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Maintenance Crafts - Freeburg, IL

Date: May 15, 2019

Location: Freeburg, IL, US, 62243

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview
Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.
Division Overview
Hubbell Commercial & Industrial (HCI) provides solutions for a broad range of non-residential and residential construction, commercial and industrial applications along with high-voltage test and measurement solutions. As a leading global manufacturer and supplier in multiple markets, we have quality products that serve the commercial construction, datacom, industrial light, industrial heavy, high voltage, residential and oil & gas markets. HCI has built its success through strong leadership, employee and customer loyalty and an exceptional sales force.

Posting Address

501 West Apple Street

Freeburg, IL   62243

Position Overview

Perform and combination of following tasks to keep the plant and the machinery operating.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Open/close plant:  Opening includes unlock doors, turn on lights, start air compressors, start ovens and washer, light burner when ready, turn on welding gas.  In winter shovel snow and throw out deicer at entrance.  At the end of the shift do the opposite to close the plant.
  • Operator fork truck/tow motor.  Push tool cart to area.  Operate Genie scissors lift.
  • Perform preventative maintenance throughout the plant.  May have to check belts, oil, belts, and filter, clean condenser coils on chillers, check lube levels on hydraulic presses, check equipment’s electrical and bolts on machines top to bottom.
  • Repair small tools: grinders, rivet guns, and vibrators.
  • Daily check maintenance forklifts OSHA requirements forks for damage, mast and chains, all hydraulic hoses, tires, engine oil, battery water, lights, seat belt, brakes, transmission fluid, horn and back up beeper, fire extinguisher present.  Check scissors lift batteries.
  • Perform and repairs on equipment throughout the plant, including brake presses, welders, spot welders, S4, foam in place, lift tables, ovens, washers, paint booth.
  • Perform plumbing tasks: install remove, and repair water lines, toilets, pumps, gas lines.
  • Perform electrical work:  change brakes, run wires.
  • Perform computer work and fill out paper work and fill out paper work.  Perform 5S,
  • PLC repair and experience a plus
  • Able to read and interpret mechanical drawing and schematics.

Skills and Experience

  • Poses and able to use inspections equipment to ensure the quality of the parts being produced.  Must be equipped with all required tools to perform the functions of their job.
  • Physically able to do the work requiring frequent standing, bending and lifting up to 20 lbs. frequently and 40 – 60 lbs. occasionally.
  • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions and prepare simple production reports.
  • Sufficient visual acuity (corrected) to read instructions, operate machine and inspect parts.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity to operate the equipment properly.
  • Must be able to pass the respiratory test per OSHA requirement


High School Diploma


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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