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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Company: Jones Lang LaSalle IP, Inc.
Location: Corvallis
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

JLL supports the Whole You, personally and professionally.

Our people at JLL are shaping the future of real estate for a better world by combining world class services, advisory and technology to our clients. We are committed to hiring the best, most talented people in our industry; and we support them through professional growth, flexibility, and personalized benefits to manage life in and outside of work. Whether you've got deep experience in commercial real estate, skilled trades, and technology, or you're looking to apply your relevant experience to a new industry, we empower you to shape a brighter way forward so you can thrive professionally and personally.

The Electrical Maintenance Engineer must have knowledge of industry standards, local electrical and building codes, and the ability to apply knowledge to maintenance and testing of campus electrical systems. Ability to read, interpret, and understand engineering drawings and specifications.


  • Assemble, install, test, and maintain electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, appliances, apparatus, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
  • Maintain and repair large motors, equipment, and control systems in campus factory areas
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
  • Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
  • Advise management on whether continued operation of equipment could be hazardous
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure system safety
  • Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring, fixtures, and equipment and to ensure conformance to job specifications, building and safety codes
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment such as power construction equipment, measuring devices, power tools, and testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters, and test lamps
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors
  • Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports and ordering supplies and equipment
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using hand tools and power tools
  • Construct and fabricate parts, using hand tools and specifications.
  • Fasten small metal or plastic boxes to walls to house electrical switches or outlets.
  • Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services
  • Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job
  • Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed
  • Plans, schedules, and oversees regularly scheduled testing and preventive maintenance of electrical and instrumentation systems
  • Performs routine and complex maintenance and repairs on various electrical equipment
  • Responsible for the safe handling and disposal of hazardous materials
  • Performs minor building maintenance as needed
  • Operate a variety of hand and powered tools
  • Mechanical repairs to cabinets or brackets holding instrumentation or other electrical systems
  • Minor mechanical maintenance and installation for general building repairs
  • Minor electrical inspection, and repairs for general building maintenance
  • Minor electrical testing, troubleshooting, inspections and repairs for general building work

    Administer and Schedule Work:
    • Assists in preparing project and departmental budgets
    • Monitors inventory and initiates requests for supplies, materials, and equipment
    • Keeps daily reports, records, rounds and reading for assigned equipment
    • Schedules and coordinates own work in cooperation with other Technicians

      Knowledge and Personal skills:

      The Electrical Maintenance Engineer must consistently demonstrate:
      • The ability to work cooperatively with other technicians, supervisors, engineers, and managers
      • Follow all safety policies and procedures at all times
      • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions, and act accordingly
      • Ability to draft and follow written practices, maintenance, and operating procedures
      • Good judgment and decision making
      • Strong attention to details, demonstrated experience reviewing procedural documents for completeness and accuracy
      • Troubleshooting, diagnostic, and problem solving skills
      • Team building skills
      • Active learning - understands the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making
      • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance
      • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, and meeting quality standards for customer satisfaction
      • Critical thinking, using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
      • Ability to do complex problem solving, identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
      • Sound decision making skills
      • Computer skills including the ability to operate Corporate email, spreadsheets, word processing, engineering drawing databases at a highly proficient level
      • Capable of working independently and exhibit effective time management skills
      • Willingness and ability to work overtime when needed for business purposes, or to be called-in to work in the event of emergency or business needs.
      • Contributes recommendations and suggestion for work method improvements, safety, materials, and tools
      • Personal attributes should include honesty, trustworthiness, respect for others, flexibility, and sound workplace ethics

        Physical Requirements:
        • The Electrical Systems Technician may spend extended hours working inside and outside in all weather conditions, and in awkward body positions which can cause physical discomfort and strain.
        • Perform strenuous labor and general maintenance activities.
        • The Electrical Technician will be required to regularly lift up to 50 lbs., carry and adjust heavy objects.
        • Foreseeably the position will come in contact with sharp, hot, and very cold supplies equipment, and parts.
        • The Sensory demands include exposure to the smells and sounds characteristic of an industrial work environment.
        • The Electrical Technician must have the ability to safely climb ladders, work at elevation from ladders, scaffolding, lifts, roofs or platforms, and the ability to work in confined spaces.
        • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands or arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

          Experience, Education, and Training:
          • Oregon State Plant Journeyman or LME license required
          • High School graduation or GED is required
          • Technical College or Trade Program is preferred, Journeyman Electrician
          • Five years' experience with electrical systems working in an Industrial setting is highly preferred
          • Competency in basic mathematic skills including fractions, addition, subtraction, division
          • Skilled in use of electrical and hand held diagnostic equipment, hand tools, power tools, and specialized tools required to execute the position responsibilities.
          • Familiar with computer equipment, and capable of operating or learning specialized computer software systems

            Proposed Salary: $35-$40/hr DOE


            -Corvallis, OR

            If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet all the requirements. We're interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

            Personalized benefits that support personal well-being and growth:

            JLL recognizes the impact that the workplace can have on your wellness, so we offer a supportive culture and comprehensive benefits package that prioritizes mental, physical and emotional health. Some of these benefits may include:
            • 401(k) plan with matching company contributions
            • Comprehensive Medical, Dental & Vision Care
            • Paid parental leave at 100% of salary
            • Paid Time Off and Company Holidays
            • Flexible and Remote Work Arrangements may be available

              About JLL -

              We're JLL-a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 102,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That's why we're committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We're using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people, and our communities.

              Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we're honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

              Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued, and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we're headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation, and succeed together.

              JLL Privacy Notice

              Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely.

              For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement.

              For additional details please see our career site pages for each country.

              For candidates in the United States, please see a full copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here.

              This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination.

              Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may contact us at Accommodation Requests. This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.

Keywords: Jones Lang LaSalle IP, Inc., Corvallis , Electrical Maintenance Engineer, Professions , Corvallis, Oregon

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