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Electrical Assembly

$23.00 – $33.00 hourly

NSH USA Corporation

Last Updated: 10/10/21

Job Description

The Specialist Track – Electrical Assembly position assembles, installs, maintains, and repairs specialized electrical systems as part of the machine tool manufacturing process.

Personnel in the Specialist Track are direct labor personnel who are highly skilled in a specific trade who may also have limited skills in other trades and add value inside the manufacturing environment. This is a non-exempt hourly position in the Manufacturing Department. Candidates may be asked to work any shift, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays as defined by Company needs.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform work related to assembly, installation, maintenance, and servicing of electrical systems
  • Diagnose, repair, and replace broken or defective parts such as motors, switches, and fixtures
  • Test, locate, and troubleshoot electrical circuits and equipment
  • Read blueprints and plan for the installation of electrical equipment
  • Make modifications on electrical and mechanical machinery and equipment when necessary
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems in electric circuits and equipment
  • Effective operation of the following equipment: measuring instruments (micrometers, tape measures, dial calipers); precision machines (drill and punch presses, bench lathes); hand tools (drills, wrenches, grinders); and electrical tools (multi-meters, current meters, wire stripping and marking equipment, etc.)
  • Perform a variety of tasks/duties that may change often
  • Perform any reasonable request, within qualifications, by the Training Manager – Assembly/Field Service or any other Manager, necessary for the smooth, efficient operation of the factory and consistent production
  • Responsible for the performance of above mentioned duties with minimum supervision, as required, to the quality and safety standards acceptable by NSH USA
  • Reports to Training Manager – Assembly/Field Service

Training and Opportunities:

Training and opportunity to learn and/or prove skills in the following disciplines include:

  • Technical Skills
  • Mechanical Skills
  • Commissioning Skills
  • Milling Machining
  • Turning Machining
  • Special Machining
  • Fabrication
  • Surface Prep/Treatment
  • Material Handling
  • Large Part/Piece Rigging
  • ERP Utilization
  • Quality
  • Project Coordination
  • Inventory

Additional Responsibilities:

This description reflects the principal functions of the job for the purpose of job evaluation. It should not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job nor shall be construed as giving exclusive responsibility for every function described.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Three (3) years’ experience as a journey-level electrician or completion of a recognized training program in the electrical field
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical plans and diagrams, electric codes, and blueprints
  • Ability to build control systems, electrical cabinets, electrical panels, and machine equipment using electrical plans, diagrams, and blueprints
  • Knowledge of the standard practices, materials, and tools of the electrical trade; knowledge of the occupational hazards of the electrical trade and related safety precautions; knowledge of National Electric Code required
  • Ability to work within precise limits or standards of accuracy and use logical step-by-step procedures to complete tasks
  • Ability to work in a typical manufacturing environment and use protective equipment to avoid common hazards such as safety belts and protective glasses
  • Good communication and self-motivational skills required
  • Lifting up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Potentially stand for an entire working shift

Character, integrity, and trustworthiness are very important attributes that NSH USA Corporation looks for in all candidates.

This is a Union shop.
NSH USA offers a complete medical/health care plan, 401(K), and incentive programs.
Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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Company Details

Albany, New York, United States
NSH USA Corporation manufactures specialized and multifunction precision machine tools and automation systems for railway, automotive, aerospace, and other industrial manufacturers worldwide. Founded in 1910 and based in Albany, New York, NSH USA is a member of the NSH Group (Niles-Simmons-Hegenscheidt), an international leader in machine tool technology.