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1st Shift Electrician




Melrose Park, IL

Job Description:

Interlake Mecalux is looking to hire a 1st shift Electrician to work at our plant in Melrose Park, IL.

1st shift: 5am – 2pm Monday – Friday, with OT as needed.

The Electrician position is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and troubleshooting all production equipment to maintain optimum operating conditions and plant productivity.


  • Perform work activities utilizing 120 V, 240 V, 480 V- and 24-volts DC
  • Measure, cut, thread, bend, and assemble connections to control panels, junction boxes and electrical installation
  • Troubleshoot motors and drives
  • Inspect, test and clean AC and DC motors and replace brushes as needed
  • Troubleshoot and repair AC and DC motor controls, single and 3 phase electrical circuits, electronic drives, and PLC controls
  • Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters and megohmmeters
  • Operate high-lift equipment like forklifts, scissor, and boom lift
  • Communicate essential information regarding incomplete repairs at shift change and any potential problems
  • Connect Power Supply wires to machine and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines following electrical codes
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, PLC's and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wired cables
  • Replace faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches, motors, potentiometers and positions sensing devices
  • Perform routine inspections and preventative maintenance of assigned equipment like tight electrical connection, replace filters and clean inside the electrical cabinets

Minimum requirements:

  • At least 3 years of related electrical maintenance experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in Spanish or English
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Ability to read electrical and ethernet connection schematics
  • Knowledge of PLC troubleshooting using software such as RS Logix 500 and 5000, Omron and Siemens
  • Ability to work in hot and cold conditions.  Our plant is not climate-controlled

Interlake Mecalux offers:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Become part of an industry leading dynamic team with a high focus on delivering results and continuous improvement
  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match; 100% vested immediately upon contributing and no waiting period to start participating
  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off with the option to cash out unused PTO every year
  • Possibility for telework days, depending on position, with flexible make-up time for exempt employees
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield medical insurance plans, along with dental and vision benefits.
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement; specialize in specific areas or gain new skills in different departments


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