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Potsdam, NY

Plant Maintenance Electrician

Contract Type




Position Summary:

The successful candidates will have the ability to install, adjust, maintain and troubleshoot plant equipment such as:  hydraulics,  pneumatics, blowers, pumps, fans, air compressors, cranes and power distribution systems.


A proven electrical ability including machine repair, PLC’s, motor controls and VFD’s is required. The ability to work with team members and operators to ensure the efficiency of the daily production schedule is also required. Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.  Possess good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to work in a manufacturing environment with exposure to noise and temperature fluctuations.  Must be willing to work some weekends, overtime and respond to call-ins.

Minimum Requirements:

Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent. New York State Journeyman card in applicable trade is preferred. In lieu of this certification, we will consider individuals who have partially completed the apprenticeship program or who have 3 years of industrial electrical experience.

An AA degree in electrical engineering technology is a plus.  Non-Journeypersons will be required to complete the apprenticeship program.

Salary and Benefits:

A competitive wage and benefits package is offered on day one, including medical/prescription, dental, life, vision, 401(k) plan. Paid leave and holidays.


Interested candidates possessing the requisite qualifications should send cover letter and resume by February 28, 2021 to:

Business Leader
Potsdam Specialty Paper, Inc.
547A Sissonville Road
Potsdam, NY  13676

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