Maintenance Technician

WFA Staffing

Pay Range: $34+

Maintenance Technician

Pay Range: $34+ BOE

3rd shift: 10pm-6am

Job Description


With minimal direction from the Maintenance Manager, install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair all electrical systems of the plant in accordance with codes, regulations, and specifications, ensuring minimum down time of the plant operations, in accordance with company policies and procedures. Support maximizing facility uptime through the execution of rolling equipment setups.


  • Frequent standing and walking.
  • Occasional sitting, below waist level work, balancing, carrying, reaching, fine motor skills, forceful motion, and lifting up to 60 lbs.
  • Minimal foot use, climbing, push/pulling, and lifting over 100 lbs.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation, as provided in detail in the Job Analysis Database.


  • Accredited electrical apprenticeship, two years technical training with two plus years’ industrial electrician experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, instructions, safety rules, code books, and specifications.
  • Ability to inspect electrical systems, equipment, and machines for possible problems.
  • Knowledge of medium voltage power distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of drives, controls, motion controllers, PLCs, and/or motors.
  • Understanding of national electric code (NEC) and NFPA-70E.
  • Ability to use a wide variety of metal working, hand, and power equipment.
  • Ability to use math skills including fractions, percentages, geometry, and probability.
  • Ability to read and understand technical procedures.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with other employees.
  • Proficient in basic computer skills.
  • Knowledge of lockout/tagout procedures.


  • Knowledge of silicon-controlled rectifiers (SCR), rectifiers, capacitors, and resistors.
  • Knowledge of PLC programming (Allen Bradley, Siemen, GE, etc.)
  • Knowledge of operation of SCRs, rectifiers, capacitors, and resistors.
  • Knowledge of process identifier (PID) troubleshooting experience.
  • Machine tool, forklift truck, and crane experience.
  • Knowledge and aptitude on hydraulic, pneumatic, combustion, machining, and mechanical systems.
  • Troubleshooting experience with automated systems (material handling, machine tools, and metal casting equipment)
  • Work experience in a foundry environment.


  • Perform proficient problem solving by identifying, troubleshooting, and correcting electrical issues.
  • Ensure repairs meet code and operate to specification.
  • Troubleshoot induction furnaces, drives, and complex systems in a hot and dirty environment for equipment.
  • Proficient in electrical installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting work to keep production and support equipment in operating conditions.
  • Plan, layout, and install wiring circuits and distribution centers in conformance with established electrical codes, plan, measure, bend, and fir conduit.
  • Proficient in installation and layout of motor control centers, power distribution panels, lighting panels and controls on plant equipment such as bar pulling machines, cut off equipment, centerless grinders, trepanning lathes, dust collectors, melting and holding furnaces, and other similar types of equipment.
  • Repair, replace, and connect single- or three-phase motors AC or DC, on all types of production and support equipment.
  • Maintain and replace starter, contactors, relays, timers, limit switches, and counters.
  • Use material handling equipment when performing certain electrical maintenance work; operate a forklift truck for transporting equipment and lifting employees; use specialized power equipment for pulling cable and wire.
  • Use multimeters and other test instruments when troubleshooting electrical equipment.
  • Obtain some information from simple wiring diagrams and schematic drawings.
  • Follow all plant safety rules; including lock out of all plant equipment so that it is safe to work on; use safety equipment appropriate for the job; be aware of the safety of others.
  • Ensure equipment safety codes and electrical standards are met.
  • Follow Environmental, Quality and Safety Management System procedures and requirements.
  • Ability to meet the essential job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodation, as outlined in the job description.


  • Balancing multiple tasks throughout the shift
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