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Electro-Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Richmond, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 17, 2023
Category: Plant & Facilities Maintenance
Job ID: 123317

Job Description


Clean Harbors located in Richmond, CA is seeking an Electro- Maintenance Mechanic to add to the team. The Electro-Maintenance Mechanic is primarily responsible for troubleshooting issues, repair failures of production/facilities equipment, ensuring equipment efficiencies, effectiveness and reliability.  

Pay Rate: $34-46 DOE

Schedule: Monday-Friday: Day Shift

  Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5;
  • Competitive wages;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage;
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
  • Positive and safe work environments;
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Works safely to prevent on-the-job injuries by wearing appropriate company supplied PPE, attending safety meetings/trainings, reading safety bulletins and memos, and being aware at all times of potential safety hazards in work areas.
  • Communicates, discusses and shares information about equipment malfunctions with other maintenance workers and team leads to develop and implement a corrective action plan;
  • Observes functionality of installed equipment and systems to detect mechanical, electrical or operational hazards to determine the need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement;
  • Troubleshoots machine center and operational problems by diagnosing if problem is mechanical, electrical, and operational or raw material related;
  • Evaluates and adjusts machinery for changes in materials, environment conditions, and operational error;
  • Communicates various work-related problems and issues using radios, cell phones, land lines and e-mail in accordance with company policies and procedures;
  • Changes out electric photo eyes, proximity switches and limit switches;
  • Unwires and wire backup 3 phase motors;
  • Changes brushes and DC motors;
  • Completes PM (preventive maintenance) work orders as assigned;
  • Identifies and installs proper fasteners, nuts and bolts, terminating devices for electrical installation and repair;
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley VFD’s up to 50 hp;
  • Troubleshooting Allen Bradley PLC’s;
  • Repair/replace Positive Displacement Pumps;
  • Performs other duties and task as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the Clean Harbors Business.


What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • 3+ years mechanical aptitude required;
  • Previous experience working in a packaging plant, oil refinery, chemical plant, or other manufacturing plant like environment would be a plus;
  • Mechanical certifications a plus;
  • Knowledge of cutting and welding a plus;
  • Ability to read single line diagrams, P&ID diagrams, and schematics;
  • Project Management a plus.

Join our team today! To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is one-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

We thank all those interested in joining the Clean Harbors team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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