Date: Apr 5, 2024

Location: Craigsville, WV, US, 26205

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

We Make Doors – Where they lead is up to you…



Qualified applicants will be responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems. Applicant must be proactive in addressing different challenges and is willing to adapt, based on the business needs.


The Industrial Electrician will report directly to the Maintenance Manager. JELD-WEN offers a great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid time off and holidays.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Troubleshoot and replace defective electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical components
  • Obtain measurements and readings using electrical and mechanical testing instruments, including digital multi meters, meggers, amp meters, ohm meters, and phase rotation meters
  • Perform a variety of other maintenance tasks, such as electrical preventative maintenance, tagout/ lock-out, disconnecting and removing motors, and responding to equipment breakdown
  • Examine various electrical systems and make recommendations for new equipment, repairs, and modifications
  • Draw and read electrical and mechanical schematics, blueprints, and/or diagrams
  • Test and maintain electric motors, variable frequency drives, alarms, and control systems to ensure proper working condition
  • Perform preventive maintenance (PM’s) on equipment
  • Effectively communicate with supervisor/machine operators on the root cause of machine issues
  • Perform mechanic skills including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of production machines at the component level
  • Ability to program and troubleshoot PLC, AC, and servo drive
  • Knowledgeable in calibrating analog and digital devices
  • Read and interpret equipment manuals, work orders to perform required service maintenance, and electrical schematics
  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code as it pertains to the facility and machines within the plant
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by Maintenance Manager



  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Equivalent to four (4) years of high school plus four (4) years of trades training
  • Five (5) plus years working in electrical maintenance and repair of manufacturing related plant equipment or other related commercial equipment
  • Requires comprehensive knowledge of electrical and associated electronic equipment, instruments, machinery, motors and transformers
  • Training and Utilization of Allen Bradley components and software
  • Experience in PLC programming and HMI Panels
  • Critical thinking and exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Proactive, resourceful and highly motivated with good communication skills and ability to work in high output environment
  • Ability to balance multiple projects in an organized manner
  • Ability to work independently and in team environments
  • Proven trouble shooting abilities in multi-crafts
  • Working knowledge of high voltage
  • Travel as required to support projects. Travel time is paid
  • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule as needed
  • Meets responsibilities and qualifications of an Industrial Electrician
  • Willing to undergo a thorough background and drug screening process



  • Follow JELD-WEN policies and procedures
  • Comply with all OSHA safety standards as a minimum requirement
  • PPE:
      • Eye Protection: Required in all production areas – inside and out
      • Hearing Protection: Always Required when machinery is operating, or excessive noise is being generated
      • Footwear: Safety-toe shoes/boots are required – ANSI rating
      • All other PPE provided by employer on an “as needed” basis. Use of all PPE will comply with OSHA standards
  • Understand and adhere to Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO) procedures
  • Arc Flash Hazard procedures and NFPA 70E codes and regulations for electrical safety in the workplace
  • Be a Safety Role Model - Commit no unsafe acts. Stay aware of the task at hand and consider all safety issues prior to starting. Look out for co-worker safety
  • Job tasks include extended periods of walking, standing, and the use of steps and ladders. Follow paths meant for human passage and always maintain three points of contacts on steps and ladders


Other Responsibilities

  • Quality: Perform all work with a high regard for quality
  • Housekeeping: Cleanup after all jobs ensuring all tools, parts and trash are put away properly
  • Communications: Communicate with shift managers and co-workers to locate possible problem areas. Communicate with Maintenance Manager to obtain job assignments, receive special instruction, report deficiencies, and communicate non-traditional tasks prior to starting
  • General: Ensure electrical equipment fulfills all required compliance, safety, and environmental requirements. Read and comprehend plans and blueprints as appropriate to the trade. Perform and support changeovers and start-ups for all electrical equipment. Maintain and safely operate all tools and equipment used to accomplish tasks. Overtime will be required for assisting in shift electrician coverage, trouble calls regarding electrical matters, and meeting needs. Assist in determining, maintaining, and organizing electrical spare part inventories

About JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. 

JELD-WEN is a leading global designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-performance interior and exterior doors, windows, and related building products serving the new construction and repair and remodeling sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., the company operates facilities in 16 countries in North America and Europe and employs approximately 18,000 people. Since 1960, the JELD-WEN team has been committed to making quality products that create safe and sustainable environments for customers, associates and local communities. The JELD-WEN family of brands includes JELD-WEN® worldwide; LaCantina™ and VPI™ in North America; and Swedoor® and DANA® in Europe. For more information, visit jeld-wen.com.

In 2022, Newsweek named JELD-WEN as one of America’s Most Trustworthy Companies.

What we offer

Investing in People is one of our Core Values, we strive to attract & retain great people! As such, JELD-WEN offers competitive compensation & benefits packages. As a global organization, specific benefits may vary, however typically including medical & dental, generous leave policies, retirement program, etc.

JELD-WEN is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not tolerate discrimination, harassment, and/or retaliation based on individuals’ physical traits, beliefs, and/or other characteristics that are protected under applicable laws.

JELD-WEN does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee-based recruitment services.

Nearest Major Market: Charleston
Nearest Secondary Market: West Virginia