23 days old


Columbus McKinnon Corporation
Chattanooga, TN 37406
Division:  Columbus McKinnon Corporation

Location:  Greenwood


Role Summary:

Performs all the duties of a maintenance electrician.  Diagnose and correct problems with production equipment and tooling.  Designs and builds electrical systems and circuits.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Designs electrical circuits and makes modifications to existing equipment. 

  • Programs and installs PLC's in existing equipment or in newly built or purchased machinery.

  • Required to keep a log of all electrical installation and repair for the Greenwood plant.

  • Required to communicate and coordinate with electrical contractors and the City of Chattanooga Inspector.

  • Run conduit and size wiring and control components.

  • Perform general maintenance duties as required.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned 


  • Responsible for the electrical related repair of any existing equipment, installation of new equipment or new parts on existing equipment.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety policies and procedures, complex electrical schematics, and ladder logistic prints.  Ability to speak effectively with fellow employees, i.e., training employees, giving instructions.  Ability to write routine reports and internal correspondence

Success Measures:

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.  Ability to evaluate the work of others within area of expertise.  Working knowledge of production machinery operations and capacities.                        


High school graduate, GED or equivalent experience required.  Must have a thorough understanding of the National Electrical Code.  Must have state journeyman license.   Training with PLC's and computers.  Training in electronics and solid state equipment plus training on high frequency induction heaters.  Must be knowledgeable and skilled in motor controls, variable AC drives, and PLC's.

Special Position Requirements:

The employee is subject to an environment that is at time congested with product boxes, material, etc.  The employee is exposed to the hazard of mobile equipment moving in close areas.  High noise levels are present in most areas the employee works.  The temperature is seasonal.  At times, the employee may be required to work outside.

Work Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen.  The employee is required to stand, walk, climb, stoop and kneel to repair equipment.  Substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers is essential in the use of a variety of hand tools and instruments.  The employee is required to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds occasionally.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Operate a variety of power tools, pipe threader, conduit benders, forklift, welder, plasma cutter, and acetylene cutting torch.   Skilled with computers, oscilloscopes, and all types of electrical programming and testing equipment.


Columbus McKinnon Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence victim status or status as a protected veteran or any other federal, state or local protected class.



  • Construction / Skilled Trades
  • Manufacturing / Production

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