Electrician - Maintenance Dept in St. Charles IL

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Compact Industries
Electrician - Maintenance Dept
Job ID: 
St. Charles IL
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Job Types:
Electrician/Elec. Supervisor, Maintenance Technician

Since 1963, compact Industries has been the leading contract manufacturer of dry food products to the Fortune 500 companies that market the national brands you know and love. Compact Industries partners with its customer in the Custom Blending & Contract Packaging, Retail, Food service, Office Coffee Service & Vending maker segments to deliver quality food products with 216,000 square feet of manufacturing and warehouse space. Compact Industries offers total rewards package, including attractive benefits, retirement saving programs, and tuition assistance. Work with an established team of long-term employees.

Apply with us today to become a part of our growing team!

Benefits: Medical, Vision, Dental, 401K, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, Onsite Gym, Wellness Programs, Non-Exempt Sign-On Bonus.

Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance and Repair

  • Evaluate and repair mechanical and or electrical problems on productions lines.
  • Rebuild, replace, or repair major components, assemblies, and systems.
    • Inspect and repair/replace bearings, gears, pulleys, belts, rollers, etc.
  • Check and repair electrical systems: Electrical troubleshooting experience is required.
    • VFDs, SSRs, Contactors
    • Installation of low voltage power
    • Aiding others in maintaining high voltage electrical systems, if needed
    • PLC & HMI experience a plus, but not required
  • Basic Wiring Skills (conduit bending, wire pulling, etc.)
  • Perform routine maintenance and preventive care.
  • Maintain accurate, updated preventive maintenance records.


  • Operate tools, equipment, and machinery according to prescribed safety procedures.
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties.
  • Ensure shop, equipment, and tools are in safe operating condition.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  • Maintain accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
  • Three or more years of troubleshooting electronics and electrical circuits experience.
  • A working knowledge of electronics and electrical theory.
  • Possess an ability to develop, calculate and read electrical schematics.
  • Broad experience in the electric trade including the installation, testing, inspection, maintenance and repair of electrical distribution, control, and transmission equipment (Three Phase 480, 220, and 110 volts and programmable controls.
  • High school diploma min, college a plus.
  • NFPA 70e training a plus.
  • Forklift & Scissor lift experience required.
  • High degree of attention to detail.
  • Valid driver s license.
  • Able to pass drug test/background check.
  • Physically able to stand, sit, move, squat, and walk during the shift.
  • Physically able to lift at least 50 pounds.
  • Ability to climb ladders.
  • Able to work independently.
  • Willingness to train others when called upon.


  • Intermediate knowledge required in the use of a personal computer.
  • Intermediate knowledge required in the use of Word, Excel, and Power Point programs.
  • Maintenance tracking software is a plus.
  • PLC Allen Bradley is a plus.
  • Efficiency Tracking software is a plus.


  • Work well with vendors on installations / trouble shooting, orders parts and other services.
  • On call 24 hours a day to assist with problems.
  • Ability to multitask and work according to extreme deadlines.
  • Handle confidential information appropriately.
  • Spanish is a plus.


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