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Electrical Technician

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Orion Talent, the nation's largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Electrician positions with the largest manufacturer of steel products in North America.

Position Details
Location: Lexington, NC
Compensation: You can realistically expect your 1st year total compensation to be $100K - $105K
--- Base ($16.20/hr, to start): $33,696
--- Average Overtime (20%): $10,109
--- Weekly Productivity Bonus (160% per week): $56,609
Weekly bonuses are based on the production of the plant (once the plant is operational; while it is still under construction, the weekly bonuses are fixed at 160%). These bonuses are based upon anticipated production time or tonnage produced. The company uses non-discretionary formulas based upon established production goals for bonuses. Additionally, pay raises are excellent. Promotions provide outstanding compensation, which is why so many former military service members work there.
Shift: Monday through Friday, 6:30am - 4pm (approx. 20% OT). Plant will start up in Q4 of 2024 and shifts will move to a 4 on and 4 off 12-hour rotating shift schedule at that point.
--- Our client has one of the industry's most flexible and comprehensive health benefit programs (Medical / Dental / Vision), which includes wellness and health care spending accounts.
--- Profit Sharing: each year, the company takes 10% of its operating profits and divides them up among all employees (except senior officers) - depending on company performance, this may be anywhere from 1% to over 20% of your pay.
--- 401K: Generous plan that matches your first 7% of contributions.
--- Tuition Reimbursement: Company takes continuing education seriously; they will reimburse up to $3,000 of your approved educational expenses each year, and also reimburse your spouse up to $1,500 per year for a maximum of 2 years. Additionally, the company provides the children of every employee up to $3,000 worth of scholarship funding each year to be used at accredited academic institutions.
Career Progression: Virtually limitless. Nowhere will you find a company more committed to the professional growth and promotion of its employees.
COVID Vaccination: None

Position Description
As an Electrician, your responsibilities will include:
--- Maintain electrical systems for all production and facilities equipment in the plant.
--- Work as part of a team to ensure that all preventative and corrective maintenance is performed in a timely manner.
--- Work with engineers and other employees to develop new processes to make the facility more efficient.
--- Work in a steel plant environment, which can be hot in the summer and cold in the winter.
--- Help drive continuous improvements in production tracking, process efficiency, and plant automation.

Position Requirements
--- Able to demonstrate good electrical systems troubleshooting and repair skills, as well as a strong working knowledge of such electrical test equipment as multimeters, meggers, oscilloscopes, and clamp-on ammeters.
--- Demonstrated history of safe work practices and the ability to work with minimal direction.
--- Be prepared to demonstrate the ability to interpret drawings for repair, installation, and maintenance of complex electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems and equipment.
--- Experience with AC and DC drives (ABB Drives experience a plus), medium and low voltage switchgear, transformers, PLCs, and computers is expected.
--- Extensive electrical and electro-mechanical knowledge to repair the wide variety of equipment in the plant, and great mechanical aptitude as well.
--- Sincere commitment to the safety of self and team.
--- Driven by results.
--- Sincere commitment to the environment.
--- Sincere commitment to the continuous development of self and others.
--- Sound analytical and troubleshooting skills preferred.
--- Solid theoretical knowledge of electrical and electronic principles preferred.
--- Sound theoretical and practical understanding of drives, motors, and hydraulics preferred.
--- Proficiency with programming PLCs, HMIs, and drive controllers preferred.
--- Basic mechanical aptitude and skills and willing to develop further aptitude and skills preferred.
--- Safety is the most important part of all jobs within the company; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.

Keywords: Orion Talent, Winston-Salem , Electrical Technician, Professions , Lexington, North Carolina

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