Electrical & Instrumentation

Posted on 2016-12-20



Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as robots,

conveyors, and programmable controllers.

Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines

and equipment.

Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged

or broken wires and cables.

Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers, such as

Maintenance to diagnose malfunction.

Replaces faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing


Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.

Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors.

Pushes buttons and presses keys on robot controller, teach pendant, and programmable controller to program

automated machinery, such as robots, to operate automated machinery, to test for malfunctions, and to verify


Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings.

Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.

Performs all tasks as an electrical and mechanical nature necessary to test, calibrate, repair, rebuild, maintain,

modify or install electrical equipment. Has a thorough working knowledge of process and electrical test

equipment, its use and its care, and be capable of using his equipment or diagnosing and trouble shooting of all

electrical systems and instruments.

Has a good knowledge of National Electrical Code, ISA process and is capable of reading bill of materials,

blueprints and electrical schematics, ladder diagram and programmable logic. Adheres to specifications and

technical manuals.

Make sure proper disconnects are locked out and circuits are dead when work is to be performed on electrical

controlled devices by himself or others.

Must know the standard Tag, Lock Out & Try procedure.

Work on electronic equipment related to the electrical installation within the limits assigned by technical


manuals and manufacturer specifications.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies :

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information

skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even

when dealing with emotional topics.

Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities;

Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views;

Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own

interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to


Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies

feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when

absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions;

Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; Completes tasks on time

or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.