DOERFER COMPANIES Electrician in WAVERLY, Iowa

TitleElectricianEOE StatementCategoryManufacturingDescriptionGeneral Purpose of PositionInstallation and repair of electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment, following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications, using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment. The employee is normally engaged in wiring and development of special machines.Major Duties and ResponsibilitiesInstall power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment, such as robots, conveyors, and programmable controllers, following electrical code and blueprints, using hand tools and voltage/current testing devices.Connect power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connect cables and wires between machines and equipment, following manuals, schematic diagrams, and blueprints, using hand tools and test equipmentDiagnose malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, using test equipment, and replace damaged or broken wires and cables, using hand tools.Replace faulty electrical components of machine, such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices, using hand tools.Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards, using electronic test equipment and hand tools.Team Functions:May direct and train individuals from the same and other classifications.Effectively interact with managers, supervisors, and hourly team members across all departments.Additional Notes:Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally for equipment or machine installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting development problems.Must be willing to participate in specialized training as assigned by supervisory personnel.Additional duties as needed and assigned.Position RequirementsSkills and AbilitiesProficiency in shop mathematics including algebraic, geometric, and trigonometric functions.Ability to solve electrical problems using Ohm's and power laws, and similar electrical/electronic equations.Proficiency in determining/calculating required wire size and insulation for a specific application, including all pertinent de-rating criteria.Expertise in the use of normal electrical/electronic testing and diagnostic equipment, including devices such as digital Volt-Ohm Meter (VOM), current sensors and probes, and oscilloscope.Competence in the use of hand and power conduit benders and other tools used for fabricating electrical conduit systems and wireways.Knowledge of basic machine motion components and assembly techniques.Expertise in DC circuits, single and three-phase AC power, and distribution circuits.Proficiency in reading and interpreting electrical blueprints, schematics, and wire and wiring diagrams and specifications.Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC) and JIC Electrical Codes as used in the Special Machine Industry, particularly JIC EMP-1-67 and EGP-1-67.Specialized Knowledge, Licenses, etc.:Must have a minimum of four (4) years of experience in industrial wiring and electrical technician operations or a combination of technical school training plus experience or ability to demonstrate equivalent skill and ability.Training to include the equivalent of one (1) semester technical course in PLC operation and programming or equivalent experience in PLC operations.Technical school experience in industrial technology, electrical technology, electrical circuitry and systems, National Electrical Code, and industrial controller installation and programming is helpful.Required to hold electrician's license or similar certification.Full-Time/Part-TimeFull-TimeShiftDaysKeywordsDivisionTDS AUTOMATION INCExempt/Non-ExemptNon-ExemptReq NumberMAN-18-00008LocationTDS Automation, Inc.About the OrganizationDoerfer Companies is a leading global supplier of process automation that solves the product manufacturing challenges of companies