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Title:  Maintenance Lead (Electrical) 1

Job ID:  24426
Country:  USA
City:  Danville
Professional area:  Leaf Processing
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Experienced

Maintenance Lead (Electrical)

Position: Maintenance Lead (Electrical)


JTI Leaf Services (US) LLC was created in 2009 in Danville, VA to procure U.S. leaf tobacco on behalf of the JT Group. JTI Leaf Services is part of JT International, the world’s third largest international tobacco company, with two of the world’s top three cigarette brands and sales activities in over 120 countries. For more information about JTI, please visit www.jti.com.


JTI Leaf Services (US) LLC is opening a permanent position of a Maintenance Lead based in Danville, VA.


The incumbent of this position will support operations by providing a variety of maintenance related activities including routine maintenance, preventative maintenance and electrical work under the guidance of the direct supervisor and Maintenance Manager.


Main responsibilities:

  • Maintain a variety of electrical equipment by repairing, servicing, and replacing components such as relays, circuit breakers, motors, starters, VFD Drives and wiring
  • Operate electrical test instruments and other electrical tools
  • Do basic wiring including conduit installation, pulling wire, etc.
  • Assist with installations and modifications of equipment and electrical circuits. Perform troubleshoot of basic circuits
  • Perform any basic mechanical maintenance as needed
  • Perform any other tasks requested by the line manager or Maintenance Manager



  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Professional experience: minimum 3 years’ experience as electrician in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to read and work from blueprints and electrical schematics
  • Good knowledge of HMI / PLC
  • Must have a basic knowledge of VA electrical codes/regulations
  • Basic knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)                                                                                                                                                                                
  • Strong interpersonal, customer service, communication, detail and follow-up skills
  • Ability to work independently and self-directed
  • Strong troubleshooting, root cause analysis and problem solving skills
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 75 lbs


Additional Information

  • Working flexible hours and travel for short period of time may be required
  • Work in factory dusty environment

Nearest Major Market: Danville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

Job Segment: Maintenance, Electrical, Electrician, Manufacturing, Engineering

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