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CBS Corporation Maintenance Electrician in Riverside, New Jersey

Maintenance Electrician

REF#: 33711

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.


Installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by using a wide range of tools and instruments including, but not limited to conduit benders, wire tracers, voltage indicators and cable cutters.

This position is Monday- Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM


  • Perform a variety of maintenance tasks, such as electrical preventative maintenance, repair, lock-out/tag-out, disconnecting and removing motors, and responding to emergencies

  • Troubleshoot and repair 110 through 480-voltage alternating current equipment

  • Perform pipe bending and installation of electrical conduit, equipment, feeders, branch circuits, motors and lighting

  • Install, maintain, test, and repair distribution center/office lighting and electrical equipment

  • Experience in building Electrical Panels

  • Obtain measurements and readings using electrical and mechanical testing instruments, including digital multi meters, meggers, amp meters, ohm meters, and phase rotation meters

  • Wire pulling techniques from manual to mechanical

  • Maintain records of maintenance and repair work; prepare reports documentation and correspondence

  • Draw and read electrical and mechanical schematics, blueprints, and/or diagrams

  • Coordinate maintenance work with other sections, contractors, and engineers; estimate time, materials, and equipment required for repairs; examine various electrical systems and make recommendations for new equipment, repairs and modifications

  • Inspect electrical installations to determine maintenance requirements and procedures

  • Test and maintain electrical motors, viable frequency drives, alarms, and control systems to ensure proper working condition

  • Participate in electrical safety program and adhere to all safety procedures

  • Perform other related duties as assigned/required



  • Work experience as an electrician

  • PLC (Allen Bradley) experience in troubleshooting

  • AC/DC Drive experience

  • Knowledge of the National Electric Code

  • Fundamental knowledge of electricity and electronic as related to installation, maintenance and repair of electrical equipment, electronic solid state devices, circuits, wiring and equipment in industrial stations and distribution centers

  • Awareness and experience with lock-out/tag-out procedures

  • Ability to adhere to and observe all applicable safety procedures for working on, or in proximity to, open energize conductors and equipment, including CPR and first aid knowledge

  • Wire pulling techniques experience (perform techniques from manual to mechanical)

  • Layout and installation of electrical equipment, panels and devices

  • Ability to read, interpret and draw mechanical and electrical schematics

  • Ability to work well with others and be a strong member of the team, as well as work effectively alone and unassisted

  • Have knowledge of all tools and protective equipment and their use for work on, or in proximity to, open energize conductors and equipment

  • Aptitude for analyzing problems and develop effective solutions


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled