Maintenance Electrician - HS1 - 3rd Shift
Greif Inc.

La Porte, Texas

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Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.

Job Requisition #:
022558 Maintenance Electrician - HS1 - 3rd Shift (Open)

Job Description:

Must have completed a minimum of the following courses from an accredited and approved educational source or demonstrated knowledge and skill acquired via sufficient job experience: Basic Electrical and Industrial Safety, AC DC Circuits and Machinery, Electrical Troubleshooting.

Ability to troubleshoot control circuits, motors, motor control circuits, and other electrical and electronic systems. Install and maintain electrical systems and controls. Read electrical blueprints and schematics and apply NEC requirements.

Perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical theory and principles, statutory codes and principles of operation of electrical equipment.

Analyze circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings to install, repair, calibrate, service and replace electronic devices and systems.

Dismantle, inspect and replace electrical machinery and replaces defective electrical or mechanical parts

Lays-out, assembles, installs, tests, repairs, and adjusts electrical fixtures, apparatus, equipment, wiring, and to include panels, breakers, and conduit.

Repair, install, replace, and test electrical circuits, equipment, and motors using appropriate tools and testing instruments

Troubleshoot and repairs electric controls, motor control centers, and programmable logic controls and general maintenance.

Examine work orders and converse with equipment operators to detect equipment problems.

Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment to detect and prevent problems.

Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.

Calibrate testing instruments and installed or repaired equipment to prescribed specifications.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Technical or professional certification preferred (journeyman electrician) and/or completion of an appropriate apprenticeship program.

Experience: 5+ years experience and/or equivalent in industrial high voltage electrical maintenance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures reliability of machinery and equipment by completing preventive maintenance on machinery and systems.
  • Performs tasks including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, PLC, pneumatic and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair of equipment.
  • Reads and interprets equipment manuals, diagrams, sketches, engineering specifications, and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
  • Uses hand tools and measuring instruments to determine changes in dimensional requirements of parts.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices, using hand and power tools.
  • Adheres to all plant safety policies. Participates in plant-wide safety, housekeeping, Operational Excellence, and Lean Manufacturing programs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Other Knowledge and Skills
  • Demonstrates ability to operate machines, hand-tools and electrical equipment.
  • Possesses an operational knowledge of automated industrial machinery, and hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Demonstrates ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical drawings and work orders.
  • Demonstrates strong problem-solving skills with practical, mechanical, and electrical aptitude.
  • Possesses basic troubleshooting experience and proven skills in machine repair.
  • Demonstrates strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow directions and work well in a team.
  • Welding, machining and fabrication experience a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite and other relevant software.

EEO Statement:


We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif's Equal Opportunity Policy.

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