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Maintenance Electrician

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Large manufacturing company in Jonesboro AR is looking for a strong Maintenance Electrician on their 3rd shift (945pm-6am Sun-Thurs). They are looking for someone who is also sharp with PLCs (Troubleshooting them, understanding I/O, ladder logic, etc.)

Hourly rate: $30-$35.70 Hourly also $1.50 shift differential

Shift: 3rd shift (945pm-6am Sun- Thurs)

Benefits kick in right away


This is a safety sensitive position.  The position is responsible for electrically maintaining the plant manufacturing equipment and assuring compliance with the National Electric Code.  The position interacts with Maintenance, Engineering, Production, Purchasing, Equipment vendors and Machine Integrators.



  1. Recommend, repair and install electrical and electronic equipment to maintain plant manufacturing efficiency.
  1. Perform standard electrical PM activities on plant equipment as scheduled by the maintenance planner.
  2. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  3. Excellent understanding and follow all safety rules in an industrial setting.
  4. Follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code.
  5. Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems. 
  6. Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices.
  7. Read blueprints or technical diagrams before doing work.
  8. Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
  9. Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers.
  10. Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  11. Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
  12. Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
  13. Place conduit (pipes or tubing) inside designated partitions, walls, or other concealed areas, and pull insulated wires or cables through the conduit to complete circuits between boxes.
  14. Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment.
  15. Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and local codes.
  16. Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
  17. Troubleshoot PLC issues on the manufacturing lines and machines.
  18. Share Call-In duty with the other plant electrical staff to ensure electrical coverage at all times.
  19. All other jobs as assigned.




EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION: Associate or Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology (EET) or equivalent level of experience preferred. 
  1. Ability to understand electrical symbols, draw electrical circuits and read electrical blueprints.
  2. Experience with word processing and spreadsheet programs.
  3. Functional experience working in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment.
  4. Experience in automation, conveyors, and artificial intelligence expertise.
  5. Strong understanding of PLC controls.
  6. Must be familiar with industrial and electrical laws
EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 1-3 years in an Industrial Electrician/Electronic Technician Environment
SKILLS/ABILITIES: Ability to instruct/coach maintenance staff on electrical device/controls troubleshooting methods.  Ability to communicate with and direct contractors to properly complete tasks.  Excellent understanding of safety rules in an industrial setting.    Experience in automation, conveyors, and artificial intelligence expertise.  Strong mechanical, analytical, and data-driven decision-making skills.  Strong ability to read measuring devices and blueprints.