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Industrial/Maintenance Electrician, 2nd shift


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Westaff has an excellent opportunity for an experienced 2nd shift Maintenance Electrician in Southington, CT.

Job type: Full Time, Permanent.

Salary: $25-$28/hr to start

The successful candidate must have a “safety-first” mindset, be a self-motivated professional

Maintenance Electrician Duties:

Troubleshooting/repair of a wide range of industrial equipment; installation of electrical services for new equipment and for equipment relocated and upgraded.

Ensure that the plant and equipment are maintained at the highest performance level, and will strive to minimize cost, energy usage, and waste.

Use of excellent interpersonal skills and will interact and function effectively as an integral part of the Safety, Production, Quality, and Maintenance Team.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experienced in all industrial safe practices, including electrical Lock Out / Tag Out, and Arc Flash Safety Practices.

Working knowledge of the NEC, including the ability to size wire, conduit, and circuit protection for installed equipment. Able to install electrical power feeds to equipment.

Ability to read and interpret Electrical and Mechanical Schematics and Drawings, Manuals, and Set-up Procedures.

Knowledge and experience in troubleshooting equipment utilizing voltages from low voltage AC and DC to 480-volt DC utilized by production equipment and facility utility systems.

Experience working with all basic power system components such as transformers, motors (AC, DC, Servo), Drives, Push Button Control Stations, Relays, Solid State Relays, Sensors, Temperature Controllers, Circuit Protection Devices, Motor Control Centers, and all basic industrial control system components.

Ability to troubleshoot and repair Electrical and Electronic Control Circuits, AC/DC Drives, Servo Drives and PLC equipment.

Ability to install and align motors and gearboxes.

Solid working knowledge of basic industrial mechanical components and systems such as mechanical drives, gearboxes, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment.

Proficiency in performing and reporting out on assigned PM’s on equipment and systems.

Able to identify and request parts, supplies, and tooling needed for repairs and to replenish maintenance inventory.

Other duties as assigned by management


Job Requirements

Job Requirements of the Maintenance Electrician

High School Education or equivalent required

Five years’ experience with electrical systems working within an industrial environment (this part is a must! )

Experience troubleshooting live electrical systems at voltages up to 480 VAC.

Training and experience with Electrical Safe Practices such as Lock Out / Tag Out and Arc Flash.

Working knowledge of basic computer software such as Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Solid record of functioning as an effective team member within a production environment.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able to issue reports and updates.

Experience and training in utilizing powered equipment such as forklifts and aerial platform lifts.

Environment: The position requires standing, lifting of up to 50 pounds, climbing steps, and ladders and working in a production environment. Use of company-provided PPE is required, including but not limited to, safety glasses, hearing protection, bump cap, and steel toe metatarsal safety shoes.



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