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Journeyman Industrial Electrician

USG Corporation

This is a Full-time position in Rainier, OR posted August 19, 2021.

!!!Must Have Oregan State Journeyman License! !!

USG is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. For more than 115 years, Chicago-based USG has developed award-winning wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. With almost 7,000 employees across North America and operations around the world, we are steadfastly committed to our core values: safety, innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity and efficiency.

Our employees are the backbone that supports our organization. That’s why we hire people for careers, not jobs. We offer benefits on Day 1, including medical and dental, paid sick days, and paid vacation and holidays. Plus, providing competitive pay and separate investment and retirement plans help secure our employees’ futures. Each year, we have hundreds of employees who celebrate milestone anniversaries with us – find out how you can join our team and build your career with USG.

  1. Battery maintenance
  2. Operation of electrical test equipment including voltmeter, megger and amprobe
  3. Install, perform preventive maintenance & troubleshoot motor control & lighting systems using wiring schematics
  4. Motor starters – size & change overloads & heaters
  5. Three phase motor wiring termination
  6. Motors: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing
  7. Motor brakes: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing
  8. Advanced control system troubleshooting including PLC control using wiring schematics
  9. Burner controls: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing
  10. PLC & associated hardware – installation, troubleshooting & repair
  11. PLC main components familiarization
  12. PLC hardware wiring
  13. Interpret instrumentation schematics/symbols
  14. Instrumentation equipment – install, troubleshoot & repair
  15. RTD’s & Thermocouples – install, troubleshoot & repair
  16. Ink jet printer systems – install, troubleshoot & repair
  17. Use HMI screens to troubleshoot and understand process controls
  18. Understand AC motor/VFD theory
  19. VFD power & control wiring
  20. VFD installation & configuration
  21. Parameter modifications
  22. VFD troubleshooting & maintenance
  23. Conduit & cable tray design , layout and installation.
  24. Transformer sizing & wiring
  25. Fuse, wire sizing, & conduit fill ratios
  26. Install various electrical controls
  27. Interpret electrical schematics & symbols
  28. Identify motor data
  29. Understanding of NEC codes

Applicant must have completed a two-year post-secondary electrical program.

Applicant must have a valid Oregon Limited Journeymen Manufacturing Plant Electrical License.

  1. Must have an understanding of electrical concepts such as 480 volt and 2300 volt.
  2. Must have an understanding of NFPA 70E code.
  3. Must be able to accept “on-call” responsibility.
  4. Must be able to perform basic welding tasks.
  5. Must be able to run rigid conduit.
  6. Must have a safe working history.
  7. Must have demonstrated an excellent attendance history.
  8. Must have the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks
  9. Must have basic mathematic skills.
  10. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  11. The ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  12. Must have PLC and VFD drive knowledge.
  13. Must demonstrate the ability to work without direct supervision.

EOE including disability/veteran

Job Requirements:

  • Shooting electrical problems on industrial manufacturing equipment
  • Maintain and repair electrical and heavy industrial mechanical equipment
  • Maintain and repair electrical equipment
  • Interpret drawings and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations
  • Replace equipment on existing electrical systems
  • Understand electrical wiring diagrams and schematics
  • Perform industrial electrical maintenance and troubleshooting in a manufacturing plant
  • Locate and repair trouble in wiring or electrical equipment
  • Install electrical components and systems
  • Identifying basic electrical symbols and reading electrical schematic diagrams
  • Isolating basic electrical control circuits
  • Shooting electrical systems and wiring and repairing complex electrical and electronic equipment or machinery
  • Maintain all electrical and electronic equipment, switchgears and electrical power
  • Performing routine preventative maintenance on electrical equipment
  • Interpret complex electrical wiring diagrams and schematics
  • Install various assemblies that require electrical wiring
  • Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls
  • Installing and repairing electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment
  • Calibrate, and repair electrical-pneumatic control systems
  • Maintain, install, and repair plant equipment electrical systems and facility electrical system
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