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Senior Maintenance Electrician

Location: St Charles, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $70,000.00 - $90,000.00
Hourly: $35.00 - $45.00
Degree: Associate;
Date: 8/1/2018
Job ID: 02565553
Job Description
Senior Maintenance Electrician
  • Chemical manufacturer is hiring for 2 Maintenance Electricians to join their operation.  They recently invested millions of dollars in new equipment and are looking for highly skilled electricians to maintain the equipment properly  
  • 2 roles open: 1 on 2nd shift and 1 on 3rd shift (your preference)
  • These are newly created roles so if you are interested in working for a stable, growing organization that pays well, offers fantastic benefits and growth potential then send us your resume
  • Local candidates only and sponsorship is not available 
Position Responsibilities
  • Plan layout and install wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings.
  • Connect power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connect cables and wires between machines and equipment.
  • Maintain, repair and troubleshoot all electrical issues
  • Project work, PM completion, and work order completion as expected
  • Troubleshoot equipment failures, diagnose problems, replace and repair, detect and replace defective items, test and make final adjustments
  • Replaces faulty electrical components of machine; such as relays, switches, and motors, positioning sensing devices, and using hand tools.
  • Replace motor bearings and rewire motors.
  • Troubleshoot and program PLC’s (if applicable)
  • Provide technical support for efficient troubleshooting / problem solving activities and maintenance repair to maximize efficiencies and limit downtime
  • Meet plant objectives in safety, quality, cost and customer care
  • Follow safety rules and regulations, participate in safety meetings and suggest ways for continual improvement.
Job Qualifications:
  • Prefer Associates or other technical discipline or an equivalent combination of maintenance training and maintenance experience
  • Licensed electrician is preferred
  • Must have 5+ years of maintenance electrical manufacturing experience.   Chemical, food, automotive, plastics, metals or similar industry is preferred but open to any industry as long as its manufacturing
  • Knowledge of 3 phase 480V & 240V; Single phase 240V, 277V & 120V; Low voltage DC 24V & 12V beneficial. Capable of converting 3 phase 480V to Single phase 240V would be a plus.
  • Well versed in troubleshooting VFD’s, PLC’s, HMI’s, and robotics.  Able to program PLC’s, servo’s, VFD’s, relays, sensors and switches is required 
  • Able to read blueprints and schematics is preferred
  • Experience with mechanical troubleshooting is preferred: hydraulics, pneumatics, electric motors, pumps, valves, belts, chains, sprockets, bearings, pulley’s, gearboxes, conveyors, and various other equipment troubleshooting
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude, energetic, punctual, hard-working, and eager to improve processes/ streamline the equipment
  • Experience with using a preventative maintenance system, SAP or CMMS is preferred


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