Salary: $21.00 to $26.00 /hour
Summary of position: This position will provide electrical repair, design, installation, testing troubleshooting and maintenance for the nursery, related companies and properties. Position will require 5 years of residential, commercial, and industrial electrical experience combined with low voltage controls.
Work Location: Primary report to location will be 7712 Hahn Rd, Huron OH 44839. Training will be provided in Avon and Huron. Work may be performed between both Avon and Huron locations on an as needed basis. Flexibility to report to either Avon or Huron as needed is required.
· Read blueprints or technical diagrams
· Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems
· Install, maintain, modify, and repair all electrical distribution systems and associated electrical equipment
· Install, commission, troubleshoot and maintain vfd’s, soft starts, plc’s, and smart relays.
· Install, commission, troubleshoot and maintain environmental control devices – Bartlett, Wadsworth, ARGUS, Signet, Hobo, to name a few.
· Inspect electrical components, such as transformers, circuit breakers and motors
· Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
· Repair or replace wiring, equipment or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
· Design electrical runs – Primary and Secondary – specify equipment, materials and related BOM
· Run network cables, connect computer jacks and plugs and test for proper operation
· Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code
· Direct and train WNI staff to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring or equipment
· Be customer centric
· SOP’s – complete and revise continuously
· Electro-mechanical equipment repair and replacement
· Support Physical Plant construction and repair activities
· Travel between Willoway / Premier sites in Avon, Huron, Broadview Heights, and Hilliard
· And all other duties as assigned
· Possess a solid understanding of electrical and generator operations. Proficient in mechanics, able to trouble shoot and diagnose problems, proficient in electrical systems
· Possess a solid understanding of VFD’s, PLC’s and other control devices
· Possess basic mathematical skills through geometry
· Possess critical thinking to solve problems
· Possess learning attitude to facilitate learning new controls, their installation and use
· Possess customer service skills necessary to gain needed information related to the electrical issue to allow for proper problem resolution
· Troubleshooting – running diagnostic tests to pinpoint issues to correctly fix issues
· Attention to detail – being careful about detail and through in completing work tasks
· Imitative – a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
· Persistence – persistence in the face of obstacles
· Cooperation – being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured cooperative attitude
· Active Listening – Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times
· Coordination – Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions
· Critical Thinking – Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
· Speaking – Talking to others to convey information effectively
· Valid driver’s license – that is reasonably insurable through the company’s insurance provider
· Knowledge of principles and methods (e.g., conduit bending, wire pulling, rating of equipment) used in maintenance and repair of electrical systems and components (e.g., wiring switches, lighting, transformers, high voltage, switchboards, motor control centers) to accomplish work assignments
· Knowledge of materials, tools and equipment (e.g., cable reels conduit benders, stripping tools, voltage or current meters, wire or cable cutters) used in the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and components (e.g., wiring, switches, lighting, transformers, high voltage, switchboard, motor control centers) to accomplish work assignments.
· Building and construction – knowledge of materials, methods and the tools involved in the construction or repair of buildings or other structures
· Mechanical – knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance
· Knowledge of the principles, methods, tools, and equipment used in electrical work, to ensure adherence to departmental quality standards and the National Electric Code
· Knowledge of electrical design techniques, tools and principals involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, and drawings
· Customer Service – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services and evaluation of customer satisfaction
· Ability to repair electrical systems and components (e.g., wiring, switches, lighting, transformers, switchboards, motor control centers) to accomplish work assignments
· Agility to troubleshoot electrical systems and components to ensure the safe and proper operation and adherence to electrical and building codes
· Ability to learn new control devices, their installation, commissioning, and repair
· Ability to identify and distinguish different phases (e.g., single and three phase) to complete electrical work and ensure properly functioning systems
· Ability to identify the correct motor types (e.g., voltage, amperage, revolutions per minute (RPM), frame) to ensure compatibility with motor to be replaced
· Ability to create, follow and update, Stand Operating Procedures after reparative work is completed
· Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen and to understand information and ideas presented through spoken words
· Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
· Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem only recognizing there is a problem
· Information Ordering – The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures)
The electrician will be working in all areas of the nursery in all seasons of the year. The electrician will work within buildings, trenches, green houses, and pump houses as well as working on remote equipment located outside of buildings within the nursery. This work will happen throughout the year including all seasons. The work areas could be on top of buildings, accessed by man lift or ladder. Could be dusty, muddy, hot, cold, or wet.
Full time, Hourly position, working approximately 2,200 hours per year – Monday through Friday. Some Saturdays will be required in peak season or critical times.
Emergency situations could require additional hours to facilitate restoration of power and or control to the nursery.
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