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Maintenance Electrician (PLC) in Columbia, SC at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 9/29/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: 27342BR

Job Responsibilities:

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 an Electrician B in our department.

In this position, an Electrician B can expect to be responsible for the following:

  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair electrical components and controls of plant equipment, machinery and facilities.
  • Direct and assist in training lower classified electricians when assigned.
  • Troubleshoot and repair solid state, relay‑based, and air logic control systems.
  • Install, maintain and repair switches, junction boxes, wire, control panels, various AC & DC motors, generators, and controllers.
  • Install, maintain and troubleshoot programmable logic controllers and various equipment control systems.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on all electrical systems.
  • Diagnose equipment trouble and make necessary repairs.
  • Install and repair electrical distribution systems.
  • Read and update electrical schematics.
  • Know and apply local and national electrical code.
  • Maintain equipment and leave work area in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Adhere to accountability, criticality, safety, security and hygiene procedures.
  • Perform traceability function as required.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate for this position will possess the following:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of applicable experience required.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of complex electrical control systems, such as: solid state, PLC, and relay based systems acquired either through appropriate course work or equivalent work experience.
  • Satisfactory performance in present position.
  • Know and apply local and national electrical code.
  • Must be able to climb and work off of scaffolding.


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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