The Urban Electric Company
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Junior Maintenance Technician

We are currently seeking a Junior Maintenance Technician to support a busy manufacturing shop by performing preventative and routine maintenance for industrial facilities and equipment.



The Urban Electric Company has grown over the last decade into a global presence in the shelter industry. We design, market and manufacture high-end, bench crafted lighting fixtures. We are currently seeking a Junior Maintenance Technician to support a busy manufacturing shop by performing preventative and routine maintenance for industrial facilities and equipment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Inspects buildings and other structures to identify maintenance repair actions
  • Uses knowledge, skills and abilities to perform corrective/preventative maintenance on facilities
  • Performs facility electrical maintenance to include but not limited to repair/replacement of lighting systems and electrical distribution systems
  • Performs repair/replacement of plumbing systems
  • Performs minor carpentry and painting activities
  • Installs and reconfigures office/production spaces to maximize layout
  • Assists with performing equipment preventative and corrective maintenance
  • Repair/maintain equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications
  • Coordinate with production management regarding necessary facility/equipment outages and be willing to work flexible hours to accommodate
  • Follow work orders as directed
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of organization and external contractors

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma required
  • 2-5 years of experience in industrial facilities maintenance (preferred)
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Working knowledge of schematics, wiring and piping diagrams
  • Safely operate hand and power tools
  • Prior experience maintaining metal working shop tools and industrial equipment a plus
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing facility and understanding of OSHA Safety requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to wear PPE as required

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More about The Urban Electric Company


We make it our mission to recruit and retain highly skilled and passionate individuals. Because we have a genuine respect for the talents and story of every member of our team, our culture attracts a wide variety of personalities and backgrounds to compose an eclectic and fun atmosphere. Each of our company’s products is bench-made and hand-finished at our 120,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Charleston, which houses the talented engineers, sales and marketing professionals, designers, and craftsmen who make up our team. We pride ourselves on manufacturing processes that secure the growth and sustainability of artisanal craft for the future by using modern techniques that enhance and refine the hand-build approach as opposed to replacing it.