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Electrician / Electrical Technician - Cowpens, SC

Cowpens, SC, US, 29330

Oldcastle APG
APG East

 

Job ID:  235979

 

Adams Products, a CRH company, is a division within Oldcastle APG. APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 36 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 195 operating locations and more than 6,500 employees.     

 

Summary

 

This role is responsible for ensuring proper electrical functioning of plant equipment and machinery and to troubleshoot any electrical malfunctioning and complete appropriate repairs and maintenance. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • A strong emphasis on safety and good safety practices including arc flash requirements.
  • Maintain and repair all existing electrical equipment in the production areas.
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment.
  • Perform mechanical tasks as directed by supervisor.
  • Prepare maintenance reports for management as directed.
  • Maintain strict documentation of all plant electrical circuitry.
  • Provide general lead electrician support.
  • Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, process sheets, and assembly schematic drawings.
  • Diagnose and test malfunctioning machinery and discuss malfunction with other facility personnel.
  • Ability to interpret electrical schematics for repair, installation and maintenance of industrial production equipment including programming AC drives.
  • Replace or repair faulty electrical components of machine.
  • Calibrate and adjust all electrical/electronic equipment according to manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Do minor programming and maintenance for programmable logic controller-based equipment.
  • Maintain proper stock of tools and electrical parts to perform routine work.
  • Basic knowledge of mechanical systems, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • PLC programming and troubleshooting experience.

 

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.

 

Requirements / Education / Experience

 

  • Associate degree or completion of Technical School and Apprenticeship program or equivalent in training, experience and education.
  • Minimum of 5 years industrial experience in electrical support functions.
  • Must have been employed as an electrician or electrician apprentice within the past 18 months.
  • Must be knowledgeable of OSHA safety requirements, especially those related to electrical operations and  components.
  • Able to read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints.
  • Working knowledge of three phase motors, programmable controls, circuits, and National Electrical Code.

 

Physical Environment

 

  • Ability to lift, push or pull 60 pounds or more.
  • Requires often climbing, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, stooping, and twisting.
  • Able to use tools and equipment to repair and provide maintenance while standing, crouching, stretching, extending extremities and under extreme work environments.

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Adams Products, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

Date Posted:  Sep 20, 2021


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