Saint-Gobain Industrial Maintenance Electrician in Albion, New York

Position Title: Industrial Maintenance Electrician

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Wage Range: $27.46 - $28.52

Hours: Monday – Friday, days


This position is responsible for safely analyzing electrical machinery malfunctions and performing Preventive Maintenance (PM) on all machinery and equipment.


  • Troubleshoots, analyzes and repairs electrical controls, PLCs, and motor drives (with or without prints and with limited direction). Inspects, repairs, replaces, installs, adjusts and maintains electrical equipment and machinery as required. Works from machine prints, sketches, manuals and/or verbal directives.

  • Works with Electrical Engineer to design, update and modify manufacturing equipment.

  • Schedule and perform periodic inspections of electrical equipment, looking for defects and proactive upgrading of equipment. Determine root cause and perform necessary repairs. Investigate reports of electrical breakdowns and perform necessary repairs.

  • Performs related miscellaneous work as required. Meet with vendors and work in conjunction with purchasing department. Establishes and assures proper record maintenance. Maintain appropriate supply of spare parts and maintenance supplies (reorder, as required)

  • Responsible for performing required audits in addition to cleaning, painting and maintaining 5S or other efficiency management programs. Responsible for observing safety precautions at all times.


A minimum of five (5) years of experience in Electrical Machine Repair required. Two (2) year Technical Degree in Electronics is preferred; a High School degree is required. Technical Certificate required.

The incumbent must possess knowledge of and experience with PLC programming and programming of AC/DC motor drives. The incumbent must be fully capable of wiring, installing conduit and disconnects and other related electrical components in voltages up to 600 volts. Able to operate electrical switch gears and vacuums switches in voltages up to 600 volts.

Must be able to read, interpret and update blueprints, schematics, machine manuals and drawings and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Troubleshooting knowledge and experience as well as mechanical and electrical/electronic aptitude with knowledge of power transmission, bearings and seals and electrical components is a requirement of the position. Analytical and problem solving skills, mechanical aptitude and effective communication skills are required. Must have a demonstrated ability of cooperation, leadership and willingness to assist fellow employees in a team-based work environment. The position is highly visible to all employees. The incumbent must interact with a variety of individuals and departments while exhibiting integrity, knowledge and acting as a role model.

A valid forklift, aerial lift and driver’s license are preferred. Must have a willingness to work overtime and at times on short notice. Must be willing to carry the maintenance pager and be available to work outside of normal work hours as required on rotation.


Physically able to stand, bend, stoop, kneel, reach, twist, lift, push, pull, climb, balance, crouch, handle and move items weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance. Visual acuity corrected to perform job functions. Ability to distinguish color to perform job functions. Ability to move throughout all areas of the plant floor, receiving and outside perimeter of the facility. Able to wear all necessary personal protective equipment to perform job functions. Stand and/or sit continuously and perform job functions for a full shift with meal break. Ability to climb ladder/stairs to a height of approximately 8 feet and perform work at that height.

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.

The New York State Department of Labor is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.