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Company: Emerson Electric Co
Location: South Milwaukee, WI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


At Emerson, we are innovators and problem-solvers, focused on a common purpose: leaving our world in a better place than we found it. Each and every day, our foundational values—integrity, safety and quality, supporting our people, customer focus, continuous improvement, collaboration and innovation—inform every decision we make and empower our employees to keep reaching higher. As a global technology and engineering leader, we provide groundbreaking solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and residential markets. Our Emerson Automation Solutions business helps process, hybrid, and discrete manufacturers maximize production and protect personnel and the environment while optimizing their energy and operating costs. Our Emerson Commercial & Residential Solutions business helps ensure human comfort and health, protect food quality and safety, advance energy efficiency and create sustainable infrastructure. Emerson, a Fortune 500 company with $15.3 billion in sales and 200 manufacturing locations worldwide, is committed to helping employees grow and thrive throughout their careers. Whether you're an established professional looking for a career change, an undergraduate student exploring options or a recent MBA graduate, you'll find a variety of opportunities at Emerson. Join our team and start your journey today.If you are an Maintenance Journeyman Electrician looking for an opportunity to grow, Emerson has an exciting opportunity for you!  This 2nd shift position is based in our South Milwaukee, WI location.



 The Journeyman Electrician position will plan, install, and repair electrical fixtures, equipment issues and failures, and control equipment like switches, relays, and distribution panels. Measure, cut, thread, assemble, bend, and install conduit. Test electrical systems to ensure they are operating to code. Assemble, install and wire electrical systems that operate heating, lighting, power, electrical machinery, electronic equipment and controls, and data systems. Must also comply with all electrical, NFPA, and building codes to prevent safety issues.

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Overtime pay for all hours worked over 8 hours in a day and all weekend hours
  • Paid parental leave after 30 days

  • 2 weeks paid vacation (pro-rated 1st year)
  • Pension plan 


  • Performs preventative maintenance inspections

  • Install conduit and wiring for power distribution, lighting, and machine or equipment controls

  • Build or modify control panels

  • Proficiency with conduit ranging from ½” to 2” and above, thin wall, rigid, flexible, sealtite

  • Proficiency with raceways, cable trays, crane rails and distribution bus duct

  • Installing communication wiring

  • Installation of fixtures, switches, motors, relays, thermostats, process controls, limit switches, speed controls, voltage and current controls

  •  Maintaining and troubleshooting electrical issues on Industrial manufacturing equipment    








To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • This position requires knowledge of electricity, electrical principles and practices, electrical circuits and controls, and electronic devices
  • This knowledge is usually acquired through formal technical training supplemented by an accredited journeyman apprenticeship, plus four to five years of experience in diversified electrical operations
  • Additional work experience may substitute for accredited journeyman status


Other Skills and Abilities:

Employee must be able to perform maintenance duties in full range of entire plant facility.


Certificates, Licenses, Registration: 

  • State of Wisconsin (WI) License required

Our Commitment to Our People
We invest in our employees to ensure they have the marketplace knowledge, skills and competencies to compete and lead in a global economy. Our training programs focus on end-to-end development from onboarding through senior leadership.
Flexible and competitive benefits plans offer you the right options to meet your individual/family needs:  medical insurance plans, dental and vision coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and more.  We provide employees flexible time off plans including paid parental leave (maternal and paternal), vacation and holiday leave.
Our success is measured by the positive impact we make on people, our communities and the world in which we live. Learn more about us!.
Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion
At Emerson, we are committed to fostering a culture where every employee is valued and respected for their experiences and perspectives. We believe a diverse and inclusive work environment contributes to the rich exchange of ideas that inspires innovation and brings the best solutions to our customers. This philosophy is fundamental to living our company's values and our responsibility to leave the world in a better place.
Diversity and Inclusion at Emerson is about welcoming, respecting, and valuing the differences each employee possesses. Inclusion is creating a real sense of engagement, belonging and connection for all employees. Learn more about ourCulture & Values and about Diversity & Inclusion at Emerson.
Work Authorization
Emerson will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Emerson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.
If you have a disability and are having difficulty accessing or using this website to apply for a position, you can request help by sending an email to idisability.administrator@emerson.com.  

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