Electrical Maintenance Technician

ResourceTek is the Human Capital division of Barge Design Solutions, a multi-discipline Engineering firm. We specialize in providing technical services to industry and government in all areas of Engineering, Information Technology, and a broad range of other Technical disciplines.


In support of our client, a large steel manufacturer, ResourceTek is seeking an Electrical Maintenance Technician to join their team near Huntsville, AL. The right candidate will provide electrical and instrumentation support for maintenance, engineering, and production. This is a long-term, contract-to-direct opportunity.


Position Summary

The Electrical Maintenance Technician provides electrical and instrumentation support for maintenance, engineering, and production. Support includes troubleshooting, startup, commissioning, and maintenance of the plant assets, focusing on safe, reliable, and cost-effective production in a lean manufacturing environment.


Primary Duties

  • Safely performs assigned tasks competently and efficiently. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and regulations.

  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

  • Performs job tasks for the planning and execution of shutdowns/outages.

  • Responsible to maintain up to date spare parts and drawings.

  • Provides communication to maintenance and production groups to maintain and enhance equipment reliability.

  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical and/or electrical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments. Remove/replace defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand/power tools.

  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventative maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.

  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting parts; using calipers, micrometers and other measuring instruments. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, precision tools and instrumentation.

  • Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop equipment.

  • Work independently to ensure operation of plant assets by the timely completion of preventative and condition-based maintenance requirements on furnaces, presses, hydraulic systems, engines, motors, pumps, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and engineering specifications to trouble shoot malfunctions.

  • Demonstrates proficiency and competency in two or more technical skills, For example, precision machining, instrument calibration, PLC troubleshooting, low voltage mx, medium voltage mx, high voltage mx, etc.

  • Perform other duties as needed in support of the plant.

  • Support the plant with overtime as required and willingness to work a rotating shift



  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Associate (AS) degree in Electrical, Manufacturing Controls (PLCs) or an equivalent number of years of education and relevant maintenance experience

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant electrical and/or instrumentation experience in an industrial manufacturing environment

  • Must have strong experience with Allen-Bradley and/or Siemens S7 PLCs

  • Demonstrated ability to read and understand control logic, flow diagrams, instrument loops and control circuits

  • Experience in conduit bending and hydraulic system troubleshooting preferred



  • $26.00-$30.00 per hour plus an incentive bonus up to 20% of hourly rate per hour worked.

  • Complete Competitive Benefits

  • EEOC Employer

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What we do

RESOURCETEK provides technical staff augmentation, professional recruitment and support services to our partner clients in industry and government. RESOURCETEK has proven experience in providing the highest qualified technical talent in the areas of Engineering, Design, Construction Project Management, Information Technology and other Technical Disciplines.

"I can count on ResourceTek to understand our needs and consistently provide the right people for our projects"

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