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Electrical Technician

Company: Orion Talent
Location: Lexington
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Position Details:
--- Position: Electrician
--- Location: Lexington, NC
--- Travel: None

Position Details:
--- Position: Electrician
--- Location: Lexington, NC
--- Travel: None
--- 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.
--- Compensation: You can realistically expect your 1st year total compensation to be $100k - 110.7k
Base & Productivity ($42.12 - $46.44/hr, to start) $87,610 - 96,596
Average Overtime (20%) $12,804 - 14,117
Total $100,414 - 110,713
Pay raises are excellent at Company; hard charging technicians can earn up to a 21.5% raise within the first year for meeting qualifications on multiple plant equipment. Promotions provide outstanding compensation, which is why so many former military service members work here.
--- Benefits: Company 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, 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, Company provides the children of every employee up to $3,000 worth of scholarship funding each year to be used at accredited academic institutions.
--- COVID Vaccination:

Position Description:
--- You will be responsible for maintaining electrical systems for all production and facilities equipment in the plant.
--- You will work as part of a team to ensure that all preventative and corrective maintenance is performed in a timely manner.
--- This position requires extensive electrical and electro-mechanical knowledge to repair the wide variety of equipment in the plant, and great mechanical aptitude as well.
--- This job also involves working with engineers and other employees to develop new processes to make the facility more efficient.
--- This position requires that you work in a steel plant environment, which can be hot in the summer and cold in the winter.

From a technical perspective, you must be 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. You must have a 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.

Preferred qualifications and expectations for Electrical Maintenance candidates include:
--- 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
--- Solid theoretical knowledge of electrical and electronic principles
--- Sound theoretical and practical understanding of drives, motors, and hydraulics
--- Proficiency with programming PLC's, HMI's, and drive controllers
--- Basic mechanical aptitude and skills and willing to develop further aptitude and skills.
--- This position must help drive continuous improvements in production tracking, process efficiency, and plant automation.
--- Safety is the most important part of all jobs within 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.

Career Progression: Virtually limitless. Nowhere will you find a company more committed to the professional growth and promotion of its employees than within Company.

Keys to Successful Interview: Company looks for practical examples of your hands-on aptitude and skills. Demonstrate your "team" attitude, your ability to work well with others, and your desire for a good career opportunity not just a "job". The interviewer will want to hear about how you did more than what was normally expected-how you went beyond the normal call of duty. They will want to test your knowledge-to have a clear understanding of what you know and what you don't know. They will probe for your ability as a problem solver-are you solutions-oriented? They want to know how strong your work ethic is, and examples of your teamwork ethos. Be prepared to answer the question, "What attributes or skills do you have that will benefit Company?"

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

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