Electricians III
Shaw Industries

Aiken, South Carolina

Job Title

Electricians III

Position Overview


To maintain and ensure the capacity of equipment assets in assigned areas of responsibility that impact optimal efficiencies at the lowest reasonable cost.


Execution of assigned tasks and duties with a focus on:

Safe work practices.

High quality, precision work with a customer service orientation in support of "Great Products & Service".

Adherence to standards and best practice applications acquired through training and work experience.

Grow in knowledge of maintenance practices and equipment performance, understanding their impact on manufacturing processes and business objectives.

Provide feedback on job assignment needs and improvement opportunities with peers and leadership.


Maintain manufacturing process and support equipment to highest, reasonable performance levels to include electrical systems including, but not limited to:

Electrical system components - MCC's, inverters, motors, etc.

Control systems - PLC's, robotics, and other associated automation equipment.

Troubleshoot and execute repairs of equipment causing or contributing to safety, quality, downtime/productivity opportunities, and issues.

Differentiate between cause types when troubleshooting among product, process, mechanical, and electrical contributors.

Communicate findings, identifying potential causes, and correct steps to operations and maintenance leadership.

Verify and provide feedback on needed updates to electrical schematics.

Execute proactive maintenance plans on assigned equipment to include:

Preventive Maintenance (PM) - inspection & measurement of equipment components for proper function applying specifications, drawings, and written instruction on pre-defined schedules.

Condition Maintenance (CM) - repair and replacement of components identified as requiring attention through PM & PdM activities based on detailed job plans, including the development of detailed job plans and ensuring any necessary updates to schematics are noted with updates requested to appropriate resources.

Execute assigned or scheduled work orders in support of projects and process improvement (PI) efforts identified as critical to business objectives.

Install and replace motors, drives, controls, starters, communication systems, PLC, and other manufacturing and facility-related equipment.

Mentor Reliability Electrician II's in the development of needed skills while continuing to strengthen personal skills through assisting Reliability Electrician IV's - V'sin installation, upgrades, and removal of general electrical systems.


Safety practices - LOTO, Confined Space, PPE, Hot Work, PIT, Fall Protection, Hoisting & Rigging.

Calculator and Computer application - work order documentation, parts requisitioning.

Measurement units, techniques, and application of appropriate tools including DMM's, megger meters, tachometers, network cable testing, etc.

Math skills to include.


Application of formulas such as current, voltage, etc.

Conversion of measurement units.

Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics/prints and make simple sketches.

Identification and proper use of tools focused on the selection of the right tool for work assignment application.

Working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC).

Basic understanding of e-stop systems.

Basic troubleshooting of electrical components such as, but not limited to PLC's, AC & DC drives, relay logic, single-loop controllers, pneumatics & hydraulics.

Ability to size wire and components for specific single & 3 phase circuits.

Understanding of PLC operation.


Work Standards

Solve Problems

Build Customer Satisfaction



Work Shift

12 Hr rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Act Calendar, shift starts PM, days change only

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.


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