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Journeyman Electrician (1st Shift)

Grand Rapids, MI 49548

Posted: 06/26/2024 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 25344 Pay Rate: $ 30.00 - $ 35.00

Job Description

Are you a skilled electrician looking to bring your expertise to a dynamic manufacturing environment? Our client is seeking a dedicated Journeyman Electrician for a direct hire position on the 1st shift. This role offers an excellent opportunity to apply your technical skills and experience in a supportive and growth-oriented workplace.


  • Plan and prepare order documents related to equipment
  • Verify order documents for completeness, functionality, and feasibility based on experience
  • Document production material/equipment; correct and amend drawings/circuit diagrams as necessary
  • Inspect received parts and initiate rework/adjustments if needed
  • Analyze and repair errors and breakdowns/disturbances of electrical production equipment, including the replacement of spare parts
  • Conduct scheduled maintenances and test the functionality of equipment
  • Handle robot systems in case of disturbances (without programming); conduct data back-ups if necessary
  • Conduct installation work according to plans, drawings, and instructions; ensure completeness of all tools and parts
  • Determine the installation process and coordinate the timing of order processing
  • Install switching devices, electrical/control cabinets, and control panels with partially self-created circuit diagrams; ensure functional efficiency
  • Direct and adapt electrical and electronic processes according to defined standards
  • Provide support to all activities assigned by the direct supervisor

Job Requirements


  • Proven experience as a Journeyman Electrician in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of electrical systems, blueprints, and technical diagrams
  • Ability to analyze and repair complex electrical issues and breakdowns
  • Proficiency in handling electrical tools and testing equipment
  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow precise instructions
  • Good communication and coordination skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team


  • Experience with Global Skill Matrix (ViFlow / B-Search) is a plus
  • Familiarity with robotic systems and their disturbances
  • Experience in creating and amending electrical/control diagrams
  • Certification or training in electrical systems and maintenance

Titles Encouraged to Apply:

  • Industrial Electrician
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Electrical Technician
  • Controls Electrician
  • Electrical Maintenance Specialist
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Automation Technician
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