Our plywood facility located in Emporia, VA has a vacancy for a Maintenance Electrician. This role provides general electrical maintenance support for the Emporia Plywood Mill by working safely 100% of the time. For this role, we anticipate paying between $26.53 and $30.39 per hour.
What You Will Do In Your Role
Performing routine mechanical and electrical equipment repairs and preventive maintenance activities
Troubleshooting and repairing electrical and electronic equipment in a variety of different applications
Operating equipment such as hoists, man-lifts, rigging equipment, cranes, and forklifts
Installing new and rebuilt equipment as required
Working in a team environment interacting with other maintenance employees, management personnel, production operators, engineers, and contractors
Following work plans and schedules, read P&IDs and mechanical / electrical drawings
Understanding the goals of the maintenance department and work toward their successful achievement
Creating value through Principled Entrepreneurship, especially as it relates to improving reliability
Working in hot, humid, and cold conditions, perform physically demanding tasks for extended periods, wear personal protective equipment, work overtime, weekends, and holidays as required and willing to work all shifts
The Experience You Will Bring
High school diploma or GED
At least two (2) years electrical experience in a manufacturing, industrial or similar environment
Working knowledge of PLC's
What Will Put You Ahead
Minimum two (2) years technical schooling in an electrical field
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