US Silica

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$29.84 /h
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Fernley, NV

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Pay: $29.84/hr

U.S. Silica is a global performance materials company and a leading producer of commercial silica used in a wide range of industrial applications and in the oil and gas industry. U.S. Silica’s wholly owned subsidiaries include EP Minerals and SandBox Logistics®. EP Minerals is an industry leader in the production of products derived from diatomaceous earth, perlite, engineered clays, and non-activated clays. SandBox Logistics® is a state-of-the-art leader in proppant storage, handling and well-site delivery, dedicated to making proppant logistics cleaner, safer and more efficient.

During our 121-year history, we have developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable us to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 400 diversified product types to customers across our end markets. As of December 31, 2020, we operated 23 production facilities across the United States. We control 489 million tons of reserves of commercial silica, which can be processed to make 197 million tons of finished products that meet American Petroleum Institute ("API") frac sand specifications, and 79 million tons of reserves of diatomaceous earth, perlite, and clays.

The Company is headquartered in Katy, Texas, and has an office in Reno, Nevada.

Electrician: Install and repair electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.


·        Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replace damaged or broken wires and cables. Test malfunctioning machinery and discuss malfunction with other maintenance workers to diagnose malfunction.

·        Replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and position sensing devices. Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards. Replace electric motor bearings and rewire motors.

·        Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as robots, conveyors, and programmable controllers. Connect power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment

·        Plan layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings. Diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.

·        General plant cleanup, including but not limited to, sweeping with push broom and vacuuming warehouse floors, cleaning hoppers and taking waste to the landfill, picking up trash, cutting/pulling weeds, painting with a paint brush, roller or sprayer, conducting cycle counts (physical inventory) of finished products/raw materials/supplies, filing paperwork, conducting safety audits (looking for unsafe conditions or unsafe acts) and other inspections, assist with data entry, quality analysis and equipment calibrations, Help safety manager prepare safety training and present training to other employees.. operating a forklift for the maintenance, production and shipping departments, attend extra training classes.