The Fox River Water Reclamation District (FRWRD) is seeking qualified applicants for the non-exempt full-time position of Electrician/Electrical Specialist in the Wastewater Facility. FRWRD owns and operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL with Administration Offices located in the Village of South Elgin, IL.
This position works primarily in the wastewater treatment plant but also at remote FRWRD sites. This position is responsible for installation, maintenance, repair and calibration of a variety of electrical & pneumatic equipment. Essential duties include but are not limited to repairs of electrical systems, motors, circuit breakers, troubleshoots motor control circuits and switchgear (480 volts & below). Maintains and repairs PLC’s, SCADA controls, flow meters, and associated equipment.
The regularly scheduled hours of this position will be 7am-3pm, Monday- Friday.
Position Requirements: HS diploma/GED, valid IL DL/CDL preferred, knowledge of wastewater operations a plus. Successful candidates will have knowledge and experience with industrial electricity and mechanical maintenance, Journeyman certification is preferred. Associates Degree in industrial maintenance, electrical or electronic engineering is a plus. Applicants with 5-7 years of industrial electrical experience or currently enrolled in an accredited electrical training program will be considered.
Additional Salary Information: . Starting wage is $25.00 per hour - DOQ with excellent benefits package & IMRF retirement plan. Employment offers are conditional pending physical exam, drug screen, criminal background, DL & other pre-employment activities.
About Fox River Water Reclamation District
Organized in 1921 by referendum FRWRD is a unit of local government providing wastewater transportation and treatment service to a population of approximately 160,000. FRWRD is a 24 hour operation located 35 miles from downtown Chicago, IL. FRWRD operates three Wastewater Treatment Facilities in the City of Elgin, IL and a Water Treatment Plant in unincorporated St. Charles, IL, with an annual operating budget of $13,000,000. Administration Offices are located in the Village of South Elgin, IL.