Title:  Maintenance Electrician

Requisition ID:  2194
Location: 

Irvine, CA, US, 92606

Department:  Hourly Maintenance, Electricians & Mechanics
Travel:  No Travel Required

Perform work involving the Electrical and Mechanical skills to keep all production machines and support equipment in reliable repair.  Duties involve repairing equipment; installing, aligning and the setup of new equipment along with programming of PLC's, working with ladder logic and motor control systems in a 24/7 production facility.

  • Is an asset to the business in every way.  Promotes great working relationships, is helpful and courteous, and values the contributions of co-workers.  Makes suggestions for improving the best-known methods and acknowledges and supports decisions made by management. 
  • Maintains function and reliability of building systems, manufacturing equipment and support equipment by performing preventive maintenance; by operating and testing systems and equipment; restoring, repairing, rebuilding, or replacing faulty or inoperative components and parts.
  • Affects repairs of mechanical and electronic functions by following schematics, diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, internal procedures, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications.
  • Interfaces with outside technical support organizations to obtain information, procedures, technical documents, and verbal instructions needed to accelerate resolution to problems.
  • Improves function and reliability of facility systems and associated equipment by studying performance results; identifying failure root causes, recommending and implementing changes to equipment and procedures.
  • Champions efforts to improve reliability and productivity through leadership and participation in formalized reliability improvement teams. Takes ownership for reliability improvement goals and leads others to achieve successful team results.
  • Trains others in the proper techniques and procedures needed to improve their capabilities and effectiveness in maintenance department responsibilities.
  •  Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs both verbally and using the company computer information systems.  
  • Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures, complying with legal codes and regulations.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in Equipment and Facilities Maintenance with knowledge of Electrical/Electronics Troubleshooting, Mechanical repair and Building repair.

    Knowledgeable in the following areas:

  • PLC controls and troubleshooting. PLC Programming skills a definite plus.
  • Use of dvm, oscilloscope, amp probe, circuit tracers / toners. Understanding of the application of various sensors (optical, proximity, ultrasonic), understanding of encoders.
  • AC and DC motors, and experience with the use and troubleshooting of servos, frequency drives and stepping motors.
  • Refrigeration systems, HVAC and chillers used in industrial applications.
  • House vacuum and compressed air systems.
  • Paper-waste recovery, baler and cyclone systems.
  • Installation and maintenance of AC power including panel boards, transformers, conduit installation and wire sizes and ampacities.
  • Use of machine tools: lathe, mill, grinder, drill press, welders (arc, gas, tig and/or mig).
  • Vibration analysis, oil analysis, and other Pdm methodology
  • Ability to Analyze Schematics, Drawings and Diagrams, to understand functionality, and to repair or replace parts and assemblies as needed to meet specifications.
  • Facilities maintenance.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • Competent in the use of computers and various programs including MS Word, and Excel. Proficiency with project management software a plus. Proficiency with SAP Plant Maintenance a big plus.
  • Previous experience in the consumer packaging and printing industry a plus.
  • Any of the following are a plus: Knowledge of equipment manufactured by KBA, Komori, Bobst, Jagenburg and other Industry equipment. 
  • We are a union environment.


Nearest Major Market: Irvine California
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles