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Electricial Maintenance Technician

Position located in Sumter, South Carolina.

EMS-CHEMIE is looking for a highly motivated individual who can work with minimum supervision and able to manage multiple projects.  The Electrician position is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures. This position ensures that work is in accordance with relevant codes. May install or service lights; electrical control systems; Works under general supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

(This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed.)

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains electrical distribution systems including electric motors, and electric controls on systems < 460V.
  • Ensures emergency electrical systems are operational; 
  • Maintains appropriate service and repair records.
  • Assists with purchases and inventories for equipment parts, chemicals and supplies.
  • Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs and service.
  • Reads blueprints or technical diagrams before doing work.
  • Inspects electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustments or repairs, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advises management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices.
  • Repairs or replaces wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools.
  • Follows state and local building regulations based on the NEC 
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Possess basic mechanical skills with the ability to assist Maintenance Mechanics as needed.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Comply with all safety/health related policies and procedures, participate in company sponsored safety programs and activities, and report to management those conditions or actions by employees or others that might create a hazard to themselves or others in the plant. Reports any work-related injury or illness, no matter how minor, to their supervisor or Operations Manager.
  • Maintain housekeeping on assigned machines and in areas.
  • Assist in machine start-ups and shutdowns.
  • Must be able to work call-ins, unscheduled hours, and overtime as needed.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ electrical experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
  • Associates degree, military training, and/or related experience is a plus.
  • Position requires strong mechanical and electrical maintenance skills in troubleshooting and repair of chemical plant and nylon fiber processing equipment.
  • Computer:  MS Office.
  • Experience with: PLCs, AC&DC Drives a plus.
  • Precision maintenance background a plus.

Physical Requirement & Working Environment:

  • Must work where the noise level requires hearing protection.
  • May be exposed to various hazards such as corrosive chemicals (acetic acid for autoclave acid boil), steam, molten polymer, equipment related dangers, etc.
  • Routine safety equipment: long sleeves, respirator, safety shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and ability to carry 25 lbs. or less.
  • Capable of climbing flights of stairs or ladders.
  • Working at heights
  • Capable of walking/standing 8-10 hours per day.

Competitive benefits and compensation package.

Please send your resume by mail or e-mail to:

Human Resources
EMS-CHEMIE (North America) Inc.
P. O. Box 1717
Sumter, SC 29151-1717

Fax 803/481-1843

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