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Industrial Electrician

Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Pulaski, VA, US

Company: James Hardie

You’re the kind of Electrician who is detail oriented and a drive professional who desires to succeed. You excel at preventative maintenance for your facility and all types of equipment. You’re known for your ability to effectively perform tests to determine the root cause of malfunctions. You enjoy a challenging work environment with many benefits and opportunities to develop and grow with in your organization.

Your unique ability to work closely with the Maintenance Manager, Supervisors, Maintenance Technicians, Maintenance Engineer and Maintenance Planner, to review work requests and determine objectives of the jobs is exactly the kind of talent we need. And now, you're looking for just the right career opportunity to showcase your talents.

Well then, take a closer look at James Hardie Building Products. As our PLC Electrician based out of our Pulaski, VA plant, you’ll be a key member of the electrical team which is responsible for repairs and maintenance for all machinery and equipment such as conveyor systems, hydraulic components, and much more. You’ll also work in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment where you will have an opportunity to make a difference. This truly is a position where you can determine your own career success.


Repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as AC/DC and servomotors, pneumatic components, hydraulic components, conveyor systems, production machines and equipment.


(Not limited to the following)
Observes all production, finishing and support equipment to determine cause of malfunction;

Performs necessary maintenance to the equipment and machinery to repair or replace the defective parts;

May perform a variety of electrical/mechanical tests to determine exact cause of issue;

Perform adjustments and calibration procedures on various forms of process equipment;

Perform Preventative Maintenance as instructed on all equipment/machinery/facility;

Initiates purchase requests for parts and supplies;

Make necessary electrical installations and/or repairs;

Operates and services plant boiler, autoclaves and other heating, ventilation and air conditioning type equipment;

Works with each department providing necessary mechanical support to ensure day-to-day maintenance issues are resolved; and

Maintain a written or electronic log of any highlights occurring during shift coverage.


At least 5 years Industrial Electrical experience or equivalent combination of education and experience;

Must be willing to work a rotating shift;

Allen Bradley PLC and Wonderware experience is a must.

Must have proven experience and ability in mechanical, electrical and electronic maintenance troubleshooting techniques;

Must have the ability to demonstrate working knowledge of mechanical/electrical principles/concepts;

Have the ability to read/comprehend instructions given thru electronic/mechanical instruction books;

Ability to effectively communicate in a one-on-one or small group situation;

Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals;

Ability to work with minimal supervision; and

Proven ability to work in a safe manner.


In return, we offer a competitive compensation plan that includes free full medical, dental and vision benefits effective on your first day with James Hardie for employee only, minimal cost for family coverage; 6% dollar for dollar matching 401(k) program; Tuition reimbursement; Free lunch Friday; Generous paid vacation and holidays; Job training and development; Life insurance; Disability Income Protection (STD); Flexible Spending Accounts; Employee Assistance Program; Discount tickets for amusement parks, recreation sites and movies, and much more!


At James Hardie Building Products we apply our science, research, and cutting edge technology to enjoy our continued status as a $1.5 billion world leader in fiber-cement technology. As the world leader in fiber-cement technology we manufacture durable, beautiful building material products for the residential market. We operate in markets around the world, spanning the United States, Europe, Philippines, Australia, and New Zealand. In the United States alone, we have 10 manufacturing plants, three regional offices and one research center. For more information about our company and career opportunities please visit our website at:


We are committed to diversity at James Hardie in every form. We firmly believe that by hiring and developing people of every background and culture it will further strengthen our company and its people in striving for global leadership.

James Hardie is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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