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Plant Electrician

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Cartersville
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North AmericaA subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -.Job DescriptionBENEFITSVeolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.POSITION PURPOSE: The Plant Electrician performs a variety of maintenance functions at water production and related facilities. Engages in electrical installation projects and maintenance of existing electrical, electronic, instrumentation and controls, and service equipment. Performs complex circuit diagnosis and troubleshooting. Works with other departments of the Company as assigned. -PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Interprets plans and specifications for projects.
  • Performs installation of 480 volt and lower voltage circuits for power and lighting.
  • Must be familiar in Heavy electrical up to 4160V.
  • Must be familiar -with switchgear's up to 4160V.
  • Works independently or with contractors to maintain high voltage circuits.
  • Installs electrical and electronic equipment according to the plans and specifications.
  • Prepares and updates drawings.
  • Lays out work to be performed after diagnosing and troubleshooting problems.
  • Determines and performs necessary repairs to electric power and lighting circuits and electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Performs tests for temperature vibration, noise, current, voltage, insulation level, and calibration as required.
  • Adjusts, lubricates, and repairs small motors, motor controllers, telemetry equipment, PLC equipment, metering equipment, water treatment equipment, transmission and distribution equipment including pumps, standby engines, heating and ventilation equipment, bleeder valves, motor wells, battery sets and chargers, and generators.
  • Handles materials and equipment such as electric, electronic, and environmental test equipment, portable hand and electric tools, and pumping units, etc.
  • Ensures the documentation of equipment maintenance history through the use of the MMS System.
  • Works independent of or with operation's division personnel, contractors or engineering as required.
  • Submits requisitions for tools and materials; ensures inventory used is documented in the MMS System.
  • Documents vehicle and equipment use.
  • Develops or modifies Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMP's).
  • Assists in training personnel as assigned.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs Scada system problems at assigned facilities.
  • Performs routine checks on Scada system alarms to ensure function.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORK ENVIRONMENTShould be available outside of normal working hours for emergency response.Frequently sits, talks or hears.Occasionally stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climbs or balances, stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls and tastes or smells.Reading drawings, driving company vehicle, troubleshooting equipment, distinguishing difference of wire colors, using computer, taking notes, and planning work assignments requires close vision, distance, color, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.Lifts up to fifty pounds routinely and 100 pounds occasionally with assistance. Work EnvironmentOccasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather), fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals, works near moving mechanical parts, work in high and precarious places, exposed to extreme outdoor weather conditions such as ice and snow, risk of electrical shock and vibration. Excessive plant noise.QualificationsEducation / Experience / Background
  • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Completion of one year (24 credit hours) of a technical degree from an accredited program at a recognized school of engineering and technology or technical institute or equivalent in electronics or electricity.Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
    • Troubleshooting knowledge/experience
    • Instrumentation knowledge/experience
    • Ability to undertake additional education to update skills as needed.
    • Knowledge of the National Electric Code.
    • Knowledge of medium and low voltage power and lighting circuits.
    • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers.
    • Knowledge of Company safety and environmental procedures.
    • Ability to operate a personal computer and appropriate software.
    • Ability to participate in the Company's Respiratory Protection Program.
    • Knowledge of applicable OSHA standards.
    • Ability to maintain responsible use and care of hand tools furnished by the Company.
    • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and wiring schematics.
    • Ability to drive a vehicle.
    • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Scada system operations.
    • Ability to diagnose control failures related to power or communications.
    • Leadership ability and dependability in performance of duties when working alone.
    • Ability to read and interpret operations and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to work with RCM maintenance program.Required Certification / Licenses / Training
      • Valid local state driver's license required.Additional InformationWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Atlanta , Plant Electrician, Professions , Cartersville, Georgia

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