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Maintenance Electrician

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Nichols Portland LLC
Physical Address
2400 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04102
Job Description

Nichols Portland, LLC is looking for a talented individual to join our 2nd shift maintenance team.
The work schedule for this position is
Second Shift – Monday – Friday 1:45pm – 10:15pm overtime as required
Troubleshoot and repair equipment (either electrical/electronic and programmable or mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic)
Support equipment modifications, redeployments and equipment installations
Support and work with production departments’ and engineering personnel to continually improve facility and equipment maintenance program
Detect and report improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unsafe & unusual conditions to supervisor with improvement suggestions
Maintain necessary records
Adhere to strict safety and cleanliness standards including utilizing provided equipment to minimize risks
Perform other duties as required or directed
High School Diploma/GED Required
2 Year Technical Degree Preferred
Special knowledge, capabilities, qualifications:
Minimum of 2 years of maintenance experience with electrical focus
Ability to read and understand department related drawings and manuals including mechanical drawings, diagrams and blueprints
Ability to use electrical, electronic and PLC testing and diagnostic equipment (Electrical)
Knowledge of basic circuit design (Electrical)
Familiarity with applicable state, local and federal codes
Capability to troubleshoot and repair both electrical and mechanical equipment preferred
Working knowledge of lockout-tagout procedures and appropriate OSHA standards
Ability to anticipate and pro-actively address problems
Maintain positive attitude
Ability to work independently, in a team environment and with outside vendors and contractors
Job related demands (i.e. physical, travel)
Ability to lift and move objects up to 35 lbs. without assistance and following the company’s safe lifting guidelines for objects greater than 35 lbs.
Frequent moving of materials and equipment to gain access for repairs
Performance of tasks on ladders and in lifts above floor level
Ability to bend, squat, kneel, walk, stand, sit, and reach in order perform the essential duties of the job
Ability to work in small spaces
Ability to work in an environment with dust, noise, oils and other chemicals
Ability to work with only general work direction and instructions regarding the scope of assignments, determine priority and order of assignments, and use considerable discretion in selecting procedures and techniques
Exercise of creative problem solving and critical decision making skills
Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing technical publications, and/or participating in professional associations

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