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Maintenance Electrician, Plant, Concrete Industries, Lincoln, NE

NEBCO, Inc. Lincoln, NE

Job Description


Maintenance Electrician

Company: Concrete Industries, Inc. Department: Plant / Maintenance / Lincoln


This position assists in performing all the necessary routine and required electrical maintenance

on plant machinery, equipment along with physical general and building maintenance.

The Electrician will perform all duties as assigned to keep the equipment, grounds and facility

 in good operating order in compliance with applicable codes, standards, safety

and environment regulations by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely.

Keep records of labor and materials.

Coordinates with management and other trades for the purpose of completing projects/work order efficiently.

Plan and prioritize jobs to ensure deadlines are met and emergencies are handled appropriately.

Assures all work performed meets the regulations of the National Electrical Code (NEC).

Ensure plants meets all electrical needs within Company, National Electrical Code (NEC), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

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.

Performs a wide variety of semi-skilled/skilled electrical related activities for the purpose of ensuring that maintenance issues are resolved and projects are completed in a safe, effective and timely manner.

Researches new products, techniques, for the purpose of previewing products to provide recommendations regarding applications and purchases.

Perform high voltage switching and operate generators in support of operations.

Responsible for station lockout/tagout procedures as mandated by company policy.

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

Complete repair logs.  Maintains assigned tools and equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of item in safe operating condition.

On-call duties as defined.  Other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:                  

High school diploma, GED or equivalent. A vocational/technical diploma preferred and 5 years construction related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.  Requires the apprentice to become and remain registered with the State and to be enrolled in an approved apprenticeship program for the on-the- job training hours that they work to count toward taking their Journeyman test.

Communication Skills:   

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals and blueprints consistent with the duties of this position. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, staff and the general public consistent with the duties of this position. Ability to read and comprehend work orders, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and the company safety manual.  Ability to understand work direction, yet work independently.

Mathematical Skills:     

Must understand basic numbers and math.              

Reasoning Ability:             

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists consistent with the duties of this position.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form consistent with the duties of this position. Must be able to distinguish between safe and unsafe conditions.

Computer Skills:                   

Minimal computer skills required.  May be required to update department work files on occasion.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Must be able to pass respiratory function test for working in confined areas.  Valid NE driver’s license and be insurable under the company’s insurance plan. Completion of a recognized vocational education program in electrical or industrial electrical or industrial training or completion of a recognized Electrical Apprenticeship Program and three out of the last five years’ journey-level experience as an electrician in the industrial maintenance field.

Other Skills and Abilities:

The incumbent is expected to work for completeness and workmanship.  Must have a good sense of detail and work to maintain a clean and safe plant environment.  Ability to operate hand tools and appropriate electrical tools.  Problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is moderate.  Must be able to adapt to changing work priorities.  Will deal with high voltage, three phase systems with voltage levels to 4160V, & 2400V.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly required to stand and frequently is required to walk, talk and hear, and use fingers, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms, kneel and crouch. Will occasionally work on ladders or scaffolding at heights up to twenty (20) feet. The employee may lift up to 50 lbs. daily as well as, lifting heavy objects in awkward and confined spaces using proper lifting and rigging techniques. The employee is subject to exposure to fumes, dust and high levels of vibration. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and depth perception. Employees are required to wear protective safety gear and eye protection.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions, may be extreme hot or cold.  Must wear any protective devices as required by the company safety policies relating to the assignment being performed.  The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.  This is a year round job.  Hours may vary based on daily production requirements and emergency requirements.  Occasional weekend and holiday work will be required.  Must be reliable, and have a good attendance record.  This is a non-smoking environment and campus.

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment. 

Maintenance Electrician

Company: Concrete Industries, Inc. Department: Plant / Maintenance / Lincoln

An EEO Employer

Job Details

Date Posted October 21, 2019
Date Closes December 18, 2019
Address 6301 Fletcher
Located In Lincoln, NE
Work At Plant Operations
Department Maintenance
Function Plant Support Functions
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $20.00 - $25.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Shift Daytime
Hours 40+ hours per week; Day shift
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 47-2111.00 Electricians
Zipcode 68507
Name Lin Blodgett, Human Resources, Monte Polivka, Matt Rudolph
Address 6301 Fletcher
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68507
Phone 402-434-1212

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Electrical Wiring
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Electrical Maintenance Technician

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