Facilities Electrician Technician

Date: Nov 21, 2023

Location: LAKE FOREST, IL, US, 60045-5201

Company: Grainger Businesses



Lake Forest, IL 

About Grainger:

Grainger is a leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. We achieve our purpose, We Keep the World Working®, by serving more than 4.5 million customers with a wide range of products that keep their operations running and their people safe. Grainger also delivers services and solutions, such as technical support and inventory management, to save customers time and money.

We're looking for passionate people who can move our company forward. As one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, we have a welcoming workplace where you can build a career for yourself while fulfilling our purpose to keep the world working. We embrace new ways of thinking and recognize everyone is an individual. Find your way with Grainger today.

Hours of Operation are 6:00am to 2:30pm for the role. This position typically does not work evenings or weekends.

Position Details:

Electrician who has a working knowledge of installing electrical systems in commercial applications. Able to install, maintain, repair, and test electrical devices, fixtures, control equipment, meters, instruments, and wiring throughout the facility. You will report to Site Manager, Facilities.

You Will:

  • Troubleshoot medium and low voltage circuits.
  • Adjust, calibrate, troubleshoot, analyze, and repair electrical/electronic equipment as required.
  • Oversee contractors' installation of commercial and industrial electrical equipment.
  • Capability and willingness to perform other non-electrical maintenance tasks upon request is required such as operate and maintain in good running order all machinery and equipment as assigned. This includes but is not limited to chillers, cooling towers, air handling units, variable frequency drives, and building automation systems, plumbing, and piping systems, pumps, air compressors, generators, ice machines, air-conditioning units,
  • Must also be able to use power tools, hand tools, shop machines, personal computers, lifting devices.
  • Thorough understanding of the National Electrical Code.

You have:

  • On the job experience in electrical trades' background.
  • Certification from an accredited trade school or valid electrical license preferred.
  • Experienced in use of electrical, plumbing testing devices and any other diagnostic devices used to troubleshoot system repairs.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record.
  • Basic understanding in operation of HVAC, Plumbing, and Fluid power systems preferred.

Rewards and Benefits 

With benefits starting day one, Grainger is committed to your safety, health and wellbeing. Our programs provide choice and flexibility to meet our team members' individual needs. Check out some of the rewards available to you at Grainger

  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance coverage starts day one
  • Paid time off (PTO) days and 6 company holidays per year
  • 6% 401(k) company contribution each pay period
  • Employee discounts, parental leave, and more