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Maintenance Technician / Electrical

Posted: 08-20-18 Company: NAES Corp Location: Sandwich, MA

The Maintenance Technician – Electrical works independently and with other technicians to perform inspection and repairs.  Plans and prioritizes work, inventories and stages parts, instructs and trains, and follows established procedure to ensure the safety of themselves and others.


  • Performs equipment inspection, testing, calibration and repair.
  • Uses the SAP Work Management System 
  • Communicates efforts with operations and other departments.
  • Adheres to Lock Out/Tag Out, confined space, and other safety procedures.
  • Maintains tools and equipment in good working order.
  • Responsible for housekeeping of their areas.
  • Maintains equipment records, specifications, instruction manuals, catalogs, etc. 
  • Keeps up with technological advances and assists others to adapt to them.
  • Use and maintain tools and equipment. 
  • Interpret and apply instructions, specification, blueprints, and procedures. 
  • Assists in “on the job training” of other employees to gain an understanding of the power plant cycle.


Safety is a core value of NAES and as a condition of employment, all employees are expected to be mentally alert and work safely at all times.  Additionally, employees are required to adhere to all safety warnings and posted safety signs whenever on company property.  Furthermore, employees must follow all NAES safety rules and procedures.  Effectiveness in carrying out this responsibility is part of the evaluation of each and every employee’s performance.

The Maintenance Technician - Electrical reports directly to the Lead Electrical Maintenance Technician and/or IC&E Supervisor

Physical requirements include standing on feet for extended periods of time, stair and ladder climbing and routinely lifting up to  50 pounds. Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties (e.g. hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, chemical suits, hot gloves and high voltage protective equipment, etc.). Work with hazardous materials may be required.
In addition:

  • Ability to wear a respirator. 
  • Work on or around energized electrical equipment. 
  • Work at elevated heights including scaffolding.
  • Ability to work alone in remote areas. 
  • Ability to work in dark areas or areas with limited lighting. 
  • Work in ambient temperatures ranging from very cold to very hot. 
  • Work in areas that may be noisy and dirty. 
  • Possess good hearing and vision.
  • Ability to perform both indoor and outdoor tasks requiring continuous physical activity, sometimes of a strenuous and stressful nature. 
  • Ability to work in enclosed vessels or confined spaces. 
  • Ability to perform both indoor and outdoor tasks requiring continuous physical activity, sometimes of a strenuous and stressful nature. 
  • Position requires extended working hours and varied shifts with the possibility of weekend and holiday work, as required by schedules, work load and plant conditions. “On call” status will periodically be required.
  • All employees will participate in the Fitness for Duty Program. This program includes a post-offer physical examination and drug screening and post employment random drug screening. There are extensive smoking restrictions in and around the facility. 

Entry level qualifications for Maintenance Technician-Electrical:

  • Massachusetts Journeyman or Masters Electrical License with 3 years power plant or heavy industrial, or employees covered under Massachusetts General Law. 
  • Read and understand blueprints, schematics, P&ID’s, instruction manuals, etc. 

Entry level also includes 6 of the below characteristics.  Each criterion will be judged through “hands on” demonstration or interview process. 

  • Associate’s engineering degree.
  • Other Licenses (Mass. Stationary Engineer, etc)
  • Demonstrated ability with PC programs, PLC’s, control systems, ladder logic, etc
  • Ability to take precise measurements, voltages, amperes, ohms, etc.
  • Working knowledge with control valves and operators of various designs.
  • Demonstrated ability in use of Fluke meters, mega, dead weight tester, calibration, and diagnostic equipment, etc. 
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics & hydraulics.
  • Demonstrated ability with switches, relays, breakers, motor starters, disconnects, etc.
  • Understand principles of predictive maintenance, (vibration analysis, thermograph, oil sampling, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of materials, codes, pressure/temperature ratings, insulating properties.  
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

The candidate must abide by Canal’s Code of Ethics, have the ability to build relationships, provide the highest level of customer service, exercise good judgment, remain flexible, communicate effectively, achieve goals that promote Canal’s best interest, work effectively as a team member, and accept challenges readily in a stressful environment.  Additionally, the candidate must be able to manage multiple assignments at one time.  
Ability to develop personal computer skills and varied applications, i.e. Microsoft Word, Outlook, and SAP.
It is the practice of NAES to seek employees of the highest quality and to select the individuals on the basis of merit and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, military status or affiliation protected under USERRA, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law.

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