Maintenance Electrician

Job Details

Job Location – Ripon – Ripon, WI
Position Type – Hourly – Production
Job Shift – 1st Shift- Day


Job Summary:

As a Maintenance Electrician, you will work independently and with other plant personnel to troubleshoot and repair production and facilities equipment. Also, you will perform routine and preventive maintenance tasks to ensure maximum equipment efficiency and effectiveness.

Essential Functions:

  • Work safely and maintain a safe work environment, follow all plant and department specific safety rules, procedures and policies.
  • Problem solves equipment breakdowns and perform necessary repairs to maintain quality and productivity.
  • Instruct operators in proper care and maintenance of machines.
  • Report irregularities to department supervisor and maintenance leadership.
  • Assist in the installation of new equipment.
  • Work with outside contractors to install or modify equipment.
  • Provide skilled services to fabricate or modify machinery.
  • Do assigned machine preventative maintenance.
  • Properly enter information into computerized Maintenance Request Program.
  • Report machine parts and items needed by other departments to maintenance leadership.
  • Maintain building and grounds and all building systems as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understand DC and AC principles and components including motors, controllers and PLCs.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics.
  • Full understanding of mechanical maintenance skills.
  • Hands on experience with lathes, milling, presses, welding, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects.
  • Ability to remain organized and self-directed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to interface with a variety of individuals or groups on a frequent basis.
  • Ability to work with limited direction and supervision, while demonstrating good judgment and strict confidence.
  • Ability to learn computer applications as necessary for the position.
  • Must successfully complete any training or certification courses required to support or strengthen position.
  • Ability to read, interpret and follow verbal and written instructions, work procedures and other related materials.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including strong customer service skills.
  • Must communicate appropriate information accurately and clearly as needed.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to stand, squat, climb, and kneel constantly for up to 8 hours.
  • Must be able to lift and transfer material up to 75 pounds.
  • Must be able to manipulate hand and power tool while lying on your side or back occasionally for 5-15minutes.
  • Required to sit, stand or walk for prolonged periods of time.
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects or use controls, tools or equipment.
  • May require the ability to use a keyboard and other office equipment.
  • May require specific vision abilities that include close vision.
  • May be required to perform concentrated work for extended periods of time.
  • May be required to lift, carry or exert items or objects of reasonable weight.
  • May be required to perform duties beyond standard business hours.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED and two years experience in maintenance as an electrical technician.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen


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