Automation and Electrical Mechanic in Kirkwood, NY, US, United States

Automation and Electrical Mechanic 

Reference Code: 49492 

     Location: United States (US)  - Kirkwood, NY  Job Category: Trades/Technical Employment Type: Employee Full-time Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program     

General Information

Reporting to the Operations Team Leader, the A&E Mechanic acts in a lead position engaged in the maintenance and repair of electrical, electronic and automated equipment and systems at Natural Gas Compressor Stations and pipeline facilities.

* We anticipate filling this position locally, therefore it is not eligible for our domestic or cross-border relocation program.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees, directs, and performs tasks associated with the installation, start-up, inspection and repair of automated electrical and mechanical systems and facilities. Such equipment includes: ignition systems, automated control panels, pneumatic circuits, electrical circuits, electrical generators, switches, UPS systems, data acquisition equipment, engine sequencing and speed control equipment, EM facilities, and RTU and associated field devices;
  • Works closely with A&E Technician and Compressor personnel. Keeps up to date with all applicable codes, regulations, policies and procedures; insures Company facilities are operated in compliance of such codes. Investigates equipment and facility failures and repairs or recommends corrective action;
  • Performs diagnostic testing, troubleshooting, modifying, calibrating and replacement of control system software and components associated with equipment control, data gathering and facility operations;
  • Oversees contractors and performs electrical wiring tasks, installing tubing and conduit, fabrication of mounting devices and control panels, installation of ignition systems, programmable controllers, IUFM facilities, electronic measurement, RTU facilities, and UPS systems;
  • Participates in the installation and maintenance of Data Networks and associated equipment;
  • Instructs station personnel in basic operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of electrical, electronic, and automated systems;
  • Operates computers and modems for data entry and retrieval and analysis of collected data;
  • Compiles, prepares, and maintains written record related to the O&M, preventative maintenance, inspection and repair of all assigned electrical, electronic, automated systems;
  • Assists in maintaining an adequate inventory of parts and materials for assigned equipment.
  • Using PC and/or hand held device, completes Work Orders, enters data into Job Plans, creates new Work Orders, etc. in SAP;
  • Troubleshoots Control Networks (e.g. fiber optics, Ethernet, serial interfacing between control equipment);
  • Will be required to work in other job functions as needed and determined by management;
  • Operates Company vehicle;
  • Other tasks as required.

Qualifications & Education

Qualifications

  • Ability to work alone with minimal supervision and be a self-starter;
  • Interpersonal skills required to work effectively with other personnel in a team environment to conceive, produce and maintain complex, high-tech systems;
  • Demonstrate basic personal computer skills and must have the ability to obtain basic skills in using a hand held computer;
  • Able to obtain basic skills in using SAP.

Education / Experience

  • Associate degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent technical degree or equivalent experience preferred;
  • At least 5 years of combined education and experience in the field of Electrical\Electronic\Mechanical systems and instrumentation is preferred;
  • Field experience in analog circuits (4-20ma) and digital communications Cat6, fiber links, digital circuits, pneumatic controls, electronic instrumentation, and electrical control systems;
  • Electrician's license or Journeyman's card/certificate desired or equivalent industrial electrician experience

*This position requires candidates to:

  • Have and maintain a valid driver's license;
  • Provide a drivers abstract for review;
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment medical screening, including drug and alcohol testing.
  • Work overtime and be available for call-out;
  • Reside in an area that allows for emergency response within 30 miles or 45 minutes to comply with response requirements

*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.


Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.


All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.


Please apply to this posting by 08/06/2018. To apply, go to <web address removed> and enter Reference Code 49492. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.


TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.


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