Maintenance Electrical

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Temple, Texas


Position at Wilsonart

Wilsonart Engineered Surfaces in Temple, Texas has an opening for an Electrical/Mechanical Maintenance Technician.  This individual installs, troubleshoots, and repairs complex mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment and distribution systems involving electrical work of a broad nature including knowledge of digital and analog circuitry.  Diagnoses and maintains complex hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems. Repairs and replaces all apparatus. Troubleshoot and Program PLC systems. Works under the direction of the foreman.   Performs other tasks as required.

Wilsonart is a company on the move.

An international company built on big ideas. We are made up of exceptional people relentlessly pursuing innovation. We are proud of our company and how we serve our customers. We work hard to deserve the trust of our customers, our peers, and our planet. We are willing to talk openly about the challenges and obstacles we face; we are open to new ideas and collaboration on how to be even better. We are passionate about what we do and where we’re going as a company.

At Wilsonart, we invest to help ensure you remain healthy:

  •  Medical, dental, and life insurance benefits.
  • Company provided short and long term disability benefits.
  • Flexible Spending Accounts, Dependent Daycare Spending Account
  • Optional Voluntary Benefits: Vision and Legal
  • Gym Membership Discounts and Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement for Employees and their Dependents
  • Wellness Clinics – On Site (Temple, TX and Fletcher, NC locations)
  • At Wilsonart, employees receive a very competitive 401(k) matching contribution

At Wilsonart, we support employees in developing their skills and providing advancement opportunities:

  •  Promotions and Transfers
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Training and Development
  • Educational reimbursement for you and your dependents.

 At Wilsonart, we understand the importance of balance in your life. Therefore we provide:

  • Holiday Pay
  • Accrued Paid Vacation upon hire 
  • Paid Time Off during first year of hire


  • Installs, and repairs complex wiring circuits and distribution systems to applicable codes for new equipment/repairs.
  • Installs and maintains complex mechanical, electrical and electronic components of varied equipment
  • Diagnoses complex mechanical and electrical troubles and breakdowns. Performs necessary repairs and replaces all electrical apparatus as needed to continue production.
  • Install, Troubleshoot and Maintain industrial components, controls, instrumentation and industrial control wiring.
  • Works from complex wiring diagrams, codebooks, and similar documents.
  • Operates production equipment to check work as required.
  • Installs/programs/repairs programmable logic controllers (PLC).
  • Continue to train others as needed.
  • Good predictive analysis and preventative maintenance skills
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic and pneumatic systems in the plant.


  • Knowledge of safety standards applicable to the work area and National Electrical Code. 
  • Knowledge of electrical principles.  Knowledge of wiring schematics.  Knowledge of use and repairs of PLC control systems.  Knowledge in computers sufficient to utilize word processors, spreadsheets, and PLC interface applications.  Demonstrated ability to continue learning new and complex programs. 
  • Knowledge of standard mechanical procedures necessary to repair and maintain equipment.
  • Ability to communicate well in oral and written forms.
  • Ability to be comfortable and safety conscious when operating machinery.  Ability to work independently and in a team environment to resolve problems. Knowledge of welding and cutting.
  • Knowledge of waste disposal.




High School Graduate or equivalent plus five years of solid, direct electrical experience in an industrial environment and working experience with pneumatics, hydraulics, programmable drives, and servo drive systems.



Five years of extensive experience in industrial environment.  Extensive experience operating and programming PLC’s, drives and controllers.  Knowledge of the National Electrical Code is required.  Experience in hydraulic and pneumatic systems is required.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Heavy work – tasks involve pushing/pulling, lifting and standing or using force equal to handling materials of 50 to 100 pounds. 




Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.