Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Electrician Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Maintenance Electrician to join our team.


  • Perform electrical preventative and corrective maintenance on all plant equipment including facility assets;
  • Read and interpret drawings and wiring schematics;
  • Identify and correct potential equipment problems using various troubleshooting methods;
  • Install, repair or service machinery, equipment, and support systems as required;
  • Must be willing to help the jobsite team in the following areas: General Preventive Maintenance, welding, cleaning and painting;
  • Comply and participate with safety, quality, and policy guidelines;
  • Maintain plant communications network, production computers, and associated equipment;
  • Complete repairs in a timely manner and follow up with customers to ensure work was complete and effective;
  • Assemble, test and modify motor control devices, programmable controllers, transformers, and other electrical components;
  • Determine the correct method and sequence of operation, selection of materials to be used, and work direction;
  • Diagnose electrical, programmable controller and mechanical malfunctions, determine and perform corrective action required;
  • Replace, adjust and calibrate components to align control apparatus to required operating specifications;
  • Restores fixtures to proper operating condition and lighting to current Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) standards;
  • Must be able to identify and install circuit conductors per NEC rules;
  • Installs or repairs wiring, electrical and electronic components.


  • 1+ years of experience in the field or related area;
  • soft start equipment;
  • Must perform other duties as assigned;
  • Drug free at all times;
  • motors up to 450 HP;
  • Read blueprints;
  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak English;
  • must have 480 volt 3 phase expertise;
  • Comprehend schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications required by our client;
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Electrical Testing;
  • High standard of integrity and professionalism;
  • Electro-mechanical pneumatic system operation, component functionality;
  • Read electrical schematics;
  • Experience in general facilities maintenance;
  • Work with voltages up to 480.