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Commercial/Industrial Electrician

Company: Battelle
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others cant. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clientswhether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.Job SummaryServices, maintains, repairs, cleans test, adjusts, removes, constructs and operates electrical systems, equipment, machinery, control systems, UPS systems, emergency power systems, laboratory systems and alarm systems. Works under supervision or independently and with other trades, contracted personnel or research staff. Knowledgeable in electrical theory, codes requirements, procedures and techniques in safely performing assigned duties. Works with up to medium voltage circuits.This position is onsite at our West Jefferson, OH campus.ResponsibilitiesInstalls and maintains a variety of electrical equipment including fixtures, conductors, raceway systems, grounding systems, panel-boards, transformers, motors, controls, over-current protection, fire detection and alarm systems, appliances, communications systems, actuating devices, security-related components, and other equipment. Maintains an adequate inventory of spare parts, monitors system performance and demand to ensure compliance with safety and energy savings guidelines.Maintains records of test reports, blueprints, as built plans, and other documentation, and reports on the status of assigned equipment maintenance, repairs, capacities and efficiency to the supervisor. Prepares written requirements for repairs or for ordering parts from a supplier. Develops work procedures which identify tasks/steps and conducts hazard analysis.Examines and tests elements of electrical systems to locate faults, defects, and unsafe conditions. Coordinates with other facility's staff and contractor's staff to accomplish work on new and renovated labs, and ensures compliance with applicable Battelle guidelines as well as national, state, and local regulations and requirements.Maintains good working relationships with staff and internal customers by displaying positive outlook and friendly relationships.Corrects problems in electrical systems by troubleshooting circuits, replacing defective equipment such as over-current protection, wiring, motors, starters, and other related electrical parts, and removing items from the power supply to halt unsafe operation.May provide direction to lower level staff or contractors as assigned to assist on related work.Orders parts and supplies as needed. Generates data on materials and time required to accomplish specific tasks for use in estimates; accurately records data regarding materials and time expended in appropriate logs.Performs special tasks requiring similar duties and responsibilities, as assigned.Implements an effective preventive maintenance program using the site's computerized maintenance management system (CMMS); performs preventive/predictive maintenance, repairs and adjustments on systems and controls, monitors and records effectiveness of maintenance activities and takes corrective actions.Key QualificationsMust understand and apply knowledge of regulatory codes and requirements, including the National Electric Code and local codes; skill in interpreting schematic drawings, charts, and technical instructions; and good oral and written communication skillsJob typically requires trade or vocational school education to nearly the journeyman electrician level and to obtain equivalent on the job training skills over a period of 5 years.Must be able to work with minimum supervision by prioritizing and coordinating multiple assignments, initiating action, taking responsibility for completion of assignments, and communicating progress to customers and management. Must be self motivated.May be required to obtain certain government security clearances, receive inoculations against certain diseases, conduct work in biohazard areas, and conduct work in radiation hazard areas. Respirator certification and use may be required.May be required to work after normal business hours including weekends for the performance of activities related to power shutdowns, maintenance, repairs, installations, etc. as determined by the need to minimize business disturbances and respond to emergency situations. Overtime may be necessary.Requires the physical ability to perform medium difficulty work, including lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling electrical materials and tools; ability to climb ladders, maintain balance, stoop, kneel and crouch to gain access to electrical wiring; ability to handle and read meters and tool accessories; acuity of vision for close work; depth perception, field of vision, and color vision for making electrical connections and for soldering and splicing wires. Work may be conducted inside or outside.May require using a communication device such as a cellular phone, or two-way radio during and after normal business hours including weekends and responding to emergency situations such as power outages, equipment failures, and natural disasters.Must have initiative to actively pursue opportunities and training to maintain craft specialty skills and certifications required to perform assigned tasks.Must be familiar with operation of a personal computer and Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook. Must also have experience with software commonly used for tracking and reporting system status in CMMS systems.Must have good oral and written communication skills, good customer service skills, and ability to follow through and carry out assignments.Benefits: Live an Extraordinary LifeWe care about your well-being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life.Balance life through a compressed work schedule: Most of our team follows a flexible, compressed work schedule that allows for every other Friday offgiving you a dedicated day to accomplish things in your personal life without using vacation time.Take time to recharge: You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated.Prioritize wellness: Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits.Better together: Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support.Build your financial future: Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that.Advance your education: Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education.Flexible work arrangements: You have options for where you work and when you work.A Work Environment Where You SucceedFor brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanitys most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world.You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to:Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projectsReceive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discoveryCollaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environmentNurture and develop the next generation of scientific leadersGive back to and improve our communitiesVaccinations & Safety ProtocolsBattelle may require employees, based on job duties, work location, and/or its clients requirements to follow certain safety protocols and to be vaccinated against a variety of viruses, bacteria, and diseases as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. If applicable, Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws).Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.For more information about our other openings, please visit Jobble

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