Senior Electrician

  • Location
    Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Mechanic

Senior Electrician


Works under general supervision of the Electrical Supervisor in a GMP regulated manufacturing environment operating under Q7A standards
Perform general industrial electrician duties (installation, maintenance and service of electrical systems), with strong emphasis on troubleshooting to meet the needs of manufacturing facilities and processing systems. Ability to effectively manage electrical maintenance team.


Responsible for training electrical maintenance electricians and routine audits of their completed work orders
Aid in management of work order system with management to ensure plant operations and reliability
Maintain devices that provide power to and controls for the plant distribution, machines, equipment and other gear
Install, connect, test and maintain electrical control and instrumentation systems for a variety of purposes, including production, climate control, security, and communications
Inspect equipment, locate and correct problems before breakdowns occur; use preventative and corrective maintenance techniques to diagnose, isolate and repair electrical. Electronic problems throughout the facilities (may include repair of motors, transformers, generators, process and PLC controllers on production equipment)
Work with blueprints and follow National Electrical Code, state and local building codes
Recognize voltages at primary and secondary levels, exercises proper care safety precautions when working with all voltages
Plan sequence of installation (including collaboration with process/project engineers, operations and other maintenance staff) to avoid obstructions and activities of other workers
Work routinely with electrical gear, motors, controls, components, PLCs, standard devices and wiring
Advise management on if continued operation of equipment could be dangerous


Ten (10) or more years skilled/ journeyman industrial electrician experience; chemical manufacturing and instrumentation a plus
Graduate of an accredited technical school or military training is required
Knowledge of:

Advanced levels of mathematics and English comprehension
Advanced level of electrical systems, including 480-v 3-phase motors
Advanced level of local, state and federal building and electrical codes
Basic level of safety, health and environmental rules and regulations, policies and procedures

Skill in:

Decision-making based on measurable criteria; and visualize objects in three-dimensions from plans and drawings
Organization and self-motivation
Reading schematics/ drawings, service manuals and blueprints
Troubleshooting electrical breakdowns of industrial equipment

Ability to:

Train, supervise and motivate the work of others
Comprehend and interpret oral and written English instruction
Write routine reports and correspondence
Deal with problems involving several variables in multiple situations
Work in cold and hot (120F) environment
Lift up to 50 pounds and drive fork truck in safe and efficient manner
Operate and maintain wide variety of maintenance tools and equipment
Adopt to rapidly changing priorities based on business needs
Pass pre-employment physical with drug screen and physical capabilities test

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume. For a faster response email your most up to date Word resume to our Internal Recruiter, Kurt Conrad, at

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