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Reliability Electrician III at Shaw Industries, Inc.

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Central, South Carolina

Job Description:

Title: Reliability Electrician III - Plant 8T - D Shift

Position Overview:

To maintain and ensure capacity of equipment assets in assigned areas of responsibility that impact optimal efficiencies at lowest reasonable cost.


  • Execution of assigned tasks and duties with focus on:

    • Safe work practices.

    • High quality, precision work with a customer service orientation in support of "GreatProducts & Service"

    • Adherence to standards and best practice application acquired through training and work experience.

  • Grow in knowledge of maintenance practices and equipment performance, understanding their impact on manufacturing processes and business objectives.

  • Provide feedback on job assignment needs and improvement opportunities with peers and leadership.

  • Maintain manufacturing process and support equipment to highest, reasonable performance levels to include electrical systems including, but not limited to:

    • Electrical system components - MCC's, inverters, motors, etc.

    • Control systems -PLC's, robotics, and other associated automation equipment

    • Troubleshoot and execute repairs of equipment causing or contributing to safety, quality, downtime/productivity opportunities and issues.

    • Differentiate between cause types when troubleshooting among product, process, mechanical, and electrical contributors.

    • Communicate findings, identifying potential causes, and correction steps to operations and maintenance leadership.

    • Verify and provide feedback on needed updates to electrical schematics.

  • Execute proactive maintenance plans on assigned equipment to include:

    • Preventive Maintenance(PM) - inspection & measurement of equipment components for proper function applying specifications, drawings, and written instruction on pre-defined schedules.

    • Condition Maintenance(CM) repair and replacement of components identified as requiring attention through PM & PdM activities based on detailed job plans, including development of detailed job plans and ensuring any necessary updates to schematics are noted with updates requested to appropriate resources.

  • Execute assigned or scheduled work orders in support of projects and process improvement (PI)efforts identified as critical to business objectives.

  • Install and replace motors, drives, controls, starters, communication systems, PLC, and other manufacturing and facility related equipment.

  • Mentor Reliability Electrician II's in development of needed skills, while continuing to strengthen personal skills through assisting Reliability Electrician IV's-V'sin installation, upgrades, and removal of general electrical systems


  • Safety practices -LOTO, Confined Space, PPE, Hot Work, PIT, Fall Protection, Hoisting& Rigging

  • Calculator and Computer application work order documentation, parts requisitioning

  • Measurement units, techniques and application of appropriate tools including DMM's, megger meters, tachometers, network cable testing, etc.

  • Math skills to include

    • Arithmetic

    • Application of formulas such as current, voltage, etc.

    • Conversion of measurement units

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics/prints and make simple sketches

  • Identification and proper use of tools, focused on selection of the right tool for work assignment application

  • Working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC)

  • Basic understanding of e-stop systems

  • Basic troubleshootingof electrical components such as, but not limited to PLC's, AC & DC drives,relay logic, single loop controllers, pneumatics & hydraulics

  • Ability to size wireand components for specific single & 3 phase circuits

  • Understanding of PLCoperation


  • Work Standards

  • Solve Problems

  • Build Customer Satisfaction

  • Collaborate