Electrical Maintenance Technician



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Up to USD0.00 per year

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Branch Information

Raleigh Engineering - (USA) 701 Corporate Center Drive Suite 375 NC Raleigh , NC 27607



Job Description


We have an immediate need for an Industrial Maintenance Electrician; this candidate should have a strong background in all aspects of traditional electrical and mechanical maintenance of industrial production machinery. The person must have PLC troubleshooting skills, experience with drive control systems, excellent mechanical skills, and great interpersonal skills.

This position is in support of a 24/7 production operation.


* Ensure safety by following all safety rules, procedures and Lock-out / Tag-out procedures and continuous improvement of housekeeping.

* Troubleshoot PLC controlled equipment as well as all plant electrical systems including motors, instrumentation, distribution, and feed control systems.

* Troubleshoot all plant Mechanical systems and develop solutions accordingly.

* Communicate to all Maintenance and Production personnel effectively regarding system software changes, equipment modifications, procedural changes or safety related issues.

* PM equipment as required.

* Perform project work as needed.

* Assist with moving existing and/or installing new equipment, run conduit such as EMT, Rigid and MC cable

* Maintain complete records of work performed using software, work orders and detailed logs and have good communication skills.

* Must be able to work from drawings, schematics, sketches and through verbal communication.

* Must be able to work independently on assigned projects/ tasks and report to supervision the status of each as needed.

* Must be able to inspect, operate and test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction.

* Must have experience with control devices such as switches, photo eyes, proximity sensors, push buttons, contactors, motors, motor starters, single and three phase, transformers, etc.

* Must be willing to work any shift schedule plus overtime as dictated by the needs of the business.

* Must have programmable logic control (PLC) knowledge with the ability to develop and troubleshoot.

* Must have experience working with shop equipment (hand tools, volt meters, ohm meters, oscilloscopes, welding equipment, drill press, mill, and lathe) and operate equipment in a safe, efficient manner.

* Assist with equipment change overs and line startups, troubleshooting issues as needed.

* Must be able to access confined spaces

* Must be able to climb ladders, stairways, use a manlift/sissorlift at ceiling heights or above.

* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions

* Assure that work practices are in the guidelines of OSHA standards.

* Follow all Environmental Health and Safety rules and ISO requirements.

* Assure that all products are built to the highest standard of quality.

* Follow all IATF16949 requirements.

* Participates in WCM, also provides suggestions to improve processes and participates on team projects.


* Education/ Experience:

* Position requires a minimum of two years of vocational education in maintenance-related skills and/or equivalent experience.

* Strong knowledge of PLC. Minimum 3 years' experience working with and programming PLC's or completion of Basic Electricity and Basic PLC courses at a state-accredited vocational school or community college.