Skilled Trades Apprentice - Industrial Electrician

Jamestown, New York, USA

Time Type: Full time

Job Requisition: 230008DO

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Skilled Trades Apprentice – Industrial Electrician - Jamestown, NY.


  • As part of a formal skilled trades training program, assist site Electrician in skilled trades to learn and develop electrical skills in a manufacturing environment under direct guidance.
  • Apprentice will be required to successfully complete and document specified classes and a minimum quantity of on the job training hours. Learns and understands the protocols of working safely with electricity and other energy sources with industrial equipment.
  • Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE)
  • Stop work and immediately report any major injury hazards.
  • Report any work-related injury, illness, incident, or hazard.
  • Comply with HSE standards, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Use appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Promote interdependence by looking out for one another.
  • Correct hazards within your control and capabilities.
  • Recognize how your work may impact the environment and work to minimize the negative impact.
  • Engage in HSE Training.
  • Quality
  • Learns and applies high standards of workmanship and craftsmanship.
  • Support equipment uptime and downtime failure analysis.
  • Performs supervised work in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and specifications using various tools, measuring, and testing instruments.
  • Provide feedback on the Preventive Maintenance system.
  • Follows all process documentation and quality procedures.
  • Raises issues to minimize cost and quality exposures.
  • Performs quality inspections.
  • Delivery
  • Attends required classes to build basic electrical skills and knowledge to qualify as an Electrician.
  • Completes all required on the job training hours.
  • Repairs and maintains manufacturing equipment and other miscellaneous duties within their capabilities.
  • Assists with preventive, emergency, corrective, and predictive maintenance activities.
  • Maintains clean and orderly work area, including routine housekeeping and machine cleaning tasks.
  • Identify and reduce manufacturing constraints
  • Solve problems and improve processes
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities
  • Teamwork
  • Communicates effectively with the assigned team and with all support teams.
  • Completes training and personal development in line with business requirements.
  • Participates actively with local Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) teams in ways to improve quality, safety, process, material flow, and employee development.


  • Minimal or no work experience required. The JEP Skilled Trades Apprenticeship Program consists of 8000 hours of on-the-job training.
  • Allen Bradley PLC programming and troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of Fanuc Robotics (Basic Knowledge – robot handling/programming).
  • Equipment uptime and downtime failure analysis.
  • Diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and specifications using various tools, measuring, and testing instruments.
  • Preventive Maintenance systems.
  • Quality inspections.
  • Proficient in performing troubleshooting, electrical repairs, and maintenance of equipment
  • Codes and standards to maintain, install, and operate electrical systems.

Education, Licenses, Certifications

  • Candidates must hold a 2-year tech degree / Majors such as Mechatronics, Electrical Construction and Maintenance, Automation Engineering Technology, and Electrical Engineering Technology will be considered.
  • Individuals completing the program will be eligible for an NYS Journey worker Card.

This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

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