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Journeyman Electrician

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF12750X Date posted 02/21/2024 Address 1635 West Spencer Street, Appleton, WI Job Type Full-time Job Status Non-Exempt

Miller® is about building things that matter. We lead the welding industry in building advanced, solution-focused products and meeting crucial needs for welding safety and health.

We’re about the partnership and the work. Our products are designed with our users for manufacturing, fabrication, construction, aviation, motorsports, education, agriculture and marine applications.

Miller Electric Mfg. LLC, is headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, and wholly owned by Illinois Tool Works (NYSE: ITW). The company maintains its industry leadership by setting the standard for reliability, quality and responsiveness. Our tagline, “The Power of Blue®,” is inspired by the blue color of Miller equipment.

The company began with an innovation that responded to customer needs, growing from a one-man operation in 1929, to the world’s largest manufacturer of arc welding products. Miller keeps the tradition alive by focusing on its top priority: people.


We are looking for an experienced Journeyman Electrician to undertake a variety of tasks relating to setting up and maintaining electrical infrastructure.  Your job will involve installing electrical wiring to manufacturing lines and equipment, troubleshooting premises wiring, assisting the controls team with installations, and maintaining the facilities lighting and HVAC circuitry.

Due to the high amount of risk pertaining to this job, electricians must be first and foremost responsible individuals with great attention to safety precautions.  The ideal candidate must also be experienced in different kinds of electrical devices and systems.

Essential Functions: 

  • Execute plans of electrical wiring for lighting, HVAC controls and power, power distribution and manufacturing equipment.
  • Install electrical apparatus, fixtures and equipment for alarm and other systems.
  • Connect wiring in electrical circuits and networks ensuring compatibility of components.
  • Prepare and assemble conduits and connect wiring through them.
  • Prevent breakdown of systems by routinely inspecting and replacing old wiring and completing preventive maintenance work.
  • Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair damaged units to OEM standards.
  • Help maintain a 4160-volt power distribution system.
  • Work overtime and weekends for scheduled electrical shutdowns to perform cleaning and testing on equipment and installing distribution equipment.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a Journeyman Electrician
  • Experience in industrial and commercial electrical systems and installations.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety procedures, legal regulations, the NEC, NFPA 70E, and guidelines.
  • Excellent critical thinking problem-solving ability.
  • Excellent physical condition lift 50 pounds, and not be afraid of heights.
  • Willing to work weekends and long shifts.
  • Ability to install a variety of raceways including conduit, wire way, and cable tray.
  • Inspect and test components of electrical systems, including transformers, drives, motor starters, panel boards, and switch gear.
  • Complete work orders and record material utilized on jobs.
  • Needs to be able to read control schematics and one-line diagrams.
  • Willing to cross train and help mechanics or projects team members if needed.
  • Own a Wisconsin Journeyman license or be close to getting one.
  • Completed an accredited electrical apprenticeship program or equivalent.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.  

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.  

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.   

ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues’ unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. 

As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Read more information here.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability and are unable or limited in your ability to use or access this online application system process due to your disability, please email corp_accessibility@itw.com to request assistance. No other requests will be acknowledged.