Electrician III - 2nd Shift

Medtronic Inc.
North Haven
Feb 27, 2018
Mar 20, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
The Electrician III is responsible for planning, constructing, installing, and maintaining a wide variety of electrical equipment to required specifications, and in accordance with national and local electrical codes. This includes routine electrical and maintenance duties, troubleshooting, remodeling and modification of equipment and/or buildings, installation and analysis of complete electrical systems.



* Performs routine electrical and maintenance duties on equipment and buildings to keep them functioning within specifications.

* Work from and review blueprints, wiring diagrams or schematics and introduce changes as directed or authorized.

* Perform rearrangements and installations of conduct, wiring and related equipment.

* Replaces broken parts, checks motors and control equipment, and adjusts equipment to proper parameters to ensure safe and efficient operation.

* Checks electrical connections, contacts, overload protection, breaker and wire size on all plant equipment and buildings.

* Checks transformers and line equipment.

* Cleans, lubricates, changes bearings, checks insulation values, takes volt-amp readings, records test results and keeps proper documentation and records of maintenance and repair.

* Troubleshoots and analyzes problems with the electrical systems of the facility.

* Observe prescribed safety precautions and maintain good housekeeping practices in work areas at all times.


* Working knowledge of electrical code and structural, mechanical, and electrical systems.

* Knowledge & training in the proper procedures for working with live circuits up to 440V and 600 AMP

* Ability to use various types of electrical testing equipment and general maintenance tools.

* Effective math skills.

* Effective manual dexterity and eye hand coordination.

* Effective oral and written communication skills.

* Ability to interpret blueprints, wiring, diagrams, and drawings.

* Ability to work in a team environment.


* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Four (4) years of technical school or equivalent.

* State of Connecticut Electrical E-2 License


* Six (6) years of closely related electrical experience.


PHYSICAL JOB REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.



* Safety Factor ? Exhibits a commitment and support for the company safety policy and practices. Demonstrates compliance with the "spirit" as well as the "letter" of the safety rules and practices

* Quality ? Follows both GMP and good engineering practices.

* Problem Analysis ? Identifying solutions to problems. Insure sound decisions leading to workable solutions.

* Interpersonal Skills ? Establishes an relationship with team members, customers, contractors, or non-departmental employees.

* Quantitative ? Skillful use of mathematics, charts, graphs, blue prints, service manual and understand and use data. Must be able to use and understand computer automated systems.

* Reading and Mathematical Skills- Ability to read and understand instructions which include using the four basic mathematical functions (additions, subtraction, multiplication and division).

* Technical Knowledge ? Job knowledge applied to satisfy individual responsibilities. Ability to solve problems and to stay informed on job related practices, procedures and new developments.

* Adaptability ? Adjusts to changing conditions or changing responsibilities. A determined effort will need to be made to satisfy job responsibilities.

* Creative Behavior ? Participates in company's programs for improved quality, safety and continuous improvement. SDL2017