Maintenance Electrician Chicago Heights, Illinois
Job Ref: 36542
This will be day shift for now, ideally looking for a Master or journeyman Electrician (a certification or license would be great but not required), needs to understand PM’s, the components of troubleshooting, will be the Lead Electrician, should have experience in a heavy industrial environment, this is a team of 8 maintenance guys, should be good with PLC troubleshooting, there is a retention bonus paid; $250 at 3 months, $500 at 6 months, $750 at 9 months, and $1000 at a year. Non union. Company does a background/physical & drug screen for the hiring process, we can quickly onboard you within two weeks if you're ready!
Purpose of Role
This individual will be responsible for planning, directing, and repairing all aspects of electrical work.
- Provide hands-on troubleshooting and repair of the electrical components for all equipment with as minimal of downtime as possible.
- Perform electrical preventive maintenance on all equipment as required.
- Ensure all safeguards of equipment are installed as needed to conform to governmental regulations.
- Collaborate with maintenance management, lead electricians, and other peers to become familiar with electrical maintenance procedures and processes for all equipment supported by this position.
- Provide customer service to other associates by way of trouble-shooting electrical issues.
- Maintain safe and environmentally sound behavior and ensure that proper work procedures and practices are followed.
- Comply with all safety standards and regulations.
- Perform other duties as assigned
There are no supervisory responsibilities, however answer questions and provides guidance to others.
- High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred
- Industrial Electrical Degree and/or verifiable Vocational Education in Electrical field required.
- Minimum of 3 to 5 years' experience with industrial electrical applications and or education and experience combined is required.
- State journeyman or master electrician license preferred.
- Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to follow and provide detailed instructions.
- Must have working knowledge and comprehension of state, and federal safety regulations as well as the local, state, and federal electrical code standards.
- Must have experience working with 3 phase motors and controls.
- Basic working exposure to PLC. (Inputs, outputs, and logic).
- Basic computer skills including, but not limited to, MS Office, Internet, and email.
- Experience drawing and basic prints; knowledge of electrical schematics and line to line diagrams.
- Must have experience in reading prints and troubleshooting circuitry problems.
- Have the ability to communicate well with others, both verbally and written.
- Must be customer service oriented.
- Must be able to work independently or in a team environment.
- Must be successful in working under time sensitive, deadline-oriented situations
- Ability to operate powered equipment and assist other employees as assigned.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles; is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate, occasionally loud.