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Electrical Maintenance Engineer - 3rd Shift in Blairsville, PA at Westinghouse Electric Company

Date Posted: 8/17/2018

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Job ID: 26605BR

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 Maintenance Engineer in our Blairsville Facility.

In this position, the Maintenance Engineer is responsible for leading the Third Shift Maintenance department. This position reports directly to the Site Maintenance Manager. Responsibilities include both Supervisory and Engineering functions. This position will work with other professionals as well as the Maintenance core team in order to improve production facilities, reduce the incidence of costly breakdowns and develop strategies to improve overall reliability and safety of the plant, personnel and production processes. This position is expected to analyze and resolve electrical, instrumentation, controls, logic and mechanical issues on production equipment.

•Safety: Continual review, enforcement, and enhancement of worker safety via floor level observations, procedure adherence, and use of Human Performance Tools.
•Recordkeeping: Building and maintenance of yearly craft vacation schedules and daily time keeping and approval.
•Training: Developing / Enhancing direct reports skill-set through in-house training and / or recommended specialized training.
•Troubleshooting: Continuous running of equipment and machinery, identifying a problem, deduce its causes in the shortest time possible and put measures in place to prevent the problem from recurring
•Designing Maintenance strategies, procedures and methods
•Controlling maintenance tools, stores, and equipment
•Writing maintenance strategies to help with installation, commissioning and troubleshooting guidelines
•Dealing with emergencies, unplanned problems and repairs
•Carrying out quality and efficiency inspections on jobs
•Carrying out routine scheduled maintenance work and reviewing completed work for expected outcome
•Arranging procurement of emergent parts needs
•Monitoring, controlling, and improving maintenance costs
•Schedule daily work activities for maintenance crafts to ensure coverage of the machinery and equipment in case of breakdown
•Working with specialized equipment such as PLC’s, Servo’s and VFD’s which control machinery on factory assembly lines
•Project manage equipment installations, shutdowns, and maintenance rebuilds
•Plan, organize, assign, direct, and monitor assigned personnel.
•Establish working relationships with union leadership to insure a cooperative environment.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability
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Minimum Requirements:

A successful candidate will have:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or an Electro-Mechanical Engineering degree with 3+ years electrical maintenance experience.
  • Candidate must also be familiar with and/or have experience with the following: Experience with AC and DC drives and motors, servo drives, instrumentation and controls.
  • Ability to read, interpret and update electrical drawings. Familiarity with PLC ladder logic and hardware configuration.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to ensure multiple assignments are completed properly and on time.
  • Able to effectively multi-task and handle changing work assignments, schedules, and priorities.
  • Experience supervising in a union environment is a plus.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office is required and SAP-PM is preferred.


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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