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Maintenance Mechanic/Electrician - 3rd shift

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Requisition ID: 245301 

The Westminster Operations Center for Penguin Random House is seeking a skilled Industrial Mechanic/Electrician to join our growing team in Westminster, Maryland.


Prior experience working in facility maintenance is desired.  Forklift and/or conveyor repair is a plus.   Previous experience performing duties associated with Siemens or Allen Bradley Programmable Controllers or other relative PLC's is desired but not required.  Additional experience with other crafts such as carpentry, plumbing, painting, masonry and welding will contribute to a well rounded candidate.


The following skills related to electricial trade are desired:

  • Ability to replace electric motors, switches and wires as required.
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment, relays and AC and DC motors
  • Troubleshoot and repair input and output control devices. 
  • Ability to work with 3-phase electrical systems
  • Must be able to read insructions, blue prints and manuals.  Must be able to use any meters, hand tools and shop equipment required to perform tasks.
  • Able to run conduit and bending pipe
  • Knowledge of NEC a plus
  • Experience with voltage up to and including 480v
  • 5 years of electrical training.  Licensed electrician a plus.


To qualify for this position, you must be at least 18 years of age, have basic PC skills and physically capable of performing heavy lifting tasks.  The ability to work regular overtime is required.  


We are seeking candidates interested in working our 3rd shift: Sunday - Thursday 11:00 pm - 7:00 am


Penguin Random House is proud to offer an excellent benefits package for which you are eligible your first day, a competitive salary, 401k and an extremely generous paid time off program!


Please apply using our online application process.


Penguin Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at


Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Date:  Nov 25, 2022

Westminster, MD, US, 21157

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Logistics, 3rd Shift, Maintenance Mechanic, Pipe Welding, Publishing, Operations, Night, Manufacturing

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