Maintenance General Electrician in Lafayette, IN at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/24/2019

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Job Description

Arconic is seeking General Electrician to join our Aluminum Extrusion (AEX)  business unit in Lafayette, IN.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value. 
Arconic Aluminum Extrusion serves the global aerospace and automotive markets with the most specialized engineering, highest quality, and the greatest breadth and depth of forgings and extrusions. Our vertically integrated capabilities and deep materials science expertise in aluminum and titanium structural casting is taking the industry to new heights. AEX is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE: ARNC).


Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary Functions of the Job
  • Install, inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electrical and electronic equipment and systems including recording/controlling equipment including computer peripherals.
  • Refrigeration/air-conditioning, pyrometric and combustion equipment; power generation, rectifying, and distribution systems.
Materials Used, Processed and Handled
  • All types of wire, cable, fiber optic, conduit, fittings, fasteners, and composition and insulating materials.
  • Soldering, welding, and brazing materials.
  • Solvents, cleaning materials and acids, lubricants and transformer oils, inks.
  • Natural, refrigeration, and various other gases such as nitrogen, chlorine and ether.
  • Adhesives, paint, aluminum oxide and mercury; all types of electrical and electronic equipment and parts.
Tools and Equipment Used
  • Various poser and manual hand tools common to the trade, saws, drill presses, sanders, lathes, threading machines, pipe benders, soldering, brazing, welding, and cutting equipment, mechanical taping equipment.
  • Ladders, and scaffolding, cranes, man lifts, earth angers, line trucks and industrial vehicles.
  • Wet/dry cleaning equipment.
  • Bearing pullers, vacuum pumps, coil winders, thermocouples, two-way radios, various measuring and testing equipment such as thermometers, micrometers, voltmeters, ammeters, frequency meters, pyrometers, psychrometers, gas analyzer, signal generators, oscilloscopes, vibration analyzers, ultrasonic testers, infrared equipment, and other special recording and alignment equipment.
  • Various types of safety devices; video display terminals and program units.
  • Must be willing to work any shift
Basic Qualifications:
  • Candidate must have a Journeyman Certificate with experience in Industrial Electricity. 
  • Experience required in installation and troubleshooting of PLC’s, CNC equipment, A.C./D.C. servo systems, A.C. frequency drives, power distribution and electrohydraulic systems. 
  • Capable of installing and debugging new or retrofitted automation equipment and able to modify or write PLC logic. -Or a Journeyman’s card (A Department of Labor Certificate or Equal).  Testing and a skills demonstration will be required.  Permanent employment subject to a probation period not to exceed 6 months.
  • If you are not currently working as a general electrician, proof of experience and/or a copy of your Journeyman’s card must accompany your bid.
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


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