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Maintenance Technician - Electrical and Mechanical

City:  Sedalia
Country/Region:  US

About Prysmian Group


Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video, and data transmission for the telecommunication sector.


We are almost 29,000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the world around us. Make Your Mark at Prysmian!



Team Overview and Job Responsibilities


This position provides maintenance support (Electrical and Mechanical) for equipment unavailability issues (breakdowns) and Preventative Maintenance of equipment throughout the facility on a daily basis.  This position will also be required to support various improvement projects and other initiatives throughout the facility. As a fully qualified multi-skilled maintenance technician this person will perform a variety of assigned and/or self-initiated repair or upgrade work, this position will have minimum supervision, reporting to the Maintenance Manager. 

Areas of focus are in mechanical, electrical, electronics, PLC programming, controls, process understanding, and rolling stock.

This is a rotating, 12 hour shift position, requiring the ability to work nights and weekends as the schedule rotates.


  • Champion for Safety, promote a safe working environment and Safety leader
  • As shift multi-skilled maintenance technician, successful candidate must:
    • Diagnose equipment malfunctions and make required repairs/corrections, electrical or mechanical issues
    • Install and/or repair complex systems with associated controls and interfaces
    • Install and/or repair safety devices / interlocks / proximity cables / photo eyes / etc.
  • Document equipment drawings, to help maintain equipment history files, ensuring accurate/current machine data
  • Takes the initiative in becoming familiar with equipment changes in order to perform quick and accurate repairs
  • Must be able to maintain regular and professional communications with all team members; peers, supervisors, engineers and managers
  • Possess a working knowledge of all process equipment throughout the facility
  • Adheres to all plant policies and standards regarding attendance, breaks, hours of work, appearance, housekeeping and any other items necessary to maintain efficient operations.
  • Keeps work areas, tools and equipment in clean – orderly condition.


Who are we looking for? 


  • Extensive knowledge of 24V, 230-460V 3-phase electrical circuits
  • PLC skills, troubleshooting and basic programming (Allen Bradley 500 PLC)
  • Troubleshooting skills – both electrical and mechanical
  • Basic welding – fabrication skills
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Able to work well with minimum supervision, prioritize tasks and follow specified procedures
  • Basic computer skills (MS Office – Internet web browser)
    • Utilize CMMS system to track time, document work orders, order parts, enter data into system as needed



  • Five years plant Maintenance experience
  • Forklift – Boom Lift operation


Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • Physically capable of lifting 50 pounds unassisted



Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated, and free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.


Line Managers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.


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