• Electrical Maintenance Technician

    Job Location US-SC-Goose Creek
    # of Openings
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    Currently, we have an immediate and exciting need for an Electrical Maintenance Technician at our largest facility located in Charleston, SC. We're looking for a results oriented professional with an exemplary track record of success in safety and regulatory compliance to join our team.


    The electrical maintenance technician must be capable of performing both preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure continuous improvement of safety, quality, and productivity.


    • Inspect, maintain, repair, overhaul solid-state low voltage (< 600VAC) motor control systems for primary plant equipment (AC and DC up to 3,000 hp) and support equipment (EOT cranes, evaporative cooling tower systems, air compressors, etc).
    • Perform equipment automation and control system preventative maintenance and troubleshooting; Siemens 300/400 and TDC families of components, Siemens TIA Portal (step 7), Rockwell SLC, Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, or similar.
    • Perform motor drive system preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on Siemens and Rockwell families of drive systems. 
    • Troubleshooting using PLC interface for diagnostics.
    • Assist in the installation, start-up, and commissioning of new equipment, as required; Assuring that all operations and utilities equipment complies with minimum Safety & Operational requirements.
    • Maintain accurate and complete records of equipment maintenance activities.
    • Assists in writing and reviewing of operational and safety JSAs on plant Equipment; improves procedures and develops new JSAs based on observations and experiences.



    • Associate's degree in electrical or electronic engineering technology, Military-equivalent electronics training and certification, or
    • High school diploma supplemented by 3+ years of electrical maintenance and repair experience.


    • Must be able to perform all physical functions of working in a manufacturing environment such as, climbing, standing, bending, reaching and squatting. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.


    • Working with and near electrical and mechanical machinery and equipment. Working in and on machines in a hot environment. Rotating shift work and overtime required. Weekend and holiday support as needed.



    • One (1) to Three (3) years of work experience in a manufacturing environment with automation, calibrated instrumentation, electrical and mechanical repairs, and laptop to PLC interfaces.
    • Ability to read and interpret complex electronic/electrical drawings and specifications.
    • Knowledge of PLC logic, industrial automation and control systems, in-line measurement systems, hydraulics and pneumatics, etc. preferred.
    • Able to systematically troubleshoot problems for highly technical equipment and instrumentation.
    • Preferably able to safely operate a forklift and an aerial lift on occasion.
    • Must be able to work flexible hours, weekends and holidays as needed.



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