Maintenance Electrician

Date: May 30, 2024

Location: Logansport, INDIANA, US

Company: Grupo PROMAX

Waelz Sustainable Products, LLC (WSP) is a partnership between Indianapolis-based Heritage Environmental Services and Zinc Nacional, both fourth-generation family-owned businesses.  Zinc Nacional is subsidiary of Grupo Promax.  Our companies have a long history of operating safe, efficient and sustainable businesses which include Zinc Nacional’s nearly seven decades of expertise in producing zinc oxide from mine ore and steel mill byproducts.  Zinc oxide is an important ingredient in many consumer products including sun block, diaper rash cream, cosmetics, and dietary supplements to name a few.

MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The Maintenance Electrician will plan, organize, perform corrective and preventive electrical maintenance, install, inspect and correct electrical installations including but not limited to: electric motors, starters, Lights, conduit and cable tray’s, and any device involved with electric power. Install, test, maintain, program and calibrate control equipment and instruments including but not limited to: PLC’s, network devices, thermocouples, transmitters (pressure, temperature, flow, etc.).  Will also support general mechanical maintenance activities on occasion to support the WSP team.

 

Duties/ Responsibilities:

 

  • Responsible to perform all duties and activities in a manner that is fully supportive of the company values, and mission to create a safe, environmentally sustainable, quality and in a cost-efficient manner.
  • Must perform all duties and activities in a manner that is aligned with our company values:  Integrity, Humility, Innovation, Open to Change, Collaboration, Excellence and Customer Focus.
  • Demonstrate safe and proficient use of shop tools (both hand and power).
  • Proficient in testing 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.
  • Will program of VFD’s.
  • Will troubleshoot and program PLC’s.
  • Will troubleshoot MCC’s and starters.
  • Assemble, install, test, diagnose and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures.
  • Maintain electrical and instrumentation equipment to meet regulatory codes.
  • Perform rigging activities, safety-related functions, and other miscellaneous electrical functions.
  • Makes necessary modifications and implements tests runs; confers with production supervisors/ manager/process engineering regarding test results and makes additional alterations to machinery as required.
  • Tests and operates all equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with all specifications. (Safety, quality, Environmental compliance, etc.)
  • Cleans, organizes, inventories, stocks, and otherwise maintains shop areas, parts, tools, and supplies utilizing Lean/5S methods.
  • Must complete and maintain any assigned company required trainings and certifications.
  • Ability to respond to emergency repairs after hours as needed.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

 

 

 

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

 

  • Technically skilled (Electrical/Electronic) with great problem-solving skills.
  • Must have basic mechanical skills and aptitude (including knowledge of Pneumatic & hydraulic systems).
  • Works well independently and with others.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Organized with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and heavy industrial environment.
  • Proficient reading blueprints and schematic diagrams.
  • Must have willingness and ability to train others including operators, less experienced maintenance crews and contractors.
  • Must have above average computer and typing skills.
  • Must complete and maintain any assigned company required training and certifications.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent with Industrial Electrical/Electronic technical degree or equivalent certifications. 
  • At least 3-5 years of maintenance electrician experience in heavy industrial environment preferred.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking.
  • Able to bend, stretch, push, pull, and move as needed to reach, clean, and service machinery.
  • Must be able to visually inspect machines.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to climb stairs/ladders on a regular basis.
  • Ability to work in all outdoor weather conditions.
  • Must be capable of operating all manufacturing and mobile equipment including loaders, forklifts, scissor lifts, etc.
  • Must be able to work wearing appropriate safety PPE including respirators and arc-flash protection.