Maintenance Electrician/Mechanic

Westfield, MA, US, 01085

Repair, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical and mechanical equipment such as AC motors, DC motors and servo motors, servo controllers, variable frequency drives, AC and DC control circuits, PLC communications networks, pneumatic components, hydraulic components, conveyor systems, and other interrelated process equipment.

  • Shall perform a variety of electrical/mechanical tests to determine exact cause of issue;
  • Performs unscheduled maintenance to the equipment and machinery to repair or replace defective parts;
  • Perform adjustments and calibration procedures on various forms of process equipment;
  • Perform scheduled maintenance as instructed on all equipment/machinery/facility;
  • Shall track labor, parts, and machine history in plant CMMS;
  • Make necessary temporary or permanent electrical installations, repairs, or modifications in line with plant policies;
  • Operates and services plant boiler, autoclaves and other heating, ventilation and air conditioning type equipment;
  • Works with each department providing necessary support to ensure day-to-day maintenance issues are resolved.
  • Maintain a written log of any highlights occurring during shift coverage in conjunction with proper CMMS entries.
  • Understand and demonstrate fundamentals of electricity
  • Understand and demonstrate mechanical reasoning

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.



  • At least 5 years Industrial Electrical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • At least 5 years of Allen-Bradley PLC experience (ControlLogix or PLC-5 preferred);
  • Experience with WonderWare or other industrial HMI software a bonus.
  • Proven experience and ability in mechanical, electrical and electronic troubleshooting and maintenance techniques;
  • Must have the ability to demonstrate working knowledge of mechanical/electrical principles/concepts;
  • Have the ability to read and comprehend instructions given via OEM or third party operation and/or technical/installation literature.


In return, we offer a competitive compensation plan that includes full medical, dental and vision benefits effective on your first day with James Hardie, with minimal cost for family coverage; 6% dollar for dollar matching 401(k) program; Tuition reimbursement; Free lunch Friday; Generous paid vacation and holidays; Job training and development; Life insurance; Disability Income Protection (STD); Flexible Spending Accounts; Employee Assistance Program; Discount tickets for amusement parks, recreation sites and movies, and much more!


At James Hardie Building Products we apply our science, research, and cutting-edge technology to enjoy our continued status as a $1.5 billion world leader in fiber-cement technology. As the world leader in fiber-cement technology we manufacture durable, beautiful building material products for the residential market. We operate in markets around the world, spanning the United States, Europe, Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand. In the United States alone, we have 10 manufacturing plants, three regional offices and one research center.


We are committed to diversity at James Hardie in every form. We firmly believe that by hiring and developing people of every background and culture it will further strengthen our company and its people in striving for global leadership.

James Hardie is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $36.00 - $45.00 per hour depending on experience


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Journeyman Electrician (Required)
  • Hoisting Engineer Licenese:1C & 3A (Preferred)


  • Industrial electrician: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Electrical: 5 years (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)
  • Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person


Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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