Maintenance Ectro/Mechanical
Posted on 4/12/2024

5,001-10,000 employees

Innovative water solutions
Company Overview
Xylem helps consumers solve water. The company works to bring clean water, sanitation and hygiene education to schools and communities in emerging markets, and respond with water solutions when disaster strikes around the globe
Industrial & Manufacturing

Company Stage


Total Funding





Washington, District of Columbia

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Cheektowaga, NY, USA
Experience Level
Electrical Engineering
Control Systems Engineering
Instrumentation and Measurement Engineering
Power Systems Engineering
  • Two year college degree with evidence of experience in maintenance applications or 3-5 years practical experience in a manufacturing facility including familiarity with electrical, electronic and mechanical applications.
  • Evidence of formal training in electrical/electronics is required, but may be waived based on practical experience.
  • Competent in reading, interpreting drawings and capable of performing simple math calculations (addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication).
  • Must pass a written test.
  • Must possess a valid New York State driver license with no moving violations for the previous two years, as well as never having been convicted of a DWI/DUI violation. Must supply a current DMV report verifying same.
  • Set up, installation, maintenance, safety and repair of plant machinery, structures, systems, and basic electrical/electronic work.
  • Perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of practices and techniques, and operation of various types of equipment, tools, fixtures and instruments.
  • Plans, details, (including material and equipment requirements) and carries out all tasks related to the maintenance, repair and installation of plant equipment and structures.
  • Support subcontractor installation and repair efforts.
  • Receives instructions, interprets requirements and performs required tasks.
  • Ensures work is performed in a manner which meets existing codes, specs and regulations governing the operation and installation of.
  • Recommends tooling and equipment necessary to support work.
  • Maintains familiarization with plant emergency systems including alarms, fire fighting systems, (sprinkler, extinguishers, etc).
  • Performs basic troubleshooting, modification and repair of plant electrical supply and distribution systems.
  • Responds to emergency situations ensuring minimal exposure to any health or safety risks for themselves or plant personnel. Works to protect plant property against damage.
  • Obtains material, fixtures and tools necessary to perform assigned duties. Rigs and operates crane, forklift truck, handcart, etc. to handle, move, and position parts and equipment as required.
  • Demonstrates ability to work alone and with minimal supervision.
  • Strictly adheres to start up, cleaning, and shut down procedures/directions for all paint equipment.
  • Performs preventive maintenance work and monthly, annual or otherwise scheduled inspections of plant equipment, vehicles, cranes, systems and tooling.
  • Maintains required records (electronic and/or hard copy).
  • Disposes of materials in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements.
  • Verify all gauges and measuring tools are within proper calibration dates.
  • Performs daily safety checks on power vehicles and record findings on check off sheets.
  • Wears, cleans, and properly maintains required personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Participates in all training deemed necessary to support job function and as required by regulatory agencies. Pass any required tests to demonstrate knowledge and proficiency of skills.
  • Is at the forefront of Heat Transfer’s safety program. Considers and follows all safety precautions when performing work on equipment and plant systems. Ensures proper isolation of electrical devices to prevent injury or adverse affects on other systems. Observes all safety and shop rules.
  • Required to perform work at heights over 20 feet. Required to use articulating boom lifts and other forms of man lifts.
  • Assists and/or trains new employees in job classification.
  • Maintains good housekeeping and a safe environment throughout work area(s), sweeps area(s), clears debris, etc. on a daily basis to assure this. Notifies supervisor of any unsafe conditions.