Industrial Electrician

Carnegie, PA

Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: Req-4150 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

An established company in the steel industry, located west of Pittsburgh, PA, is seeking union Industrial Electricians.


  • Inspects, repairs, replaces, installs, wires, adjusts and maintains all electrical equipment in the plant (e.g., AC and DC equipment, such as electric furnace, cranes, manipulator, motors, generators, controls, switches, circuit breakers, transformer, control panels, lighting circuits, control circuits, etc.).
  • Makes mechanical repairs to cranes, and as otherwise required in connection with electrical service.
  • Receives instructions, wiring diagrams, and specifications, covering the scheduled and emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done. Answers signal for electrical maintenance.
  • Inspects all electrical equipment in the plant, checking motor bearings, lubrication, commutation, excessive vibration, obvious signs of wear or need for adjustment, etc. When faulty operation is observed or pointed out by operating crews, diagnose trouble using testing equipment or own judgment based on general knowledge of electrical principles. Perform work on "hot” lines as required.
  • Determines the best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production.
  • Advises when immediate shutdown of equipment is necessary to minimize damage, or when temporarily continued operation will have no harmful effect.
  • Interpret and analyze drawings and wiring diagrams to locate and trace electrical circuits, to determine material and replacement needs, and to select a logical approach to troubleshooting and repair problems.
  • Dismantles, cleans, repairs, replaces, installs, maintains, assembles and lubricates electrical equipment taking all safety precautions.
  • Makes either temporary or permanent repairs as required to equipment, such as main motor drives, generators, control panels, relays, interlocking control systems, electronic devices and circuit breakers.
  • Makes mechanical and electrical repairs on cranes. Makes mechanical repairs as required in connection with the servicing of electrical equipment.
  • Erects scaffolds and performs simple rigging as required.
  • Check air compressor for proper operation. May start, stop or adjust compressor.
  • Occasionally may operate crane as required to charge ingots in furnaces. Occasionally may make miscellaneous lifts as required on non-operating turns.
  • May make emergency, minor mechanical repairs in the absence of other maintenance personnel.
  • Installs, splices or replaces sections of wire incidental to repair or temporary installation.
  • May as required install conduit, fittings, switches, controls, fixtures, and connect and adjust electrical equipment for new installation or replacement of facilities, etc., or perform other related craft job duties as directed.

Job Requirements


  • HS Diploma and/or AS Degree and minimum of 3 years of industrial electrician experience within a manufacturing environment
  • Journeyman Industrial Electrician License desired
  • Successfully complete a maintenance skills examination provided by Ramsey or similar
  • Must have strong electrical troubleshooting and repair experience
  • Ability to use the following: drill press, power saw, chain fall, burning equipment, portable drill and grinder, safety devices, miscellaneous electrical testing equipment and hand tools, pipe benders, soldering equipment, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and manufacturing drawings
  • Must be able to work in a heavy industrial environment
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Continual attention to detail
  • Must have no lifting restrictions

Hours: 6:30am-2:30pm; 2:30pm-10:30pm; 10:30pm- 6:30am (rotating and must be able to work OT and weekends) – Training will be on 1st shift for a couple months

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