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Electrical Technician

Company:
Kaman Fluid Power
Location:
Greenfield, Indiana, 46140, United States
Posted:
November 21, 2016
Description:

Summary: Performs any combination of the following tasks to assemble electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems. Reads work orders, electrical schematics, blueprints, production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed.

Responsibilities:

PRIMARY:

•Interprets electrical and mechanical diagrams & drawings required of assembly of industrial control panels that conform to both customer and industry standards.

•Perform layout for fabrication / modification of metal, plastic, and fiberglass enclosures.

•Mount electrical components including: drives, servos, PC’s, PLC’s, circuit breakers, transformers, relays, contractors, terminals, fuse boxes or any other required industrial control devices.

•Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device.

•Assembles and attaches hardware, such as caps, clamps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies.

•Crimps, screws, bolts, rivets, solders, cements, press fits, or perform similar operations to join or secure parts in place, using hand tools, power tools, and automation equipment.

•Perform wiring of electrical components & labeling of all devices and wires.

•Rely on prior experience, training, engineering and data charts to make wiring decisions related to size, color and routing.

•Cuts, strips, bends, and forms wire cable and conduit used to connect circuits and subassemblies.

•Solders connections and crimps connectors to wire ends.

•Performs in production inspection, conducts functional and continuity tests of electrical assemblies, components, wire harness, and plugs, using an ohmmeter, test lights, and other electrical testing instruments to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.

•Maintain company standards for quality

•Exercise safe work habits & maintain a clean and safe working area

SECONDARY:

•Miscellaneous duties as assigned (ie. Cable assemblies; shipping & receiving, light fabrications)

•During periods of economic downturn temporary reassignment of duties may be necessary

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

Education – Minimum of a High school diploma or GED.

Experience

•Minimum of the ability to read and comprehend procedures written in English.

•Good written and oral communication skills preferred.

•Familiarity with personal computers preferred

•Valid driver’s license required.

Physical Requirements

Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.

Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, reach within hands and arms length, stoop, kneel, and crouch.

Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 25pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

Specific vision requirements include close vision and color vision. Employee must pass visual acuity test (Jaeger) on annual basis.