Journeyman Electrician

Skillwork • Grand Rapids, MI

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Grand Rapids, MI


Journeyman Electrician

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Job Description

Troubleshooting, repairing electronic and electrical equipment, and providing technical support to other team members when needed. Maintaining and installing communication cables, power distribution and wiring required for equipment as well as computer systems. Installing, modifying and repairing all electrical/electronic devices. Assist maintenance technicians when troubleshooting electronic and electrical issues. Maintaining involvement with operations of the plant processing equipment and scale systems. Assist parts clerk in ensuring an adequate supply of parts is maintained. Demonstrate strong safety leadership skills and follows safe work practices. Follow food safety and good manufacturing practices.


  • Must have a Journeyman Electrician License in one of the following states: Michigan
  • Completion of formal trades training program, or an equivalent number of years of education and maintenance experience.
  • 2 years of industrial maintenance experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge in 3 or more of the following areas: Mechanical systems, predictive maintenance, maintenance planning, site utilities, system analysis & troubleshooting, pipe-fitting & welding, machining, metal fabrication, electricity & motor controls, controls & instrumentation, PLC/software & hardware, pneumatics & hydraulics.
  • Strong knowledge of AC induction motors, controls, sensors, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical systems, start-up, and troubleshooting. Experience with computer/device networking using standard protocols (Ethernet/IP, Devicenet, Modbus, Hart, DH+/485, ASCII)
  • Knowledge of programmable logic/automation controllers, human-machine interfaces, hardware, and associated programming languages (Ladder Logic, FBD, SFC, Structured Text). Platforms include; Rockwell Automation, Siemens, GE, Horner, Opto22.
  • Knowledgeable in processes such as food processing/packaging, water treatment, refrigeration, and boiler control.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Pay: $25.00 – $30.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance



  • Day shift
  • Night shift
  • Overtime



  • Journeyman Electrician license in Michigan (Required)


Work Location: In person

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