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Industrial Maintenance Electrician

Ferndale, Michigan
Industrial Maintenance Electrician
Reports To: Facilities & Maintenance Manager

  • Perform all duties and responsibilities within the guidelines of the Gage Products Company’s Vision, Mission, Quality Policy and Environmental Management Statements.
  • Duties and responsibilities are guided by well-defined, repeatable processes that are the key to meeting customer expectations and must be followed or changed as defined in GPS guidelines.
  • General responsibilities listed below describe the duties and responsibilities for continuous improvement:
  • Utilize procedures to prevent product, service, and process non-conformances
  • Identify and record any problems
  • Find solutions to problems through prescribed problem-solving methods
  • Effectively implement solutions for problems
  • Control the use of non-conforming product/service/process
  • Monitor and improve respective measurables.
  • Ensure that environmental issues are managed according to legal requirements, the environmental policy, the environmental management system procedures and good management practices.
  • Maintain an awareness of significant environmental impacts, actual or potential, of work activities.
  • Maintain an awareness of environmental benefits of improved environmental performance and continual improvement.
  • Maintain an awareness of objectives and targets pertaining to work and the importance of achieving the objectives and targets.
  • Understand both the Communication Procedure and the Emergency Preparedness and Response Procedure.
  • Responsible for performing electrical preventative maintenance, troubleshoot and repair of facility, production and ground electrical equipment including emergency repairs
  • Estimate, install, repair and maintain building/production electrical infrastructure & interface with suppliers on any related electrical issues
  • Ensure projects are completed timely, correctly, safely, on budget and to the highest quality current code/standards
  • Participate in capital project planning and implementation
  • Support and work directly with electrical contractors on capital projects
  • Write hot work, confined space, lockout/tagout and line breaking permits as needed
  • Conduct housekeeping activities and Lean Manufacturing practices to ensure an efficient, organized workshop and office area
  • Provide training and mentorship for new FSG members as needed
  • Other duties as assigned in conjunction with colleagues/manager
QUALIFICATIONS (Skills, knowledge, experience):​
  • Must hold a Journeyman Electrician License in the State of MI
  • 5+ years of industrial electrical maintenance experience, chemical industry preferred
  • Strong understanding of electrical requirements for intrinsically safe environments (Class I, Div. I, Group C&D)
  • Demonstrated experience with electrical tools and equipment, installation, testing of electrical systems including blueprints and schematics
  • Strong knowledge in PLC, ladder logic, AB, MicroLogix, other families of processors
  • Strong mechanical/technical background troubleshooting/repairing electrical equipment
  • High level of proficiency and demonstrated field experience with commercial/residential codes 
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required, including basic math skills
  • Strong work ethic and attendance record, being available on call may be required
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Basic computer skills, experience with computerized maintenance management systems preferred
  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Able to stand or sit for long periods of time
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs.
  • Able to withstand extreme weather both hot and cold
  • Able to go on top of tanks via a crane so cannot have a fear of heights
  • Cannot be color blind


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