Bridon-Bekaert (BBRG), a division of Bekaert, is a multi-million company designing, manufacturing steel and fiber ropes for diverse lifting applications; oil and gas, surface and underground mining, overhead lifting, ports, steel mills and fishing. We manufacture and promote high performing products through multiple channels to market, OEM’s, distribution, and direct end users.
Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27,000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.
Knowledge: Be able to troubleshoot and repair AC/DC controls and motors. Lay out and install lighting, motors, controls, etc. according to electrical and plant codes. Be able to read electrical prints and schematics. Mathematical ability to determine proper components and installation requirements; ability to select proper sizing of fuses, breakers, equipment, wire, and conduit.
Duties (Per shift):
Check with preceding shift what is down or requires attention
Check and record air compressor readings
Check hydraulic break reservoirs
Check work order slot for machines that are “down”
Work on “stock jobs” when no higher priority job exists
Clean work area
Fill out “Parts to be ordered lists” as needed
Fill out daily time sheets
Inform oncoming electrical personnel of any unfinished jobs or problems
Clean job site and store tools in orderly manner
Repair and trouble shoot machines that are down (responsibilities include but are not limited to: electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, lighting, heating, mechanical and building problems)
Duties (As needed):
Record monthly db readings
Perform preventive maintenance
Convert machinery and controls as needed
Replace hoist cables when needed
Repair and maintain spare parts
Work as part of a team and independently when needed
Bridon-Bekaert Ropes Group
280 New Commerce Blvd., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706 Tel: 570 822-3349 Fax: 570-823-0469
*The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
Education or Training Required:
High School Diploma or equivalent, Trade School, Certificate of Specialization 2 years experience
Machines, Tools, Equipment Used: Plant machinery, hand tools, micrometer, ladder, paperwork, pen computer, telephone, standard electrical tools, meters, testers.