Maintenance Electrical Technician - $6,000 sign on bonus

Job Locations US-OH-Warren
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# of Openings
Hourly Full-Time
Work Location
On Site

About Us



Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries! 

Job Description

Wheatland Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries is seeking a Maintenance Electrical Technician for our facility in Warren, OH.  This is a great opportunity for candidates who have industrial maintenance and troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing/light industrial setting. 



  • Promote and enforce a safe, healthy work environment and work practices in accordance with OSHA and Company safety policies and procedures such as LOTO & Arc Flash.
  • Perform reactive, preventive, and predictive maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment. Identify necessary parts and materials per specifications. Perform periodic testing of equipment.
  • Diagnose and communicate root causes of electrical malfunctions and develop corrective actions.
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical components such as relays, switches, motors, and position sensing devices using proper tools, procedures and documetation.
  • Understand and troubleshoot machine network infrastructure and PLC systems.
  • Work with medium and low voltage (480-24 Volts) equipment, power distribution systems, instrumentation systems, and equipment controls.
  • Display a positive attitude towards your work and maintain positive working relationship with others.
  • Read, understand, and complete work orders and other paperwork related to your duties.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Degree, Diploma, or documented training in an electrical field from accredited college or trade school required.
  • Minimum 5 years direct work experience in electrical maintenance in a manufacturing plant including  PLC, VFD’s, DC Drives, and Induction heating units preferred
  • Experience troubleshooting Allen Bradley programmable Logic Controllers, and HMI devices preferred.  Prior experience with ladder logic and editing a plus.
  • Prior tube and/or heavy manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role
  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low-cost, high-quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting, and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.


We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.


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