Newell Brands Electrician Apprentice in Greeneville, Tennessee

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Located in Greeneville, Tennessee with more than 350,000 square feet of manufacturing space, Jarden Zinc Products is the largest North American producer of solid zinc strip and zinc-based products. Our zinc strip is utilized throughout the world in a broad range of applications, including coinage, automotive and electronic applications, building materials, rain goods, plumbing hardware and cathodic protection products.

Other Information


A "C" average must be maintained in the required college coursework.

The term of the occupation shall be four (4) years with an OJL attainment of 8,000 hours supplemented by the required hours of related instruction.

Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


Major Duties

Position Summary

The electrician apprentice will learn to install, repair, and trouble shoot electrical systems and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment through out the entire facility while meeting the NFP 70 safety standards.

Primary Functions

40% Installation and repair work using detailed circuit diagrams and schematics and standard test equipment. Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as, conveyors, and programmable controllers.

30% Connects power supply wires to machines and automated equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment. Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.

30% Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards. Accountable for troubleshooting and repair of programmable, automated machinery and related systems. Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings.

Secondary Functions

Emergency Responder, the responder will be asked to repair malfunctions to the coinage chlorine system. This task will normally be initiated after the Primary Emergency Responders have shut the system down and ensured that the chlorine levels negate the need for respiratory protection. However, there may be those occasions where Secondary Emergency Responders may be asked to fulfill Primary Responder Duties.

The employee will be responsible completing all emergency response tasks as directed by either the Department Supervision or the Emergency Coordinator. These tasks include, but are not limited to, assessing, stopping and repairing minor chlorine leaks. All secondary responder actions to be taken will be within the scope of training received by the employee.

The employee will be successfully fit tested in the use of company supplied respiratory protection equipment unless medically disqualified by the company physician. This equipment will consist of air purifying respirators and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

Involvement with lean and quality team concepts.

Position Specifications

This position requires a High School diploma with Journeyman Electrician's card or three to five years industrial electrician experience. Knowledge of Industrial power systems including medium voltage equipment systems. Highly familiar with the structure and information described information from the schematics. Expert knowledge of the National Electrical Code. Skilled in the use of various electrician tools including the use of the multimeter, high voltage sensing equipment, ampmeter, and other related equipment.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules/programs, schematics, prints, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

REASONING ABILITY: The ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form and use a systematic approach in troubleshooting and solving problems

The employee poses no direct threat to the health or safety of himself/herself, of others, or to proper

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, touch or crawl; and talk or hear.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds unassisted.

Following Vision Required: Close Vision, Distance Vision, Color Vision, Peripheral Vision, Ability to Adjust Focus

Working Conditions:

Within our facility, employees have the potential to find themselves working in situations which include, but are not limited to: wet, humid conditions (non-weather.); near moving mechanical parts; above floor level; outside weather conditions; in areas with the potential for fumes or airborne particles, around toxic or caustic chemicals; in areas with the risk of electrical shock; and high noise. Guidance for working in these areas can be found in work instructions, Personal Protective Equipment Hazard Assessments, Job Hazard Analyses (JHAs), etc."

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

COMPANY: Alltrista Plastics LLC

Requisition Id: 112741

Location: TN - Greeneville