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Sulzer EMS, a division of Sulzer Ltd, specializes in a wide range of mechanical, machining, welding, electrical rotating repairs, hydraulic cylinder repairs and re-manufcturing, grinding and on-site construction services for clients in the mining, power generation, petrochemical, steel and heavy manufacturing business sectors.

 

Sulzer EMS, Inc.

 

Job Description: Winder/Mechanic

 

 

 

 

Purpose of Job:   To perform repairs on electric motors, armatures, rotors, generators and any other electrical equipment.

 

Reports To:          Operation Leader or Lead man

 

Work Schedule:   According to needs of EMS; regularly work 10+ hours/day, 5 days/week; with on call week ends, shift work; overtime required; some travel with overnight stay may be required

 

Qualification Requirements

 

Age/Experience:  Must be 18 or older

 

Abilities:               Proven ability to operate a core loss tester, hipotential test, surge test and megger test equipment as well as both AC and DC test panels.  Possess ability to tig armature connections and silfos brazed connections.  Manufacture and install random wound coils, install and align formed coils and install coils in form wound armature.  Well versed in the proper insulation systems to ensure quality rewinding practices.

 

Drug Testing:      Hiring also contingent on successful passage of initial drug and alcohol test and agreement to submit to, and pass, drug and alcohol tests for reasonable suspicion as an ongoing condition of employment

 

Preferred             Winding experience and a valid driver’s license;

Qualifications:     experience with equipment used by EMS; other experience related to the processes performed on EMS jobs; and the ability to read, write and converse fluently in English

 

Attitude:               Must have the initiative and enterprise to quickly master the processes and procedures of the job and to complete tasks with or without supervision

 

 

Conditions

 

1.  Promote safety of self and others by:

*   Learning and practicing the safe work habits which apply to all duties and work situations.

*   Notifying co-workers and the operations leader of any unsafe conditions, and taking action to eliminate the hazard when possible to prevent harm.

*   Reporting any injuries, damage to equipment, and near misses, and other incidents which may have a bearing on the safety of the project and its employees and visitors.

2.   Be punctual and maintain regular and consistent attendance, keeping in mind that late arrival or failure to arrive for work may create hardship for other employees and jeopardize the ability of EMS to meet its responsibilities.

3.   Schedule personal appointments at other than scheduled work times.

4.   You are required to notify your immediate supervisor in advance if you will not be available for work.  If you are not going to be at work for any reason, including, but not limited to, illness or an emergency, you must notify your immediate supervisor as early as possible, but no less than 30 minutes before the beginning of your scheduled work shift. You must notify EMS each day that you are going to be absent.

5.   If you are absent three (3) consecutive days without notifying and speaking with your supervisor, you will be considered to have abandoned the job and voluntarily resigned as of the third absent day.

6.   In order to promote harmonious work relationships and maintain a professional atmosphere, EMS prohibits harassment of fellow workers.  All forms of harassment that create an offensive working environment are forbidden, including, but not limited to, insulting, intimidating or discourteous conduct, as well as derogatory jokes or comments relating to age, disability, national origin, religion, race or sex.

7.   All non-smoking areas are marked.  The purpose of a tobacco smoking policy is to protect the health and comfort of its employees and customers.

8.   EMS is a service business, and we must be available to our customers at all times.  Since the telephone is our primary method of customer communication, it is necessary to limit the use of EMS’s telephone to business only.  With the exception of emergencies, personal telephone calls to and from employees during working hour are limited to break periods and lunch period only.  Please do not allow this privilege to be misused.

9.   Have an at-will employment relationship with EMS as defined by the laws of the state having jurisdiction.

10. You will be responsible for returning all EMS equipment upon leaving employment.

 

Essential Functions

(These functions are very important to achievement of the job purpose.)

 

An employee’s assignment changes frequently according to the needs of EMS and its work contracts.  The below-listed functions are the essential functions employees must perform to serve as a member of any work crew at any time as directed by the supervisor(s) in charge.

 

1.    Operate any item of equipment on which appropriate training, inspection and licensing have been performed, as assigned by an operation leader or lead man and within the equipment’s intended purposes, to carry out company responsibilities.

2.    Ability to us any and all shop equipment as necessary to complete a job.

3.    Work in accordance with company policies stated in the EMS handbook. 

4.    Work in accordance with all state and federal laws, rules and regulations.

5.    Maintain all necessary licenses and certifications, including those required by OSHA and DOT.

6.    Maintain a positive and constructive relationship with other team members

7.    Work diligently to maintain a high level of production.

8.    Use experience, instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform winding duties.

9.    Work with the mechanics, assure that the equipment is in good condition and available at all times.

10.  Ensure the job is progressing according to previously determined timelines, specifications, criteria and quality checks.

11.  Continue training on other EMS equipment as deemed necessary by EMS management.

12.  Under the direction of the operation leader or other supervisor, assist with on-the-job training of other employees as appropriate.

13.  As a volunteer or by assignment, remain on the job or accept call-outs to deal with clients’ emergency needs and with jobs that take longer or require more personnel than anticipated.

15.  Actively participate in all safety practices for him and others.

 

 

Opportunities

 

A winder who demonstrates the appropriate capabilities may be given an opportunity to train as a crew lead man.

 

 

Equipment

 

Equipment the EMS employee may be responsible for operating will include, but not be limited to:

 

Crane  

Forklift                                                                                                     

Air Compressor                                                                                        

Personal or Company Vehicle*                   

* Valid driver’s license required

 

 

Safety Equipment Required

 

Safety footwear and eye protection are required at all times while on the work site.  The type of eye protection, and respirator (if needed), will depend on the work situation and will be specified by the operation leader or job lead man.  Personal protective equipment needed at some or all times will include, but not be limited to the following:

 

1.   Hard Hat               2.   Ear Plugs               3.   Eye Protection               4.   Respirator*

5.   Steel-Toed Safety Footwear**                 6.   Gloves to Protect from Burns and Abrasions

7.   Items of employee preference to replace 1-6***

 

      Must be clean-shaven when using any respirator to avoid interference with proper fit.

**  Purchase is the responsibility of the employee. 

***All items must meet the same safety and performance standards required of items supplied by EMS.

 

 

Mental and/or Cognitive Demands

                                                                      Very                                     Somewhat          Not

Memory/Ability                                          Important        Important        Important       Important 

       Memory for Verbal Directions                  X                                                                               

       Memory for Written Directions                X                                                                               

       Ability to Follow Instructions                  X                                                                               

       Ability to Plan Activities                                                  X                                                       

       Ability to Give Directions                                                X                                                       

       Ability to Remain Calm Under Stress                              X                                                       

 

Comments:  Operators who demonstrate skill in giving direction and organizing work will be more likely to be given more responsible duties and be candidates for foreman positions than other operators.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I have read and understand the provisions of                                  Applicant Initials: _______

this job description and agree to abide by them.                                                    Date: _______