The Electrician is responsible for installing, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting and repairing industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical, electronic controls and instrumentation.
Key Responsibility Areas:
1. Electrical Equipment Installation including:
- Reads and interprets drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations
- Installs, examines, replaces or repairs electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
2. Electrical Equipment Repair & Maintenance including:
- Tests electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage and resistance
- Maintains, repairs, installs and tests switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators and reactors
- Maintains, repairs, tests and installs electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems
- Troubleshoots, maintains and repairs industrial, electrical and electronic control systems and other related devices
- Selecting parts required for repairs
3. Instrumentation Repair & Maintenance including:
- Installs, maintains and calibrates industrial instrumentation and related devices.
4. Preventative Maintenance including:
- Conducts preventive maintenance programs and keeps maintenance records
- Keeping work areas and MCC rooms clean.
- Ensuring there is adequate supply of inventory
5. Health and Safety including:
- Ensures all housekeeping guidelines are followed at all times
- Ensures all safety rules and guidelines are followed at all times including turning off and locking out equipment when not in use or under repair.
- Wears all Required PPE as expected by Permolex.
- Ensures that appropriate respiratory fit protection is worn as per company policies.
- Attends all recommended industry safety training as required by the company. Example: Confined Space, Fall Protection, First Aid, WHMIS, Respiratory Fit Testing, Forklift or any other required equipment training.
6. Evaluation and Disciplinary
- Attend all evaluations as recommended by department coordinators and management
- Cooperate with any/or all disciplinary policies & management re-alignment
Performs other related and assigned duties as required.
Entry Level Qualifications:
Education: Grade 12 – completion of a 3 – 4 year apprenticeship program
Experience: 1 – 3 years of experience in an industrial plant setting
Certification/Licenses: Journeyman Level Ticket – Electrician (prefer dual ticket – Electrician & Instrumentation)
Other Requirements: Grade 12 – completion of a 3 – 4 year apprenticeship program