Leadership skills and ability to provide work direction, feedback, motivation to employees. Basic math skills and the ability to set work priorities.Two years of electrical school and five years of maintenance/facilities experience, required. Electrical certification and work experience as a maintenance electrician, mechanical background, knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and plumbing. Must complete CPR/First Aid training and respirator training.Familiar enough with equipment and tools to troubleshoot problems, rather than only reacting to them.Able to operate tools and equipment in the department such as mills, lathes, micrometer, calipers, grinders, hand tools, drill press, voltmeter, tachometer, etc.Able to work in all areas of the plant, exposed to normal plant environment, varying degrees of noise, dirt, dust, heat, fumes, and poor lighting. Exposure to mechanical and electrical hazards in performing machine maintenance and chemical hazards such as oils, grease, solvents, with exposure to hazardous waste products. Uniform safety practices consist of safety glasses, shoes and other devices, as necessary.Work is occasionally heavy and often requires working from ladders and in awkward positions. Considerable standing, climbing, lifting, bending and reaching required. Manual dexterity is required as eye-hand coordination.Works directly with general contractors regarding the installation of new equipment. Must exercise judgment in determining the cause of problems with parts and machines, the needed repairs and the appropriate personnel to be assigned. Determines if repairs conform to established quality standards. Assess and recommend to the Supervisor tooling and temporary personnel requirements. Decides whether a machine should be shut down due to serious technical problems.Good communication skills.