Master Electrician

Job Summary:

Responsible for performing all phases of electrical & instrumentation control maintenance throughout the plant safely and effectively.

Principal Responsibilities:      

  • Perform all electrical & instrumentation maintenance including but not limited to preventive, corrective, and emergency repairs on all equipment.
  • Perform installation of new or replacement electrical and instrumentation equipment, as well electrical construction.
  • Locate, troubleshoot, and repair electrical & instrumentation and control system malfunctions. Document problems and results and report them to Group Leader.
  • Follow standard safety procedures, correct safety, and environmental hazards, and report them to the appropriate supervisor.
  • Monitor all electrical equipment to ensure safe operation. Determine the need for equipment repair or modifications and plan repair schedule.
  • Calibrate mechanical and electrical instrumentation and document results.
  • Complete work orders based on priority and schedule.
  • Conduct predictive analysis with electrical & instrumentation systems and equipment.
  • Program and /or input software changes in PLC’s or computerized system equipment for operations or maintenance as required.
  • Proficiency in the repair of relays, switches, VFDs, supervisory controls, and indicating and recording instruments.
  • Research problem causes equipment failures and alternate systems.
  • Oversee, train, and direct other Electricians and Journeyman Electricians.
  • Complete necessarily training programs within the time frame allowed.
  • Maintain a clean work area at all times.
  • Maintain daily work log with work descriptions, time entry, and any additional information requested by supervisor.
  • Be available to work overtime on an emergency basis or as directed by the supervisor.
  • Respond to call-ins for emergency repair work and perform on-call duty based on rotational schedule or as directed by supervisor.


  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Proficient knowledge of Electrical & Instrumentation; electrical equipment functioning; electrical operating procedures and standards to support cost-effective, safe and efficient equipment and instrumentation maintenance, repair.
  • Basic knowledge of Mechanical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic equipment to support safe and efficient minor equipment repair.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local electric codes and environmental permit regulations pertaining to electrical & instrumentation functioning.
  • Knowledge and understanding of all federal, state, local, and company safety procedures and ability to execute same.
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards connected with general plant practices with an emphasis on the necessity of safety policy compliance.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and work from electrical and electronic blueprints.
  • Ability to understand verbal & written instructions in English including, but not limited to the ability to read and comprehend instruction manuals, instruction sheets, technical data, work orders, training manuals, and other verbal/computer-based training.
  • Knowledgeable in electrical and electromechanical devices to perform and direct diverse tasks involving but not limited to motors, panels, portable equipment, and tools, etc.
  • Proficiency in the repair of relays, switches, VFDs, supervisory controls, and indicating and recording instruments.
  • Basic computer knowledge.

Essential Functions:

  • Ability to access confined spaces thru standard manways.
  • Ascend and descend stairs and stationary vertical ladders as part of normal work activity and emergency egress situations.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to move about all areas of the plant, including catwalks, deck grating and uneven surfaces.

Equipment Used:

  • Operate manual and/or power hand tools and power equipment (i.e. industrial forklift and man lift) in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to communicate on the radio during noise interference.  
  • Ability to work under adverse conditions that may require the use of company-provided personal protective equipment.

Upon Completion:

Once you have applied, please fill out these brief (25-35 minutes total) skill assessments at the following link to be considered for this position:

Application Manager