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General Electric Journeyman Electrician General in West Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Description Summary

Job Description

Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions Include:

  • Perform a wide variety of electrical and/or electronic installations, troubleshooting, maintenance work on plant electrical systems and equipment (including Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and robotics) involved in production and testing to insure power, lighting and test reliability.

  • Install complex circuits and distribution centers in conformance with plans and codes. Install switches, panels, electronic devices and other gear necessary for central and subsidiary controls

  • Maintain substations.

  • Troubleshoot (i.e., determine source of problem and make corrections) electrical and electronic malfunctions repairing or replacing defective apparatus.

  • Work from wire diagrams, schematic drawings and codebook; complete Work Orders as required or directed

  • Use all required electrical and electronic measuring and test devices. Comply with prescribed safety precautions.

  • Work from general oral and/or written instructions to complete projects with little or no direction from others.

  • Requires a broad knowledge of applied trade practices and techniques.

  • Provide technical direction and lay out work for electricians of lower classifications.

The above statements reflect a general description of the major functions of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the classifications.

Required Qualifications:

  • Have completed State of Wisconsin indentured apprentice program as an Electrician.

  • Have and maintain a license to install, repair and maintain electrical wiring in the State of WI

  • Have demonstrated working knowledge of AC/DC theory at the level of application necessary to set up, operate, and repair electrical/electronic instrumentation and equipment (such knowledge will usually be obtained in advanced electrical/electronic college level courses).

  • Must be free of physical impairments, which would limit the individual’s ability to safely work from platforms and ladders; must not have acrophobia.

  • Able to discriminate visually to perform various checks*

  • Able to discriminate auditorially to perform noise checks*

  • Able to discriminate via sense of smell all necessary checks*

  • Bending motions from waist required*

  • Able to handle/lift/push/pull various assemblies*

  • Able to push/pull/lift 50 lbs on a repetitive basis without assistance*

  • Repetitive hand and wrist motion required*

  • Must be able to work in confined areas, cannot be claustrophobic*

  • Extended period of standing/sitting*

  • The above listed physical elements are generic to the overall job classification and may vary by individual job assignments.

Quality Specific Goals:

Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required

Possible Job Locations:

  • Milwaukee, WI

  • Waukesha, WI

Possible Shifts:

  • 1st Shift

  • 2nd Shift

  • 3rd Shift