Siemens Switchboard Electrical Tester-Inspector in Roebuck, South Carolina

Switchboard Electrical Tester-Inspector

Locations:Roebuck, South Carolina

Job Family: Manufacturing

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Job Description

Division: Energy Management

Business Unit: Low Voltage & Products

Requisition Number: 231543

Primary Location: United States-South Carolina-Roebuck

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

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Job Description:

Quality Technician - Switchboard Electrical Tester/Inspector

Position Overview:

Siemens Spartanburg, SC is looking for a Quality Technician to join their growing facility. The Quality Technician performs electrical, application and mechanical testing on power distribution products at 600V or less (Low Voltage Switchboards). This person is critical towards maintaining the quality of highly custom and complex electro-mechanical products for EM LP.


  • Electrically test and inspect Low Voltage Switchboards to applicable regulatory standards (UL 891, IEEE, etc).

  • Use digital multimeter and electrical theory to verify test values and circuit design to ensure proper wiring and operation.

  • Utilize dielectric testers, custom electrical test cart, hand tools and various other tools to aid in testing.

  • Use specialized software via laptop for testing/inspecting when required (Siemens WinPM, Step 7, MicroWin, WinCC Flexible, SAP).

  • Inspect assembled product for conformance to engineering drawings and quality standards.

  • Perform in-process and final assembly visual, mechanical and detailed electrical inspection/testing of product.

  • Maintain and input records or reports related to testing/inspecting activities.

  • Document and distribute inspection results.

  • Identify material as non-conforming (as applicable), initiate NCR(Non Conformance Report)process and insure product is not released until nonconformance is corrected.

  • Assist Mfg setup and confirm correct assembly line process, i.e. - correct parts, tools, methods and sequence.

  • Serve as a training resource for final assembly of product.

  • Perform Initial Sample Inspection at startup/changeover of new/revised product assemblies.

  • Assist in RGA(Return Goods Authorization)process.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • Associate degree or equivalent in electrical engineering, electrical science or similar.

  • 5 years or more in capacity of engineering, test or quality functions for power distribution equipment

  • Knowledge of prevailing codes (UL 1558, UL 891, UL 508 ) is preferred.

  • Knowledge of power distribution components (circuit breakers, relays, surge suppression, communicating devices) is required.

  • Demonstrated ability in reading, interpreting, revising and documenting electrical wiring schematics for commercial/industrial products.

  • Experienced in electrical wiring processes, methods and industry wiring standards (JIC standards).

  • Quality auditing and inspection experience (mechanical and electrical inspection).

  • Experienced with drawing/blueprint reading, elevation drawings and Bills of Materials.

  • Familiarity with sheet-metal and busbar fabrication and assembly.

  • Use of precision measuring instruments (calipers, micrometers, scales, torque wrenches).

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