Job Summary:
Responsible for performing all phases of electrical & instrumentation control maintenance throughout the plant safely and effectively.
Principal Responsibilities:                                                   
  • Perform all electrical & instrumentation maintenance including but not limited to preventive, corrective, and emergency repairs on all equipment.
  • Perform installation of new or replacement electrical and instrumentation equipment, as well as electrical construction.
  • Locate, troubleshoot, and repair electrical & instrumentation and control system malfunctions.  Document problems and results and report them to Group Leader.
  • Follow standard safety procedures, correct safety and environmental hazards and report them to appropriate supervisor.
  • Complete necessarily training programs within the time frame allowed.
  • Maintain a clean work area at all times.
  • Maintain daily work log with work descriptions, time entry and any additional information requested by supervisor.
  • Be available to work overtime on emergency base or as directed by supervisor.
  • Respond to call-ins for emergency repair work and perform on call duty based on rotational schedule or as directed by supervisor.

  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • 5+ years’ work experience and License as an electrician, preferably in a paper mill or industrial setting.
  • Proficient knowledge of Electrical & Instrumentation; electrical equipment functioning; electrical operating procedures and standards to support cost effective, safe and efficient equipment and instrumentation maintenance, repair.
  • Basic knowledge of Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic equipment to support safe and efficient minor equipment repair.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local electric codes and environmental permit regulations pertaining to electrical & instrumentation functioning.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all federal, state, local and company safety procedures and ability to execute same.
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards connected with
general plant practices with emphasis on the necessity of safety policy compliance.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and work from electrical and electronic blueprints.
  • Ability to understand verbal & written instructions in English including, but not limited to the ability to read and comprehend instruction manuals, instruction sheets, technical data, work orders, training manuals, and other verbal/computer based training.
  • Basic computer knowledge preferred.

Essential Functions:
  • Ability to access confined spaces thru standard man ways.
  • Ascend and descend stairs and stationary vertical ladders as part of normal work activity and emergency egress situations.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to move about all areas of the plant, including catwalks, deck grating and uneven surfaces.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Equipment Used:
  • Operate manual and/or power hand tools and power equipment (i.e. industrial forklift and man lift) in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to communicate on radio during noise interference. 
  • Ability to work under adverse conditions that may require use of company provided personal protective equipment.

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