This job listing has expired and the position may no longer be open for hire.

Reliability Electrician III at Shaw Industries, Inc.

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

This job brought to you by eQuest

Type: Full-Time
Location: Chickamauga, Georgia

Job Description:

Position Overview

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


  • Execution of assigned tasks and duties with 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 application 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 correction 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 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 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

    • Arithmetic

    • 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 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 SatisfactionCollaborate
    ​ ​

Work Shift

8 hour, day shift

Our Nation’s veterans bring an extraordinary array of skills and training to any position. Shaw actively works to understand how these skills can translate to our job categories.Shaw will consider an applicant’s military service and work experience when determining whether a candidate meets the requirements of a posted job. Shaw values Diversity & Inclusion. We are an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans & Disabled.