Maintenance Electrician

Addison, IL 60101

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: Hd814421116 Compensation: 27.00

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Election 

Location: Addison, IL 60101


Job Summary
Install and maintain production, ancillary, and plant equipment in safe operating condition. 

Performs general maintenance and preventative/predictive maintenance on a variety of extrusion, auxiliary and plant support equipment. Individual is required to apply knowledge either gained on-the-job or previous experience of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic theory and procedure to troubleshoot, perform preventative maintenance and complete necessary repairs. The overall goal is to assist in minimizing downtime due to breakdown repairs and PM’s as well as optimize the quality of products.
Manufactured to the highest degree equipment is capable of producing. Specific Responsibilities/Essential Functions
Adheres to the company’s Safety and Quality policies and procedures.
Monitor assigned line’s operation while complying with safety, quality, production, and housekeeping standards by:
Apply knowledge of the following in the maintenance and repair of extrusion, auxiliary and support equipment:
a. Mechanical
b. Electrical
c. Pneumatic
d. Hydraulic theory and procedure
Applies knowledge of machines and processes for each of the following to analyze, set-up and maintain equipment for safe and continuous operation:
a. Extrusion
b. Mechanical Systems
c. Construction
Ability to apply knowledge of each technical requirement:
Electrical Skills
  1. Ability to read electrical schematics and identify symbols and control circuits with a reasonable degree of competency. Includes ability to understand and trouble-shoot PLC program and logic
  2. Ability to competently and with a reasonable degree of accuracy trouble-shoot electrical circuits
  3. Must be capable of working on the installation of PLC’s, change motors, install relays and starters, and install control circuits
Hydraulic Skills
  1. Ability to read hydraulic schematics and identify symbols and control circuits with a reasonable degree of competency
  1. Ability to competently and with a reasonable degree of accuracy troubleshoot a hydraulic circuit
  2. Must be capable of working on equipment to repair, change or upgrade the status of equipment
Mechanical Skills
  1. Must be capable of performing maintenance on all types of equipment represented in the plant with a reasonable degree of skill and competency
  2. Must have a reasonable degree of skill with refrigeration, drying, conveying, fluid pumps, blowing and vacuum pumps, pneumatic circuits, and welding/fabrication
  1. Ensuring that safety guards are in place
  2. Must work cooperatively with a team of employees.
  3. Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  4. Must be adapt at the use of a variety of hand, hydraulic and pneumatic tools.
  5. Must demonstrate good oral and written communication skills. Able to assist with the education and training of other employees.
  6. Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision.
  7. Must have demonstrated maintenance and troubleshooting skills involving mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems as well as systems using electric motors and sensors for operational functions (i.e., automated equipment.
  8. Must be able to read schematics and blueprints.
  9. Performs and documents PM activities.
  10. Maintain production, auxiliary equipment, and plant equipment in safe operating condition.
  11. Assists with the education and training of other employees.
  12. Installs production and auxiliary equipment following Plant and departmental standards and applicable local ordinances.
  13. Makes repairs to building and facilities as required.
  14. Respond to production breakdowns and emergencies in a timely manner.
  15. Maintains work area in a safe, clean, and orderly manner.
  16. Assists in line changeovers.
  17. Welds and cuts steel and aluminum parts as required in the performance of repair or installation activities. May be required to perform some machining functions to keep equipment operating in emergencies.
  18. Analyzes equipment and/or system breakdowns and determines cause as well as possible solutions.
  19. Performs training and directs the technical work of others as needed.
  20. Assists the engineering department in coordination and planning of installations and modifications of existing equipment.
  21. Assists with other PM documentation and activities
  22. Interfaces with outside contractors to assist in installing and maintaining production, auxiliary, and plant equipment and facilities, as required
  23. Performs all corrective/preventive actions and effectiveness check
  24. Understand and communicate customer complaints to other employees to create
  25. awareness of the different defects.
  26. Train other employees in areas of expertise when required
  27. Assists other job classifications when required
  28. Performs other related duties as directed by the Maintenance Manager, Supervisor or Leads.
  29. Assists with other PM documentation and activities.
Education and Experience:
  1. High school diploma or equivalent preferred or 7 plus years’ experience in Maintenance Role
  2. Some post-secondary education preferred (i.e., technical or vocational education)
  3. Must be able to read, write and speak and understand English.
  4. Most be motivated and possess a high attention to detail.
  5. Completed all requirements of Electrician Technician or prove previous experience as a Maintenance Mechanic in a Manufacturing environment
  6. Basic math, computer, and organizational

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 

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