• Industrial Electrician

    Job Location US-SC-N. Charleston
    # of Openings
    Contract to Permanent (Full Time)
  • Overview

    Job Responsibilities:
    Successful candidate must have previous experience in and industrial setting with the ability to handle “prime lower” up to 4160V.


    1. Bench and field calibrate pressure, temperature, flow sensors, assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures. Follow plant procedures for documentation of calibration activity and calibration devices.
    2. Set up control valves, positioners, and i/p transducers. Bench/field test and troubleshoot these devices.
    3. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.
    4. Configure devices using HART communicator or instrument panel buttons.
    5. Read and understand instrument O&M manuals in order to work on devices with little or no previous experience.
    6. Loop wiring troubleshooting for analog and discrete devices. Simulate analog signals, measure loop resistance, continuity, etc.
    7. Work with 480, 240, 208, 110Vac and 24Vdc wiring. Employ practices to avoid signal interference.
    8. Document instrumentation, wire labeling, instrument labeling, and calibration with extreme attention to detail
    9. Measure, cut, bend, and properly install stainless steel tubing for automatic valves.
    10. Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
    11. Test fabricated and installed equipment to ensure adequacy of repair and safe operation upon commissioning
    12. Lift and rig equipment and piping
    13. Operate fork lift to transport work or maneuver equipment as necessary
    14. Operate man lift or ladder to safety position self at a height to complete a task
    15. Attend daily meeting to receive and discuss work orders that include dismantling, repair, or changing of pipes, valves, process equipment, structures, etc.
    16. Coordinate repairs with production to ensure work site has been prepared to avoid interfering with activities of other workers
    17. Verify proper life critical documentation is prepared prior to the start of work
    18. Inspect work site to determine best possible placement and routing of equipment and pipelines to allow long-term maintainability
    19. Analyze problems to determine materials needed to complete task and transports materials to job site
    20. Remove product from dismantled equipment by washing surfaces prior to transport
    21. Perform housekeeping within areas of responsibility, both in the field and in the shop
    22. Utilize personal protective equipment (PPE) according to specific job task


    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
    AAS degree, trade school certificate or certified apprenticeship is preferred.

    1. 7+ years in construction or maintenance in an industrial setting
    2. 5+ years’ experience as a technician


    Demonstrated competency by passing Instrumentation/Electrical, hands-on, skills tests. 
    Must have a strong understanding of the national electric code (NEC). 
    Must have strong understanding of Electrical safety, including Arc Flash PPE and Hazardous Locations requirements. 
    Must be able to read/understand Piping and Instrumentation Drawings in order to identify instruments and control loops. 
    Must be able to create single line electrical and loop drawings. 
    Must be able to read control wiring loop sheets, PLC ladder logic and single line diagrams. Also must be capable of redlining these drawings for changes. 
    Must be able to calculate surfaces, volumes, weights, and measures 
    Must be able to read and understand safety rules, company policies and procedure manuals. 
    Must be able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form. 
    Must be able to read and interpret a variety of diagrams, blueprints, and operational manuals of shop tools and equipment. 
    Must be able to solve practical problems using rational logic and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
    Must be able to perform basic math using application of fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions with algebra and geometric constructions. 
    Must be able to document activities such as work completed or inspection observations on forms or work orders using legible handwriting and understandable verbiage 
    Must be able to utilize the computer to process work orders, complete required training, order supplies, etc. using a computerized maintenance management system.


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