MKD Electric Industrial Electrician in Whiting, Indiana

Pay ranges from $25.00 to $40.00 per hour

Expand your options, work for MKD Electric.

  • Utilize your Foreman skills & experience to make a difference.

  • Advance your career and further your education.

  • Work with a great team of people.

As an MKD team member you will be eligible for great benefits and career advancement opportunities. In fact, MKD Electric ranks in the 90th Percentile in pay, overtime/double time pay and company provided benefits in the United States. Ample overtime opportunities for those that want it. We also offer great training programs and have significant opportunities for career advancement. Most importantly, MKD Electric is committed to providing a safe place to work.

MKD Electric is one of the Midwest’s largest full-service merit shop electrical contractors. For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, and maintained our clients’ systems, projects, and facilities. We specialize in working in a variety of industrial environments, including chemical, petrochemical, distribution, packaging, and more.

Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bend and install rigid conduit

  • Set up and pull wire and cable

  • Terminate power, control, and instrumentation wire and cable

  • Install electrical gear, equipment, and devices

  • Install and troubleshoot PLC's

  • Install and troubleshoot AC and DC Drives

  • Knowledgeable in single and three phase motors and motor control systems

  • Solid/stable/proven experience in electrical field

  • Read/comprehend tape measure, blue prints, schematics, technical drawings, work orders, instructions, formulas and processing charts

  • Must have knowledge of the NEC (National Electrical Code) and OSHA safety standards

  • Stand, walk, sit, kneel, and walk up/down stairs on regular basis; climb up and down ladders up to 35 feet high repeatedly on a shift

  • Work from various heights via platforms, scaffolds, ladders or man-lifts

  • Bend and stretch, lift and move heavy objects many times across a shift

  • Operate, maintain, and work in close proximity to various power equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, man-lifts, excavators, drills, saws, hydraulic tools and automatic machinery

  • Must be safety conscious

Benefits:

We offer our team members a comprehensive employment package that includes:

  • Career growth opportunities

  • Strong safety culture with training

  • Competitive wage(s)

  • Bonus eligible based on individual and company performance

  • Eligible for over-time pay after 8 hours per day, after 40 hours per week, and Saturday's

  • Eligible for double time pay on Sunday’s

  • 401(k) plan w/company match up to 4%

  • Paid sick time

  • Paid vacation time program

  • Eligibility for health benefits which includes:

  • Medical insurance – shared cost

  • Company paid dental insurance

  • Company paid vision insurance

  • Company paid life insurance and AD&D insurance

  • Company paid short term disability insurance

  • Optional life insurance for you, your spouse and children

  • Optional long term disability insurance

  • Full-time in-house training director

  • Multiple training & development opportunities:

  • DOL Certified Apprenticeship Program

  • Foreman’s Academy

  • Leadership Training Program

  • Hands on Controls & Instrumentation Training

  • and more

  • Referral bonuses up to $2,500

  • Annual recycle bonus eligibility

  • Tuition reimbursement for authorized training

  • Company provided FR clothing

  • Company provided safety gear – harness, lanyard, arc flash gear and more

  • Safety boot and prescription safety glasses allowance

  • Social activities

  • Holiday Party, BBQ’s, fun all hands on meetings, golf outings, contests, etc…

  • Charitable activities

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation and Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and others

  • Open door policy

  • Annual performance reviews