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BALL CORPORATION

Fort Worth , TX
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Electrician

BALL CORPORATION
Fort Worth, TX Full-time
Posted on January 31, 2019

Electrician

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 18,500 people worldwide and reported 2017 net sales of $11 billion. For more information, visit www.ball.com, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

  • Installs and maintains high-speed, industrial process equipment for can and/or end making, power, lighting, control, and PLC logic controls for all production process and control equipment.
  • Troubleshoots, adjusts, and repairs all electrical equipment, components, transducers, and complex timing and inspection devices.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on assigned electrical systems.
  • Identifies inefficiencies and potential electrical problems and coordinates through supervisor to resolve.
  • Diagnoses causes of malfunctions and corrects through programmable logic controls. Ensures efficient equipment operation through proper line control programming and proactively suggests methods to improve line performance.
  • Installs and troubleshoots facility power distribution and lighting services.
  • May travel to other plant locations to assist with projects.
  • Must display competent ability to wire, assemble, and layout electrical/electronic systems in an extremely neat and professional manner and conform to Ball wiring specifications.
  • Updates wiring schematics and computer program printouts.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.
  • Maintains daily log books and records.
  • Initiates, reviews, and follows all standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility.
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.
  • Required to work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday, working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required between the assigned start and end times of work.
  • Performs duties without posing a direct threat to anyone or to property. Direct threat is defined as a signifi­cant risk of substantial harm that cannot be eliminated or reduced to an acceptable level by reasonable accommodation.
  • Assures and maintains safe and healthful working conditions while enforcing safety rules and regulations.
  • Ability to work independently within parameters set by management.

Position Requirements

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education, General Education Development (GED), or through equivalent work experience
  • Prefer Electrical degree or training from technical school.
  • Job-related experience for 3 years minimum.
  • PLC experience required.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:  nomenclature of all assigned equipment; solid state circuitry, electronics, electrical-mechanical devices, transmission systems, interface units, AC/DC motors, wiring diagrams and schematics, computers and inspection and digital devices.
  • Ability to apply  evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard electrical/electronic techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Must possess a thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • Ability to effectively instruct and train personnel.
  • Ability to use basic hand and power tools.
  • Ability to use electronic test equipment.
  • Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics, electronics, and electrical.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Performs general electrical work, i.e., conduit, wire sizing, pulling wire, and construction.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to concentrate and pay attention to detail.
  • Must have sufficient endurance to perform tasks over long periods of time.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Maintains awareness and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.
  • Works in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to withstand high ambient temperature at times.
  • This position is exposed to occupational hazards, including but not limited to, high noise levels, physical obstacles, exposure to chemicals, etc.
  • Requires working with or near energized 480 VAC circuits.
  • Must wear appropriate safety glasses, hearing protection, clothing, and footwear in appropriate areas and follow safety practices.
  • Works in confined area(s).
  • Works alone at times.

  

Please apply on our careers page at https://careers.ball.com use the advance search an enter  Fort Worth, Tx location.