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Maintenance Technician – Electrical

Maintenance Technician – Electrical

locationNiles, OH, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/14/2024
Full Time

Primary Function:

To inspect, repair, replace, adjust, install, wire and maintain all electrical and electronic equipment in the plant or assigned area including power transmission lines transformers and related equipment. Make mechanical repairs as required in connection with electrical service.

Tools and Equipment:

Wiring diagrams, drawings, electrical and electronic tools, gauges, calibrative and testing equipment, hand tools, drill press, hand grinder, commutator and bench lathe, electrical drills, power hack saw, wire stripper, pipe threading machine, burning and welding equipment, soldering iron, pipe bender, bock and tackle, measuring tools, ect.


A.C. and D.C motors and generators, transformers, rectlflers, electronic controls and regulator: various mill electrical equipment, power disruption and control circuits, electronic computing and controls systems, various types of instruments, data recording and processing equipment, control panels and circuits, electronic gauges and detectors, industrial T.V., public address systems, condensers, pumps, fans, poles, hardware, cable wire, conduit and fittings, lighting fixtures, repair and replacement parts, lubricants, ect.

Working Procedures:
  • Receives verbal or written instruction covering the scheduling and emergency repair and installation and inspection work to be done.
  • Analyzes all types of circuits and wiring diagrams to modify, service, install or repair all types of electronic devices and systems, various mill electrical equipment, electronic computing and controls systems, power and distributing control equipment, measuring, recording, processing and control devices, indication devices, instruments and gauges.
  • Fabricates parts as required using machine and hand tools common to the trade. Burns, brazes, solders and performance simple layout, fabrication and welding in the servicing of electrical and electronic equipment, including related piping and mechanical component.
  • Makes either temporary or permanent repairs or adjustments to equipment such as main motor drives, generators, control panels, relays, controllers, switchboards, circuit breakers, lighting circuits, resistors, etc.
  • Install and repairs conduit, splicers, and insulates wires and cables, making splices on hot lines, isolates circuits for repairs.
  • Maintains integrating, indicating, or graphic electrical or mechanical instruments.
  •  Makes mechanical repairs are required in connection with the servicing of electrical and electronic equipment including cranes.
  • Advises when faulty equipment should be shut down for repairs.
  • Tests, repairs and/or adjusts electronic scales to correct any variation from accuracy.
  • Test, repairs and adjust electrical meters, such as osillograph, tachometers, ampmeter, voltmeter, power factory meters, phase shifter, etc.
  • Cleans, paints, and lubricates equipment such as bearings, lights, reflectors, switch boxes, controls, pumps, compressors, fans, ect.
  • Installs, repair and maintains power transmission lines, transformer, high tension sub station equipment such as disconnects, switch gear, bushings, insulator slings, lighting arrestors, phase wire grounding equipment.
  • Erects poles and towers, installs cross arms, insulators, pole hardware, and lines, working from poles, ladders and scaffolds.
  • Assists other maintenance or operating personal in repair work as required.
  • Fills out reports of maintenance work performed, parts and materials used, inspections made, etc.
  • Operates cranes, machinery, mobile equipment, hydraulics lifts; erects and dismantles pepe scaffolds and performs necessary rigging duties in connection with the servicing of electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Maintains a safe, clean and orderly conditions of work area and equipment.

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified, and shall not be constructed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.

*This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

*Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position is not available for this position

*Qualifications for Internal Candidates

Must have completed a recognized, appropriate apprenticeship or have at least eight (8) years of relevant on-the-job industrial electrical experience, to include digital electronics, PLC’s, combustion, and instrument repair, or a two (2) year degree in Electrical Engineering Technology (or equivalent) with two (2) years of relevant on-the-job industrial electrical experience.

High School diploma or GED

Must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S. without need for sponsorship; Ability to work in a manufacturing atmosphere safely and follow safety practices and regulations; Must be willing and able to work any shift  in a 24/7 operation and overtime including weekends and holidays; Ability to lift at least 50lbs as needed; Must have basic computer skills to create work orders, complete work orders, plan work, identify parts, and locate spare parts using a computerized maintenance management system after training; Must be able to legally operate company motor vehicles and mobile equipment; Must have strong math skills including reading fractions and decimals; Must have strong troubleshooting skills; Basic welding and flame cutting experience with a basic understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics. The position requires an individual to stand, climb, work at heights, stoop, move equipment; bend, reach, or lift for prolonged periods of time. PPE includes FR9 clothing, safety glasses, hard hat, and steel toed boots with metatarsal protection, hearing protection and other safety equipment as required. Qualified candidates must be able to pass a background test, physical and drug screen.

About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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