Maintenance Electrician in Berlin, NJ at Volt

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Berlin, NJ
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    32 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Our client, a reputable manufacturing company in Berlin, NJ, is in need of a Maintenance Electrician. 
Direct Hire opportunity! 

As a Maintenance Electrician, you will be responsible for inspecting, maintaining, and performing preventative maintenance on all machinery and equipment throughout various departments in the facility, and you will need the ability to work any shift, including rotating, weekends, holidays, and overtime.


  • Be an active participant in the safety process and practice safe work habits at all times.
  • Assemble and install all types of new or repaired electrical circuits, systems, instrumentation and equipment, including, but not limited to, motors, regulators, controllers, generators, switches, etc...
  • Inspect electrical equipment and machinery, diagnose faulty operation, determine proper corrective action, document in maintenance scheduling program, and make indicated repairs.
  • Make meggar, voltmeter, ammeter, ground locating and other electrical tests. Possess working knowledge of electrical distribution systems and switchgear. Must know Underwriter codes, national codes, state and local codes, company rules and regulations and comply with them.
  • Keep current with latest types of electrical controls, motors, AC/DC Drives, (PLC) Programmable Logic Controllers, (HMI) Human Machine Interfaces and industrial lighting equipment.
  • Configure, commission, troubleshoot & start up any AC/DC Drive, any (HMI) Human Machine Interface current, (PLC) Programmable Logic Controller or (DCS) Distributive Control System, current and future.
  • Read, comprehend and make basic electrical prints and mark up for electrical installations.
  • Start, stop, maintain, and help install and repair generating and power distribution equipment.
  • Dismantle and assemble electrical motors and allied equipment of most types; repairing cleaning, and replacing parts.
  • Install and repair electrical conduit and cable, including connections, controls, grounding, etc.
  • Maintain an open and candid working relationship with co-workers from all departments and immediate supervisor/manager.
  • Perform other job functions as requested to support the effective and efficient operation of the plant, including duties of other classifications.
  • Make out work orders, requisitions, inspection reports, time distribution, material usage, etc., and perform other clerical duties necessary to maintain proper records relative to the work performed.
  • Direct, assist, and instructs other co-workers on jobs where it is necessary to work together or when requested by supervisor.
  • Keep a clean and organized work area.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Electrical Journeyman certification, or 5+ years of verified experience as an industrial maintenance electrician
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals and drawings
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and handle multiple priorities and projects
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence legibly
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Experience with machine safety
  • Experience with lockout/tagout
  • Lift truck operations, JLG, etc. and the ability to obtain a license to operate
  • Ability to stand for long periods, walk, climb stairs, reach, and stoop frequently as well as lift up to approximately 50lbs with occasional team lifting of up to 100lbs. Must be able to work at heights


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment effectively
  • Ability to work independently

Direct Hire position - $28.98/hr 

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a friendly staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  

Volt is a global leader in the staffing industry and has earned its reputation as a staffing industry leader by making sure our clients make the right hire, every time. We provide proven, flexible recruiting and workforce management solutions to companies of all size, from innovative startups to Fortune 500 clients.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.