Industrial Electrician

Job Summary:

1 Market St, Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

Responsible for performing all phases of electrical & instrumentation control maintenance throughout the plant safely and effectively.

Principal Responsibilities:

· Perform all electrical & instrumentation maintenance including but not limited to preventive, corrective, and emergency repairs on all equipment.

· Install new or replacement electrical and instrumentation equipment, as well as electrical construction.

· Locate, troubleshoot, and repair electrical & instrumentation and control system malfunctions. Document problems and results and report them to Group Leader.

· Follow standard safety procedures, correct safety, and environmental hazards, and report them to the appropriate supervisor.

· Complete necessarily training programs within the time frame allowed.

  • Maintain a clean work area at all times.
  • Maintain daily work log with work descriptions, time entry, and any additional information requested by supervisor.
  • Be available to work overtime on an emergency base or as directed by the supervisor.

· Respond to call-ins for emergency repair work and perform on-call duty based on rotational schedule or as directed by supervisor.


  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • 10+ years of work experience as an electrician, preferably in a paper mill or industrial setting.

· Proficient knowledge of Electrical & Instrumentation; electrical equipment functioning; electrical operating procedures and standards to support cost-effective, safe, and efficient equipment and instrumentation maintenance, and repair.

· Basic knowledge of Mechanical, Hydraulic, and Pneumatic equipment to support safe and efficient minor equipment repair.

· Knowledge of federal, state, and local electric codes and environmental permit regulations about electrical & instrumentation functioning.

· Knowledge and understanding of all federal, state, local, and company safety procedures and ability to execute same.

· Proficient knowledge and understanding of the occupational hazards connected with

general plant practices with an emphasis on the necessity of safety policy compliance.

· Ability to read, comprehend, and work from electrical and electronic blueprints.

· Ability to understand verbal & written instructions in English including, but not limited to the ability to read and comprehend instruction manuals, instruction sheets, technical data, work orders, training manuals, and other verbal/computer-based training.

· Basic computer knowledge preferred.

Essential Functions:

· Ability to access confined spaces thru standard manways.

· Ascend and descend stairs and stationary vertical ladders as part of normal work activity and emergency egress situations.

· Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

· Ability to move about all areas of the plant, including catwalks, deck grating, and uneven surfaces.

· Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Equipment Used:

· Operate manual and/or power hand tools and power equipment (i.e. industrial forklift and man lift) safely and efficiently.

· Ability to communicate on the radio during noise interference.

· Ability to work under adverse conditions that may require the use of company-provided personal protective equipment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $28.54 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Industrial Electrician: 10 years (Preferred)
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