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Maintenance Electrician

Location: Aurora, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $50,000.00 - $75,000.00
Hourly: $24.00 - $26.00
Degree: Associate;
Date: 12/21/2017
Job ID: 02509766
Job Description

Maintenance Electrician

  • Our client is a food manufacturing facility located in the western suburbs of Chicago land area
  • They are part of a larger organization that offers fantastic benefits, a lot of overtime, growth potential, a clean environment and a great team environment
  • The facility is expanding and adding 2 mechanics to their operation; they are searching for entry level to senior level electricians 
  • They have two jobs open: 1st shift (7 am - 3 pm) and 2nd shift (3 pm - 11 pm)
  • People who we have placed at this company describe them as organized, fast paced, and place that cares about their employees successes
  • Local candidates only and sponsorship is not available
Position Responsibilities
  • Focus on electrical troubleshooting with some mechanical troubleshooting when necessary
  • Repair, maintain, and troubleshoot machinery to ensure continuous production operations
  • Program and troubleshoot variable frequency drives
  • Troubleshoot PLC's 
  • Read blueprints and schematics 
  • Perform scheduled PM's
  • Maintain and repair processing and packaging equipment in operation, which includes packaging equipment, pumps, motors, conveyors, presses, PLC’s, VFD’s and similar equipment.
  • Maintain and repair electrical and mechanical issues
  • Change motors
  • Be proactive and run projects to ensure operation runs smoothly.  
  • Work with a highly skilled, well tenured team of 20+ mechanics and electricians 
  • Prefer Associates or other technical discipline or an equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 1-10 years of maintenance experience within in a manufacturing environment.  Food experience is preferred but not required (looking at entry level or senior mechanics)
  • Well versed in electrical troubleshooting with understanding of mechanical troubleshooting
  • Demonstrated experience with Allen Bradley PLC controllers and variance frequency drives (VFD’s), programming experience is a plus
  • Experience troubleshooting motors, conveyors, packaging equipment, pumps, robotics, hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude and punctual


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