Electricians III at Shaw Industries

  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Electricians III at Shaw Industries

  • To maintain and ensure the capacity of equipment assets in assigned areas of responsibility that impact optimal efficiencies at the lowest reasonable cost.


  • Execution of assigned tasks and duties with a focus on:

  • Safe work practices.

  • High quality, precision work with a customer service orientation in support of “Great Products & Service”.

  • Adherence to standards and best practice applications acquired through training and work experience.

  • Grow in knowledge of maintenance practices and equipment performance, understanding their impact on manufacturing processes and business objectives.

  • Provide feedback on job assignment needs and improvement opportunities with peers and leadership.


  • Maintain manufacturing process and support equipment to highest, reasonable performance levels to include electrical systems including, but not limited to:

  • Electrical system components – MCC’s, inverters, motors, etc.

  • Control systems – PLC’s, robotics, and other associated automation equipment.

  • Troubleshoot and execute repairs of equipment causing or contributing to safety, quality, downtime/productivity opportunities, and issues.

  • Differentiate between cause types when troubleshooting among product, process, mechanical, and electrical contributors.

  • Communicate findings, identifying potential causes, and correct steps to operations and maintenance leadership.

  • Verify and provide feedback on needed updates to electrical schematics.

  • Execute proactive maintenance plans on assigned equipment to include:

  • Preventive Maintenance (PM) – inspection & measurement of equipment components for proper function applying specifications, drawings, and written instruction on pre-defined schedules. 

  • Condition Maintenance (CM) – repair and replacement of components identified as requiring attention through PM & PdM activities based on detailed job plans, including the development of detailed job plans and ensuring any necessary updates to schematics are noted with updates requested to appropriate resources.

  • Execute assigned or scheduled work orders in support of projects and process improvement (PI) efforts identified as critical to business objectives.

  • Install and replace motors, drives, controls, starters, communication systems, PLC, and other manufacturing and facility-related equipment.

  • Mentor Reliability Electrician II’s in the development of needed skills while continuing to strengthen personal skills through assisting Reliability Electrician IV’s – V’sin installation, upgrades, and removal of general electrical systems.


  • Safety practices – LOTO, Confined Space, PPE, Hot Work, PIT,  Fall Protection, Hoisting & Rigging.

  • Calculator and Computer application – work order documentation, parts requisitioning.

  • Measurement units, techniques, and application of appropriate tools including DMM’s, megger meters, tachometers, network cable testing, etc.

  • Math skills to include.

  • Arithmetic.

  • Application of formulas such as current, voltage, etc.

  • Conversion of measurement units.

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics/prints and make simple sketches.

  • Identification and proper use of tools focused on the selection of the right tool for work assignment application.

  • Working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC).

  • Basic understanding of e-stop systems.

  • Basic troubleshooting of electrical components such as, but not limited to PLC’s, AC & DC drives, relay logic, single-loop controllers, pneumatics & hydraulics.

  • Ability to size wire and components for specific single & 3 phase circuits.

  • Understanding of PLC operation.

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