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The News & Advance, 101 WYNDALE DR, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States of America Req #3781
Tuesday, May 5, 2020

The News & Advance, a BH Media company, is seeking a qualified Maintenance Technician possessing solid electrical experience to support our pressroom and mailroom operations.  The ideal candidate will be charged with keeping all equipment and systems in good functioning condition, both electronically and mechanically.

RESPONSIBILTIES: Perform regular electronic, electrical and mechanical as well as
facility/building maintenance and repairs

  • Responsible for ordering and maintaining parts for repairs

  • Comply with all workplace standards and safety procedures

  • Lockout /Tag Out, OSHA requirements, and participate in safety
Improvement Projects:

  • Maintain all necessary documentation and logs

  • Responsible for maintaining outside vendor and building supplier relationships

  • Will work with the production director and department managers to ensure proper functioning of all production equipment

The ideal candidate is familiar with and can perform all maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs on:

high-power drives (powered from 480 VAC, 3 phase sources) - 3 phase and single phase power distribution - control via PLC’s and PC’s -
control devices (at 24 VDC) - networks of different types - gears, gear-boxes, drive shafts, and bearings - Electric motors - Variable Frequency Drives -
Industrial machine controls i.e. solenoids, limit and proximity switches, various types of motors, control panels, motor controls, relays, counters, etc.

Additionally the candidate should have:  experience in reading complex schematics; familiarity with European format is helpful - the ability to communicate technical detail, both verbally and in writing -
experience with fiber optic communication loops is helpful - basic plumbing skills - basic facilities maintenance


  • The successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, journeyman electrical certification, and vocational trade school or equivalent 

  • Must have minimum of 4 years of electrical work experience

  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance programs

  • Strong electrical/electronic background

  • Master electrician, Associate degree in electronics and/or knowledge of Siemens electronic equipment  a plus 
     EOE M/F/V/D

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Required Education Certification
  • The News & Advance, 101 WYNDALE DR, Lynchburg, Virginia, United States of America