Industrial Electrician

(#9746) - IL - Traveling Position
Industry: Concrete Block, and Pavers

United Employment Group is seeking an Industrial Electrician


Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and correct PLC programming problems to minimize downtime.
  • Diagnose, repair and or replace electrical components of machines including but not limited to motors, relays, overloads, cables, switches, sensors and variable speed drives.
  • Performs troubleshooting, breakdown repairs, preventative and predictive maintenance including work orders, accurate time tracking and parts consumption.
  • Capable of reading electrical schematics.
  • New equipment installations and commissioning.
  • Works both independently and with teams demonstrating safe work practices and sharing knowledge while contributing to overall manufacturing continuous improvement.
  • Understanding and regular creation and use of JSA’s and Sop’s.
  • Active participation in all Health and Safety programs and general housekeeping.
  • All other duties as assigned.



  • Technical education in the field of electronic plc maintenance and programming; Specific paver equipment training preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience troubleshooting, repairing, programming and installing electrical control equipment in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Siemens PLC systems including Step 5 and 7 PLC diagnostics and programming.
  • Working knowledge of 480, 277, 110 and 24 volt systems, motor controls and variable speed drives.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge and use of AutoCAD is a plus.
  • Ability to assist when needed in all areas of maintenance.
  • Multilingual (Spanish and or German) preferred.
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