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Maintenance Crafts - Freeburg, IL

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Freeburg, Illinois

Job Type: Not Specified


Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Posting Address

Hubbell Wiegmann

501 West Apple Street

Freeburg, IL 62243

Position Overview

Perform and combination of following tasks to keep the plant and the machinery operating.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability to work safely on variety of equipment to carry out preventive, reactive and predictive maintenance.
  • Trouble shoot electronic, hydraulic and electromechanical equipment (including, turret punches, laser, Mechanical/hydraulic power presses, robotics, and other specialized equipment)
  • Read, interpret and program PLC controllers and languages
  • Determine root cause of equipment failures and develop preventative measures
  • Perform electrical/mechanical fabrication and alterations
  • Diagnose machine operation failures and downtime utilizing machine manuals, PLCs and other tools, including diagrams, wiring layouts, blueprints, schematics etc.
  • Inspect, operate or test machinery/equipment to diagnose machine malfunctions
  • Use tools ranging from common hand and power tools (hammers, hoists, drills etc.) to precision measuring instruments.
  • Assemble, install or repair wiring, electrical and electronic components, pipe systems, machinery or equipment.
  • Inspect drives, motors and belts, check fluid levels, replace filters, or perform other maintenance actions.
  • Perform preventative maintenance throughout the plant. May have to change belts and filters, grease equipment, clean condenser coils on chillers, check lube levels on hydraulic presses, check equipment’s electrical and bolts on machines top to bottom.
  • Open/close plant: Opening includes unlock doors, turn on lights, start air compressors, start ovens and washer, light burner when ready, turn on welding gas. In winter shovel snow and throw out deicer at entrance. At the end of the shift do the opposite to close the plant.
  • Operator fork truck/tow motor, hoists, scissor lifts and overhead lefts.

Skills and Experience

  • Physically able to do the work requiring frequent standing, bending and lifting up to 20 lbs. frequently and 40 – 60 lbs. occasionally.
  • Sufficient reading and writing ability to follow work order instructions and prepare simple production reports.
  • Sufficient visual acuity (corrected) to read instructions, operate machine and inspect parts.
  • Sufficient manual dexterity to operate the equipment properly.
  • Must be able to pass the respiratory test per OSHA requirement


High School Diploma

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.