Electrical Maintenance Tech

Direct Hire

MAC Incorporated

Electrical Maintenance Tech
Adams, Massachusetts

Electrical Maintenance Tech Adams, Massachusetts
Job Ref:
35549

The company mans first and second shift 7 days a week. A new employee should be flexible to work 1st or 2nd shift once trained.

1st shift 7 am – 3 pm, 2nd shift if 3 pm – 11 pm
Generally Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend work / overtime & call ins.
PLC experience is preferable but not necessary.
Manufacturing / Production equipment.
Anyone with industrial or process / manufacturing knowledge and an Electrical license is required.

$26 – $33.77/hr, non Union, There are quarterly plant incentives based on business results for the quarter

(60 people there overall, 2 divisions with 6 people in maintenance).



They're very lean, operates on Toyota lean type culture model, they reward employees with good pay, advancement opportunities, top executives are often at the site so employees get to interface with them, they're a global company, they’re one of several different divisions, in a variety of different segments. Good pay and benefits, opportunities for advancement, really good management at these sites, they care for their people.

Job Summary

The Electrical Maintenance III Technician’s job position is to troubleshoot, maintain, and upgrade when required and provide preventive maintenance for the electrical components, processes, equipment, facilities and infrastructure within the company facilities. This will also include the knowledge and ability to work on the site's main electrical distribution and infrastructure.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Reads and interprets equipment manuals, work orders, electrical schematics/diagrams to perform required maintenance and service.
  2. Draws / upgrades / updates electrical schematics as necessary.
  3. Performs advanced electrical skills to inspect, diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair all phases of electrical components/systems for plant equipment.
  4. Installs and/or removes electric drive components as needed.
  5. Runs pipe and wire to new and existing systems as needed.
  6. Works with high voltage power supply as needed.
  7. Provides scheduled and emergency/unscheduled repairs of plant equipment/systems issues.
  8. Communicates with others internal and external to the organization to obtain/provide information regarding electrical issues as needed.
  9. Determines equipment needed for electrical work, purchases it as necessary, and helps to maintain proper inventory of supplies.
  10. Leads major projects to be completed by electrical team, ensuring successful completion.
  11. Records pertinent labor information from work shift.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Trains/assists others in job duties/skills.
  2. Assists mechanical staff as necessary.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge of the English language, National Electrical Code, advanced electrical skills, basic mechanical skills and industrial and equipment/systems are required. Knowledge of computers is preferred.

While performing the duties of this job, an employee is typically required to have the ability to exert physical strength during the work shift as needed, coordinate movements, use repetitive motions, have the ability to operate mobile equipment, regularly stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, reach, kneel, lift, twist, push and pull throughout a work shift, work in confined spaces, have manual and finger dexterity, select and use appropriate equipment/tools to accomplish job duties, read, write, listen, speak and understand English, follow all instructions and other oral/written information, visually inspect equipment/work area, complete paperwork and other documentation accurately, identify, analyze, troubleshoot and solve equipment/work area issues using electrical knowledge and skills, react quickly as needed, use judgement to determine when additional resources are needed to address issues, communicate effectively with others, record labor distribution information from the work shift in writing and/or on a personal computer, be aware of oneself in relation to surrounding equipment, work independently and as a team with others, and use, monitor and adjust equipment and related processes. Ability to instruct/transfer job information/knowledge to others and infrequently lift up to 50 pounds is preferred.

Must be able to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair all phases of electrical components/systems effectively, read and draw wiring schematics/diagrams, run pipe and wire to new and existing systems, remove and install electric drive components, acquire and maintain proper electrical supplies, and work with high voltage power supply. Must have the ability to learn / use mechanical skills such as welding, use of pipe threading machines, bandsaws, hand tools and drills.

Being under general supervision, the employee is expected to be self-directed, take initiative and be persistent when appropriate to accomplish necessary duties and complete required work without prompting from the supervisor. Additionally, the employee is expected to be adaptable/flexible to changing work assignments, perform multiple tasks at once, have a high level of integrity, dependability and self control to maintain composure and focus, learn and memorize procedures, prioritize work, manage time effectively and efficiently, meet established deadlines, display a cooperative attitude, read, understand and follow all company, job specific and safety policies/procedures, and attend/use all required training.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Formal trade training required.

Licensing: An electrician’s license is required. A valid driver’s license is preferred.

Experience: At least five years experience in an industrial environment is required with knowledge of equipment including, but not limited to PLC’s, variable speed drives, DC drives, motors, controls, generators, induction heating equipment, fire alarms, and high voltage.

Work Hours: Must have ability to work the shift/number of hours in which duties need to be accomplished, including overtime, holidays and weekends, as necessary. Call-ins may occur as needed.

Working Conditions: While performing the duties of this job, an employee is typically exposed to dust, loud noise, high places, confined spaces, very low and/or bright light, and outside weather conditions. Primarily works alone but may work as part of a team working in close proximity to others and works in close proximity with equipment and electricity.

Safety Equipment: Safety equipment typically required while performing the duties of this job include a personal lockout/tagout lock, ANSI approved hardhat and safety glasses with sideshields, and safety shoes/boots with steel toe protection. Additional safety equipment is available for use if a situation arises where it becomes required depending on the assignment or if it is simply desired by the employee.

Safety Training: A new employee hired to perform the duties of this position is to be provided New Employee Training by a qualified individual, which consists of eight hours of classroom training and 16 hours of on the job training. It will include, but is not limited to, the following: forklift/mobile equipment operation and certification/licensing, hazard communication, hearing conservation, respiratory protection, electrical safety, lock out/tag out, personal protective equipment, blood borne pathogens, fire fighting/extinguishers, machine safety, confined spaces, reporting of hazardous conditions, accidents, injuries, near-miss and property damage incidents, evacuation/emergency procedures, first aid, back injury prevention, and job/work area procedures.

Upon transferring to perform the duties of this position for the first time an employee is to be provided New Task Training by a qualified individual until the employee adequately understands the contents of the training, which include job/work area procedures and related topics. Additionally, an employee must be provided further training if a job duty/task has changes that will affect the health and safety aspects of that employee’s position.

Additional refresher safety training will be required as management deems appropriate or as dictated by MSHA/OSHA regulations.

Minerals Technologies Inc. (Mintec) is a resource- and technology-based company that develops, produces and markets worldwide a broad range of specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products and related systems and services. The Company has four reportable segments: Performance Materials, Specialty Minerals, Refractories and Energy Services.

They man first and second shift 7 days a week. There is no guarantee a new employee will be on any shift once trained. 

1st shift 7 am – 3 pm, 2nd shift if 3 pm – 11 pm
Generally Monday through Friday. Occasional weekend work / overtime & call ins.
PLC experience is preferable but not necessary.
Manufacturing / Production equipment.
Anyone with industrial or process / manufacturing knowledge and an Electrical license is required.

$26 – $33.77/hr, non Union,  There are quarterly plant incentives based on business results for the quarter 

(60 people there overall, 2 divisions, Performance Minerals and Minteq, 6 people in maintenance)



They're very lean, operates on Toyota lean type culture model, they reward employees with good pay, advancement opportunities, top executives are often at the site so employees get to interface with them, they're a global company, they’re one of several different divisions, in a variety of different segments. Good pay and benefits, opportunities for advancement, really good management at these sites, they care for their people.

Job Summary

The Electrical Maintenance III Technician’s job position is to troubleshoot, maintain, and upgrade when required and provide preventive maintenance for the electrical components, processes, equipment, facilities and infrastructure within the company facilities. This will also include the knowledge and ability to work on the site's main electrical distribution and infrastructure.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Reads and interprets equipment manuals, work orders, electrical schematics/diagrams to perform required maintenance and service.
  2. Draws / upgrades / updates electrical schematics as necessary.
  3. Performs advanced electrical skills to inspect, diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair all phases of electrical components/systems for plant equipment.
  4. Installs and/or removes electric drive components as needed.
  5. Runs pipe and wire to new and existing systems as needed.
  6. Works with high voltage power supply as needed.
  7. Provides scheduled and emergency/unscheduled repairs of plant equipment/systems issues.
  8. Communicates with others internal and external to the organization to obtain/provide information regarding electrical issues as needed.
  9. Determines equipment needed for electrical work, purchases it as necessary, and helps to maintain proper inventory of supplies.
  10. Leads major projects to be completed by electrical team, ensuring successful completion.
  11. Records pertinent labor information from work shift.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Trains/assists others in job duties/skills.
  2. Assists mechanical staff as necessary.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge of the English language, National Electrical Code, advanced electrical skills, basic mechanical skills and industrial and equipment/systems are required. Knowledge of computers is preferred.

While performing the duties of this job, an employee is typically required to have the ability to exert physical strength during the work shift as needed, coordinate movements, use repetitive motions, have the ability to operate mobile equipment, regularly stand, walk, bend, squat, climb, reach, kneel, lift, twist, push and pull throughout a work shift, work in confined spaces, have manual and finger dexterity, select and use appropriate equipment/tools to accomplish job duties, read, write, listen, speak and understand English, follow all instructions and other oral/written information, visually inspect equipment/work area, complete paperwork and other documentation accurately, identify, analyze, troubleshoot and solve equipment/work area issues using electrical knowledge and skills, react quickly as needed, use judgement to determine when additional resources are needed to address issues, communicate effectively with others, record labor distribution information from the work shift in writing and/or on a personal computer, be aware of oneself in relation to surrounding equipment, work independently and as a team with others, and use, monitor and adjust equipment and related processes. Ability to instruct/transfer job information/knowledge to others and infrequently lift up to 50 pounds is preferred.

Must be able to diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair all phases of electrical components/systems effectively, read and draw wiring schematics/diagrams, run pipe and wire to new and existing systems, remove and install electric drive components, acquire and maintain proper electrical supplies, and work with high voltage power supply. Must have the ability to learn / use mechanical skills such as welding, use of pipe threading machines, bandsaws, hand tools and drills.

Being under general supervision, the employee is expected to be self-directed, take initiative and be persistent when appropriate to accomplish necessary duties and complete required work without prompting from the supervisor. Additionally, the employee is expected to be adaptable/flexible to changing work assignments, perform multiple tasks at once, have a high level of integrity, dependability and self control to maintain composure and focus, learn and memorize procedures, prioritize work, manage time effectively and efficiently, meet established deadlines, display a cooperative attitude, read, understand and follow all company, job specific and safety policies/procedures, and attend/use all required training.

EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent required. Formal trade training required.

LicensingAn electrician’s license is required. A valid driver’s license is preferred.

ExperienceAt least five years experience in an industrial environment is required with knowledge of equipment including, but not limited to PLC’s, variable speed drives, DC drives, motors, controls, generators, induction heating equipment, fire alarms, and high voltage.

Work HoursMust have ability to work the shift/number of hours in which duties need to be accomplished, including overtime, holidays and weekends, as necessary. Call-ins may occur as needed.

Working ConditionsWhile performing the duties of this job, an employee is typically exposed to dust, loud noise, high places, confined spaces, very low and/or bright light, and outside weather conditions. Primarily works alone but may work as part of a team working in close proximity to others and works in close proximity with equipment and electricity.

Safety EquipmentSafety equipment typically required while performing the duties of this job include a personal lockout/tagout lock, ANSI approved hardhat and safety glasses with sideshields, and safety shoes/boots with steel toe protection. Additional safety equipment is available for use if a situation arises where it becomes required depending on the assignment or if it is simply desired by the employee.

Safety TrainingA new employee hired to perform the duties of this position is to be provided New Employee Training by a qualified individual, which consists of eight hours of classroom training and 16 hours of on the job training. It will include, but is not limited to, the following: forklift/mobile equipment operation and certification/licensing, hazard communication, hearing conservation, respiratory protection, electrical safety, lock out/tag out, personal protective equipment, blood borne pathogens, fire fighting/extinguishers, machine safety, confined spaces, reporting of hazardous conditions, accidents, injuries, near-miss and property damage incidents, evacuation/emergency procedures, first aid, back injury prevention, and job/work area procedures.

Upon transferring to perform the duties of this position for the first time an employee is to be provided New Task Training by a qualified individual until the employee adequately understands the contents of the training, which include job/work area procedures and related topics. Additionally, an employee must be provided further training if a job duty/task has changes that will affect the health and safety aspects of that employee’s position.

Additional refresher safety training will be required as management deems appropriate or as dictated by MSHA/OSHA regulations.

 

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