• Journeyman Electrician

    Posted: 11/07/2019

    Milwaukee Valve Company is looking for a 1st Shift Journeyman Electrician to join our Prairie Du Sac, WI team in Department 270. This position starts at $30.02 per hour. Established in 1901, Milwaukee Valve manufactures valves for a variety of industries including Industrial, Commercial, Fire Protection, Marine and the dry bulk hauling industries. Our products have been installed on every U.S. Navy ship built for the last 50 years.

    Our heritage, our people, and our passion is to be the best, and Milwaukee Valve is proud of its engineering excellence and its employees who take pride and dedication in their work. In return, Milwaukee Valve offers an excellent benefit package, competitive wages, and promotional opportunities including Health, Dental, Life and Disability Insurance options, Flex Spending, 401K with employer match, tuition assistance, paid time off, and shift premiums. For more information please go to:



    Summary: The Licensed Journeyman Electrician will be responsible to install and maintain electrical power, lighting, control systems for the Foundry, Machine Shop, Building, and Assembly operations. The Licensed Journeyman Electrician must also be willing to train & oversee other maintenance personnel performing electrical work. Must be able to read and comprehend all types of blueprints, technical diagrams, and documents. Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager / Maintenance Supervisor, the Licensed Journeyman will perform the operations involved in the installing and maintaining wiring, machine installs, building projects, and lighting systems. The Licensed Journeyman Electrician must also have the ability to perform the inspection of other Maintenance personnel's electrical work. Proficiency in math and good computer skills is also required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities to which competency will be measured include the following.                                                                                                                       

    1. Requires ability to read blueprints, schematic / wiring drawings.            
    2. Requires ability to comprehend verbal/written instructions.            
    3. Requires ability to install and maintain all types of wiring, machinery installs, building projects, and lighting systems.
    4. Requires ability to inspect electrical components, such as bus bars, transformers, circuit breakers, electrical panels, and circuit boards.
    5. Requires ability to identify electrical problems with a variety of testing equipment.
    6. Requires ability to repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand and power tools
    7. Must follow state and local building regulations based on the National Electric Code and Arc Flash Requirements.
    8. Maintain cleanliness and safety throughout the department and shop locations in a prescribed manner.
    9. Required to have knowledge of all types of Electrician tools needed to perform their assigned tasks. 10. All work is subject to final inspection.
    10. Requires ability to train other maintenance personnel to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment.
    11. Will be required if needed to work in the Foundry and work some split shifts on occasions.
    12. Will have the ability to sign off on other maintenance personnel’s electrical work.
    13. At times will need to trouble shoot machine controls and plc’s.


    Additional Requirements- To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following requirements:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

    Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.                                                                                                             

    Quantity: Meets productivity standards; Completes work in allotted time; Strives to increase productivity;                                                                                                                

    Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.                                                            

    Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and present at his/her workstation and ready to begin working at their scheduled time.                                                                                                            

    Dependability: Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions. Consistently demonstrates a solid performance in all aspects of his/her work.                                                                                                                                                                              

    Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                                                                                   


    Education and/or Experience: One year certificate from college or technical school; or 2 to 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Must also be a Wisconsin State licensed electrician.                                                                                


    Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, Blue prints and procedure manuals. Have the ability to write routine reports and correspondences. Have the ability to communicate effectively.                                                                      


    Mathematical Skills: Ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.               

    Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Have the ability to deal effectively with routine problems and situations.                                                                                                                    

    Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                                                                                   


    Stand or walk 100% of the shift, frequent bending and lifting 30-40 lbs. frequently, unassisted. 70 lbs. occasionally, assisted or unassisted.                                                                                                       


    Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.                                                                                                                   


    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

    Milwaukee Valve is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate in any employment decision because of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, age, disability, perceived disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information or on the basis of any other status protected by applicable federal or local laws.