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

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

Kim B., Logistics

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

Johnny M., Production

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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