must be able to learn and safely operate an overhead crane and drive a forklift.

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 is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

ITWFEG is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for all employees. To demonstrate this commitment, ITWFEG is tobacco-free (including e-cigarettes) on campuses and within company vehicles and maintains a drug-free workplace. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental, and life insurance, short and long term disability benefits, holiday and vacation pay, 401(k) with liberal matching funds, and educational reimbursement. 

ITW FEG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For individuals with disabilities who may need help with the application process, we offer a contact to evaluate requests for assistance and, where appropriate, provide a reasonable accommodation to help the applicants to apply. If you would like this assistance, please call 937-840-5101. Note: Only requests for assistance to apply due to a disability will be responded to.