Plant Electrician - Maintenance
Company: IKG
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Skilled & Trades, Electricians, Manufacturing
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 2/11/2020

Plant Electrician - Maintenance

Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, any mechanical & electrical equipment, such as the EVG & Newcor welders, all other production equipment, welding machines, cranes, presses, forklifts, conveyors, compressors, etc.





II. Basic Qualifications

  • High school education.
  • 2-year associate degree program at community or technical college desired.
  • Vocational school courses in mathematics and geometry, blueprint reading, mechanical drawing, metalworking, drafting and quality and safety practices are highly recommended.
  • 5 - 7 years related industrial experience.

IV. Essential Functions

  • Thorough knowledge of hydraulic and fluid systems, advanced electrical circuitry, and competent knowledge of PLC control systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of blueprints, repair manuals, and parts catalogs.
  • Use of common hand and power tools such as screwdrivers, saws, drills, wrenches, and hammers, as well as specialized and precision measuring equipment and electronic testing devices.


  • Primary responsibilities of Maintenance Multicraft Electrical Technician include repair, preventive maintenance, and installation of new machinery.
  • Ability to understand, edit, and troubleshoot PLC programs.
  • Direct logic PLCs is a plus.
  • Knowledge of servo hydraulic systems and positioning transducers.
  • Able to work on electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
  • Able to work around high current resistance welding equipment.
  • Ability to weld and fabricate.
  • Understanding of basic machining for mechanical repairs.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Able to work in AutoCad.
  • Ability to work in boom lift for crane inspection and repair.
  • Knowledge of powder coating.
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn and understand processes to assist machine operators with setup and operation of the equipment.
  • Repair and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, computer-controlled systems, and production machines and equipment.
  • Adjust and calibrate automated manufacturing equipment.
  • Perform routine preventive maintenance and ensure that machines continue to run smoothly, operate efficiently, and the physical condition does not deteriorate.
  • Cleaning and lubricating machinery, performing basic diagnostic tests, checking performance, and testing damaged machine parts to determine whether major repairs are necessary.
  • Performs job functions using safe work practices; required to adhere to all safety rules and regulations as well as participate in the overall safety effort.
  • Obtain supplies and repair parts from distributors or storerooms.
  • Traces and tests circuits and equipment for faulty operation.
  • Dismantles, inspects, repairs, adjusts and/or replaces faulty parts or wiring as required. Reassembles, tests and adjusts equipment for safe and proper operation.
  • Installation of conduit, fittings, switches, controls and fixtures
  • Performs other miscellaneous related duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.

IKG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


If you have a difficulty applying for any job in our website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, IKG offers the following alternate application procedure: Contact Jim Scholes, Div HR Manager at 713-378-3939, and we will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. Please call only for such application assistance.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

1514 S. Sheldon Rd
Houston, TX 77015
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