Industrial Electrician – Sweetwater

at USG Corporation
Location Sweetwater
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


  • Operation of electrical test equipment including voltmeter, megger and amprobe

  • Install, perform preventive maintenance, and troubleshoot the following:

    • Motor control & lighting systems; motors with associated starters and brakes; PLC's ; burner controls; instrumentation equipment - including RTD's and thermocouples; and ink jet printers

    • Three phase motor wiring termination

    • Interpret instrumentation schematics/symbols

  • Use HMI screens to troubleshoot and understand process controls

  • Understand AC motor/VFD theory

  • VFD - power & control wiring; installation and configuration; programming and troubleshooting

  • Conduit & cable tray design , layout and installation

  • Transformer sizing & wiring along with knowledge of fuse, wire sizing, & conduit fill ratios

  • Ability to install various electrical controls; Interpret electrical schematics & symbols

  • Identify motor data; and possesses a basic understanding of NEC codes

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a basic understanding of electrical concepts such as 480 volt and 4160 volt, with an understanding of NFPA 70E code

  • Must be able to run rigid aluminum conduit

  • Proven work history demonstrating safe work habits, regular and predictable attendance and the ability to work with limited supervision

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively handle multiple tasks, work at heights and in confined spaces, accept "on-call responsibility and possess excellent basic math, verbal and written communication skills

  • Must pass a basic electrical skills test

EOE including disability/veteran

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