Senior Electrician-Construction

Lake County, Illinois
Oct 27, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
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  • Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Conduct testing of conductor insulation, transformer coils, circuit breakers and related switchgear on a routine basis using testing equipment such as a turns ratio tester, megger, load tester and ultrasonic sensors.
  • Must be able to follow proper procedures, both written and verbal.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), whether used for Distributive Control Systems (DCS) or emergency lighting, located throughout the plant. This includes testing, maintenance of back-up batteries, and preventive maintenance on electronic components.
  • Must be able to perform preventive maintenance testing on transformer minizones and back-up generator system.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the operation of Soft Starts and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs). Must be able to troubleshoot, repair, and conduct preventive maintenance on this equipment.
  • Must be knowledgeable in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and Process Controls/DCS or Infrared Thermography. Must be able to demonstrate competence in any of these specialized fields in the work setting.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and conduct preventive maintenance on motor control centers. Understand motor load characteristics and conduct diagnostic testing on motors both in the energized and de-energized state.
  • Demonstrate understanding of AbbVie Electrical Standards, NEC, and GMP requirements pertaining to the equipment in the assigned zone. Applies his/her full knowledge of these requirements in the conduct of his/her function.
  • Must know basic CMMS(Computerized Maintenance Management System) functions and how to use various queries pertaining to maintenance activities such as ordering parts.

  • Must have a high school education or equivalent.
  • Five or more years related experience in a commercial or industrial work environment, which may include completion of an accredited electrical apprenticeship program.
  • Must be an AbbVie-qualified Level 4 electrician.

Significant Work Activities
Continuous walking for prolonged periods (more than 2 hours at a time in an 8 hour day)
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