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Electrician in Fairless Hills, PA at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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1) Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.

2) Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.

3) Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components.

4) Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.

5) Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.

6) Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.

7) Maintain current electrician's license or identification card to meet governmental regulations.

8) Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.

9) Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.

10) Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.

11) Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps.

12) Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.

13) Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.

14) Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools.

15) Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.

16) Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.

17) Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.

18) Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.

19) Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.

20) Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services.

Responsibilities 1) Installation -- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

2) Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

3) Active Listening -- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

4) Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.

5) Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

6) Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

7) Judgment and Decision Making -- Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

8) Time Management -- Managing one's own time and the time of others.

9) Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems.

10) Active Learning -- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.

11) Speaking -- Talking to others to convey information effectively.

12) Coordination -- Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.

13) Critical Thinking -- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

14) Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.

15) Learning Strategies -- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

16) Complex Problem Solving -- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

17) Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.


Qualifications High school diploma or general education degree (GED) with 2 yr. Electronic/Electrical Apprentice program or Technical School graduate in Electronics/Electrical program or 2 yr Associates in Electronic/electrical and 2 plus years related experience.

Morton Salt is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics






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