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Electrician III - Bonus Eligible!

Date: Oct 18, 2021

Location: Thomaston, GA, US

Company: Dart Container


Don’t wait!  Join our team today to take advantage of our limited-time attendance bonuses!** 

Maintain, install, and repair equipment, electrical and electronic systems and facility electrical systems. Supply electrical support required to keep all departments running at a high level of efficiency, striving for 100% efficiency.


Day-to-Day Role

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Utilize electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, and temperature and pressure gauges
  • Perform analog and digital circuit design by utilizing microprocessor hardware and software configurations
  • Use Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) including basic and ladder logic to read/write basic wiring diagrams, schematics, and blueprints in order to diagnosis problems
  • Understand precedence relationships (e.g. sequence of events)
  • Lead electrical or electronic projects requiring installation or upgrade
  • Compile documents, analyze test data, and perform electrical calculations to determine source of problems and the corrective action to take.
  • Maintain and utilize maintenance systems for work orders, breakdown reporting and track machine modifications.
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment
  • Diagnose and repair complex machine and electrical and electronic problems including non-routine electrical issues such as power quality
  • Assemble component electrical parts per specifications and perform bench testing before installation
  • Read, understand, interpret, draw and update electrical schematics and drawings
  • Plan layout of wiring and install conduit, wiring and ancillary electrical equipment
  • Install power supply wiring and conduit and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Conduct root cause analysis and make recommendations
  • Lead process improvement initiatives and/or cross functional team projects
  • Serve as a technical resource for less experienced Electricians and maintenance staff
  • Apply advanced, complex troubleshooting
  • May analyze complex control systems to resolve in-depth software/ hardware and configuration problems
  • Train other Electricians
  • Use SAP for Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Work Order Process


Core Skills and Qualifications

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Seven (7) years of experience in diagnosing and repairing electrical equipment or machinery, or comparable experience with trade school or training
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Ability to read, write, interpret and draw wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints and analytical diagnosis of problems
  • Understanding of electrical laws and principals (KVL, Ohm’s Law, Power Law, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Expert knowledge of electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, and temperature and pressure gauges
  • Advanced knowledge of industrial controls and instrumentation
  • Advanced mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot complex problems
  • Ability to make changes to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) using advanced ladder logic, read/write wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints, and analytical diagnosis of problems
  • Ability to originate instruction documents that can be used by other technicians to perform preventive maintenance or verify electrical system operation.
  • Math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and algebra
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Familiar with and ability to convert units (imperial to SI, etc.)
  • Must have an understanding of microprocessor hardware and software configurations and be able to perform complex analog and digital circuit design
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics Technology
  • Apprenticeship training or equivalent electrical trade school
  • Prior PIT experience


**Employees are eligible to earn cash bonuses based on meeting 97.5% of their work schedule.  You will be eligible for these bonuses upon hire.  The program runs from October through December. 



Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.


If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (833) 472-3278 or email us at HRConnect@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 (833) 472-3278 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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