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Industrial Electrician

Apply Job ID 26087 Date posted Sep. 12, 2023 Location Effingham, Illinois

As a global marketing experience company, Quad’s goal is to help our clients win every day. We use our data-driven integrated marketing and manufacturing platform to streamline solutions for our clients, reduce friction and enhance their marketing spend effectiveness. We’ve built a rich legacy by believing in our people, allowing them to act like owners and to take charge of their own success. Whether an operator, sales rep, a graphic artist or a clinician, we’re all driven to perform at our best— for ourselves and our clients. At our core, we’re a company that believes we can always create a better way.

Quad is seeking an Industrial Electrician to work in our Effingham facilities.  An Electrician is expected to perform the duties listed below with minimal assistance, a professional attitude, a collaborative mindset, and interpersonal skills which are critical to driving productivity in an Industrial work environment. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in the areas of electrical construction, electrical maintenance, and local work processes, and be able to follow electrical safety procedures. The position is a 12-hour shift, 7 to 7 on a rotational 3-4 day work week.   

Key Responsibilities/Competencies

  • Proven ability to interpret and understand electrical schematics and diagrams along with generally accepted electrical terminology. 
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite:  Excel, Word, Outlook 
  • Working knowledge of basic electrical troubleshooting tools such as Volt/Amp Meter, Megger, etc. 
  • Display an ability to successfully troubleshoot production-related deficiencies and identify potential opportunities to prevent similar conditions through scheduled maintenance tasks or enhancements.   
  • Mentor apprentices in all competencies required for an industrial Electrician.  
  • Understand the production process and factors that can affect production yields and quality.  
  • Maintain shop equipment and perform routine audits for safety and 6S 
  • Electrical Construction – Panel building, installation of conduit and wiring for power distribution and lighting, installation of conduit and wiring for machine controls.  
  • Display ability and knowledge to troubleshoot and repair power distribution up to 480V 
  • Complete reoccurring safety training including LOTO, NFPA 70E, scissors and boom lift, fork truck, fire extinguisher, etc.   
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to creating and maintaining a safe and clean working environment at all times.   
  • Support and promote corporate and departmental safety goals and initiatives at all times.  
  • Electrically troubleshoot & repair Industrial machinery and production equipment such as motors and transformers, electronic controls, motor controls, drives, burners, PLC logic systems, material handling equipment, etc. in both Production equipment as well as central building systems. 
  • Understand principles behind initiatives such as Continuous Improvement and Energy Management  

Required Skills:

  • Possess good oral, reading, and writing skills for effective communication 
  • Ability to work in both a team environment as well as alone 
  • Must have a collaborative attitude and open mind to others' input and ideas. 
  • Must furnish own basic set of hand tools  
  • Must know how to properly operate and maintain power tools to keep them in safe working order at all times 
  • Have a strong history of safe work practices and training 

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift and transport up to 50 pounds on a regular basis and up to 75 pounds on an occasional basis  
  • Physical endurance and mobility for prolonged standing, walking, frequent bending, stooping, and reaching  
  • Ability to work from ladders, lifts, or elevated platforms – indoors and outdoors –  able to work in confined spaces,  
  • Ability to work a 12-hour shift and be available for overtime as required  

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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