Electrician I

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Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Department: Paper Maintenance

Schedule: 3rd (11:00 P.M. 7:00 A.M.)


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors and lighting fixtures.
  • Replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.
  • Replaces faulty electrical components of machines including relays, switches, motors and positions sensing devises.
  • Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors.
  • Draws and uses electrical schematics.
  • Plans layout of wiring and installs wiring, conduit and electrical apparatus in buildings.
  • Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment including conveyors and programmable controls.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Requires one of the following:
    • Four (4) years apprenticeship training or
    • Four (4) years electrical experience
  • Three (3) years of experience in diagnosing and repairing electrical equipment or machinery; five (5) years preferred 
  •  Ability to understand microprocessor hardware and software configurations
  • Ability to perform basic analog and digital circuit design
  • Three years (3) of experience working with Programmable Logic Controllers using basic and ladder logic,
  • Ability to read and write wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints and analytical diagnosis of problems.
  • Ability to use power hand tools
  • Ability to provide own tools
  • Ability to work 11:00 P.M. - 7:00 A.M.
  • Ability to work overtime when necessary

Preferred skills and qualifications:

  • AA degree in Electronics Technology
  • Five (5) years of experience in diagnosing and repairing electrical equipment or machinery


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at applicationassistance@dart.biz for assistance.


Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.




If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at ADArequests@dart.biz. Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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