Maintenance Electrician – 3rd Shift job – Covestro – South Deerfield, MA

Maintenance Electrician – 3rd Shift


7 reviews

South Deerfield, MA

Your tasks and responsibilities

The 3rd Shift Maintenance Electrician is responsible for supporting and promoting all company goals including an injury free work environment through safe work practices. The incumbent evaluates, diagnoses, analyzes, maintains, troubleshoots and repairs electrical (& mechanical) functions of the extrusion process including but not limited to, all electrical equipment, instrumentation and electrical / computerized process control systems. The incumbent while also working with minimum supervision, will support the manufacturing facility and operations in a variety of troubleshooting, repairs, installation and operational tasks associated with electrical and controls equipment (& mechanical) operation and performance.

More specifically, this position will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining strong safety awareness and knowledge of plant electrical processes and safety procedures;
  • Promotes an injury-free work environment;
  • Responds quickly to avoid and correct unsafe conditions and maintains equipment to ensure safe operations;
  • Participates in required JSBO and JSA activities, performs interactive safety training, and always wears all required personal protective equipment (PPE);
  • Performs appropriate Lockout/Tagout Procedures for all machinery and equipment repairs including troubleshooting problems with existing and new installations;
  • Responsible for installing, improving or modifying electrical, controls and instrumentation equipment;
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and repair of all related electrical equipment & electrical instrumentation in areas of responsibility;
  • Responsible for testing, calibration, and preventive maintenance (PMs) of electrical equipment and instrumentation;
  • Interacts and works with engineering, construction services and manufacturing personnel in a team environment;
  • Manages contract personnel, outside vendors, quotations and construction services on an as-needed basis;
  • Be involved in continuous improvement and reliability improvement processes;
  • Evaluates recurring maintenance problems to determine root cause, formulates and implements a corrective action plan and follows up on implemented correction actions;
  • Provides project support to electrical, instrumentation and electrical control systems projects;
  • Recommends and procures components and critical spare parts;
  • Maintains accurate records of electrical systems and tests, calibrations and PM (Preventative Maintenance) performed;
  • Interprets information for various test equipment, documentation and verbal information from operations with respect to a given problem to expedite repair of equipment;
  • Responds to equipment breakdowns and returns to operation as expeditiously as possible to minimize equipment downtime & production losses;
  • Works to complete repairs, revisions, and new equipment installations in accordance with Covestro LLC standards;
  • Improves personal knowledge of electrical systems and equipment operation in effort to improve quality and efficiency, reduce equipment downtime and minimize need for outside services;
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices within area and participate in department safety and housekeeping activities;
  • Train new or backup personnel to support his or her trade;
  • Evaluate new technology, equipment and / or processing conditions to improve safety, quality or productivity;
  • And other duties as assigned.

Who you are

Covestro seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

  • Possess a minimum of a high school or trade school diploma;
  • Possess a State Electricians License (State of Massachusetts preferred) with completed electrical apprenticeship program;
  • 5+ years of industry related electrical experience;
  • Should possess solid industrial mechanical skills to complement electrical skills;
  • Working knowledge of computers; including: SAP, Excel and Microsoft Office are desired;
  • Be able to spot electrical equipment deficiencies, malfunctions and breakdowns, diagnose, troubleshoot and repair deficiencies;
  • Be physically fit and able to routinely lift and carry up to 55 lbs of weight, climb stairs, lift and pull 10 lbs of weight in the overhead position, stoop and bend at the knees and waist without concerns;
  • Able to withstand a working environment where ambient room temperatures approach 100+ degrees in summer months, noise levels approaching 80 dB, and numerous hot surfaces exist;
  • Be a diligent and conscientious worker, self-starter, motivated and possessing self-directive capabilities and also function well as a team member;
  • Demonstrate leadership, initiative, accountability and responsibility for all tasks;
  • Be able to “learn on the fly” and be open to changes in a fast paced environment;
  • Demonstrate ability to manage projects and possesses time management skills. Work should be completed in an efficient manner.

Your application

United States

Location: MA-South Deerfield, MA

Reference Code: 0000006609

Contact us

Info-Hotline: +1 844-522-6775

7 reviews

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