Electrician

US Smokeless Tob Co LLC

Hopkinsville, Kentucky

3/13/2019 7:48:02 AM

18845BR

Operations

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Are you highly qualified in electrical maintenance and repairs, looking to drive quality and safety at a leading consumer packaged goods company? Do you have a High School diploma along with experience in an electrical training program? If so, then we have an opportunity for you. We are currently looking for an Electrician to join our Maintenance department with US Smokeless Tobacco in Hopkinsville, KY. Your primary role will be to support Production Operations, Quality, Safety and CC&S. You will maintain operation and electrical plant equipment, facilities and grounds across all shifts and locations.

What will you be doing?

* You will read and interpret drawings, blueprints, schematics and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial equipment installations.
* You'll install conduit inside partitions, walls, above ceilings, on rafters, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduits.
* You will also install, examine, replace or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components.
* You will test electrical systems, electrical control circuits, and components, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, amp meters, and hand tools, to locate the cause of a malfunction.
* You will repair electrical components and/or systems (e.g. motors, control circuits, branch circuits, transformers, compressors, switches, buss, switches, panel boards, variable frequency drives, hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems, etc.) while ensuring a safe working condition.
* You may install, maintain, and verify industrial instrumentation and related devices.
* You will also work with ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, and maintain electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
* We consider a working knowledge of alarm and fire prevention systems a plus.

Specific Skills

What does your background and experience look like?

* You are a high school graduate & college based electrical training or equivalent work experience.
* We Prefer you have knowledge of PLC's, NFPA 70E, Allen Bradley, blueprints, 480 volt, 3-phase and being capable of running conduit.
* You possess a high degree of physical dexterity; ability to climb stairs, ladders; work at higher elevations and in confined areas. Ninety percent of daily work time will be spent in a shop floor environment which will expose individual to varying temperatures, noise and dust.
* You can handle pressure associated with the danger of working with high voltage electricity.
* You react well to handle electrical problems repairs quickly.
* You are able to read and comprehend electrical codes.
* You can understand and carry out verbal instructions.
* You understand or have the ability to learn to read wiring diagrams.
* You possess the know-how to use electrical instruments.
* You know how to use a wide variety of hand tools.

NOTE*

Each Altria company is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class.



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