CNC Maintenance Technician

S&C Electric Company

Job Highlights

Title CNC Maintenance Technician
Type Full Time (2nd shift)
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Palatine, IL, United States
Company S&C Electric Company

Company Profile

S&C Electric Company is a leading provider of switching, protection, and control solutions for electric power systems. The company’s mission is to continually develop new solutions for electricity delivery, fostering the improved efficiency and reliability required for the intelligent grid.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a CNC Maintenance Technician who will maintain CNC-controlled mills and lathes along with the equipment that supports material handling and scrap removal. You will also preserve other manufacturing and assembly equipment. This work includes preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair for this equipment.

Perform maintenance tasks utilizing equipment manuals along with assembly drawings, and electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics.

Education Level

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

Work Experience

  • Prior experience performing equipment rebuilds and upgrades (desirable)
  • 1-3 years of formal trade school or equivalent experience required, with excellent troubleshooting skills on conventional and CNC machine tools.


  • Communicate the status of work orders to team leadership, including proper documentation.
  • Exercise good judgment in analyzing test results and implementing appropriate corrective action or repairs.
  • Identify necessary parts for repair and PM via OEM manuals and maintenance manuals.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with health and safety procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Maintain continuity among techs by documenting and communicating actions taken, irregularities found, and observations to follow up on previous work and enable root cause determination.
  • Make equipment replacement parts using conventional machines such as mills, lathes, and grinders.
  • Obtain necessary parts for repair and PM by following appropriate stockroom procedures.
  • Perform test and analysis tasks using various measuring tools such as multimeters, calipers, or micrometers and use test equipment including vibration monitoring and thermography.
  • Troubleshoot and repair CNC fabrication and other assembly equipment without limiting equipment uptime requirements.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools along with machine-specific tools to perform preventative maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Work at various heights and in confined spaces that may include exposure to process chemicals, dirt, oil, and grease.


  • Ability to align axis in a CNC machine tool.
  • Ability to navigate manufacturer preventive maintenance and repair manuals.
  • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair conventional and CNC machine tools.
  • Ability to use a multimeter to electrically troubleshoot equipment
  • Good understanding of applicable OSHA safety regulations.
  • Proficiency with shop math, hand tools, and various measuring instruments.


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, and Employee Stock Ownership Plan (KSOP)
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Fitness reimbursement, Paid leaves
  • Dependent care FSA, Basic Life, Transit benefit
  • Annual bonus for individual and company performance
  • Paid vacation and 15 paid holidays, including shutdown in summer and winter
  • Referral Bonus program
  • PPE provided.
  • Career Advancement and Development Opportunities

Employer’s Statement

S&C Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or marital status.

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