Date:  Feb 10, 2024

Huntley, IL, US, 60142

Weber-Stephen Products LLC

Huntley, IL




The Maintenance Electrician is the experienced/journey-level class in the series, fully competent to independently perform duties. This class is distinguished from the lower classification of Maintenance Electrician by the relative independence with which duties are performed.


This hands-on position is responsible for ALL aspects of ensuring equipment readiness.

Ensures that ALL production, building, and related operating systems function to spec, constantly striving for zero downtime.


Performs routine preventative, predictive, and corrective maintenance on equipment and systems directly related to production and building operations.

Some of the disciplines related to this position are, but not limited to mechanical, electrical, and operating controls.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities Maintenance Electrician Include the following:


  1. Participates in a variety of journey-level advanced skill duties involved in preventative and corrective maintenance duties involving inspection, diagnosis, troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and servicing of electric utility facilities, equipment, components, and machinery.
  2. Maintains light power circuits, elevators, controls, electric motors of various sizes and types, lighting fixtures, transformers, communications systems, standby battery power circuits and equipment, making repairs as necessary.
  3. Prepares and reviews work orders, material requisitions, reports and other written documentation for this operation.
  4. Troubleshoots problems with machines and equipment by utilizing all means necessary.
  5. Ensures timely and accurate completion of preventative maintenance activities, utilizing SAP; maintains detailed record keeping in support of SAP.
  6. Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures.
  7. Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  8. Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, and other components.
  9. Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  10. Assists engineering and production teams as an information resource and or hands on via internal services request.
  11. Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous.
  12. Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices to ensure compatibility and safety of the system.
  13. Works to ensure the company’s safety program is followed.
  14. Responsible for general building maintenance and upkeep
  15. Performs related duties as assigned.




Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.


Qualifications Guidelines:

Knowledge of:

 Maintenance Electrician


Principles, methods, techniques, tools and equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of industrial/mechanical equipment and machinery common to manufacturing facility, machine shop procedures and practices; safety practices, safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the trade; application of lockout/tag out out procedures; shop mathematics; hydraulics; basic electrical safety, confined space entry procedures, basic first aid; cost estimating and basic techniques of engineering and drafting as they apply to assigned responsibilities; computer applications related to the work; codes, ordinances and regulations pertaining to the trade; mechanical maintenance; high lift and forklift operation; and metals identification.  Attended Non-programmer PLC Training.


Competencies To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical able to draw from acquired knowledge / experience and assess and / or correct defects; Demonstrates attention to detail.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations, able to reason through to detect root cause of breakdowns / equipment failures.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others. Solid computer skills i.e. PC windows, Excel, Power point, Access, Outlook, any CMMS program, etc.
Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to verbal / written requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information. Must be able to utilize the computer for documenting and communicating
Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; promotes a harassment-free environment.
Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles, Measures self against standard of excellence.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Quantity - Meets industry standards of operation in accordance with NEC, NFPA, OSHA, ANSI, BOCA, MSI, etc. Completes work in timely manner. Strives to increase productivity.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions. Uses equipment and materials properly.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management / supervisory direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.

Academic shills

Must possess basic reading, writing, mathematical, and trade discipline specific skills in addition to educational requirements as outlined below.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Trade certificates as applicable. 5 years of experience / Trade school certificate.

Supervisory Responsibilities


This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Qualifications to perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:


Education and/or Experience                                                  

Associate degrees in Technical, Industrial, Electrician, General Electrical Education, Associates Electrical Engineering.


Licensing or Certifications   


Language Skills    

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence both hard copy and through the use of a computer. This is a must.                        

Reasoning Ability                                                

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and proficiency in using full Microsoft Office products, Project, and other internet-based software.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Trade certificates as applicable. 5 years of experience / Trade school certificate.                          

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently required to stand and use hands to for fine manipulation, to handle, or to feel. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.  The employee is required frequently talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and transport up to 30 lbs., and occasionally lift and transport up to 75 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. May have to walk up and down stairs, ascend and descend ladders on buildings and equipment. May have to operate or have knowledge of equipment needing repair.


Work Environment - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and / or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme heat and vibration. The noise level in the work environment varies based on department in which work is done from moderate to loud. MUST WEAR PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT WHEN REQUIRED.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago