• Maintenance / Electrician

    Job Locations US-NY-Elmira
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Kennedy Valve
  • Overview

    Kennedy Valve is a gray and ductile iron foundry and computerized machining and assembly operation. We supply fire hydrants and valves to the water works and fire suppression industries. We have been manufacturing these products in Elmira, New York, for over 125 years. We have the following opportunity for candidates interested in the stability and growth record of Kennedy Valve.


    McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


    • Assigned housekeeping responsibilities.
    • Actively participate in safety programs.
    • comply with all safety regulations.
    • Work Over time as requested to support scheduled shutdowns or urgent repairs.
    • Identify Opportunities for continuous improvement in the areas of safety, quality, cost,and production.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Working with electrical power systems involving AC voltages including 480
    • Safely use material handling equipment as required (chain falls, chokers, fork lifts, moble and house crane).
    • Work from prints, diagrams, schematics, specifications, instructions, operations manuals, and manufacturer's manuals, and specifications, to perform scheduled and emergency repairs.
    • install, maintain, inspect, troubleshoot and repair.
    • running conduit from 1/2" to 3", pulling wire, run cable tray, install electrical panel and junction box.
    • support during interruptions to production to minimize downtime.


    • High School diploma/ GED.
    • 5 + years of Jouneyman level electrician experience with competence in heavy industrial environment.  High Voltage experience required.
    • Drives and PLC experience.
    • Understanding and compliance with codes and Osha regulations. Including arc Flash, LO/TO, Fall protection,hot work, job hazard analysis.
    • Capable of safely lifting 45+ lbs, climbing stairs,ladders, navigating narrow walkways, use of hand tools and precision equipment.
    • willing and able to work 10 hour shift schedule and overtime as needed.


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