Plant Electrician - Fort Smith, AR ($500 Sign-on bonus)


We have an opening for an Electrician to assist the operations team in achieving our goals.  Responsibilities include but not limited to:  troubleshooting and repairs on manufacturing equipment, secondary equipment including vision systems, robotics, printers, PLC’s, etc.  Also, assist with setups, changeovers, adjustments, and preventive maintenance.


• Inspect, maintain repair and overhaul electromechanical and solid state electrical equipment, using a variety of electrical test equipment, meters, powered and non-powered tools and equipment.


• Install new electrical and electronic equipment and electrical wiring according to the National Electrical Code and company electrical standards.


  • Execute all programming, installation and changes on the plant floor including PLC, HMI and quality control equipment
    • Maintain and repair electrical and electronic systems for plant facility and equipment.  Perform all work in compliance with applicable codes, standards, safety and environment regulations.
    • Responsible for equipment lockout/tagout procedures as mandated by company policy.
    • Safety tasks including Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO)
    • Operate Power Tools to fix electrical problems
    • Read Electrical Blueprints and troubleshoot using a Multi meter
    • Read Ladder Logic on a PLC and troubleshoot
    • Replace PLC cards in PLC units
    • Run conduit and size wiring for electrical projects
    • Work on encoders and motors and variable frequency drives
    • PLC programming and willingness to attend training as required
    • Perform maintenance and troubleshooting on hydraulic systems including reading schematics
    • Knowledge of pneumatics and repair skills
    • Arc Flash awareness and knowledge
    • 480v 3 phase power, motor starter wiring, circuit protection components maintenance

  • Maintainer vision systems (Cognex Insight Explorer experience, or ability to learn/travel to training)

  • Maintain robotic systems (Universal Robots experience, or ability to learn/travel to training)

Benefits include: Medical, Health Savings account, Prescription program, Vision, two Dental plans, Supplemental coverages (Hospital Indemnity, Accident & Critical Illness), Auto & home insurance, Legal assistance, Identity theft protection and Pet insurance plus 5 free coverages: Basic Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment policy, Short & Long-term disability and access to an Employee Assistance program.  We have offer 401k, 11 paid holidays, paid vacation and bonuses.




Associate’s degree or technical degree with a minimum of three years of experience in industrial electrical/maintenance is required.  Strong electrical skills and extensive knowledge of PLC’s and programming is required.  Other qualities are self-motivated, self-starter, and disciplined to improve the efficiency of the production operation.  Versatility is a must and be available for call-ins, shift work, nights, and/or weekends as needed since our facility operates 24/7.


$500.00 Sign-on bonus