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Maintenance Technician (Manufacturing) - Freeburg, IL

Date: Nov 23, 2020

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

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Maintenance Technician (Manufacturing) will perform the combination of following tasks to keep the plant and the machinery operating. (note - Multiple Opening at the location) 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to work safely on variety of equipment to carry out preventive, reactive and predictive maintenance.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Trouble shoot electronic, hydraulic and electromechanical equipment (including, turret punches, laser, Mechanical/hydraulic power presses, and other specialized equipment)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Read, interpret and program PLC controllers and languages
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Determine root cause of equipment failures and develop preventative measures
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Perform electrical/mechanical fabrication and alterations
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Diagnose machine operation failures and downtime utilizing machine manuals, PLCs and other tools, including diagrams, wiring layouts, blueprints, schematics etc.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Inspect, operate or test machinery/equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools (hammers, hoists, drills etc.) to precision measuring instruments.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems, machinery or equipment.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">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.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Operator fork truck/tow motor, hoists, scissor lifts and overhead lefts.
Skills and Experience

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">BASIC RESPONSIBILITIES/KEY ROLE:

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  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Physically able to do the work requiring frequent standing, bending and lifting up to 20 lbs. frequently and 40 – 60 lbs. occasionally.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions and prepare simple production reports.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sufficient visual acuity (corrected) to read instructions, operate machine and inspect parts.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Sufficient manual dexterity to operate the equipment properly.

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be able to pass the respiratory test per OSHA requirement

Specialized Studies


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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