Electrical Maintenance

Waukesha, WI 53187

Posted: 07/02/2019 Industry: Technical Job Number: 505176

Foundry Maintenance Electrician


Maintenance Electrician needed for this well established Waukesha County company.  They are a producer of high alloy abrasion, corrosion and heat resistant commercial castings for more than 30 years. Their modern facility and expert personnel assures their customers of the highest quality castings available today.


Duties for the Foundry Maintenance Electrician:

     Responsible for general repair and maintenance of company equipment, building, and grounds. This includes execution of the company preventative maintenance program in addition to minimizing any down time of manufacturing machinery and equipment.

      Perform repairs to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment running.

      Duties may involve pipe fitting; boiler repair; insulating; welding; pneumatics; hydraulics; machining; carpentry; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; repairing buildings, floors, and ceilings and troubleshooting in accordance with the blue-prints, manuals and building codes.

      Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools, such as hammers, hoists, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and hydraulic, electrical and electronic testing devices.

      Inspect, operate, or test machinery or equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions.

      Prioritize the work based on importance and delivery time of the project and production schedule.

      Diagnose mechanical problems and determine how to correct them, checking blueprints, repair manuals, or parts catalogs, as necessary.

      Assemble, install, or repair wiring, electrical or electronic components, pipe systems, plumbing, machinery, or equipment according to the layout plans.

      Inspect gages, valves, pressure regulators, drives, motors, and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions, following checklists.

      Clean or lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, or other parts of machinery and remove any scrap material.

      Dismantle machines, equipment, or devices to access and repair or replace defective equipment parts, using hoists, cranes, hand tools, or power tools.

      Order replacement parts by filling the Purchase Requisition Form for the machines by selecting a vendor after research for part prices/availability, manufacturer's specifications, warranty status, estimate approval or other related items for cost-effective investment.

      Support implementation and use of CMMS for Predictive and Preventive Maintenance.

      Work using safe practices while maintaining compliance of all safety regulations.

      Implementing improvements and participating in safety/OSHA training.

      Maintains complete documentation for each manufacturing machine regarding repairs, upgrades and other relevant data in the Maintenance Request Order Form and Equipment Data Report.

      Ensure work meets quality standards and is performed according to established procedures.

      Attend scheduled training programs to enhance skills and for safety purposes.


Requirements for the Foundry Maintenance Electrician

      High School Diploma or equivalent

      5-10 years hands-on experience

      Technical training or Certificate course in Maintenance Field or equivalent is preferred.

      Candidate should have experience and troubleshooting skills in AC/DC low and high voltage circuits, PLC hardware & logic, drives, hydraulic and pneumatic controls, conveying systems.

      Must be capable of doing mechanical duties.

      Ability to read and interpret schematics and blue prints.

      Knowledge of induction furnaces and controls.

      Experience in a foundry environment a plus.

      Must be willing to work overtime as needed.



      3rd shift, Sunday Thursday 10 pm 6 am

      $17.90 - $30.10/hr. based on experience

      Benefits: medical/dental/vision, life insurance, 401K


Since 1984, The Reserves Network continues to partner with the finest employers to provide opportunities within the office, industrial, professional and technical markets. As a family- and veteran-owned company, we focus on candidate experience and workplace culture for the nearly 20,000 employees we place annually.


For more information contact our Milwaukee office at 414-453-9545

If interested please send a resume to: milwaukee@trnstaffing.com


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