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Production Maintenance Electrician III
Ref No.: 17-15024
Location: Booneville, Mississippi
Typical work schedule is Sunday-Thursday, 10:00pm – 6:30am; hours may vary based on business demand.
This production maintenance technician is responsible for providing an intermediate level of expertise in troubleshooting, servicing and documenting the electrical and controls needs of process/production equipment in an industrial, large commercial, or logistics environment.

Must have the ability to maintain, improve, and participate in developing control systems, troubleshooting ladder logic / PLCs (Allen Bradley, Siemens, Fanuc, Client, MicroLogix, ControlLogix, PLC-5) and HMI. Works with Allen Bradley, controls and instrumentation such as thermocouples and transducers, as well as primary voltages up to and including 480v. Effectively communicates with the site management team and the customer to understand requirements, solve electrical problems, and provide solutions to manufacturing problems.

The Production Maintenance Electrician III must have the ability to identify and correct any safety-related issues and perform independent equipment evaluations to identify potential equipment failures. General maintenance of equipment will also be required.


•Diagnoses, troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs process/production machines, equipment and related electrical equipment, such as electrical control circuits from 24v up to and including 480v AC, electro-mechanical test devices, instrumentation devices, PLCs / ladder logic controllers, and variable frequency drives as necessary.

•Calibrates instrumentation equipment and controls for optimum performance.

•Procures parts from crib systems, OEM or authorized vendors.

•Identifies and documents cost savings.

•Performs preventive maintenance on process/production equipment as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

•Responds and provides service and feedback to the customer on all work orders while assuring compliance to codes, regulations and industry standards.

•Recommends activities to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.

•Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.

•Operates various measuring, diagnostic and testing instruments to help provide energy efficiency solutions.

•Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.

•Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer.

•Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.

Minimum Requirements:

1.High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

2.Three years of experience as an electrical maintenance technician troubleshooting and repairing production equipment and systems in an industrial environment, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

3.Must have the ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.

Additional Information:

•Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

•This position may require a valid Driver's License.

•This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

•This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client's location.

•This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

•Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

•Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.

•Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

•Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.

•Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.

•Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.

•Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

•Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

•Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

•Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

•Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

•Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

•Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

1.Associates Degree in Industrial Technology, Industrial Electrical, or related program.

2.Experience with robotic systems and controls (Fanuc, ABB, etc.)

3.Experience troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and altering PLCs, such as Allen Bradley.

4.Experience using RS Logix, MicroLogix, ControlLogix and PLC-5 Software.

5.Experience troubleshooting and diagnosing VFDs.

6.Experience troubleshooting and repairing testing instrumentation.

7.Experience calibrating testing equipment.

8.Experience documenting process procedures.

9.Experience troubleshooting AC & DC control circuits.

10.Experience troubleshooting analog control circuits.

Other Attributes:
•Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends