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Journeyman Maintenance Electrician (1st Shift)

Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Posted: 06/19/2024 Job Type: Permanent/Direct Hire Industry: Engineering Job Number: 25147 Pay Rate: $ 28.00 - $ 32.00

Job Description

Our client, a leading plastics manufacturer is seeking a skilled Maintenance Electrician to join their team. This pivotal role focuses on maintaining and enhancing the functionality and safety of the plant's electrical systems. If you are looking for an opportunity to apply your technical expertise in a dynamic work environment while ensuring compliance with industry standards and contributing to a culture of safety and efficiency, this position is for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive maintenance on assigned equipment as scheduled, ensuring operational efficiency and safety.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems of injection presses and cementing/coating equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair issues in electrical systems up to 480VAC, including planning and executing installations.
  • Address PLC and control system issues effectively using schematics and technical drawings.
  • Collaborate with electricians and contractors to maintain the plant's electrical infrastructure per NEC standards.
  • Develop and manage the site's electrical safety program, including training for arc flash safety.
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance activities in the CMMS.
  • Adhere to and promote the company's health, safety, and environmental policies.
  • Regularly engage in housekeeping tasks to maintain a clean and organized work environment.

Job Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Master Electrician license.
  • Proficiency in using CMMS for data entry and navigation.

Required Skills:

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and proficiency in basic math for accurate measurements and calculations.
  • Demonstrated experience with electrical installations, wire sizing, conduit sizing, and electrical load calculations.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills, with a systematic approach to diagnosing and resolving technical issues.


  • Fork truck (Hilo) operator's license.
  • Scissor lift operator's license.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to perform physical activities including bending, walking, lifting (up to 50 pounds), and frequent use of hands in various capacities.
  • Regular requirements to sit, talk, hear, and reach with hands and arms.
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