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Electrician in Blairsville, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job ID: 25972BR

Energize your career with Westinghouse Electric Company! Our commitment to safe, clean nuclear energy is second to none, and we’re proud of our rich heritage of technical innovation and commitment to our global customers’ success. If you are interested in being a part of a company that values exceeding customer expectations and providing future generations around the globe with emission-free energy, we want to hear from you.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a journeyman Electrician at our Blairsville facility. If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability for advancement and career growth, look to Westinghouse Electric Company.
In this position an Electrician will:
  • Plan, layout and execute jobs.
  • Construct, maintain, repair, troubleshoot and install electrical equipment, systems and components including motors, process pumps and controls, programmable logic controls, building construction / distribution systems and handling equipment (excluding certified/calibrated instruments). Typical systems include controls (Allen Bradley, GE, Westinghouse PLC’s), Variable Frequency Drives (AC / DC), Field devices (Switches, contactors, flow sensors, level sensors, E-stop circuits), Production furnace heating systems, Industrial Wastewater and sanitary control systems, overhead cranes, mobile equipment, overhead doors, conveyor transport systems, robotics, power distribution systems from 4160/480/120.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

Please know, your application will only be considered if it is completed and submitted via the Westinghouse careers website.

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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:
  • Journeyman Electrician Certification
  • Five (5) years electrical craft experience, three (3) of which must be in electrical industrial maintenance.
  • Diploma or applicable education from a trade or technical school in electrical industrial maintenance may qualify for part of experience requirement.
  • Basic knowledge, variable frequency drives and SCR power controllers or equivalent.
  • Experience using normal trade test tools, including meggers, oscilloscopes, Motor surge testing, etc.
  • Lighting experience and understanding of different lighting systems and controls.
  • Knowledge and experience with electronic controls, electronic devices, SCR, operational amplifiers, diodes, capacitors, transistors, etc.
  • Electrical Controls ELWT5, motor theory AC & DC, ELWT4, National Electrical Code, ELWT3, Power Distribution.
  • Knowledge and experience with transformers and connection configuration, troubleshooting, voltages up to 480 three phase. High voltage not a must for experience, but some basic knowledge is preferred (4160).
  • Principles of AC and DC theory.

Westinghouse Electric Company is a group company of Toshiba Corporation


Employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability, Life & Accident Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k) Savings Plan, and Paid Vacation. We also offer a number of work/life programs such as flextime and a variety of training and development opportunities.


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