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Power Distribution Electrician

Company: Dow
Location: Seadrift
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Our purpose

Join a team that's passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow, we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.

We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.

-Employing 36,500 individuals

-Across 109 manufacturing sites

-In over 31 countries

Our portfolio of products and solutions include:

-Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants.

-Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives and lubricants, and more.

-Coatings: Whether it's a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability.

-Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.

Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations and innovations on LinkedIn (@Dow) or Twitter (@DowNewsroom).

We make diversity and inclusion a priority-because sharing our perspectives and building on each other's ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?


Dow is seeking a Power Distribution Electrician in Seadrift, Texas.

About you

Are you a team player that requires minimal supervision? Do you enjoy installing, testing, and maintaining industrial electrical equipment? If you answered yes to these questions this might be the job for you!. In this role you will install, test, and maintain industrial electrical equipment (up to 69KV) and control systems in a safe manner.

You will also do the following tasks:

Read and understand electrical schematics to verify proper electrical isolation of circuits and equipment.
Read and understand electrical schematics to diagnose issues with electrical distribution equipment.
Installation, testing, maintenance and troubleshooting industrial electrical distribution equipment including but not limited to:Medium voltage switchgear, breakers and motor control centers
Low voltage switchgear, breakers and motor control centers
HV Switchyards, circuit breakers and air switches
Induction motors, synchronous motors, DC motors, generators
Variable speed drives
Protective relays
Battery and UPS systems

Required qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalent and one of the following is required:

An Associate Degree or higher in Electrical Technology or similar discipline. In lieu of a degree Dow will consider those with 4 or more years of relevant Military training.
2 or more years of electrical maintenance experience or other experience working with in-service electrical equipment.

Also required:

Willing and able to work on a 4-10 schedule (4 days per week at 10 hours per day) with overtime as dictated by business needs.

Participates in an after hour call rotation for night and weekend coverage.

Must possess a TWIC card or be eligible to obtain a TWIC card. For information on TWIC eligibility requirements, please see: (If unable to access link, copy and paste in your browser.)

-The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime and holidays as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Willing and able to meet physical demands of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations:

Lift, push, and pull up to 55 pounds.
Ability to perform physical work, such as handling of equipment.
Work at heights, climb stairs and ladders.
Stand and walk for extended periods of time.
Frequently bend, reach, and lift.
Ability to wear arc flash PPE and shock hazard PPE used for electrical work.
This role does involve elevated work greater than or equal to four feet above the ground

Your preferred qualifications include:

Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code.

Your skills, knowledge, and abilities include:

Ability to safely work on or near energized parts and equipment within the guidelines of the Dow Electrical Safe Work Standard and industry standards.
Work near live rotating equipment
Effectively work and maintain relationships with the Natural Work Teams and key stakeholders with diverse perspectives and background is essential including Engineers, Operations personnel, and co-workers to identify and resolve technical issues.
Being proficient in Microsoft applications, such as Word and Excel.
Demonstrating competencies in the areas of: leadership, initiative, teamwork, and interpersonal effectiveness.
Ensuring a safe work environment by working safely and, complying with environmental, health and safety standards.
Strong work ethic and being able to remain productive in an empowered team environment.


Additional notes

-No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
-We do not offer relocation assistance for Dow jobs like this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur.

-Essential functions of this position may require, among other things, that the employee use particular types of equipment -- such as on-site safety equipment that has specific weight limitations whereby the individual's own weight, plus the weight of tools and other items and materials, must not exceed a certain threshold. (For example, some types of safety equipment may be rated for a maximum weight limit of 300 pounds total.) In the event a job offer for this position were (conditionally) extended and provides for a pre-employment medical examination, the individual will be appropriately evaluated in regard to their ability to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

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Dow Offers:

A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on

Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

Keywords: Dow, Corpus Christi , Power Distribution Electrician, Professions , Seadrift, Texas

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