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Manufacturing Electrical Assembler

Company: Plasser American Corp
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Some see the railway as transportation, while at Plasser American we see it as transformation. The story of how steel tracks turned the American promise into American progress and forged a trusted pathway to the possibilities of the future. It's a story that continues today, an American legacy unfolding mile by mile. There is a lot riding on those tracks and we know that support, quality and know-how are all important aspects in staying on track. That's why the Plasser American tradition begins with a promise. A promise to do things right. An unapologetic commitment to quality that makes us the longtime trusted leader in cutting edge American made innovations for the North American railway. It's a promise to see things differently to turn ordinary steel into safer passages. To be a partner that you can count on to engineer solutions for the challenges of today and for the opportunities of tomorrow. From research and design, expert manufacturing and delivering unapparelled services, our customers trust us to keep them ahead of the curve. Progress is about more than getting from Point A to Point B. It's knowing you have a trusted foundation to move you forward toward new possibilities waiting around the corner. Join Plasser American to become part of our team forging ahead towards new opportunities in railway maintenance. The railway is a path to the future, choose this path and apply today.*Day Shift - $500.00 hire on bonus**Night Shift - $1,000 hire on bonus*General Scope: Plans layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.Must be fully vaccinated for the Coronavirus by December 8, 2021.Position Summary: Assemble and install; electrical or electronic wiring, and equipment/ appliances/ apparatus'/ fixtures, using hand and power tools. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components. Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications. Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring. Measure, cut, bend, and install electrical conduit. Locate conduit (tubing & trays) throughout framework and inside designated walls, or other concealed areas, and pull wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes. Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and powered equipment. Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels. Connects power cables to equipment, motor etc., and installs grounding leads. Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope. Dresses all wiring in panels and boxes, all components, and all cable runs Performs repairs to faulty equipment or systems.Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities, but does assist in directing the Electrician Helper with the performance of their duties.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES(The knowledge, skills and attributes required for satisfactory job performance)Education: High School diploma (or equivalent), two-year College degree (or technical school certificate); or a minimum of two years of related experience and/or training.Knowledge: Incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas: Basic Electricity and Electronics. The use of electronic test equipment.Skills: Incumbent must demonstrate or participate in internal/external training programs to obtain the following skills:-- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.-- Ability to read, and interpret, electrical schematic drawings, and engineering blueprints.-- Ability to add and subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.-- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.-- Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.-- Capable of working in a team environment.-- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.-- Capable of working in a team environment.--Personal Attributes: Incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of an Electrician. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes: Honesty Trustworthiness Respectfulness Punctuality Flexibility Cultural awareness and sensitivity Sound work ethics IntegrityAbout Plasser American: As part of the Plasser family brand, which is the largest Maintenance of Way equipment provider in the world, PAC is a rapidly growing provider of railway equipment in North America. Continuing for the next few years, PAC will continue to make significant investments in the North American Market including a new office building and a substantial addition to our manufacturing facility. PAC is making the needed investments to continue its growth trajectory for many years to come. The next several years will be an exciting time of transformation. We look to the future to enhance our team and achieve our goals.PI177299346

Keywords: Plasser American Corp, Chesapeake , Manufacturing Electrical Assembler, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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