- Electrician (Maintenance)
- Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment, following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications, using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment. Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment, such as robots, conveyors, and programmable controllers, following electrical code and blueprints, using hand tools and voltage tester. Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment, following manuals, schematic diagrams, and blueprints, using hand tools and test equipment. Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures, using test equipment, and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables, using hand tools. Tests malfunctioning machinery, using test equipment, and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers, such as Machine Repairer, Maintenance (any industry) 638.261-030 and Tool Maker, Maintenance (machine shop) 601.280-042, to diagnose malfunction. Replaces faulty electrical components of machine, such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices, using hand tools. Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards [Electronics Tester (any industry) 726.261-018], using electronic test equipment and hand tools. Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors. May push buttons and press keys on robot controller, teach pendant, and programmable controller to program automated machinery, such as robots, to operate automated machinery, to test for malfunctions, and to verify repairs. May plan layout of wiring and install wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings [Electrician (construction) 824.261-010]. May diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment. May be required to hold electrician's license. May be designated according to equipment repaired as Circuit-Breaker Mechanic (utilities); Electrician, Crane Maintenance (any industry); Electrician, Rectifier Maintenance (utilities); Salvage Repairer (utilities) I; Time Clock Repairer (elec. equip.); Transformer-Coil Winder (utilities); or according to work location as Electrician, Machine Shop (machine shop); Electrician, Refinery (petrol. refin.); Underground Repairer (utilities). May be designated: Watch Electrician (tel. & tel.); Wirer, Maintenance (utilities).