Company: Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc.
Posted on: November 25, 2022
The Electrician II reports to the Maintenance Supervisor or the
Shredder Operations Manager. The Electrician II is responsible for
troubleshooting problems with hydraulics, mechanics, and equipment
while ensuring that all of his/her efforts are compliant with the
company Health, Safety, and Environmental standards. The
Electrician II must possess knowledge of electrical schematics,
charging systems, stationary and mobile equipment.This position
operates under flexible parameters. The primary goal of this
position is to achieve excellence in all facets of the position.
Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and
efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increase
- Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)
- Strictly adheres to all Metals Recycling Business Health,
Safety, and Environmental standards.
- Provides a safe environment for all employees, customers and
- Operational Performance & Best Business Practices
- Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic
wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand
tools and power tools.
- Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in
electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices
such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure
compatibility and safety of system.
- Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment
and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
- Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to
identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair,
and to ensure compliance with codes.
- Equipment & Maintenance
- Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand
tools and power tools.
- Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components,
using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a
breakdown and correct the problem.Internal Control
ResponsibilitiesSupports the Company's Internal Control process
which includes understanding, communicating, and complying with
defined internal controls as well as suggesting and making
modifications to the policies, procedures, and controls to better
relate to the business.Communicates upward problems in operations,
noncompliance with the code of conduct, or other policy violations
or illegal actions.Interpersonal ContactsDirect contact with
Maintenance Supervisor or Shredder Operations Manager, and
operations production employees. Face-to-face, telephone, and email
communication required daily. Job ConditionsThis position is
regularly exposed to all weather conditions. Physical hazards such
as noise, fumes, and dirt are present due to the equipment,
machinery, and scrap as would be found throughout the scrap yard.
Safety shoes, hearing protection, respirators, and face shields
must be worn to eliminate the risks associated with these hazards.
Travel is not required for this position.Handling multiple issues
regarding safety and maintenance increases pressure. Work load may
be unpredictable and pressure can be substantial during peak times.
Critical deadlines require considerable adaptability. Disturbances
of work flow and/or irregularities in work schedule are expected
and occur on an intermittent basis. Extra hours may be required,
sometimes on weekends, weekdays, and holidays.Physical Activities
Required to Perform Essential FunctionsAbility to: lift and carry
up to 50 pounds occasionally; crouch or bend at the knees
occasionally to increase visibility; climb up to 60 vertical steps
occasionally; stoop or bend at the waist occasionally to increase
visibility; reach at arms length frequently or overhead
occasionally; twist and turn at the neck and trunk; walk frequently
on uneven ground; handle and grasp tools and parts continually;
communicate by speech and hearing continually. Visual acuity needed
for close detail work. Mental dexterity needed as Electrician will
work independently while demonstrating attention to detail and
continuous awareness.QualificationsHigh School diploma or GED
Certification required. Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience in
Industrial Maintenance required. Candidates must be able to
maintain current electrician's license or identification card to
meet governmental regulations. This position requires possession of
a valid driver's license and the ability to drive an
Keywords: Schnitzer Steel Industries, Inc., Oakland , Electrician II, Professions , Oakland, California
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