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Senior Maintenance - Electrician

Date: Jan 10, 2023

Location: Dodson, LA, US, 71422

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.


JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, JELD-WEN designs, produces and distributes an extensive range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminium windows and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodelling of residential homes and non-residential buildings. 
Our products and services afford us the opportunity to enter peoples’ workplaces, homes and daily lives. With this privilege comes great responsibility to ensure that the products we deliver are reliable and enrich the places and lives that they touch. We bring beauty and security to the spaces that touch our lives.

We act with integrity, invest in people, inspire through innovation, deliver on our promises and improve every day. We are seeking talented individuals who share this purpose and values and want to excel in their field of expertise. We offer excellent benefits, a collaborative environment in which to apply your talent and a dynamic and growing company, with exceptional career progression opportunities.


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.


This position will report directly to the Maintenance Manager. JELDWEN 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 down emergencies
  • Examine various electrical systems and make recommendations for new equipment, repairs, and modifications
  • Maintain records of maintenance and repair work; prepare reports, documentation, and correspondence
  • 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
  • Repair and overhaul equipment to close tolerances with attention to detail
  • 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
  • Able to collaboratively prioritize tasks by what will make the greatest impact on departmental goals
  • Ability to program and troubleshoot PLC, AC, and servo drives
  • 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 on equipment



  • 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
  • Extensive 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
  • Working knowledge of MS Office productivity software
  • 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 a Level I and II Industrial Electrician
  • Willing to undergo a thorough background and drug screening process

JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services

Nearest Major Market: Alexandria Louisiana