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Gutchess Lumber Company Inc Plant Electrician in Freedom, New York

FT, Freedom, NY: Plant Electrician Description: Overall authority and responsibility for the maintenance, repair and installation of all plat electrical equipment and controls including but not limited to, all control power, VFDs, PLCs, MDPs,- 300 HP motors, etc. Responsibilities: All plant electrical maintenance and installations. All control modifications. Stores inventories. Necessary emergency repairs to electrical equipment to minimize production disruption. Perform repairs or maintenance as required in various areas from written maintenance requests. Supervise preventative electrical maintenance progress in all areas and spare parts and supplies inventories to ensure that materials are available in case of equipment breakdown. Planning and coordination f the electrical maintenance activities so that proper utilization of the facilities and personnel is attained and that most critical needs are given priority. Involvement in the planning and installation of new facilities or modifications to existing facilities as pertains to electrical equipment and controls. Recording of time and materials for all repairs and projects. Installation of plant electrical equipment to include conduit, wiring, controls (process & motor), motors, gear motors (120-460 volts). Maintain security of Company assets. Equipment, tools, inventories, buildings. Authority and responsibility for all assigned personnel: individual performance, scheduling work assignments, recording activities of assigned personnel, accountability for hours worked. Daily contact with assigned personnel to maintain high level of performance. Training of personnel to develop electrical skills. Develop and train an assistant. All facilities/work area must be kept clean, neat and orderly. Electrical Maintenance Program Key function is to minimize production downtime. The maintenance program is to include inspection of electrical equipment to anticipate repair needs. PM includes careful inspection of the equipment components to ensure reliability during production hours. The successful PM program requires good documentation. A checklist of inspection items is necessary to ensure no item is overlooked. Basic PM info is available from equipment guidelines and historical records. Major equipment to be maintained: motor control centers, quarterly visual inspections, annual GFI testing, quarterly lock inspection and maintain enclosures in good condition-paint if required, door hinges lightly lubricated, clean monthly. Small and large motor starters, annual contact inspection replace as needed Chipper monthly inspection, seasonal brake adjustments, band mill starters, VFDs, semiannual contact inspection, maintain adequate contact inventory for repairs, soft starters, monthly cleaning of circuit boards and seasonal brake adjustments. Wiring Quarterly inspection of distribution wiring, particularly aluminum wire. Particular attention to connections(bugs), heating and oxidations can loosen connection. Troubleshooting: must posses strong troubleshooting skills in control voltage 277/460. Develop procedures for all equipment controls. Troubleshooting training of authorized personnel to the limit of their authority. Responsible to train identified personnel in the installation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Purchasing Authority: All purchasing must be reviewed by plant superintendent. Authorization limit is $250. Over limit purchases must be approved. All purchases must be documented with purchase orders submitted to Plant Superintendent Safety: Utilization of proper and safe procedures. Training of assigned personnel (lockout/tagout)in the safe procedure for working around electrical equipment. Electricity is an unseen hazard, electrical shock can be fatal; never assume that a circuit is deenergized, always verify using a reliable meter. Subject to drug screening and medical exam To apply: Fax resume to Gutchess Lumber 607-428-8212

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