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Brenham, TX 77833

Posted: 06/04/2024 Industry: Skilled Labor Job Number: BT48878764

Job Description

Monday – Friday
9:00 pm – 7:00 am 
$26.81 per hour with $1.00 shift differential 

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on all plant and production equipment.
  • Performs some diagnosis, testing, disassembly, inspecting, repair and re-assembly of plant equipment or components such as hydraulic machines, presses, shears, (hydraulic, mechanical and electrical), cranes, drill presses and components.
  • Assists proper replacement and or adjustment of mechanical clutches, drive trains, etc.
  • Will require fabrication of fixtures (welding, cutting, brazing and surface applications).
  • Assists major and general repairs on all equipment. Incumbent performs skilled and technical work in areas of installation, maintenance, and repair of electrical equipment.
  • Installs power distribution equipment, including high and low voltage systems.
  • Installs all types of power distribution equipment including switchgear, I-lines, bus ways, gutters, disconnects, conduits and cables in accordance with National Electrical Code.
  • Installs controllers and control equipment.  Incumbent performs minor electrical functions which include installation and repair of lighting, repair of small fixtures, appliances, welders, wire feeders and motors, changing fuses and general house cleaning.
  • Performs electrical troubleshooting and repair on all plant and production equipment.
  • Trouble shoots pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical issues when related to electrical problems.
  • Types of equipment serviced include: cranes, lathes, drills, presses, shears, high frequency induction equipment, and distribution equipment.  
  • Uses troubleshooting aids such as volt, ohm and amp meters, etc.  Efficiently and safely performs service work with little or no supervision.
  • Checks machines for faulty wiring, excessively worn parts and unsafe conditions.
  • Checks, diagnoses, and repairs failed electrical circuits, due to component failures.
  • Graduate of a technical school or apprenticeship program in a related field in Electrical Maintenance.
  • Math skills, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and fractions are used to compute power, current, voltage, resistance, etc.  
  • Read and understand electrical schematics, blueprints and National Electrical Codes are used to comprehend complex electrical circuits both AC and DC.
  • Knows and understands the various types of components used in an industrial environment such as disconnects, motor starters, relays, contactors, motors, transformers, switches (proximity and mechanical), timers, circuit protection, solenoids, etc.
  • Have the mechanical skills to fabricate electrical panels, cut and bend conduit, install the electrical equipment, pull wires, etc. that are common to the trade.
  • Understands the operation of welders and how to repair them.  Requires knowledge of rectifiers and SCRs.
  • Prior maintenance experience.
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