Plant Electrician

Messina Group seeks a Plant Electrician, this is a direct hire opportunity.

  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe work environment

  • Connect wiring and electrical circuits using safe practices and PPE.? Circuits range from low volt DC to 480V, 3 phases. Ensure compatibility of the components

  • Perform effective troubleshooting to identify malfunction and repair as necessary

  • Utilize system drawings and diagrams to troubleshoot electrical systems, equipment and components

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair motor control circuits

  • Select, install and connect solid state devices such as relays, switches, photo eyes, etc.

  • Prepare and assemble conduit and pull wiring to destination

  • Prevent breakdown of electrical systems through routine inspection and repair

  • Provide input and generate plans for plant shutdown and startup

  • Test and repair instrumentation systems utilized by production equipment to ensure adherence to established performance levels and product quality

  • Provide input and execute plans for the installation of new equipment, process controls and plant lighting upgrades

  • Maintain proper labeling of plant switchgear and circuit breakers

  • Document and record modifications and new installs

  • Utilize and maintain plant PLC addressing, date manipulation, counters, timers and logic functions

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma, or equivalent.

  • Post high school technical or trade school education preferred

  • Electrician?s License preferred

  • Five (5) years field installation / maintenance of industrial electrical systems

  • Working knowledge of the National Electrical Code (Article 500 experience preferred)

  • Familiar with NFPA 70E

  • Working knowledge of AC and DC power and controls

  • Ability to read and work from prints, circuit diagrams and schematics

  • Working knowledge of methods and procedures used in performing testing and evaluations on all electrical apparatus? using VOM?s, amp meters, meggers, etc

  • Previous experience with PLC?s and microprocessors preferred

  • Mechanical troubleshooting aptitude and ability

  • Ability to work off-hours and overtime as needed with short / no notice

  • Ability to multi-task and work independently with little supervision

  • Excellent communication skills & problems solving ability

  • Good housekeeping / industrial safety record


  • Location: Schererville, IN

  • Duration: Direct Hire

  • Schedule: 7:00am ? 4:00pm

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