Equipment Service Mechanic / Electrician

JobCode: MEL161

Position Summary:  Installs, maintains, and repairs a wide variety of complex metal working equipment in a manufacturing environment.  Work with AC/DC motors and drive systems, PLC based machine and process control systems, control centers and panels, relays, circuit breakers, and instrumentation.  Act as part of a team responsible for performing regular preventative maintenance on machines and plant facilities.


  1. Plan, layout, install and repair a wide variety of complex electrical equipment including automatic machine and process controls, control centers and panels, relays, circuit breakers, electronic controls, tape actuated controls and other equipment involving tube or transistor circuits.
  2. Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, detect and replace defective control modules, test and make adjustments.
  3. Perform regular preventative maintenance on machines and plant facilities including air compressors, nitrogen lines, and lighting systems
  4. Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and materials handling equipment in performing duties.
  5. Must be capable of wiring new offices.
  6. Detect faulty operations, defective material and report these and any unusual situations to proper supervision.  Use advanced trade mathematics together with complicated drawings and specifications involving thorough technical skill knowledge and application of basic theory.
  7. Considerable judgement required to plan and perform unusual and difficult work safely where only general methods are available.
  8. Able to make decisions involving considerable initiative and ingenuity.
  9. Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.


Education and Experience:  High School or Technical School education.  Must also hold State of Massachusetts license (E1 or E2).

Physical Demands:  Some heavy lifting and considerable moving of equipment required.  Will be required to climb ladders, work on roofs and small areas.

Environment:  High dust, odors, oil, fumes and noise.

Additional details:  Reports to Maintenance Supervisor.  Hourly position.  


Contact HR to apply.  Reference Job Code MEL161.