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Maintenance Electrician - 3rd Shift

Bartlett, IL

Maintenance Electrician - 3rd Shift


Bartlett, IL, US


  • Industrial maintenance electrician technicians install, test, troubleshoot, and repair or replace electrical production
  • equipment parts and other electrical components.
  • This individual will have the ability to read and interpret electrical drawings, schematics, and specifications in order to provide troubleshooting and electrical repair services.
  • The electrical technician must be able to understand and make the proper repair decisions based on their understanding of these documents.
  • This position requires extensive knowledge electrical safety codes and regulations.
  • The electrical technician must have the skill sets to communicate professionally, technical knowledge of how industrial electrical control and operational system function and they must be mechanically proficient.
  • The industrial maintenance electrical technician must be motivated to work on the their own and as part of a team. 


  • Conducts machine setup, inspection, preventive maintenance and work order service.  
  • Able to proficiently diagnose, repair, replace and/or overhaul all mechanical components for numerous types of equipment to include but not limited to production equipment (Blenders, Grinders, Pumps, Fillers, Sealers, Cappers & Conveyors), packaging equipment (Metal detectors, Printers, Case packers & Case tapers), electrically operated equipment, variable speed controllers, hydraulic equipment, air compressors, air handlers, HVAC and related software programs, etc. 
  • Provides emergency/unscheduled repairs of production equipment during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of production and facility equipment during machine service. 
  • Possess electrical, mechanical and troubleshooting knowledge and skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical operation, process and control systems including both building electrical and machine electrical panels. 
  • Reads and interprets equipment operation and parts manuals, electrical schematics, blueprints and can perform computer tasks related to work order, PM's and service orders. 
  • Complete and submit daily job-related documentation written or computerized data entry pertaining to job task performance, downtime, spare parts usage, preventative maintenance & work orders. 
  • Day to day troubleshooting, repair and installation of low and high voltage industrial electromechanical and control systems for utility.  
  • Assist with project and system startups and operational checkouts on systems including configuration, wiring, calibration, grounding and power testing.
  • Adhere to work rules, GMPs, Safety processes, procedures and rules as well as; comply with OSHA Safety and Health rules.  
  • Perform other duties as assigned or needed.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee. 
  • The employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments

Minimum Education & Work Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent 
  • Technical Electrical training
  • 3-5 years of related experience in packing machines/production machines with specific experience in a food manufacturing plant preferred 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills (Ability to deal tactfully and courteously/inter-departmentally as well as with co-workers and vendors) 
  • Ability to troubleshoot, problem solve, maintain, and repair complex mechanical and pneumatic systems and electrical components 
  • Must be flexible to work weekends and other shifts as needed 
  • Able to work well independently, self-motivated and as a team member 
  • Able to meet the physical requirements of the position requiring heavy lifting up to 50 lbs., carrying tools and supplies, kneeling and stooping and standing on feet for long periods of time 
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Onward Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer.  We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, compensation, benefits promotions, training, termination or any other condition of employment or career development.   All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, veteran status, disability status or any other legally protected status.

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