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Requisition Number 18-0024
Post Date 6/27/2018
Title Maintenance Electrician
Employment Type Full Time
Pay Type Hourly
Facility Location Gateway Energy & Coke Co
City Granite City
State IL
Description Summary: Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery, equipment, physical structures, and pipe and electrical systems in major producing unit or assigned area(s) by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but not intended to be an all inclusive list. Other duties may be assigned.

• Performs all functions (mechanical and electrical) necessary to maintain all operating and service equipment using standard and specialized tools and equipment.
• Performs mechanical and electrical repairs and preventative maintenance as required in connection with their scope of work.
• Operates equipment in conjunction with repairs/preventative maintenance tasks, including material handling equipment within safety requirements
• Operates various mobile equipment, including but not limited to, bobcat, forklift, cherry picker, front-end loader and dump truck.
• Operates equipment in conformance with established standard operating procedures, with respect to safety, quality and environmental requirements.
• Assists operating functions as necessary to keep equipment safely running.
• May work alone, with minimum supervision, and works with other Maintenance Technicians.
• Coordinates and works in conjunction with production technicians and/or operators in the performance of maintenance tasks.

Receives and follows instructions on scheduled or emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be performed. Inspects equipment for loose, worn or defective parts; misalignment and improper lubrication. Makes repairs and adjustments for proper operation and maintenance of operating units, overhead cranes, conveyors, building and mobile equipment.

Locates and diagnoses trouble and determines material and replacement parts/tools needs and most expedient method of making repairs. Notifies supervision of mechanical/electrical issues, impending delays to units and assistance or material needs for repairs. Notifies responsible parties for safety, environmental and production requirements.

Repairs, replaces, installs, dismantles, assembles, adjusts, maintains and lubricates mechanical/electrical equipment. Including but not limited to, motors, generators, exciter sets, control panels, relays, interlocking control systems, circuit breakers, static switching units, electronic devices, lighting and distribution systems, communication systems, etc. Performs mechanical work pertaining to the repair, installation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

Builds-up and checks spare parts and assembles preparatory to installation, checks sizes and fits component parts. Assembles and aligns pinions, gears, bearings, couplings and shafts involving application of press, sliding and running first, and scrapes and fits Babbitt bearings. Repairs and installs lubricant, hydraulic and utility piping, material handling systems, valves, fittings and hoses. Directs and/or works with others on operating units, cranes, conveyors, and mobile equipment. Repairs pneumatic and hydraulic valves. Assists on air conditioning and computer repairs as necessary.

Understands and applies practical knowledge of A.C. and D.C. electrical principles and basic industrial electronics. Interprets and analyzes electrical blueprints, schematic and wiring diagrams. Lines up power distribution system to meet operating conditions and records meter readings.

Uses power tools, hand tools, heating and burning equipment, welding equipment and pipe bending and threading equipment in making repairs, fabrications, assemblies and installations. Erect scaffolds and performs rigging as necessary.

Operates mobile equipment to repair or replace mechanical equipment. Performs burning and welding operations as required commensurate with certification/training. Composes required maintenance reports. Answers service calls. Loads, unloads and stores/inventories spare parts and materials. Informs other crew members of any unusual conditions and pending work. Maintains work areas in clean and orderly condition.

Responsible for functioning as a team member to meet or exceed coking production schedules.

Performs other duties as assigned.
Requirements Education/Experience:
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet or humid conditions (non-weather); work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles and outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places; extreme heat (non-weather); risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with noise level in some areas high.

Physical Demands:
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit.
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