Electrical Maintenance Technician


Manufacturing and Production

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Salary Range

32.0 - 33.0 HOURLY

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Branch Information

Waynesboro, GA - (USA) 733 E 7th St GA Waynesboro , GA 30830 Phone : 706-437-1100

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Job Description

Manpower of Waynesboro is seeking an experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician for a new Scilica plant opening in Millen, GA.

The primary purpose of the Electrician / Electrical Technician is to perform plant electrical troubleshooting, assist with PLC automation and controls, maintain safe work environment, calibrate instrumentation, VFD programming, and provide knowledge and direction for electrical maintenance department. Main duties will include: Perform PLC programming and maintain software/firmware updates, HMI development and monitoring, Control wiring, Relay/ladder logic, Troubleshooting using Allen Bradley PLC control systems, Conduit lay out, 3 Phase Power systems, AC and DC Speed Drives, Instrumentation Setups and Calibrations, Conduct pre-shift and post-shift inspections on all equipment being worked on, NFPA 70e PPE and appropriate testing equipment must be used if equipment troubleshooting requires it to be energized, Maintain LOTO and Try during all tasks, Keep all high traffic areas clean and clear of any trash, debris, tools, hoses, or other miscellaneous items (use proper cleaning procedures for oil and other lubricants leaks and spills), Follow and maintain all applicable standards related to Environmental Compliance.


● Prefer 2-3 years of experience as an industrial electrician

● Familiar with Industrial burner controls (MAXON)

● Familiar with Allen Bradley PLCs & Powerflex VFD’s

● Calibration of Merrick weigh feeders, Load cells, and flowmeters

● Hands on field experience with electrical control systems

● Configuration and programming experience with ladder logic

● Ability to evaluate and troubleshoot plant electrical maintenance issues and provide effective and cost sensitive recommendations.

● Able to work with Preventative Maintenance programs

● Must be a motivated self-starter with strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task

● Experience working with trades in a maintenance or repair environment


● Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) knowledge

● Industrial mining experience and MSHA Certification is a plus

● Education or License in electrical field is preferred but experience will be accepted

● Computer Software

● Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, etc), WonderWare or equivalent equipment process softw