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Electrician

Carpenter s Latrobe Specialty Metals operations, based in Latrobe, Pa., manufacture high-performance specialty alloys serving aerospace, energy and other demanding markets. Carpenter acquired Latrobe in 2012 to increase capacity to meet strong customer demand and to broaden the company s product mix. Latrobe employs more than 1,000 dedicated production, maintenance and salaried staff and continues a century-long legacy of leadership in metals technology. Latrobe is part of the corporation s Specialty Alloys Operations division.

TITLE OF POSITION Electrician USW

PRIMARY DUTIES

  • Inspects electrical equipment, checking motor bearings, lubrication, commutation, excessive vibration and obvious signs of wear or need for adjustment. Uses testing equipment to diagnose electrical troubles. Determines the best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production. Advises when immediate shut-down of equipment is necessary to minimize damage or when temporarily continued operation will have no harmful electrical circuits, to determine material and replacement needs and to select a logical approach to repair problems.

  • Dismantles, cleans, repairs, replaces, installs, maintains, assembles and lubricates electrical equipment. Adjusts

    equipment to obtain proper operating characteristics. Make either temporary or permanent repairs. Makes

    mechanical and electrical repairs on cranes. Makes mechanical repairs as required in connection with servicing of

    electrical equipment. Erects scaffolds and performs simple rigging as required. Operates simple machine tools

    such as drill press, power saw, portable drill and grinder, etc.

    Occasionally performs arc welding and uses cutting torch in connection with repair and maintenance work on electrical equipment.

  • Operates high lift, as required, in conjunction with electrical repair and maintenance work. Checks fluid and L. P. gas levels and adds, as required. Reports any condition requiring maintenance work.



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