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Zekelman Industries Electrician - Structural in Chicago, Illinois

Do you want to work for a stable, growing organization that reaches back more than 130 years?  Our steel tube and pipe products have helped build landmarks and buildings in North America; Come build your career at Zekelman Industries!

Atlas Tube, a division of Zekelman Industries, is looking for an Electrician, reporting to the Shift Manager on midnights, this role is responsible for the safe repair and rebuild of tube mill production equipment to maximize quality, up time, rate and yield. Requires high aptitude in regards electrical ability, troubleshooting and problem solving skills in regard to equipment operation, process conditions in order to diagnose and resolve electrical issues.


  • Ensure equipment is maintained electrically following all of the defined safety procedures and that everyone working on the equipment is following these procedures, including LOTO. Ensure that all guards and safety equipment is in place and operational before turning the equipment over to the operator.

  • Responsible to monitor, inspect and complete reports on equipment using manual and computerized maintenance management systems.

  • Read and interpret information and specifications from blueprints, manuals, and schematic drawings in order to repair equipment, machinery, physical structures and systems.

  • Ability to properly use required hand tools, power tools, hoists cranes, measuring devices and testing equipment.

  • Initiates troubleshooting techniques to solve quality, process and electrical problems. Must be able to properly identify problem areas with consistency and reliability, if unsuccessful in making repairs, must notify supervisor for assistance.

  • Perform all required electrical tasks associated with breakdown maintenance, preventive maintenance and changeovers on production equipment.

  • Responsible to insure housekeeping is in audit ready condition after the electrical task is completed.

  • Provides guidance co-workers.

  • Report any safety, quality, operational or output issues that you cannot correct to your supervisor.

  • Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS: The ideal candidate for the Electrican opportunity should possess a Journeyman card or Associate’s Degree or equivalent. At least 2 years of experience in a heavy industrial manufacturing environment. Completion of military service is considered equivalent to a 2 year degree.

  • Tube mill manufacturing experience preferred

  • Must be able to follow written/verbal instructions; basic computer skills; able to read measuring devices/equipment

  • Basic math skills

  • Exhibits effective listening, communication, and interpersonal skill

  • The employee is regularly required to stand and walk, use hands, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.

  • Ability to lift, climb, bend, stoop, push and pull

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Regular, full-time, predictable onsite attendance per the posted schedule is an essential function of this role

  • Lead and promote health and safety work practices as required by regulatory agencies and company policy

Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits. In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.


We are Zekelman Industries.

We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.

We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.

ID: 2022-3680

External Company URL: https://www.zekelman.com/

Street: 1855 E 122nd St