Electrical Engineering Technician

Cleveland, OH

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Job Summary 

To ensure success as an Electrical Engineering Technician, you should have high-level problem-solving skills, extensive experience working with industrial electrical systems, and good communication skills. Ultimately, a top-class Electrical Engineering Technician ensures the smooth running of the plant’s electrical system, automated machines, presses, and resolves issues quickly and efficiently. 

 MAJOR JOB RESPONSIBILITIES (not all inclusive):

  • Ensure correct and safe operation of equipment and machinery, being able to utilize a computerized maintenance management  system (CMMS).
  • Routinely inspecting electrical systems such as wiring, PLCs, VFDs, 3Ø distribution, control panels, lighting and other systems as assigned.
  • Perform electrical installation of new equipment.
  • Troubleshooting electro-mechanical and automated systems failures, using voltmeters and ohmmeters.
  • Use Predictive Technology to determine machine health, such as vibration analysis, thermal imaging, motor testing, etc.
  • Understand and interpret electrical drawings, including ladder diagrams.
  • Gather parts and perform repairs.
  • Work with Maintenance Manager to continually update the maintenance process(es) and system(s).
  • Attend daily shift meetings to prioritize work orders and minimize downtime.
  • Safely operate cranes, power tools, hoists and hand tools.
  • Maintain parts and tools inventory through parts consumption via work orders.
  • Enter job/work information into CMMS on a routine  basis
  • Maintain electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics and mechanical knowledge via on-going training, industry workshops and      technical reading.
  • Adhering to safety and performance standards


  Minimum of 10 years industrial electrical maintenance required

· Advanced understanding of electrical systems, including 3Ø, automation and robotics.

· Basic understanding of mechanical systems, including mechanical drives, presses, conveyors etc.

· Comfortable with computers

· Capable of operating hand, power and specialized tools

· Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) preferred

· Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.

· Able to work off shifts and weekends, as assigned.

· Team player and willing to work with minimal supervision

· Excellent problem-solving and communication skills

· Minimum high school diploma or GED

· Advanced technical or college training preferred

· Military Experience a plus (Avionics/Radar Repair, Radio Repair, Electrician)

· Experience with Predictive Maintenance, such as Thermography, Vibration Analysis and Motor Testing.

CMRT, CRL Certification a plus 

$32.73/hr - $37.03/hr

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