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Maintenance Electrician III - 2nd Shift

Woodstock, IL


Install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all electrical systems of the plant in accordance with codes, regulations, and specifications, ensuring minimum down time of the plant operations, in accordance with company policies and procedures. Support maximizing facility uptime through execution of rolling equipment setups.


  • Frequent standing and walking.
  • Occasional sitting, below waist level work, balancing, carrying, reaching, fine motor skills, forceful motion, and lifting up to 60 lbs.
  • Minimal foot use, climbing, push/pulling, and lifting over 100 lbs.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation, as provided in detail in the Job Analysis Database.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Accredited maintenance apprenticeship or two years technical training with two plus years’ industrial electrician experience.
  • Five plus years’ industrial electrician experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret documents such as wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, instructions, safety rules, code books, and specifications.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspect electrical systems, equipment, and machines for possible problems.
  • Knowledge of medium voltage power distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of drives, controls, motion controllers, PLCs, and/or motors.
  • Understanding of national electric code (NEC) and NFPA-70E.
  • Ability to operate mobile equipment such as forklifts, overhead traveling cranes, and aerial lift platforms in a safe and professional manner.
  • Ability to use math skills including fractions, percentages, geometry, and probability.
  • Ability to read and understand technical procedures.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to follow and give instructions.
  • Ability to work well with other employees.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of lockout/tagout procedures.


  • Knowledge of silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCR), rectifiers, capacitors, and resistors.
  • Advanced knowledge of PLC programming (Allen Bradley, Siemen, GE, etc.)
  • Advanced knowledge of operation of SCRs, rectifiers, capacitors, and resistors.
  • Advanced knowledge of process identifier (PID) troubleshooting experience.
  • Machine tool, forklift truck, and crane experience.
  • Advanced knowledge and aptitude on hydraulic, pneumatic, combustion, machining, and mechanical systems.
  • Troubleshooting experience with automated systems (material handling, machine tools, and metal casting equipment)
  • Work experience in a foundry environment.


  • Perform advanced problem solving by identifying, troubleshooting, and correcting electrical issues.
  • Perform a wide variety of installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting work to keep production and support equipment in operating condition.
  • Act as subject matter expert for electrical systems.
  • Analyze test results, machine error messages, and information obtained from operators to diagnose and repair.
  • May perform ARC flash program.
  • Layout control panels using schematics and I/O mapping.
  • Perform a wide variety of electrical installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting work to keep production and support equipment in operating conditions.
  • Plan, layout, and install complex wiring circuits and distribution centers in conformance with established electrical codes, plan, measure, bend, and fir conduit.
  • Install and troubleshoot motor control centers, power distribution panels, lighting panels, and controls on plant equipment such as bar pulling machines, cut off equipment, centerless grinders, trepanning lathes, dust collectors, melting and holding furnaces, and other similar types of equipment.
  • Repair, replace, and connect single or three-phase motors AC or DC, on all types of production and support equipment.
  • Maintain and replace starter, contactors, relays, timers, limit switches, and counters.
  • Use material handling equipment when performing certain electrical maintenance work; operate a forklift truck for transporting equipment and lifting employees; use specialized power equipment for pulling cable and wire.
  • Use multimeters and other test instruments when troubleshooting electrical circuits; interpret resistance, voltage and amperage readings to arrive at the solution to electrical problems; use instrumentation built into equipment to diagnose certain malfunctions.
  • Proceed independently when installing or troubleshooting electrical equipment; obtain needed information form wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, and code books.
  • Follow all plant safety rules; including lock out of all plant equipment so that it is safe to work on; use safety equipment appropriate for the job; be aware of the safety of others.
  • Follow Environmental, Quality and Safety Management System procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to meet the essential job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation, as outlined in the job description.


  • Balancing multiple tasks throughout the shift

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