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Electrician

companyVeolia
locationAlpharetta, GA, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Company Description

About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water, and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website www.veolianorthamerica.com.

Job Description

BENEFITS

Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. 

Position Purpose: 

The Electrician performs a variety of maintenance functions at water treatment plant in Johns Creek, GA.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Engages in electrical installation projects and maintenance of existing electrical, electronic, instrumentation and controls, and service equipment.
  • Performs complex circuit diagnoses and troubleshooting.  
  • Works with other departments of the Company as assigned.
  • Interprets plans and specifications for projects
  • Performs installation of 480 volt and lower voltage circuits for power and lighting.
  • Works independently or with contractor to maintain high voltage circuits.
  • Installs electrical and electronic equipment according to the plans and specifications.
  • Lays out work to be performed after diagnosing and troubleshooting problems.
  • Determines and performs necessary repairs to electric power and lighting circuits and electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Performs tests for temperature, vibration, noise, current, voltage, insulation level, and calibration as required.
  • Performs high voltage switching and operate generators in support of operations.
  • Adjusts, lubricates, and repairs small motors, motor controllers, telemetry equipment, PLC  equipment, metering equipment, water treatment equipment, transmission and distribution equipment including pumps, standby engines, heating and ventilation equipment, bleeder valves, motor wells, battery sets and chargers, and generators.
  • Handles materials and equipment such as electric, electronic, and environmental test equipment, portable hand and electric tools, and pumping units, etc.
  • Ensures the documentation of equipment maintenance history through the use of the Computerized Maintenance System (CMS).
  • Works independently or with operation personnel, contractors as required.
  • Submits requisitions for tools and materials; ensures inventory used is documented in the CMS.
  • Develops or modifies Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMP's).
  • Assists in training personnel as assigned.
  • Performs routine checks on SCADA system alarms to ensure function.
  • Responsible for station lockout/tag out procedures as mandated by company policy.

Qualifications

Education/Experience/Background:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.
  • Associates degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Two to three years of experience OR combination of education and experience.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to undertake additional education to update skills as needed.
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code.
  • Knowledge of medium and low voltage power and lighting circuits.
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controllers (PLC).
  • Knowledge of Company safety and environmental procedures.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer and appropriate software.
  • Ability to participate in the Company's Respiratory Protection Program.
  • Knowledge of applicable OSHA standards.
  • Ability to maintain responsible use and care of hand tools furnished by the Company.
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints and wiring schematics.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
  • Knowledge and understanding of SCADA system operation.
  • Ability to diagnose control failures related to power or communications.
  • Leadership ability and dependability in performance of duties when working alone.
  • Ability to read and interpret operations and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to work with CMS maintenance program.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

  • Valid State of Georgia driver’s license.
  • Will be encouraged to acquire State Approved Electrical Contractor – None restricted License. (Training and exam fees will be paid for).

Physical Requirements:

  • Climbing, standing, bending, lifting heavy objects in awkward and confined spaces using proper lifting and rigging techniques.

Additional Information

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

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