Plant Journeyman Maintenance Electrician

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Job Opening:  Plant Journeyman Maintenance Electrician
Shift:  Wednesday thru Saturday 2pm – 1am (occasional additional day(s) and overtime expected to support business needs)
Applications Accepted: Until Filled
 
Leatherman Tool Group, Inc. is seeking a Plant Journeyman Maintenance Electrician for our world headquarters located in Portland, Oregon.  Leatherman is the world leader in the design and manufacturer of innovative, high quality, compact, multi-purpose tools.  We employ over 500 Team Members in our 90,000 square feet facility.  Visit our website at www.leatherman.com
 
The successful candidate for the Plant Journeyman Maintenance Electrician position will provide electrical maintenance on existing equipment and industrial manufacturing facilities.  They install and wire electric motors and machinery of all sizes.  They also perform preventive maintenance on production and facilities equipment, initiate and modify electrical designs, and update electrical drawings.
 
The ideal candidate must be able to:
 
  • Performs a wide variety of skilled duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and modify electro-mechanical equipment.
  • Follows blueprints, drawings, schematics, and general instruction to plan and layout assignment.
  • Assembles and installs electro-mechanical equipment and systems such as production machinery/tools, etc.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electro-mechanical equipment, electrical and electronic equipment and systems requiring the isolation of the malfunction, disassembly and re-assembly of equipment.
  • Performs Preventive Maintenance work, which requires highest skill level.
  • Performs troubleshooting and repair duties not related to electrical systems.
  • Although job is not supervisory position, provides work leadership to maintenance co-workers and may participate in a task force to improve company procedures or operation.
 
Experience and Education Requirements:
 
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Oregon State certification as General Journeyman or Plant Journeyman Electrician preferred. Limited Maintenance Electrician required.
  • Minimum 5 years of electrical maintenance experience and specialized knowledge to include maintaining, troubleshooting, repairing, and rebuilding machinery or manufacturing technology specific to Leatherman such as Feintool or Berger.
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulics with ability to take voltage, amperage, OHM, pressure and/or flow reading in accordance with ladder and schematic diagrams and determine values.  Electrical/electronic knowledge/skill include but not limited to controls, magnetic starters, rotary switches, relays, solenoids, brakes, input/output devices for PLC’s, CNC and standard electrical wiring principles for AC (up to 480v. three phase) and DC.  Knowledge of linear and rotary drives including but not limited to ball screws, right angle, gear reducers, variable speed, rack and pinion, belt and chain, and hydraulic and pneumatic.
  • Ability to be certified to operate forklifts, scissors lift, overhead cranes and hoists to assist in material and personnel movement required.
  • Must have working knowledge of standard OSHA and State safety regulations and policies including Lock Out Tag procedures for all types of equipment, proper handling of solvents and chemical according to MSDS sheets, vision, hearing and respiratory protection, and proper lifting techniques as may be required within the scope of the job at hand.
  • Excellent skills in interpersonal communication and teamwork.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Work independently and possess a high level of self-motivation and initiative.
  • Effectively problem solve, prioritize, and follow through on assignments and projects.
 
To Apply:  At Leatherman, we are also interested in how you think, behave and integrate.  With this in mind, please give extra consideration and time to each question when you apply thru our online applicant module.  You will want to allow yourself 30-45 minutes, we do consider this a key part of our selection process.  Please watch your email for upcoming communication(s) and information.  

Excellent Benefit Package:  Competitive Compensation, Bonus Plan with Performance Multiplier, 401k Employer Match up to 5%, Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, Award Winning Wellness Program, PTO, 10 Paid Holidays, Opportunities for Career Advancement and Personal Growth with Educational Reimbursement Program, Employee Assistance Program and Employee Discount on Products.  Come be part of the Leatherman Team.  Leave nothing undone . . . . including your career!
 
Core Values:  We thrill our consumers with quality, products and service; We care about each other’s well-being; We share ideas, challenge each other and do the right thing; We respect each other, show humility and grow from our failures; We foster the development of individuals to reach their greatest potential
 
Pre-employment background check, drug and alcohol screening is required. Equal Opportunity Employer.
 
 
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