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Industrial Electrical Technician

Posting Start Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Mechanicville, NY, US

Company: Cascades

Job Description

Looking for an Industrial Electrical Technician to join our Maintenance Team with Cascades , Mechanicville, NY who is a leader in hygiene and Tissue paper.  

Why work at Cascades ?

  • SIGN UP BONUS OF $500 (after Probation)
  • Competitive pay rate : $32.62-36.47
  • Medical, Dental, Vision on the 1st of the month following hire
  • Great Work life balance. 
  • Profit Sharing after 1 year
  • Competitive 401K employer match
  • Safety boot allowance
  • Gym Membership for 50% 
  • Day shift (Mon - Fri) 6:00am - 2:0pm. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Maintain repair and or install electrical electronic and instrumentation equipment pneumatic controls and hydraulics
  • Candidate will be able to read understand and draw necessary schematics
  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley, GE Fanuc, PLCs Allen Bradley, AC Drives, Measurex, and Reliance Drives
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft applications is a plus
  • Candidate will understand Electrical schematics and Electrical controls
  • Comply with other requests from immediate supervisor
  • Knowledge with 480V 3 phase circuits
  • Knowledge in both AC and DC motor circuits


  • Degree or equivalent experience in Electrical/Instrumentation
  • Previous work experience 3-5 years in manufacturing setting ideally Paper Industry
  • Rigorous ability to work autonomously and take initiative
  • Capable of working within teams with an action-based focus
  • Planning and organizing skills with ability to take accountability
  • Must be able to assist/operate various machinery and equipment with electrical aptitude
  • Must be safety quality productivity and team work oriented
  • Must be willing and flexible to do overtime for coverage even on short notice
  • Must be willing to participate in team work to do procedures health and safety work teams and any other problem solving projects
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs in a stretching manner
  • Position involves lots of physical work including lifting, bending, climbing, steps, and standing for extended period of time.
  • Hours depending on work schedule
  • Must be able to work at heights above 20ft Aerial lifts
  • Forklift trained
  • Must be able to be on call for emergencies on a rotation
  • Day Shift


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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. 


About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities since 1964. Cascades have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 10,000 talents working in a network in almost 80 operating units located in North America. 

Nearest Major Market: Albany

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