Maintenance Electrician

American Zinc Products

Maintenance electricians are responsible for the inspection, repair, installation, and wiring of electrical apparatus of any voltage in the plant or their assigned areas. We’re looking for electricians who have experience with different tools and equipment like large horsepower motors, high voltage transformers, inductors, motor control centers and more.


  • Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical principles, specification codes, properties of various materials, and principles of applications of equipment
  • Maintain all types and sizes of AC and DC motors and generators, transformers, circuit breakers, rectifiers, electric controls, panels, starters, switches, lighting equipment, power distribution and control circuits, conduit and fittings, insulation, and wire and cable
  • Determine the necessary tools and materials to perform repairs and maintenance
  • Receive wiring diagrams, schematics, specifications, and instructions covering the schedule and/or emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done
  • Analyze all types of wiring diagrams to locate and install circuits and equipment
  • Consider all safety precautions and the proper isolation of circuits to cause a minimum of interference to operations
  • Maintain record of adjustments, repairs and spare parts used
  • Trace and test circuits to locate sources of trouble or faulty operation
  • Remove and replace piping, tubing, guards, etc. as required
  • Dismantles, inspects, adjusts, or replaces faulty parts on motors, generators, power distribution systems, circuit breakers, rectifiers, electric devices
  • Replaces coils, rheostats, relays, solenoid valves, etc.
  • Reassembles, tests and adjusts equipment for safe and proper operation
  • Performs work on hot lines as required
  • Repairs pneumatic and electric control valves and damper actuators
  • Installs conduit, bus, fittings, switches, controls, and all types of electrical and instrumentation fixtures
  • Aids in running performance checks on operating equipment
  • Erects scaffold and does rigging and pole work as required
  • Does high voltage switching and operates bucket truck
  • Performs approved electric welding as required


  • 4 years’ experience working as an electrician in a manufacturing facility
  • Electrical maintenance certification or Industrial Electrical Maintenance Associates degree or completion of industrial electrical maintenance apprentice program preferred

Competitive benefits with 401k company match

Eligible to receive quarterly performance bonus (up to 8%)

Compensation Range: $26.50 – $29.50 hourly DOE

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