Southeast Region - Lyman, SC

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Industrial Electrician/Facilities Maintenance Technician (1st shift) - SC

Provide service and support needed to keep all Buildings & Grounds systems up and running.

Experience and Work Hours

Normal work hours are 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Friday

Actual Tasks

  • Coordinate and conduct preventative maintenance and repairs on all buildings & grounds and infrastructure.
  • Assist with the installation of new machinery and equipment.
  • Read prints, identify needed parts/service, check availability of parts, obtain quotes, and work with purchasing to order parts & service.
  • Assure all equipment is functioning properly before leaving assigned task.
  • Use measuring tools, hand and power tools, utility equipment, and AMP/Volt Meters (AC/DC).
  • Care and upkeep of all tools and equipment assigned.
  • Accurately complete maintenance logs, work orders, weekly maintenance worksheets, and other paperwork requested by the Company.
  • Must be able to work with outside Contractors
  • Must work closely with the IT department
  • Must make sure that all work is performed to code.
  • Perform inclement weather tasks
  • Must comply with all current ISO Quality and Work Instructions for job, all Company Safety rules, and all other Company rules, policies and procedures.
  • Assess each situation and do not perform any tasks which s/he feels is unsafe, on which s/he has not received training, or engage in any unsafe work practices. Report any unsafe condition to his/her manager.
  • Read and understand supporting documentation for the work area.
  • Maintain a clean work area, and clean up after repairs and/or installation work.
  • Rotate to various jobs within Manufacturing Shop.
  • May be required to travel on Company business to any required destination domestically as well as overseas. May be required to stay overnight for extended periods of time, obtain lodging, and occasionally conduct business in the evenings, weekends, and holidays and outside of normal business hours.
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License and driving record satisfactory to SEW-EURODRIVE or otherwise be able to transport yourself to and from various locations, including customer facilities, to engage in diverse business activities.
  • Perform other tasks as requested.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to perform all tasks listed above to the Company’s expectations.
  • Must be currently eligible and authorized to work in the United States on an ongoing indefinite basis.
  • Must be able to work as a part of a team to accomplish tasks.
  • Must be able to continuously meet the Company’s production requirements.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with continuous interruptions.
  • Must have good oral and written communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions, written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate with all Company employees in a businesslike and professional manner.
  • Ability to appropriately handle stress and interact with others.
  • Must be able to read and interpret electrical, mechanical, pneumatic and electronic prints.
  • Must have knowledge of basic industrial maintenance and the ability to repair and install all types of plumbing fixtures, lines, connections, etc.
  • Must be able to assist in rigging, setting and installing heavy machinery
  • Must have advanced knowledge of electricity, power distribution, and all aspects of industrial electrical installations.
  • Must be capable of installing cabling and conduit.
  • Must have experience working with and troubleshooting electrical control circuits
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies in the industrial work place
  • Must have basic understanding of IT networks and ability to terminate network cables
  • Basic experience with welding and fabrication is a plus.
  • Ability to perform physical activity associated with operation of equipment including bending, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling, reaching, climbing ladders, and working in tight places in order to meet production needs.
  • Must be able to stand and move continuously during working hours.
  • Must be able to repetitively lift up to 30 lbs.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to use gauges and other measuring equipment to insure quality work.
  • Must be able to efficiently and safely operate cranes, man lifts, and powered industrial trucks.
  • Always be businesslike and professional to fellow employees, customers, suppliers, or people who work on behalf of the Company. If you decide to make complaints or criticism, avoid making statements that reasonably could be viewed as malicious, obscene, profane, threatening or intimidating, or disparaging to customers, employees or suppliers, or people who work on behalf of the Company, or that might constitute harassment or bullying. Examples of such conduct might include offensive comments meant to intentionally harm someone’s reputation or comments that could contribute to a hostile work environment on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by law or Company policy. Do not be insubordinate to Company supervisors or managers.


  • Ability to work within SEW-EURODRIVE production environment with exposure to all kinds of oils, and various chemicals (complete list available upon request).
  • Stationed in the Lyman Manufacturing plant, but completes tasks in other plants as needed.
  • Must be on call for plant emergencies
  • Remain continuously within the normal work area, except for formal break times.
  • Position requires regular, predictable and punctual attendance and ability to work overtime as required, including weekends and shutdowns.
  • Normal work hours are 7:00 am – 3:00 pm, Monday – Friday. When requested, must be able and willing to work other shifts.
  • Wear OSHA approved personal protective equipment (PPE) where required by Company policy or where necessary as dictated by safe practice.


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SEW-Eurodrive is a global leader in the power transimission and industrial motion technology. From airport logistics to industrial processes: we keep the world moving. We offer great opportunities and an excellent 100% paid group health plan for our employees.

Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Medical Insurance

    Includes Dental Plan, Vision Care, Audio Benefits and Perscription Drug Card
  • Life Insurance

    Includes Accidental Death & Dismemberment benefit.
  • Disability

    Includes both Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability.
  • Paid Vacation

    Includes 2-weeks vacation per year, which increases after 5 years and 10 years of service
  • Holiday Pay

    Includes 12 paid holidays per year
  • Retirement Benefits

    Includes 401(k) with Contribution Matching and Profit Sharing

Additional job requirements and responsibilities would be discussed during the interview process.

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