Chicago / USA

Electrical Builder

Objective:
To assemble and wire control cabinet panels and wire entire machine/system; and to provide electrical support for debugging operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Interface with Lead Electrical Builder in order to accomplish goals.
  • Maintain departmental goals in keeping with company objectives.
  • Recommend improvements in order to facilitate company growth.
  • Use knowledge of OSHA regulations to produce safe and ergonomically efficient machines/systems.
  • Adheres to NFPA/NEC electrical guideline to produce machines in accordance to code regulations.
  • Interpret schematics, Bill of Materials, drawings, and manufacturer guidelines in order to achieve the desired results.
  • Record changes on engineering documentation.
  • Wires control panels, enclosures, and electrical devices under direct supervision of a Lead Electrical Builder
  • Wire all electrical components on machinery.
  • Under the direction of an electrical engineer, modifies electrical prototypes to correct functional deviations
  • Proficient in use of hand tools, soldering irons, mechanical and electronic test equipment to verify product standards.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment and follow safe working practices.
  • Follow Work Instructions and maintain Checklists.
  • Diagnoses cause of electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment, and performs preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Tests and adjusts electrical assemblies and connections
  • Troubleshoots and debugs electrical systems as needed to ensure equipment is functioning properly
  • Assembles and tests experimental motor control devices, switch panels, transformers, generator windings, solenoids, FRLs, valve banks, and other electrical and pneumatic equipment and components
  • Labels and routes pneumatic tubing/hoses from cylinders to valve banks
  • Routes main pipe for air distribution
  • Mounts and plumbs pneumatic devices (such as check valves, regulators, vacuum generators, pressure switches, and others)
  • Install and service machines at customer’s site as required.
    Qualifications:
    Education:
  • High school diploma or equivalency.
    Experience:
  • Minimum of two years’ experience wiring machinery or equivalent experience.
  • Capable of interpreting schematics.
  • Good communications and math skills.
  • Knowledge of OHSA and NEC regulations.
    Equipment:
  • General knowledge of all types of hand tools, including crimpers and soldering equipment.
  • General knowledge inspection equipment including calipers, various gages, and electronic test equipment – voltage regulators, amp meters, etc.
  • Computer systems
  • Working Conditions – The employee is subject to exposure to high noise levels and/or physical hazards when working on the manufacturing floor.