Position: Electrician

Reports To: Electrical Maintenance Supervisor

Department: Maintenance

Date Issued: December 30, 2013

COMPETENCIES: (i.e., to be defined in terms of required education, training, skills, and/or experience)

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Journeyman Industrial Electrician or equivalent (4-5 years’ experience minimum)
  • Experience with heavy industrial equipment (i.e., Cranes, Forklifts, Presses, Furnaces)
  • Familiarity with Allen-Bradley components
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Windows 7 and XP
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Willingness to work with others as a team as well as ability to work alone

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: (i.e., functions, authorities, tasks, etc.)

  • Responsible for planning, lay out, installation and maintenance of complex electrical equipment such as automatic controls, generating equipment, large switchboards, motors, and other AC and DC equipment
  • Establish secondary distribution centers, balance loads, and install all sizes of conduit pipe and wire circuits having a large number of units and connections
  • Troubleshoot and remedy electrical issues
  • Comply with prescribed safety regulations and established codes
  • Work from wiring diagrams and schematic drawing and use electrical measuring and testing devices
  • Diagnose and repair electronic circuits, test resistors, capacitors, relays, electronic components and electronic tubes
  • Perform periodic inspections of electrical equipment
  • Perform minor Millwright work (move motors, remove guards, etc.)
  • Change brushes and recondition copper commutators
  • Able to reading electrical prints/drawings.
  • Knows electronic components such as relays, switches (many types and contact configurations), motor starters, transformers, fuses, etc…
  • Familiar with PLC programming and able to read ladder logic (primarily Allen Bradly slc 500 and 5000) 
  • Familiar with AC and DC drives.
  • Focused on safety and lock and tag out procedures.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned
  • Comply with the Company’s quality management system requirements

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS: (i.e., optional – primary contacts/interfaces internally and externally)

  • Interface with all levels of the organization and outside contractors


Join our team of aluminum industry professionals today!


“Skana is not a family company, but a company of families.”

Tom Testwuide, President & CEO

“I am blessed to have a job I actually look forward to, even on a Monday morning! Good job, great people…”

Johnny M., Production

“A good management team makes working here very enjoyable!”

Kim B., Logistics

Skana Aluminum’s Values

Our company culture is one of our top priorities and is guided by these set of values:

  • Respect – For our customers, suppliers, stakeholders, environment and each other

  • Safety – Be pro-active with safety, health and environmentally focused programs for the benefit of all of us, our operations and surroundings
  • Quality – Consistent adherence to customer specifications and delivery schedules
  • Passion – Dependability and belief in the Dignity of Work
  • Consistency – In communication, processes and procedures
  • Fun – Working with each other solving challenges and sharing success with all!

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