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Electro-Mechanical Technician


Joliet, IL

Posted 3 weeks ago

Messina is assisting our client, a leading global provider of silicates, silicas, and derivative products, with their search for two Multiskilled Technicians (Journeyperson Mechanic/Electrician) in Joliet, IL. These products are used in a wide variety of industrial processes and many customer products, from decorative paints to green cement, from clean drinking water to green tires, and from toothpaste to biofuels and beer.

This role is responsible for maintaining on-site equipment and facility infrastructure at the Joliet site through their training and experience with mechanical, electrical, and instrumented systems. The person in this role will primarily be a Journeyperson Mechanic or Journeyperson Electrician, with a secondary skillset in the other discipline. This role will accept a certain amount of scheduled and unscheduled overtime work as needed.


  • Repair, install, and maintain all plant equipment, buildings, utilities, and services.
  • Identify specific parts and supplies needed for specific jobs and obtain them from the storeroom.
  • Enter information into the Computerized Maintenance Management System to document work completed, equipment condition, and time reporting.
  • Notify the supervisor or planner of any circumstances that will require additional parts, assistance, further investigation, or which may delay the scheduled completion of the work.
  • Clean all work areas and maintain tools and maintenance equipment.
  • Attend any designated training courses as required by the Company to maintain or improve his or her skills for required mechanical and/or E&I maintenance.
  • Maintain a working familiarity with all plant processes and equipment and their relation to critical equipment.
  • Comply with all federal, state, and local environmental, health, and safety regulations and requirements. EHS responsibilities include:
    • Communicates, promotes, and personally demonstrates Safety/Health as the #1 priority
    • Participation in risk assessment audits as applicable
    • Understand Principles and how they are implemented in the site organization, rules, and procedures
    • Completes HSE training requirements identified for the job promptly

If Journeyperson Mechanic:

  • Install, troubleshoot, maintain, clean, and overhaul rotating equipment including pumps, motors, gearboxes, compressors, agitators, belt conveyors, screw conveyors, vibratory conveyors, bucket elevators, fans, blowers, rotary valves, couplings, belts/sheaves, chains/sprockets, hammer mills, etc.
  • Install, troubleshoot, fabricate, maintain, clean, and repair stationary equipment including piping, valves, piping supports, insulation, sheet metal, angle iron, heat exchangers, cooling towers, tanks, pressure vessels, ladders, grating, trenches, handrails, doors, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain lube oil systems, shaft sealing systems, and overall equipment/system performance.
  • Perform a variety of skilled maintenance trade functions including pipe fitting, welding, carpentry, painting, rigging support and instrumentation.

If Journeyperson Electrician: 

  • Install, troubleshoot, maintain, clean, and overhaul electrical, electro-mechanical, and electronic digital systems including 110-220-440 volt single and three-phase electrical distribution, disconnect starters and push button stations, ignition wiring systems, control circuits on boilers, combustion equipment, batch weighing and automatic processing equipment, sequential digital logic and distributed digital and analog process control systems.
  • Calibrate and troubleshoot a wide range of instruments consisting of pneumatic, electronic, and digital modes including pressure, level, temperature, and pH controllers and recorders, gas analyzers, weigh cells, air-operated valves, electronic probes, programmable controllers, digital and analog controllers, mass flow devices, speed control, pulse flow devices, nuclear measurement devices, etc.
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Gabrielle Tenuta
Sr. Talent Advisor
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Gabrielle Tenuta
Sr. Talent Advisor
I cannot thank Gabby enough for her continued support and prompt response time during my job search! She was there every step of the way and made the process seamless. I’m excited to continue our working relationship and highly recommend her to anyone who is looking to make a career change.
– Tammy J | Quality Control Chemist
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