Alcoa Corporation Power Electrical Engineer in Newburgh, Indiana
Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is a global industry leader in bauxite, alumina and aluminum products, with a strong portfolio of value-added cast and rolled products and substantial energy assets. Alcoa is built on a foundation of strong values and operating excellence dating back nearly 130 years to the world-changing discovery that made aluminum an affordable and vital part of modern life. Since inventing the aluminum industry, and throughout our history, our talented Alcoans have followed on with breakthrough innovations and best practices that have led to efficiency, safety, sustainability and stronger communities wherever we operate. The Electrical Technical Assistant (TA) is responsible for supporting equipment maintenance in the High Voltage Electrical Group. The role is responsible for failure elimination, restoring flow, outage execution and crew leading as part of a weekend rotation.Major Activities:* Technical support of maintenance activities in the High Voltage Electrical Group.* Lead level 1 and level 2 failure analysis activities.* Resolve day to day issues with Smelter rectifier and plant wide high voltage distribution system.* Support reliability excellence activities in rectifier and plant wide HV system.* Coordinate work to be executed during outages and assist crew leader.* Troubleshoot and resolve electrical, electronic, controls, plant equipment, and operational issues.* Provide direction and training to maintenance craft, supervisors and/or contractors for maintenance activities during scheduled outages and breakdown situations.* Coordinate outside resources, such as engineers, service technicians, vendors, designers, suppliers, contractors, etc.* Develop, plan, schedule, and implement improvement projects to improve equipment reliability.* Assist planner to develop and modify maintenance job packages.* Participate and execute other duties and projects as assigned.ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE:* 3 years of maintenance/technical experience in a heavy industrial environment* Strong knowledge of high, medium, and low voltage electrical distribution equipment, PLCs, and instrumentation.* Ability to read and interpret drawings, codes, standards and specifications* Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products* Strong organizational and communication skills* Ability to work with and lead craft and salaried personnelBasic Qualifications:* Associate Degree in Electrical Technology with a minimum of one year of experience or High School Graduate or Equivalent with at least three years of maintenance/technical experience in an industrial environment* Knowledge of established maintenance system and Good Manufacturing Practices* Ability to read and interpret drawings, codes, standards and specifications* Excellent knowledge of industrial plant equipment and tool capabilities* Ability to test and troubleshoot electrical and process equipment* Strong knowledge of high, medium, and low voltage electrical distribution equipment, PLCs, and instrumentation.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills will be required* Experience with utilizing CMMS* Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office products* Ability to work on other shifts and/or come in early or stay late as needed Preferred Qualifications:* Experience using Oracle CMMS platform* Warrick Operations Experience* 2 years of experience working with high, medium, and low voltage distribution equipment* 1 year of experience working with rectifier equipment* Maintenance or technical experience working in a smelter and aluminum mill* Trained and Experienced in Formal Root Cause Failure Analysis* Maintenance supervisory experienceADDITIONAL INFORMATION All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines..Employer's Job# REF914DPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.