Troubleshoot Electrical and electronic as well as hydraulic & pneumatic troubleshooting should progressively get better.
Other common functions to learn at a tier 1 level are dropping power to a machine, replacing proximity switches, replacing a hydraulic pump, replacing a hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder, or installing a Hoffman box with PLC.
Whether the installation of low voltage electrical equipment meets National Electrical Codes, OSHA and Valmont Safety Standards is a decision of the technician.
The tier 1 techs also assists with troubleshooting electronic, electrical, & mechanical systems that do require considerable judgment although final diagnostic of a problem is not normally done by a tier 1 technician.
An Electromechanical Tech 1 has to be able to decide whether or not equipment can run or needs immediate attention for repairs. A tier 1 technician may be called upon by a supervisor or lead to summarize jobs and give evaluations.
Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities):
A High School Diploma or GED equivalent
The ability to climb and work at elevated heights of up to eighty feet
The ability to work over ten hours a week in overtime when required for business needs
One year of previous experience maintaining industrial equipment
One year of previous experience using industrial lifting equipment, cranes or hoists
One year of previous experience using at least one of the following troubleshooting aides: thermography gun, digital VOM, volt, ohm or amp meters
The ability to accurately interpret electrical schematics, blueprints and National Electrical Code books for both AC & DC electrical systems
The ability to read and understand hydraulic and pneumatic valves and prints
The ability to pass the written Electromechanical Technician 1 test with a minimum score of 69 and a level 1 hands-on test
A working knowledge of using e-mail
- Category: Maintenance
- Career level: ---
- Job type: Full Time