Penske Plant Electrician in Chesterfield, Michigan


Position Summary

The Plant Electrician is responsible for promptly and safely performing repairs and preventative maintenance on a wide variety of building and facility equipment, fixtures and systems. Install, troubleshoot, and maintain a variety of electrical, heating and cooling systems. Install new electrical circuits as necessary. Conducts preventative maintenance inspections and performs required preventative maintenance duties. Assignments are semi-routine in nature. All tasks will be performed while supporting the policies, goals and objectives of Penske Logistics.


•Install electrical circuits from breaker panels, buss rails and or disconnects. To include installation of step down transformers, small sub panels, and HVAC motor starters.

•Performs repairs/troubleshooting on existing electrical and mechanical systems up to 480v 3-phase.

•Participate in Safety Committee meetings, ensuring a safe work environment for all employees.

•Support operations department by providing suggestions and developing solutions as needed.

•Be a point of contact during off shift hours for facilities issues.



•2 years of electrical or industrial maintenance experience preferred.

•Ability to troubleshoot and make repairs on 480v electrical and mechanical HVAC systems.

•Ability to read and interpret manuals, documents, and drawings.

•A positive, customer service oriented attitude.

•Self-starter who demonstrates professionalism and can work independently.

•Flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business.

•Requires walking, standing, squatting, bending and kneeling with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 50 pounds.

•OSHA and safety training certs. desired. Understanding of local codes and regulations required.

•Must have basic hand tools for the trade.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to remember and understand certain instructions, guidelines or other information. The associate must be able to see and verbally communicate. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate will be required to move frequently, stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100lbs/45kg.

Penske is an equal opportunity employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit to learn more.

Work Locations: 26090 23 Mile Rd Chesterfield, MI

Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Chesterfield

Job: General Labor

Req ID: 1611523