3rd Shift - Electrical Maintenance Technician Level II & III
Job Details
East Coast Fresh LLC - Laurel, MD
Full Time
$22.00 - $34.00 Hourly
Up to 25%

***Four (4) Ten (10) hour shifts per week. Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat. Start Time would range from 10p-12a***

Founded in 1992, The Coastal Companies has emerged as the leading supplier of produce and dairy in the Mid-Atlantic and a leading regional processor of fruits and vegetables. With the addition of Hearn Kirkwood, The Coastal Companies has further expanded its capabilities in prepared foods, ready-to-eat products, and grab-and-go. The company and its subsidiaries – Coastal Sunbelt Produce, East Coast Fresh, Hearn Kirkwood, and Lancaster Foods - operate facilities in Baltimore/Washington and greater Richmond. Through a fleet of over 300 trucks, The Coastal Companies delivers daily to foodservice customers and major retailers along the East Coast. With a commitment to food safety, quality, service, sustainability, and staff development, The Coastal Companies has established itself as an industry leader.

The Electrical Maintenance Technician will be working within a 24/7 warehouse/production environment providing operations and maintenance services. The selected individual will have responsibility for ensuring that the facility's equipment is kept in good working order by providing electrical/mechanical repair to enable a continuous production mode. 

  • Organize and facilitate maintenance on all production and facility equipment with emphasis on maintaining equipment uptime and resolving quality and production-related issues in the spirit of continuous improvement, including electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical troubleshooting.
  • Installation, modification, and fabrication of equipment and systems to meet production needs and schedules.   
  • Ability to inspect & perform preventive maintenance (weekly, monthly) on food processing/manufacturing equipment.
  • Read and interpret machine electrical and mechanical drawings. 
  • Troubleshoot programmable controllers, electronics, circuit analysis, mechanics, hydraulics, and pneumatics. 
  • Use electrical test equipment as needed for repair and troubleshooting. 
  • Repair and rebuild electrical and mechanical components. 
  • Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required; troubleshoot issues to determine cause and solution.
  • Ability to enter work orders, data, and updates on Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Effectively communicate between shifts with managers and supervisors regarding work status/issues.
  • Maintain a variety of records and prepare reports for management review.
  • Responsible to complete or initiate work record sheets in CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) – Maintenance Connect. Maintains logs and other required records and reports.
  • Participate in continuous improvement in safety, quality, and housekeeping. 
  • Follows established safety practices and requirements while performing all duties.
  • Other duties as assigned by Management. 

Physical Demands:

  • Repetitive bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, twisting, sitting, standing, and walking
  • Lifting parts and tools weighing on average 20 pounds, occasionally weighing up to 80 pounds • Dexterity in eye/hand coordination, feet (foot pedals) manual (picking, pinching, holding, grasping), and wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation)
  • Working conditions may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours, and wet or uneven surfaces.
  • Physical activities may include climbing, balancing, stooping, standing, walking, pushing/pulling, lifting, reaching, use of fingers to grasp items and components, and repetitive motions. This position incorporates the necessity to communicate with other departments verbally and through electronic mediums.
  • Must be comfortable working in a cold, wet, refrigerated environment and wearing proper PPE.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must possess no less than (5) five years hands-on experience.
  • Must have formal training through prior work experience and/or from a trade school or technical college.
  • Technical certification in electrical maintenance preferred
  • Previous facilities experience in an industrial environment preferred
  • Must be "hands-on" and assist in completing electrical maintenance work
  • Background in working with outside vendors and contractors preferred
  • Able to work in a fast paced, cold, wet, refrigerated environment
  • Ability to understand maintenance publications in order to obtain proper parts and equipment needed for repairs
  • Experience wearing and utilizing proper PPE
  • Experience with electrical repair equipment, welding equipment and procedures (stainless steel equipment)
  • Flexible in schedule and willing to work overtime as needed

Must Be:

  • 18 years of age
  • Able to successfully pass a criminal background check (following a conditional offer of employment)
  • Able to work eight plus hours (8+)


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

The Coastal Companies
9001 Whiskey Bottom Rd. | Laurel, MD 20723


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