Licensed Electrical Technician

Location: Lovelock NV Posted Date: February 28, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 412362 Careermine Job Id: 1741585
The Electrical Technician’s primary role is to supply a high level of technical experience in order to maintain, install and repair wiring, electrical fixtures, power equipment, and components of machinery and equipment, structures, facilities, power and control systems and tools following electrical code, manuals, specifications, schematics, and blueprints as needed to meet production needs. Troubleshoot and repair of complex equipment and power distribution systems, involving work of a varied nature with minimum supervision.

Secondary purpose is to train, coach, mentor, and lead Electrician I, II, & III classifications

This role embraces a strong commitment to safety as a core value and ensures compliance with all applicable Federal/State Regulations and EP Minerals Health/Safety/Environmental practices and procedures.

Manage the planning direction and performance of electrical maintenance tasks, to include review and oversee of preventative and predictive electrical maintenance

Coordinate with department heads and other supervisors to provide a high level of electrical support and guidance as needed to ensure day-to-day issue resolution and process reliability. Oversee and guide electrical maintenance personnel; assist with installation of electrical circuits, pulling wire, installing conduit, wiring electrical panels, replacing/installing contactors, replacing/installing motors and troubleshooting of all electrical/electronic circuits

Provide expert level experience to troubleshoot motor circuits, wire, fuses, solid state contactors, solid state overloads, electronic overloads, thermal couplers, P&ID loops, understand process variables, voltage calculations, electrical one-line diagrams, wiring diagrams, schematics, and process flow charts etc.

Exercise a high level of technical knowledge to gather, install, inspect, maintain repairs, modify, troubleshoot, and tests electrical and electronic systems and equipment. Equipment may include; motors, generators, motor control centers, switch gear, lighting circuits, A.C. and D.C. variable speed drives, VFDs, solid state boards, electronic process control devices and electronic scales

Oversee, teach, and use as needed test instruments, test equipment and tools such as; voltmeters, ampere meters, and other electrical analyzing / test equipment as needed to properly troubleshoot and diagnose issues

Highly adept at identifying equipment by its assigned equipment number to insure proper lockout. Also, able to identify by the equipment physical appearance, location, and its representation on the mill flow diagrams

Work overtime and/or on-call coverage as scheduled, needed or directed

Additional duties as assigned may consist of the following, but are not limited to:

Assist supervisors, planners and manager in the planning / scheduling of electrical work

Ensure shop areas, work areas, stores and tools are kept clean, orderly, and secure

Attend technical and leadership training classes

  • 5+ years of journeyman experience in electrical field; heavy industrial setting preferred.

Skills Required
  • Electrician’s license
  • Strong understanding of electricity and power distribution systems
  • Strong computer skills (entering work hours, work orders, parts usage, excel, word and email)
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral)
  • Gather and analyze information skillfully and with alternate solutions in mind when necessary
  • Comfortable working on ladders, scaffolds and in confined spaces/pits
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Teach, coach and mentor others
  • Computerized maintenance management systems experience preferred but not required
  • Forklift, man lift, scissor lift, and crane experience preferred, but not required

  • Comply with all corporate policies and the Mine Safety & Health Administration (MSHA) while working
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in-group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics
  • Ability to train, coach, mentor, and lead Electrician I, II, & III classifications
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, fundamentals of plane, solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts, such as, fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical solutions
  • Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources
  • Able to start, stop and operate all equipment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Possess an excellent safety record
  • Consistently at work and on time
  • Meet schedules and deadlines on time
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to changes in the work environment
  • Able to work varied shifts

Ability to work on-call as required