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Electrical Maintenance Technician

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Electrical Maintenance Technician
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Sumter,  SC
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Electricial Maintenance Technician

Position located in Sumter, South Carolina.

Job Responsibilities:

(This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The following examples do not identify all duties performed.)

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains electrical distribution systems including electric motors, and electric controls on systems < 460V.
  • Ensures emergency electrical systems are operational;
  • Maintains appropriate service and repair records.
  • Assists with purchases and inventories for equipment parts, chemicals and supplies.
  • Responds to routine and emergency calls for repairs and service.
  • Reads blueprints or technical diagrams before doing work.
  • Inspects electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustments or repairs, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Advises management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices.
  • Repairs or replaces wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools.
  • Follows state and local building regulations based on the NEC
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  • Possess basic mechanical skills with the ability to assist Maintenance Mechanics as needed.
  • Work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs to install, maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.
  • Comply with all safety/health-related policies and procedures, participate in company-sponsored safety programs and activities, and report to management  those conditions or actions by employees or others that might create a hazard to themselves or others in the plant. Reports any work-related injury or illness, no matter how minor, to their supervisor or Operations Manager.
  • Maintain housekeeping on assigned machines and in areas.
  • Assist in machine start-ups and shutdowns.
  • Must be able to work call-ins, unscheduled hours, and overtime as needed.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ electrical experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment.
  • Associates degree, military training, and/or related experience is a plus.
  • Position requires strong mechanical and electrical maintenance skills in troubleshooting and repair of equipment.
  • Computer:  MS Office.
  • Experience with: PLCs, AC&DC Drives a plus.
  • Precision maintenance background a plus.


Physical Requirement & Working Environment:

  • Must work where the noise level requires hearing protection.
  • May be exposed to various hazards such as corrosive chemicals.
  • Routine safety equipment: long sleeves, respirator, safety shoes, hearing protection, safety glasses.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and ability to carry 25 lbs. or less.
  • Capable of climbing flights of stairs or ladders.
  • Capable of working at heights.
  • Capable of walking/standing 8-10 hours per day.

Competitive benefits and compensation package.

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