Maintenance Electrician

Maintenance Shannon, Mississippi


Position at Hunter Douglas Window Coverings




Position Description





Position Title:Maintenance Electrician (Hourly)


Position Reports To:Maintenance Supervisor


Division:Hunter Douglas, Metals & Distribution


Location:Shannon, Mississippi


Objective of Position:The Maintenance Electrician is responsible for insuring that

plant equipment (process, utilities, and auxiliary support) is

operating properly and to insure that a safe working environment is maintained.



Employees are responsible for individual compliance with all safety rules, regulations and policy procedures. Employee responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


  • Complying with all facility safety rules and regulations.
  • Reporting any unsafe practices and/or conditions to their supervisor.
  • Maintaining floor safety discipline by interceding with fellow employees,

who may engage in rule violations and/or unsafe, unhealthy activities.

  • Communicating to management those employees who persist in violations of safety rules and/or procedures.
  • Wearing required personal protective equipment properly and reporting any defective PPE.
  • Reporting all near misses, accidents, injuries or illnesses, including Muscular Skeletal symptoms or disorders.



General Description

of Position:Listed below are some of the general duties considered

necessary to perform the essential functions of this position.  However, these shall not be construed as a detailed and complete description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job.






General Responsibilities and Duties:


General responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to, the following:


  1. Ability to perform daily scheduled maintenance on paint lines, flash ovens, ovens and paint conveyors.
  2. Basic welding experience a plus
  3. Complete all work-orders as assigned by maintenance supervisor
  4. Ability to read electrical and pneumatic drawings (schmatics)
  5. Perform preventative maintenance on all equipment
  6. Troubleshoot PLC and SLC controllers, motor controls, hydraulic, pneumatics, and electrical
  7. Maintain facility fire suppression systems such as pumps, generators, and other associated equipment.
  8. Ability to troubleshoot and maintain HVAC equipment
  9. Ability to install, repair, or troubleshoot industrial low/high voltage circuits
  10. Provide support for all company established programs for continuous improvements such as ISO, Lean Manufacturing, Focus on Excellence, 5-S, etc.





For knowledge statements, according to the Uniform Selection Guidelines issued by the

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the following definitions of knowledge are:


Basic:   General familiarity; aware universal principles and able to locate

details/access resources.  Understanding of a determinate number of

functions or activities.


Solid:   Working knowledge; able to apply general principles.  Understanding

of most functions, operations or activities.  Includes a general knowledge of

applicable theory.


Expert:   Able to apply general principles and specific details.  Understanding

of virtually all functions, operations or activities.  Includes full comprehension of applicable theory.



  1. A solid knowledge of production, support, and auxiliary equipment associated

with an industrial facility.

  1. A solid working knowledge of basic electricity, hydraulics, pneumatics, welding,

machine shop, millwright, blueprint reading, and other general skills.

  1. A solid knowledge of hand tools, power tools, and other miscellaneous equipment necessary to perform the job.
  2. A solid knowledge of the occupational hazard and safety precautions of the

work involved.

  1. Basic understanding of NEC and NFPA building codes as well as industrial wiring applications




Acceptable Training and Experience:


  1. Minimum high school diploma or GED required with (5+) years electrical maintenance experience in industrial setting or
  2. Completion of industrial maintenance electrical program and (2+) years’ experience preferred.
  3. Completion of OSHA 10 Hour or OSHA 30 Hour preferred
  4. Experience and training with NFPA 70E and NEC codes
  5. Training in PLC / SLC programming