Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
Requisition ID
Manufacturing & Operations
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products, seeks BOTH 1st and 2nd Shifts. Industrial Electricians to join our thriving team in Milwaukee, WI.This position requires a candidate that is able to work in a fast-paced environment and is looking to learn and grow with our company. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
With over 4,000 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.  We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
- Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
- Tobacco-free campuses
- Health and wellness tools
- Comprehensive benefit package 


 Industrial Electrician
Electricians are required to execute maintenance programs, repair/modify existing equipment/instrumentation, and install new equipment/instrumentation.  Each electrician is empowered with the responsibility and authority to complete his assigned tasks.  Electricians must possess the utmost level of integrity and be wholly accountable for their actions.  In addition to the duties and responsibilities of an Electrician must have a minimum degree of skill and abilities in the following areas:
- Work Ethics
- Maintenance Practices
- Equipment Knowledge
- Administration Procedures
An Electrician must be able to complete his assigned work with supervision.  He is responsible for keeping the Electrical Shop supervisors apprised of his progress regarding daily work and/or specific projects.
An Electrician should assist the Electrical Shop supervisors and more senior electricians as necessary in the completion of required work in the mill.
Electricians are required to provide their own hand tools necessary to complete work commensurate with their experience level. As an electrician is promoted within the Electrical Shop, he is expected to acquire tools appropriate to the level of work he may be assigned.


High school diploma or equivalent required
At least 3 - 5 years of electrical systems maintenance experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment

Have the knowledge and be capable of building power panels and other related equipment
Be able to test electrical equipment to perform duties in a timely manner
Be able to work overhead, off of a ladder, scissors lift in very high areas
Must be able to stoop, bend to work below knee level
Have the knowledge of electrical theory in analog, digital circuits, communication, computers, ohms laws, and instrumentation.
Knowledge of all mechanical powered sources, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, etc.
Must have experience with control valves, transmitters and PLC
Extensive knowledge of primary and secondary power systems, motors, switch gears, electrical panels, lighting systems, and general equipment maintenance.
Must understand high voltage systems, grounding systems, fuses, and transformer maintenance.
Must be able to lift and move 50 pounds without mechanical assistance.


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