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Industrial Electrician




Melrose Park, IL

Job Description:

Interlake Mecalux is looking to hire Industrial Electricians to work at our plant in Melrose Park, IL.

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, with high preference for experience with heavy industrial equipment (welding, slitting, roll forming, paint).
  • Spanish fluency.
  • Ability to read electrical and ethernet connection schematics, diagrams, blueprints.
  • Experience troubleshooting PLC’s, VFD’s, motors, and other electrical and electronics equipment. Knowledge of PLC using 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.
  • 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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