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USG Corporation Electrician - Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia

USG is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. For more than 115 years, Chicago-based USG has developed award-winning wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. With almost 7,000 employees across North America and operations around the world, we are steadfastly committed to our core values: safety, innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity and efficiency. Our employees are the backbone that supports our organization. That’s why we hire people for careers, not jobs. We offer benefits on Day 1, including medical and dental, paid sick days, and paid vacation and holidays. Plus, providing competitive pay and separate investment and retirement plans help secure our employees’ futures. Each year, we have hundreds of employees who celebrate milestone anniversaries with us – find out how you can join our team and build your career with USG:

Position Description:

  1. Battery maintenance
  2. Operation of electrical test equipment including voltmeter, megger and amprobe
  3. Install, perform preventive maintenance & troubleshoot motor control & lighting systems using wiring schematics
  4. Motor starters - size & change overloads & heaters
  5. Three phase motor wiring termination
  6. Motors: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing
  7. Motor brakes: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing
  8. Advanced control system troubleshooting including PLC control using wiring schematics
  9. Burner controls: perform preventive maintenance, troubleshooting & repairing
  10. PLC & associated hardware - installation, troubleshooting & repair
  11. PLC main components familiarization
  12. PLC hardware wiring
  13. Interpret instrumentation schematics/symbols
  14. Instrumentation equipment - install, troubleshoot & repair
  15. RTD's & Thermocouples - install, troubleshoot & repair
  16. Ink jet printer systems - install, troubleshoot & repair
  17. Use HMI screens to troubleshoot and understand process controls
  18. Understand AC motor/VFD theory
  19. VFD power & control wiring
  20. VFD installation & configuration
  21. Parameter modifications
  22. VFD troubleshooting & maintenance
  23. Conduit & cable tray design , layout and installation.
  24. Transformer sizing & wiring
  25. Fuse, wire sizing, & conduit fill ratios
  26. Install various electrical controls
  27. Interpret electrical schematics & symbols
  28. Identify motor data
  29. Basic understanding of NEC codes


  1. Must have a basic understanding of electrical concepts such as 480 volt and 2300 volt.
  2. Must have an understanding of NFPA 70E code.
  3. Must be able to accept “on-call” responsibility.
  4. Must be able to perform basic welding tasks.
  5. Must be able to run rigid aluminum conduit.
  6. Must have a safe working history.
  7. Must have demonstrated an excellent attendance history.
  8. Must have the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks
  9. Must have excellent basic mathematic skills.
  10. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  11. The ability to work at heights and in confined spaces.
  12. Must have basic PLC and VFD drive knowledge.
  13. Must demonstrate the ability to work without direct supervision.
  14. Must pass a basic electrical skills test.

Job: *Electrician

Organization: *Norfolk-Engineering

Title: Electrician - Norfolk

Location: Virginia-Norfolk

Requisition ID: NOR10169

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, transgender status, sexual identity, veteran status, genetic information or other criteria prohibited by law.