Maintenance Electrician III

North Chicago, IL 60064

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: MC778394425 Compensation: $40-43 / hour

Job Description

Title:  Maintenance Electrician III
Location:  North Chicago, IL
Hire Type:  Contract-to-Hire, Onsite
Pay Range:  $40.00 - $43.00/hour (W2 w/full employee benefits)
Work Hours:  6:00am - 6:30pm (4 days on, 4 days off)

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

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary:
Independently perform Senior-Level technical support within the maintenance department. Trains lower-level Technicians on more advanced tasks.
Job Duties:
  • Maintains the function of department assets to ensure reliable equipment and quality standards are met.
  • Assists in root cause investigation and reliability centered maintenance analysis.
  • Capable of training others on tasks.
  • Proficient in multiple skilled trade disciplines and creates or edits maintenance job plans.
  • Intermediate computer skills (MS Windows)
  • Fully proficient in their core function, performing advanced level tasks.
  • Assist cross functional teams outside of the maintenance organization. 
  • Supports continuous improvement projects and safety initiatives within the maintenance organization and/or the site.
  • Understands and follows all safety and GMP regulations.
  • Assist cross functional teams outside of the maintenance organization.
  • Conduct testing of conductor insulation, transformer coils, circuit breakers and related switchgear on a routine basis using testing equipment.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and maintain Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS), whether used for Distributive Control Systems (DCS) or emergency lighting, located throughout the plant.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, and conduct preventive maintenance on motor control centers.
  • Knowledgeable in the operation of Soft Starts and Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).
  • Demonstrate understanding of  Electrical Standards, NEC, and GMP requirements.
  • Either a High School Diploma with 10+ years of relevant electrical maintenance experience, or a relevant Certificate with 5+ years of experience, or an Associate's Degree with 3+ years of experience.
  • CMRT (Certified Maintenance and Reliability Technician) or equivalent accreditation desired.
  • Knowledge and ability to use advanced tools (i.e. machine tools, diagnostic tools, predictive tools).
  • Intermediate computer skills (MS Windows).

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


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