Industrial Electrician


Waxahachie, TX, US, 75165

Function:  Manufacturing
Audience:  Hourly
Work Arrangement:  On Site
Requisition ID:  61119
Job Band:                  
Hiring Manager:       Joseph D Wilson 
HR Rep:                    Avery W Holland

Job Title:                      Electrical Specialist

Department:                 Maintenance

Reports to:                   Electrical Supervisor

Supervises:                  N/A

FLSA Status:                Non-Exempt




The Electrical Specialist is an hourly position that performs the role of electrical trouble shooting specialist in reacting to equipment failures as well as recognizing problems/failures before they occur and actively works with equipment operators to minimize the impact of failures. This involves keeping up to date on how equipment is to perform and utilizing up to date reliability methods to ensure continued performance.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads, assists, and performs the duties of the Electrical Specialist.  Also leads Apprentices.
  • Is process expert for all electrical maintenance processes.  This includes but is not limited to all packaging, facing, fabrication, forming, utilities, building & grounds systems, and raw material handling & processing systems
  • Leads troubleshooting efforts related to electrical maintenance process and equipment issues (including computers).  Safely uses various tools and test equipment necessary to perform troubleshooting and repairs.  This includes but is not limited to; computers, volt-ohm meters, oscilloscopes, ammeters, solid-state test equipment, etc.
  • Makes a point of visiting with employees in his/her area, at least once per shift to discuss issues, problems, etc.
  • Audits work in progress and completed assignments for procedural and quality compliance, as required
  • Follows-up with employees to ensure procedures are followed properly
  • Addresses issues/problems as they arise
  • Operates tools of the trade and related equipment in performing the work of the craft
  • Operates forklift, crane, man-lift, and misc. plant vehicles.  Performs operator inspections, checks fluid levels and various component systems for malfunctions, and replenishes fuel supply
  • Performs the role of electrical trouble shooter in reacting to equipment failures as well as recognizing problems/failures before they occur and actively works with equipment operators to minimize the impact of failures. This involves keeping up to date on training, how equipment is to perform, and utilizing up to date reliability methods to ensure continued performance
  • Performs the role of electrical analyst in reviewing equipment failure history and predictive maintenance information to optimize equipment performance
  • Participates in waste elimination, reliability, and total predictive maintenance processes



The employee should hold the following abilities:


  • Must be able to read, write and speak English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
  • Must work well in team environment
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must have ability to do basic mathematical calculations
  • Must possess PC operational skills
  • Must be able to secure and maintain fork life drivers license



The employee must be able to:

  • Operate a computer or other keyboard instrument
  • Be proficient in SAP system


The employee should have the following:

  • Minimum high school diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • Related experience and/or training in an industrial environment



This position requires:

  • Regular attendance on site and the ability to work varying rotating shifts
  • Medical certification to wear respirator protection
  • Exposure to hot/cold temperature – continuously
  • Exposure to noise – continuously
  • Lifting/carrying/moving up to 50 pounds
  • Standing – continuously
  • Ascending/descending stairs – frequently
  • Hand/Eye Coordination – continuously
  • Walking – continuously
  • Twisting – continuously
  • Ascending/descending ladders – occasionally
  • Kneeling – frequently

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position.  Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties.  All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently.  Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others.  The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.







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