Electrical Maintenance Technician

Earth City, MO 63045

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: Dj2607091025 Compensation: $58240-68640 / year

Job Description

Title: Electrical Maintenance Technician

Location: Earth City, MO

Overview: Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert Recruiters support you during every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary: Responsible for maintaining machines and equipment to ensure that they continue to operate in a safe and efficient manner. Additional responsibilities include completion of scheduled work assignments, including, but not limited to production equipment, building systems, fabrication, calibrations, feeder design, PLC troubleshooting/programming, preventative maintenance, and new equipment installations.

Job Duties:

  • Trouble shoot and repair complex electrical and mechanical problems
  • Assemble mechanical and electrical machines
  • Perform routine preventive industrial maintenance to ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, building systems operate efficiently, and the physical condition of buildings does not deteriorate
  • Repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hand tools and power tools, and reassemble equipment
  • Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery
  • Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions
  • Inspect drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions following checklists
  • Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment
  • Follow all aspects of the Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) program


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Certificate or coursework from a Technical/Trade School preferred
  • Minimum 4 years of practical, hands-on experience in an equivalent role or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Knowledge of voltages and various electrical setups along with electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic experience is an asset
  • Fabrication, welding, and layout skills are an asset

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Amy Badal
Technical Recruiter

Amy Badal is a seasoned Senior Recruiter passionate about connecting with individuals across diverse industries and various career stages. With an impressive 7-year tenure at Sterling, Amy has become an invaluable asset to the organization's talent acquisition efforts.

Amy's journey in recruiting spans over 11 years, during which she has acquired a wealth of knowledge and experience in the field. Her fascination with working alongside people from different backgrounds and professional levels has driven her successful career.

As a Senior Recruiter, Amy thrives on collaborating with candidates and hiring partners in the railroad industry. She relishes the chance to contribute to their career growth and the overall success of the organizations she serves. Amy's ability to understand each individual's unique needs and aspirations allows her to make insightful and tailored placements that benefit both parties.

One of Amy's most valuable pieces of advice is never to burn bridges and always maintain high professionalism throughout the hiring process.

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