Maintenance Industrial Electrician-1st Shift Job at Emerson, South Milwaukee, WI

  • Emerson
  • South Milwaukee, WI

Job Description

Job Summary

Industrial Electricians install, service and troubleshoot equipment, and perform preventative and predictive maintenance functions. They work with plant equipment, distribution circuits and transformers, motors, starters, and motor control centers, programmable logic controllers, computer-based controls, control panels, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and electrical control systems. Service high voltage electrical systems. Performing all work in accordance with relevant codes and safety procedures. The rate of pay is $41.08/hour.

Some of the benefits for this position include overtime on hours worked over 8 hours in a day, prorated two weeks' vacation and up to 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

In This Role, Your Responsibilities Will Be:

  • Conduct all job duties with Safety as a priority and in compliance with Safety Rules.
  • Install conduit and wiring for power distribution, lighting, and machine or equipment controls
  • Build or modify control panels
  • Installing communication wiring
  • Understanding, installing, troubleshooting of PLC ladder logic and HMI's
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting Industrial manufacturing equipment to include electrical and mechanical issues
  • Maintaining and troubleshooting of electrical starters, motors, relays, transformers, electronic controls, HVAC, generators, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems
  • Maintaining high voltage equipment

Who You Are:

You understand the importance of working safety. You are a team player who is focused on quality.

For This Role, You Will Need:

  • Completed a State Indentured Industrial Electrician apprenticeship - Journeyman status
  • Strong electrical and mechanical abilities
  • Mechanically inclined and have good problem solving capabilities
  • Understanding of PC's, PLC's, and HMI's
  • Mount and dismount fork trucks, scissor lifts, and boom lifts
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment when required
  • Work with voltages up to 600v

Our Offer To You:

We recognize the importance of employee wellbeing and know that to do your best you must have flexible, competitive benefit plans to meet you and your family's physical, mental, financial, and social needs. We provide a variety of medical insurance plans, with dental and vision coverage. Employee Assistance Program, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, employee resource groups, recognition, and much more. Our culture prioritizes work-life balance and offers flexible time off plans, including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.

At Emerson, we are committed to encouraging a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their outstanding experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas and diversity of thoughts, that encourage innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers.

The philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place. Learn more about our Culture & Values and about Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion at Emerson .

Our training programs and initiatives focus on end-to end development, from onboarding through senior leadership. We provide a wide range of development opportunities, including face-to-face and virtual training, mentorship, and coaching, project management, and on-the-job training.



Our Commitment to Our People

At Emerson, we are motivated by a spirit of collaboration that helps our diverse, multicultural teams across the world drive innovation that makes the world healthier, safer, smarter, and more sustainable. And we want you to join us in our bold aspiration.

We have built an engaged community of inquisitive, dedicated people who thrive knowing they are welcomed, trusted, celebrated, and empowered to solve the world's most complex problems - for our customers, our communities, and the planet. You'll contribute to this vital work while further developing your skills through our award-winning employee development programs. We are a proud corporate citizen in every city where we operate and are committed to our people, our communities, and the world at large. We take this responsibility seriously and strive to make a positive impact through every endeavor.

At Emerson, you'll see firsthand that our people are at the center of everything we do. So, let's go. Let's think differently. Learn, collaborate, and grow. Seek opportunity. Push boundaries. Be empowered to make things better. Speed up to break through. Let's go, together.

Work Authorization

Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1(including those with OPT or CPT) , H-1, H-2, L-1, B, J or TN, or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Emerson is a global leader in automation technology and software. Through our deep domain expertise and legacy of flawless execution, Emerson helps customers in critical industries like life sciences, energy, power and renewables, chemical and advanced factory automation operate more sustainably while improving productivity, energy security and reliability.

With global operations and a comprehensive portfolio of software and technology, we are helping companies implement digital transformation to measurably improve their operations, conserve valuable resources and enhance their safety.

We offer equitable opportunities, celebrate diversity, and embrace challenges with confidence that, together, we can make an impact across a broad spectrum of countries and industries. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring possibilities, or a recent graduate with an advanced degree, you'll find your chance to make a difference with Emerson. Join our team - let's go!

No calls or agencies please.

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