Electrical Maintenance Technician in Harrisonburg, VA at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description

Electrical Maintenance Technician


  • To investigate malfunctions, determine causes, and repair equipment, building, grounds, pneumatic, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical services in order to maintain the scheduled flow of production and a suitable working environment.


  • Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
  • Investigates, diagnoses and corrects malfunctions occurring in equipment, building and grounds, pneumatic hydraulic, electrical and mechanical services systems with minimal supervisory assistance.
  • Assembles and installs manufacturing equipment, pumps, compressors and related hydraulic and pneumatic systems, controls and lines, brings such equipment and systems to proper and sound working condition.
  • Investigates and diagnoses malfunctions.
  • Repairs or determines and advises appropriate supervisor on proper corrective measures to be taken.
  • Fabricates less complex manufacturing equipment.
  • Performs general and miscellaneous equipment and building construction duties such as general carpentry, cement finishing, pipe fitting, and block laying.
  • Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assemble, and installs electrical conduit.
  • Pulls wiring through conduit.
  • Splices wire together according to electrical code.
  • Service and maintain low and medium voltage switchgear.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain industrial control equipment such as motors, variable speed drives, temperature controls, proximity sensors, photoelectric devices, pressure switches, and programmable logic controllers.
  • Provide electro/mechanical planning and support as required for all projects within the plant.
  • Conduct all assigned preventative maintenance
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Completes annual updates of OSHA required training as assigned by supervisor.
  • Reports all safety malfunctions, near hits, and/or injuries to supervisor immediately.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must have good attendance/work record.


  • Successful completion of a state approved Electro-Mechanical Apprenticeship Program or equivalent training.
  • Completed courses in hydraulics, Industrial Electronics and pneumatics.
  • Hand welding.


  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Journeyman level certification from state-approved skilled trades program (or equivalent)
  • Fork Truck Certification (periodic re-certification required)
  • Welder Certification


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance.
  • The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee may be required to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.


  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and risk of electrical shock.
  • The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, hearing protection, steel toe safety shoes, protective sleeves, and eye protection are required.
  • Additional equipment may be required depending upon the task performed (e.g. welding

2nd shift: 230pm-1030pm
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.


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