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Journeyman Electrician

Date: Apr 30, 2021

Location: Appleton, Wisconsin, USA

Company: Voith Group

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About the Voith Group
The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, oil & gas, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has more than 20,000 employees, sales of € 4.2 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

For the Voith US Inc., Department Required Maintenance department, we are looking for:

Journeyman Electrician  
Appleton, WI


This position will be working on Night Shift. Working 12 hours nights (6:00 pm to 6:00 am) and working schedule is 2-2-3 every other weekend!! 


If applicant does not already have an Electrical Journeyman card, this position will be awarded a full time apprenticeship once being hired on.


Responsibilities –

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical or electronic wiring,  equipment, appliances, apparatus and fixtures using hand tools, power tools and using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, oscilloscopes and laptop to troubleshoot and work with PLC’s on Ladder Logic to ensure compatibility and safety of system.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Repair and adjust electrical or electronic components controlling mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic or electrical equipment.
  • Assemble experimental circuitry or complete prototype model according to instructions or manuals.
  • Install and wire electrical equipment from blueprints and update prints accordingly.
  • Install electrical conduit and wiring using appropriate methods.
  • Set up and perform calibration checks and adjustments on manufacturing equipment.
  • Perform welding, grinding and flame cutting.
  • Install and maintain piping systems for plant processes.
  • Install machinery and equipment according to plans, blueprints and instructions.
  • Repair and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Repair and Maintain mechanical maintenance in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals & manufacturers.
  • Utilize and work from internal work order system-Somax.
  • Maintain current Electrician’s License or Journeyman Card to meet state regulations.
  • Install instrumentation control panels and equipment from ladders and lifts to maintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.
  • Operate machine tools to repair and make machine parts.
  • May drive company vehicles and operate grounds keeping equipment as required.
  • Record and report information as required and directed.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Performs other duties as instructed.


Qualifications –

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • 3-5 years of experience in Manufacturing (Mechanical or Electrical) Maintenance.
  • To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • This position will be awarded a full time apprenticeship once being hired on.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Physical Demands -

* This job description is not all encompassing, however, is intended to be a general description of the responsibilities of this position.

Voith US Inc. is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Appleton
Nearest Secondary Market: Oshkosh