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Posted May 21st

Electrical Trainee

Stuarts Draft, Virginia

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The Hershey Company

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Posted May 21st

Electrical Trainee

Stuarts Draft, Virginia

Location: Stuarts Draft, Virginia

Position Type: Hourly

Summary:

The Electrical Trainees primary role is to obtain the knowledge and skills necessary to become an Electrical Technician. Electrical Technicians assist Area Maintenance and Production personnel in maintaining an efficient operation by utilizing all necessary abilities to troubleshoot, repair and adjust equipment with a minimal amount of down time. The Electrical Trainee is an interim electrical position with potential progression to Electrical Technician.

The Electrical Trainee will attend classes, receive hands-on training at the plant and perform electrical maintenance towards the objective of successfully passing the written and hands-on electrical NOCTI tests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Interpret machine manuals, schematics and engineering drawings relative to equipment assigned

Understand & demonstrate use of the principles of electricity, electronics and control systems

Demonstrate an understanding of the National Electrical Code and NFPA 70-E

Perform PLC and control system troubleshooting and repair

Diagnose and repair or replace malfunctioning apparatus and components, such as transformers, circuit breakers, fuses, motors, fixtures, PLC's, motion controllers and drives

Troubleshoot Controlnet, Devicenet, DH+, Remote IO and Ethernet networks

Basic knowledge of plant, fire and water sprinkler systems and their controls

Maintain area, tools and equipment in a clean, safe and proper manner

Operate material handling equipment as required

Complete all mandatory training

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be at least 18 years of age

Must be flexible to work any shift (1st, 2nd and 3rd shift)

Must be available to work weekends, holidays and overtime as scheduled

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs

Must be authorized to work in the United States

Must possess either a journeyman's card from a state approved apprenticeship program or a minimum of 3 years of hands-on electrical work in manufacturing systems maintenance or equivalent military experience

Must achieve a score within 10 points of passing on the written electrical NOCTI test

Must have basic understanding of PC's and basic computer skills

Must possess experience in industrial electrical systems

Must possess experience in Allen-Bradley PLC's

Must possess experience in process controls and instrumentation

Must possess experience with motors and controls (AC and DC)

Must possess experience with analog and digital devices

Must possess experience with schematics and electrical print reading

Demonstrated ability to use Current Probe, Multi-meter, Oscilloscope

Ability to read and understand electrical diagrams

Ability to systematically troubleshoot detailed electrical and electronic systems

Ability and understanding to work with voltage up to 480 volts

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans
Location
Stuarts Draft, Virginia