Industrial Electrician

    • Baltimore, MD


The Baltimore Sun is seeking an experienced Electrician Technician to support our services department.

May be required to work the 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift depending on operational demands.


  • To troubleshoot and repair complex electrical systems on all production related equipment.
  • To perform all electrical repairs assigned by the shift supervisor in accordance with the National Electric Code guidelines.
  • To determine the cause of electrical failures and make recommendations as to the continued safe operation of the equipment.
  • To perform preventive maintenance functions according to department programs and within a specified time frame.
  • To inform the supervisor of all completed work, follow-up and pending work or equipment problems.
  • To work effectively with co-workers in problems solving techniques and to adequately communicate to them the incomplete work and problem areas from shift to shift.
  • To ensure that safe and established work habits are used. To maintain a clean and safe work area.
  • To maintain timely and accurate maintenance records and reports.
  • To recommend parts for repair or replacement and to help maintain current inventory levels.
  • Must be able to work any shift, holidays, weekends and overtime when required
  • Should have a high school education or equivalent related experience.


  • Required five years of on-the-job industrial electrical and electronic training or equivalent related job experience.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have a strong knowledge of industrial electrical, and electronic theory and equipment, microprocessor controlled equipment, complex relay logic systems, high horsepower motor controls, troubleshooting, small motor repair, programmable controllers, un-interruptible power supply systems, and printed circuit board repair.
  • Must be able to read complex electrical and electronic schematic and blueprints, and use various test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multi-function meters, ampere probes and mego-meters.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude and the ability to do equipment design enhancement.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of National Electrical Code.
  • Must be able to lift equipment that will weigh up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to bend and kneel in order to work on hard to reach equipment.
  • Must be able to work in conditions which may be unfavorable, this could include varying temperatures, dusty conditions, greasy and dirty areas, and some work out of doors.

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