Maintenance Electrician Job Description

Maintenance Electrician Job Description

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Maintenance electrician provides electrical and mechanical support for the installation, repair and maintenance of electronic/electrical controls and mechanical systems on manufacturing machinery.

Maintenance Electrician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintains light and power circuits, elevators, controls, electric motors of various sizes and types, lighting fixtures, transformers, communications systems, standby battery power circuits and equipment, making repairs as necessary
Tests as necessary for short circuits, grounds, and other electrical disorders and takes corrective measures as indicated
Installs new circuits and equipment
Installs conduits, wires, cables, pull boxes, transformers, switches and other related equipment required in making additions, extensions, or alterations in electrical systems, or in new construction, if permitted
Perform testing, troubleshooting, installation, and repair of electrical systems and components
Responsible for troubleshooting and maintaining all electrical systems on the property
Responsible for general building maintenance and upkeep
Repairs and maintains food service equipment including dishwashers and refrigeration units
Obtains bids and manages service agreements for additional maintenance and ensures adherence to specifications
Oversees maintenance of permit requirements

Maintenance Electrician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Maintenance Electrician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PLC, II, NICET, CPR, OSHA, EO1, HVAC, CFC

Education for Maintenance Electrician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the maintenance electrician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Technical, Industrial, Electrician, Associates, Manufacturing, Electronics, Education, Military, General Education, Electrical Engineering

Skills for Maintenance Electrician

Desired skills for maintenance electrician include:

National Electrical Code
Behavior based safety systems
Hydraulics
Circuits
OSHA safety requirements
Programmable controls
Electrical functions
Equipment and tools
Electrical systems
Machinery

Desired experience for maintenance electrician includes:

Reviews event documents for operational issues and recommend solutions to identified issues
Monitors repair activity to minimize downtime and inconvenience to facility event activity and tenants
Ensures all equipment is maintained according to factory specifications and maintains accurate records
Assists in overseeing activities of construction projects, vendors, subcontractors, and city and county services
Performs highly diversified duties to install and maintains on site equipment
Detects faulty operations, defective material, and reports those and any unusual situations to proper supervision

Maintenance Electrician Examples

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Maintenance Electrician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of maintenance electrician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for maintenance electrician
  • New installations to electrical systems/associated equipment
  • Perform all work in a safe manner and within all compliance requirements to avoid personal injury
  • Repairs and replaces defective parts in motors, generators, pumps, storage batteries, switchboards, controllers, switches, and other related equipment
  • Repairs hand tools
  • Troubleshoots 1 and 3 phase motors and related equipment
  • Uses a variety of tools and instruments such as hand tools of the trade, voltmeter, ohmmeter, current meter, motor analyzer, megger, hydraulic bending equipment, motorized cable pulling equipment
  • May perform above functions on systems connected with higher energy particle accelerators or other equipment
  • May use a computer to meet operational needs
  • Proactively participates in the design, implementation and upgrade of all reliability programs
  • Diagnosis and repair of electrical power and control systems and D.C
Qualifications for maintenance electrician
  • Ability and willingness to be "On-call" on a rotational basis
  • Ability to analyze electrical and mechanical problems and devise and carry out effective plans for repair
  • Experience must include troubleshooting and repairing electro-mechanicalcomponents on engines
  • An extensive knowledge of engine electrical/indicating systems is required
  • The ability to interpret and apply information on schematic diagrams, drawings and charts for fault isolation and repair of assigned systems and system subassemblies is required
  • Ability to pass the advance level electrician evaluation
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Maintenance Electrician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of maintenance electrician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for maintenance electrician
  • Repair electrical systems and equipment by diagnosing malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors and lighting fixtures
  • Complete required paperwork and documentation
  • Perform mechanical maintenance on electrical such as lubes on systems, replacing bearings as needed and other miscellaneous mechanical functions required of the electrical system
  • Perform emergency troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance on various process physical measuring systems such as pressure flow, temperature and other miscellaneous functions of physical measurement systems
  • Perform emergency troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance on high voltage switch gear, cables and transformers
  • Install conduit and wiring to facilitate new equipment
  • Adjust, troubleshoot and maintain specialized electrical conduit as precipitators, voltage controls, DC motor voltage control and variable AC controllers
  • Monitor plant HVAC system and other environmental controls
  • Perform emergency troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance on programmable logic controllers, PC systems, networks and devices used in systems
  • Assist Electrical Coordinator with the development of job standards and pre-maintenance procedures
Qualifications for maintenance electrician
  • Ability in reading and writing electrical schematics and ladder logic diagrams
  • Ability to use limited technical data and instruction to perform above work described
  • Industrial Journeyman State certification OR formal four year electrical apprenticeship
  • Abiding by NFP 70E Arc flash regulations
  • 3-5 years proven industrial electrician experience in a fast-paced lean manufacturing environment required
  • Must hold a valid provincial certification as an Industrial Electrician License (442A or 309A)
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Maintenance Electrician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of maintenance electrician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for maintenance electrician
  • Assist in the completion, implementation, and management of the Preventative Maintenance Program
  • Plan for, establish, and perform preventative and predictive maintenance according to the
  • Utilize computerized maintenance system to document repairs & preventative maintenance
  • Install new machines and equipment by installing power supply wiring and conduit to and between machines and equipment
  • Repair and replace faulty electrical components by using testing equipment and hand tools to install relays, switches, motors, printed circuit boards, and position-sensing devices
  • Maintain technical knowledge by attending educational workshops
  • Basic Knowledge of Mechanical and Fluid Systems
  • Electrical theory and application
  • Knowledge of Motor/Generator Theory and Application and controls
  • Familiarity with Electronic Drives and PLCs
Qualifications for maintenance electrician
  • This will primarily be a 2nd shift position
  • Ability to perform all work in compliance within OSHA and NEC rules and regulations
  • Ability to work under changing conditions and under time pressure
  • Ability to learn maintain, troubleshoot & repair computerized numerical control (CNC) and drive systems
  • A Mass Electrical License is required with five years of practical experience (Journeyman or above)
  • Possess journeyman level knowledge and experience
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Maintenance Electrician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a maintenance electrician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for maintenance electrician
  • Install, relocate, and/or disassemble machinery
  • Development, troubleshooting, repair, and regular maintenance of mechanical, plumbing, hydraulic, vacuum, and pneumatic systems, using blueprints and oral/written instructions
  • Special projects that may include, but are not limited to hydraulic equipment, plumbing, new building systems
  • Installation and setup of manufacturing equipment
  • Willing to cross-train on CNC machines and mechanical equipment with CNC maintenance technicians
  • Provide proper record keeping, documentation, and information for, but not limited to
  • Maintain clear communication with supervisor and with production regarding equipment status of repair, and release to production
  • 10%) Works autonomously while repairing highly complex electrical equipment
  • 10%) Locate trouble causing malfunctions
  • Plan, design, layout and Install new electrical services to include proper wire sizes, conduit routes, conduit sizes, breakers, contacts, junction boxes, terminal strips, disconnects, lights and switches
Qualifications for maintenance electrician
  • Cutting into high voltage lines
  • Electrical Trade School Preferred
  • Experience in Data cabling and Fiber Optics System installation and repair preferred
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50lbs and maneuver 100lbs be able to work from ladders or personnel lifts at various heights
  • Ability to use computer programs for communications and work orders
  • Must have effective written communication skills to document accomplishments, complete necessary reports & records
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Maintenance Electrician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of maintenance electrician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for maintenance electrician
  • Performs machinery and equipment examinations to troubleshoot for defects in operation
  • Determines routing, location, method of installing wires, conduit electrical systems, controls, and equipment
  • Performs such installation and maintenance operations as installing and maintaining primary and branch feeder circuits, substations, transformers, power panels, switchboards, and load centers
  • The Maintenance Electrician interprets all electrical schematics and prints, and updates prints to reflect any modifications to equipment
  • The Maintenance Electrician tests and puts into service all electrical equipment that has been repaired, moved or recently installed
  • The Maintenance Electrician operates all equipment and performs all tasks in a safe manner following all safety procedures, including Lockout/Tagout, Confined Space Entry, and Hot Works Permits
  • Performing repairs and preventative maintenance on a variety of production machines
  • May include working with outside contractors to procure parts or perform repairs
  • Performs scheduled preventative and general maintenance on all manufacturing systems including hydraulic presses, metal forming equipment, and various support equipment
  • Performs facility maintenance when necessary
Qualifications for maintenance electrician
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others in the department internal customers
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical work
  • Electrician’s license required
  • Experience in welding preferred
  • Demonstrated dependability & technical problem solving/trouble shooting abilities
  • Effective written communication skills with demonstrated ability to document accomplishments, complete necessary reports & records

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