CNC Maintenance Electrician

Website Komatsu

CNC Maintenance Electrician Job Highlights

Title CNC Maintenance Electrician
Type Full Time (3rd shift)
Experience Required
Function Engineering/IT
Location Milwaukee, WI, United States
Company Komatsu

Company Profile

Komatsu Construction is an indispensable partner in the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics, and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a CNC Maintenance Electrician to join its team.

Education Level

  • Not mentioned, yet a High School Diploma will be a plus

Work Experience

  • Machine Electrician experience. CNC Machine Electrician experience (preferred).
  • Electricians License (a plus)


  • Basic mechanical such as but not limited to removing and installing motors, belts, pulley guards, covers, and replacing or adjusting mechanical or hydraulic components, works with machine repairman/specialist when assigned.
  • Installs motors and generators leveling, securing, and connecting as required. Checks and adjusts new equipment for proper operating characteristics. Repairs and programs PLCs and microprocessors, does mechanical repairs, expedites the making of repair parts, and checks lube systems. Installs new wiring for building or facilities following sketch, instructions, or own layout; plans and installs outlets, switches, fixtures, controls, etc. as required; installs communication and warning systems.
  • Lays out, cuts, sharpens, threads, and affixes conduit in place as required. Make all necessary splices and connections. Works on high-tension lines when power is off; operates sub-station switches and changes fuses when power is on. Works in or outdoors as required; sets up ladders or erects scaffolding as needed.
  • Locates source of trouble by visual inspection or instruments and diagnoses needs of any type of mechanical-electrical or electro-hydraulic equipment; dismantles, inspects, repairs, replaces, or adjusts defective parts and wiring on motors, generators, circuits, control devices, panels, etc. as required; reassembles, tests, and adjusts equipment for proper operation.
  • Maintains stock of commonly used repair parts. Determines quantity of items to stock; checks catalog when necessary and requisitions parts.
  • Makes necessary adjustments on all mechanical or hydraulic speed, feed, drive, or positioning units. Drills, reams, taps, and files parts as needed to obtain proper fit & operation. Uses arbor press to press parts together when necessary.
  • May improvise parts or tools. Lays out work for welding, positioning of holes, and other layout work of similar nature. Reassembles parts fitting, checking, adjusting, timing, leveling, and aligning as necessary for proper mechanical and hydraulic functioning.
  • May perform simple machine alignments or assist machine repairmen with major machine alignments, using plumb bobs, levels, squares, and dial indicators as required. Repairs all types of machine tools, fabricating machines, mechanical and hydraulic presses, winding and testing machines, and other electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic equipment.
  • Obtains required parts from the storeroom or submits requisition to foreman as required. Submits parts to foreman for machining as required. Lubricates machines as needed. Times machines for the sequence of operation when required.
  • Receives work assignments, sketches, drawings, (must have a complete understanding of electronic terms and components.) and instructions, if necessary; contacts appropriate factory personnel for consultation when required; analyzes work to be done and plans details of operation with minimum interference to production; determines necessary tools, equipment, and materials; obtains and returns tools, etc., as required.
  • Required to use a dial indicator when checking the table position. Required to work on systems such as; solid state, vacuum tube – straight or contouring type control. Diagnoses source of trouble and remedies by replacing, or adjusting mechanical or hydraulic parts as needed. Cleans parts as required. Studies hydraulic schematics, tracing out a complete system for various functions to locate the source of trouble. Checks and adjusts pressure in hydraulic systems when required, installs gage to check pressure or flow when necessary.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs CNC machines and equipment.
  • Uses an oscilloscope to check; waveform, voltage, amperage, high-frequency current, etc. Must be able to read punched tape when determining trouble source. Must direct and train assigned employees.


  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality-always
  • Ability to work 3rd Shift
  • Available for work approximately 40 hours per week
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task and be flexible
  • May be asked to work weekends. Ability to work weekends as needed
  • Must be able to communicate well within a team structure
  • Team oriented


  • Insurance after 75 days of service
  • Shift premium Available for off-shift roles
  • Vacation and personal time after 6 months of service

Employer’s Statement

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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