industrial electrician

at Randstad US in chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

industrial electrician.

+ chicago , illinois

+ posted may 3, 2024

job details


+ $85,000 – $95,000 per year

+ permanent

+ high school

+ category computer and mathematical occupations

+ reference1051089

job details

job summary:

Great Client in the food industry is seeking an Industrial Electrician to join their team. The industrial electrician will be responsible for testing, installing, diagnosing, and repairing plant equipment and machinery in an Industrial Manufacturing environment. Candidates must have PLC experience.


location: Chicago, Illinois

job type: Permanent

salary: $85,000 – 95,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: High School


+ Performs preventive maintenance and safety inspections on the equipment and machinery. ]

+ Performs the required electrical maintenance repair and project installation work including but not limited to measuring, cutting, threading, bending, and installation of electrical conduit.

+ Understanding of the functioning and installation of power, control, communications circuits and motor control. Troubleshooting and repair of general electrical problems in plant electrical equipment.


+ High School Degree required.

+ Able to learn and Continuous Improvement tools (Lean, Six Sigma, etc.)

+ Knowledge and experience of PLC’s and control devices

+ Basic Electrician/Electronic Technician skills, AB and TI PLC’s temperature control, PID loops, RTDs, TC’s pressure level, humidity/moisture, pH, electronic scales, photoelectric sensors, etc.

+ Install and maintain motors, motor control circuits, VFD drives, and 480v-power distribution.

+ At least 2-4 years of manufacturing experience as a hands-on Electrician or successful completion of an approved Apprenticeship Program.

+ Understanding of the functioning and installation of power, control, and communications circuits.

+ Follows all applicable policies and procedures, ensures conformance with all Safety, Quality, GMP’s, health code regulations, NEC, NFPA standards and Food Safety Policies Key Interfaces / Stakeholders External.

+ Uses test instruments, programming devices, personal computers, measuring devices, hand tools, power tools.

+ Proper use of multimeter for circuit testing reading volt, ohm, amp, and continuity as well as megger (megohmmeter) test instruments (Multimeter, themography) and motor MCE.

+ Knowledge of industrial 3 phase equipment, controls, VFD drives, PLC and control devices (e.g. Allen Bradley, ABB, and Foxboro).

+ Must be able to troubleshoot and repair up to 480V equipment. Perform calibration of 4-20 MA instruments and other low voltage systems

The essential functions of this role include:

+ working in a non-temperature controlled environment

+ manual lifting up to 50lbs

+ working weekends qualifications:

+ Experience level: Experienced

+ Minimum 2 years of experience

+ Education: High School (required)skills:

+ Technical

+ Motor Control Circuits

+ VFD Drives

+ Electrical

+ PLC (2 years of experience is required)

+ PID Loops

+ RTDEqual Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.At Randstad, we welcome people of all abilities and want to ensure that our hiring and interview process meets the needs of all applicants. If you require a reasonable accommodation to make your application or interview experience a great one, please contact offered to a successful candidate will be based on several factors including the candidate’s education, work experience, work location, specific job duties, certifications, etc. In addition, Randstad offers a comprehensive benefits package, including health, an incentive and recognition program, and 401K contribution (all benefits are based on eligibility).Applications accepted on ongoing basis until filled.

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Job Posting: JC259379653

Posted On: May 15, 2024

Updated On: May 23, 2024

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