Weld Electrician I - III
Company: Challenge Mfg. Company
Posted on: June 13, 2022
Who We Are:
Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to
a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)
customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a
very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North
America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial
What Makes Us Different?
Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is
currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in
North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company
to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture.
Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share
in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.
Challenge is #PeoplePowered!
Weld Electricians maintain ABB and Fanuc robotic welders and
related equipment. Troubleshoots and repairs industrial equipment.
Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic/electrical
components. Have an understanding PLC logic with the ability to
read its functions and the ability to trouble shoot with it.
Understand the operation of production equipment and related
equipment. Assist facilities with electrical projects. Assist
Maintenance Mechanic when needed.
Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic
wiring, industrial equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures,
using hand tools and power tools consistent with local and national
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using
test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown
and correct the problem.
Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other
Inspect electrical systems, industrial equipment, and components to
identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair,
and to ensure compliance with codes.
Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could
Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical
wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using [BK3] testing devices such
as ohmmeters, voltmeters, meg-ohm meter, and oscilloscopes, to
ensure compatibility and safety of system.
Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and
fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes
Direct and train apprentices to install, maintain, or repair
electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of
wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and
Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction
equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment
including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps.
Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as
Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and
files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools
and power tools
Work from ladders, scaffolds, scissor lifts, boom lifts, and roofs
to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and
Run EMT, Sealtite, or Rigid (as required by code) conduit up to 3''
inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and
pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete
circuits between boxes.
Must be able to analyze and troubleshoot electrical malfunctions in
equipment and related components, diagnosing and correcting the
problems quickly to avoid production delays.
Must be able to install electrical conduit and devices, performing
all work from prints or general direction according to National
Electrical Code and handle all other assignments associated with
the electrical trade (mounting of electrical boxes, brackets,
controls, switches, and safety hardware, etc.).
Must be able to do electrical controls work PLC (revise or improve)
with guidance from a Controls Engineer.
Requires the ability to work in elevated position (from lifts,
Must have a strong mechanical / electrical aptitude and working
knowledge of electrical machine components, electronic circuits and
pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Must be able to read electrical schematics and understand
electrical principals and codes.
Must have a working knowledge of electrical meters and instruments
such as brush recorders, multi-function meters, and programmable
controls and associated equipment. Good computer skills are very
Requires skill in the use of electrical hand tools.
Must be able to perform the electrical Preventative Maintenance
(PM) on all equipment.
Must know and follow established safety procedures including a
working knowledge of OSHA & MIOSHA including but not limited to
Energy Control and Arc Flash hazards.
High school diploma or equivalent (required).
1-4 years of experience as an industrial electrician
State Licensed Electrician / Journeyman Card holder
Minimum of 1-3 years' experience working in and/or servicing
manufacturing environments as an Industrial Electrician
Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal workplace
Robotics training (electrical, Mechanical) (preferred).
Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of
the position, with or without reasonable accommodation.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
Benefits We Offer:
We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical,
dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual
employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid
Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD,
Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid
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