Plant Electrician (Weekend)

Date: Jun 4, 2022

Location: Sparrows Point, MD, US, 21219

Company: Under Armour

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Position Summary

As a Distribution House Plant Electrician, you will be responsible for the full spectrum of routine maintenance including troubleshooting electrical controls, ensuring proper functionality of all systems, and upholding the safety of all machines.  This involves contributing to safety culture and demonstrating Under Armour’s Core Competencies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

May include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and reports any unsafe working conditions or equipment.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot all conveyor systems, electrical and mechanical 
  • Perform routine maintenance of systems based on machine PM requirements. Maintains an accurate record of all PM activities 
  • Install, maintain, troubleshoot and repair power distribution systems, branch circuits, lighting systems, transformers, and wiring methods and materials 
  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot, control components such as photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, and encoders 
  • PLC hardware; troubleshoot, CPU’s, backplanes, I/O modules, and Ethernet communication devices.
  • Assist site Controls Engineer with daily troubleshooting, repair, and upgrade tasks, such as:
  • Ensuring all electrical and controls documentation is accurate and up to date
  • Reviewing existing equipment and systems to propose upgrades and improvements.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting assistance to the distribution operations to determine the fundamental causes of equipment/operational issues to resolve quality and/or productivity issues.
  •  Identify and implement solutions to solve operational problems on equipment in support of Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  •  Perform PLC-based troubleshooting with read-only access to determine the cause of equipment shutdowns when the cause is not readily visible.
  •   Providing detailed technical training to the Maintenance team when repair procedures or troubleshooting steps are improved.

Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    Experience and proficiency in the following areas:

  •     Automated conveyors systems and controls
  •     Electrical and electronic principles
  •     Blueprint and electrical schematic reading
  •     Preventative maintenance procedures
  •     Industrial Electrical
  •     Industrial Controls
  •     PLC programs
  •     Knowledge of N.E.C.
  •     Ability to communicate effectively, (written and verbally) with peers, management, contractors, and vendors
  •     Ability to work all days and shifts, including overtime 
  •     Minimum 3 years experience in a distribution, manufacturing, or production environment

Education And / Or Experience

  • State Certified Electrician and able to maintain certification required by the State.
  • Degree from a vocational school or college with a focus in the Mechanical or Electrical field.
  • 4 years apprenticeship or equivalent experience in the Mechanical or Electrical field.

Other Requirements

•    Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).  Working knowledge of Maintenance Connection is a plus.
•    Troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing industrial control systems using root-cause problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
•    Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and deadlines
•    Working knowledge of electrical standards (NEC, NFPA 70E/79, UL, ISO, etc.).
Other Skills
•    Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
•    Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
•    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
•    Ability to write simple and detailed technical documents/written communication.  

•    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•    While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. 
•    The ability to frequently lift items weighing an average of 25 to 50 pounds with a maximum of 100 pounds throughout a full shift of work

•    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•    The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually above moderate.


No Relocation Assistance 

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.  Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. 

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