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Company: Alcoa
Location: Newburgh, IN
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace

Description

Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate.

PRIMARY FUNCTION OF THE JOB:

Install, repair, construct, test, adjust and service computers (including main frame and CPUs), electrical/electronic, recording/control, refrigeration/air conditioning equipment and  all other systems located at a Power Plant.

MATERIALS USED, PROCESSED, AND HANDLED:

High Voltage wire, cable, conduit, fittings and fasteners, insulation; soldering, welding and brazing materials and gas supplies; solvents and cleaning materials, lubricants, in natural and refrigeration gases, chlorine and ether; aluminum oxide and mercury; electrical/electronic/computer equipment and parts, fiber optics.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Power and manual hand tools, saws, drill presses, sanders, threading machine, pipe benders, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, shears; soldering, brazing, welding and cutting equipment, mechanical taping equipment; ladders and scaffolding, hoists, cranes and industrial vehicles; wet/dry cleaning equipment; hydraulic jacks and bearing pullers; electric/electronic and mechanical fitting equipment; vacuum pumps, thermocouples; two-way radios; measuring and testing equipment such as scales, thermometers, gauges, micrometers, pyrometers, psychrometers, gas analyzer, calibrate furnace, voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, watt meters, frequency meters and signal generators, oscilloscopes, vibration analyzers, ultrasonic tests, and special recording and digital test equipment, inferred, broad band network, surface quality monitoring systems, Simplex fire alarm system, Phoenix control system.

DIRECTION EXERCISED:

               Occasionally.

DUTIES AND WORKING PROCEDURE:

  • Diagnose and correct problems.
  • Design, install, repair, inspect, test, calibrate, adjust, maintain, modify, construct, clean and service electrical/electronic/pneumatic, recording/control, and refrigeration/air conditioning systems.
  • Plan working procedures using prints, drawings, diagrams, manuals and codes.
  • Perform layout, assembly, and wiring of component parts in installation, replacement and repair of systems and equipment;      make sketches for fabrication of repair parts.
  • Conduct and record tests such as ultrasonic inspection, vibration analysis, temperature and combustion surveys.
  • Change charts and ink cartridge on recorders.
  • Erect and remove ladders and scaffolding used in connection with work; operate required material handling equipment/vehicles.
  • Keep necessary records and logs such as labor distribution cards, calibration and calculation records.
  • Recycle refrigerant per EPA standards (cert.)
  • Repair personal computers.
  • Record failure analysis/root cause.
  • Order parts.
  • Set up work tickets.
  • Certify in CPR training.
  • Use CADD to update drawings.
  • Documentation of measurement equipment calibration.
  • Troubleshoot via computer.

Basic Qualifications:

High School education.  Minimum of 3 years experience as journeyman maintaining AC-DC motors, controls, instrumentation, combustion, metering, process control, power distribution and schematics.  Must be able and willing to work all shifts, including rotating.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in industrial electrical maintenance.  Graduate of an approved apprentice program preferred.  If not, technical training beyond high school is desired. 


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