To analyze, correct electrical problems, and to repair and overhaul electrical equipment and controls.
1st, 2nd and 3rd class levels are based on proficiency, knowledge, skills and abilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Construct components, sub-units and simple models; adapt standard equipment.
- Troubleshoot and correct equipment malfunctions, performs planned preventive maintenance or assist with overhaul maintenance using diagnostic equipment for which training has been completed.
- Work from blueprints, drawings, layouts, work orders or other specifications, performing work according to the latest revision of the National Electrical Code (NEC) or local jurisdictional authority.
- Conduct basic tests which may require test equipment/set-ups or procedures as well as subjective judgement in measurements.
- Be able to work safely with systems operating at levels not exceeding 480 volts (medium voltage).
- Performs maintenance using oral and/or written instructions.
- Perform troubleshooting/problem identification and resolution of a routine nature.
- Respond to various types of emergencies and provide assistance as appropriate based on sills, knowledge, and ability.
- Perform other site support tasks incidental to electrical maintenance assignments.
- Recommend solutions to problems in design and field fit during facility construction and remodeling; perform field fit work when approved by the customer.
- Perform maintenance using oral and/or written instructions.
- Provide field design and specification of materials not included in engineers’ drawings and plans and provide “as-built” drawings at completion.
- Plans details of working procedure by determining replacement needs or new material required and develops a logical approach to correct the problems.
- Analyzes circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings to install, repair, service or replace electrical devices and system.
- Receives wiring diagrams, specifications and instructions from supervisor covering emergency and scheduled repairs, installation, and electrical inspection work to be performed.
- Performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical theory and principles, statutory codes, properties of materials and principles of operation of electrical equipment.
- Starts up and shuts down and in line with OSHA requirements.
- Services electrical equipment by checking, testing, and replacing faulty components, circuits, printed circuit board, and similar electronic devices.
- Installs, repairs, and maintains communication cables, power distribution cables, then splicing pieces as required.
- Fabricates parts if not commercially available, using machine and hand tools common to the trade.
- Determines need for, analyzes, and makes necessary running adjustments, repairs, and overhauls.
- Advises and cautions operators and mechanics about potential electrical problems and inherent dangers involved.
- Notifies Supervisor of potentially dangerous electrical equipment noted and corrective action taken.
- May be part of a mechanic team on major installations, working with other trades such as machinist, pipefitters, etc.
- May be called on to do temporary repairs or other work after normal working hours and on weekends.
- Knowledge, Skills and Abilities High school diploma or GED and specific training and thorough knowledge in the particular area of electrical maintenance and installation, plus a broad knowledge of other disciplines such as general math, geometry & electronics.
Work is regularly performed in outside weather conditions, including rain and extreme heat, near moving mechanical parts and includes occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions and to vibration.
*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.*
- The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work
- This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday.
- This position periodically requires long hours and weekend work.
- Regular and predictable on-site attendance is an essential function and a prerequisite to perform other essential functions of the position.
Travel is primarily local during the business day, although periodic out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.
Required Education and Experience
- High school degree or equivalent.
- Preferred Education or Experience Education based on requirements that are job-related and consistent with the business necessity.
- Experience in a Shipyard/ Military setting.
- Recommend 5+ years’ experience.
- Good written and spoken communication and analytical skills and a working knowledge of basic computer systems and software programs.
- Competencies: technical capacity, communication proficiency, problem solving/analysis, decision making, initiative, results driven, thoroughness
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None required for this position.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of