Interfuse Staffing

Industrial Maintenance Electrian (Martinsville, VA)

Interfuse Staffing - Martinsville, VA

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Industrial Electrician is responsible for daily electrical work, maintaining machinery and equipment in good repair to allow for effective mill flow and as follows:

  • Inspect, install, troubleshoot, repair and service (includes calibration and preventive/predictive maintenance) electrical equipment such as motors, generators, pumps, heavy duty machines, illumination systems, environmental regulating systems, communication systems and associated electrical and electronic controls;
  • Perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical theory and principles, statutory codes, properties of materials and principles of operation of electrical equipment
  • Run conduit and wire/rewire systems;
  • Provide PLC programming support (troubleshooting and upgrading);
  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to assemble equipment and follow work procedures & processes;
  • Ability to understand, maintain and troubleshoot AC/DC motors, generators and associated machine controls including programmable controllers, computers and electronics used in a lumber manufacturing environment;
  • Diagnose and repair issues with motors, controllers, PLCs;
  • Utilize knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvements and savings.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Qualifications:

  • Proven experience of 3 to 5 years working as an Electrician in an Industrial setting;
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical equipment, hydraulic equipment, control circuits, motors, motor control circuits, and other electrical and electronic systems and equipment;
  • Ability to read electrical blueprints and schematics and apply CSA requirements;
  • Knowledge and experience with the installation, programming, troubleshooting, and repair of logic control systems, Programmable Logic Controllers, and adjustable frequency AC drives (preferably Allen Bradley – Control Logix and PLC 5);
  • Variable speed drive experience – preferably Control Techniques;
  • Strong problem solving skills;
  • Commitment to working safely and efficiently coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision;
  • Previous experience in a Saw Mill or heavy industry preferred;
  • Shift work is required;
  • Attention to safety and efficiency is a must; and
  • Organizational and planning skills as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

$25-$35 per hour, depending on experience.

Pay range open if candidate comes from another mill, or has PLC experience.

Posted On: Wednesday, December 6, 2023

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