Maintenance Technician - 3rd shift

  • G&W Electric Co.
  • Bolingbrook, IL, USA
  • Jul 02, 2017
Full time Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Job Description

General Summary: Support production and facilities through a combination of preventive and reactive maintenance efforts

Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and install a wide variety of moderately complex electrical and mechanical equipment, including manual and automatic machines

  • Work on process controls and/or electronic controls with supervision

  • Work on secondary distribution systems, house wiring and three phase industrial power

  • Perform general maintenance on machines, conveyors and structural material; including welding using arc, gas or automatic welding equipment with some supervision

  • Perform general layout and construction activities requiring intermediate metal fabrication, carpentry and plumbing skills

  • Communicate status of repairs and/or expected down times to Maintenance Manager and Production Managers and Supervisors as needed

  • Work with Maintenance Supervisor and Manager to develop and implement a preventive maintenance schedule

  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

  • Conserve resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results

  • Contribute to team effort by training others in performance of maintenance tasks as needed

  • Inspect all work prior to passing it on to the next operation

  • Document actions by completing production and quality forms

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to safety use hand and power tools

  • Must be able to read and work from construction, mechanical and electrical drawings

  • Must have basic computer skills

  • Basic construction skills in light metal fabrication, carpentry, plumbing and electrical desirable

  • Must be capable of installing, maintaining and repairing a variety of manual and automated machinery with supervision


  • High School diploma, GED or combination of work experience and skill development required

  • 1-2 years experience working in a manufacturing environment

  • 3+ years in general building maintenance, ie, cleaning, painting and minor building repair required

  • 3+ years experience installing, maintaining and repairing a variety of manual and automated machinery desirable

Company Description Since 1905, G&W Electric has helped power the world with innovative power systems solutions and products. With the introduction of the first disconnectable cable terminating device in the early 1900s, G&W began to build a reputation for engineering creative solutions to meet the needs of systems designers. Solutions which today have extended far beyond cable accessory products and into the latest in solid dielectric and SF6 insulated switchgear, solid dielectric insulated reclosers, system protection equipment, distribution automation solutions, and distribution and transmission cable accessories. Located in Bolingbrook, Illinois, USA, the plant covers over 371,000 square feet and represents a showplace of modern engineering, manufacturing and marketing technology.

Why join us? G&W enjoys a long reputation for product quality, innovation and world-class customer service to the power industry. We have established this reputation by believing that our greatest asset is our employees. We owe our success to the initiative and talents of highly skilled individuals within our team-based organization. Our goal is to set the standard for customer satisfaction by ensuring a superior level of service, performance and innovation. As a global organization and industry leader, we are committed to cultivating an engaging work environment that embraces our core values and develops our talent. Our continuous focus on growth and innovation means that you become part of a company that provides challenging opportunities, rewards excellence and combines your individual expertise to achieve a higher level of shared success.