Unilock Chicago, Inc

Plant Maintenance Electrician - Aurora

Aurora, IL
Unilock, a family-owned and operated business, originally introduced the paving stone to North Ameri

Job Description

Plant Maintenance Electrician

Posted: Wednesday, 4/17/2024


Looking for a life-long career, with opportunities for advancement, and unmatched benefits packages?
Unilock has been North America's premier manufacturer of concrete paving stones and retaining walls for 50 years. Our Aurora, IL location is growing. Unilock facilities are safe, modern, and fully automated production facilities.

We are currently hiring for Maintenance Electrician

This position is eligible for a SIGN-ON BONUS OF $1,500

What you’ll do
  • Safety: Perform the duties of our Maintenance Electrician in a safe manner.
    Operations: Performs Duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Lead, and/or Plant Manager.
    Housekeeping: General cleanliness and tidiness of the work area(s).
    Maintenance Electrician Responsibilities:
    • Lockout Tag-Out (LOTO) on all work performed.
    • Perform Maintenance responsibilities.
    • Ensures operation of electrical systems and equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on plant equipment, programmable controllers, transformers, voltage regulators, and machinery wiring; following electrical code, manuals, schematic drawings, and other specifications.
    • Installs new equipment to the manufacturer’s specifications. This could include, but not limited to, installing power supply wiring and conduit to and between machines and equipment.
    • Repairs electrical systems and equipment by diagnosing malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures; determining faulty wiring; inspecting and testing malfunctioning machinery.
    • Programs automated machinery by operating, testing for malfunctions, and verifying repairs to and programmable controllers and end devices.
    • Monitor and fulfill work orders in an efficient and timely manner.
    • Prioritize tasks as necessary and respond to RUSH maintenance requests.
    • Help control downtime by informing production workers of routine electrical preventive maintenance techniques and monitoring compliance.
    • Work with, and train other Maintenance Personnel.
    • Ability to work with vendors and other outside contacts, to gather information needed to maintain and repair equipment.
    • Assist to maintain electrical spare parts inventory levels.
    Builds/Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
    • Suggest new processes when necessary and maintain a culture of quality.
    • Other Duties: All other duties as assigned by the Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Lead, and/or Plant Manager.
  • Completion of apprenticeship or electrical trade school education
  • Working knowledge of 480, 277, 110 and 24 volt systems, motor controls and variable speed drives
  • Ability to assist when needed in all areas of maintenance and production
  • Standing, stooping, reaching and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform work with hands and/or arms in the same repetitive motion above and below shoulder level
  • The ability and knowledge of how to use electrical troubleshooting equipment – Volt Meter, Megohmmeter, Amp Meter, Continuity Tester.
  • Basic Computer Skills - MS Outlook, Word and Excel.

Unilock Chicago, Inc At A Glance

Unilock, a family-owned and operated business, originally introduced the paving stone to North America in 1972. Backed by family values and a commitment to quality, Unilock has grown to become the premier manufacturer of paving stones and retaining walls. Traveling the globe in search of inspiration, Unilock strives to stay on the leading edge of design and manufacturing innovation, to reflect the evolving needs, wants and sense of style of its customers. Join the Unilock team, that’s designed to connect with contractors, homeowners, architects, engineers and each other.
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