Dow Jones Manufacturing Electronic Maintenance Technician in FEDERAL WAY, Washington

Job Description:

  • Breakdown Repair Response

  • Provide immediate response to breakdown situations coordinating with machinist when appropriate to ensure a quick resolve without compromising equipment or safety.

  • Technical Knowledge.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electronic and electromechanical components of pressroom, mailroom and building equipment safely and efficiently. Troubleshooting and repair of network, PLC, automated remote controls. Strong skill base to install and commission new equipment or systems.


  • Skills in the use of electronic and instrumentation shop instruments (volt ohm multimeter, oscilloscope, clamp on amp meter, soldering iron, regulated powersupply etc.) to set equipment to manufacturers specifications, and make appropriate repairs.

  • Skills in the use of other small shop equipment (drill press, grinder, etc.) to repair damaged or manufacture retrofit parts for equipment.

  • Skills in routine maintenance and repair of WAN and LAN Microsoft platform equipment for client e-mail, page flow delivery, special applications used to operate production equipment and desktop support.

  • Skills in installing, troubleshooting and upgrading client systems.

  • Skills in routine maintenance and repair of PLC systems.

  • Ability to use a laptop to troubleshoot ladder logic, install software upgrades and equipment preventive maintenance programs.

  • General knowledge in the troubleshooting and repair of electronic and electromechanical systems and electrical controls. General knowledge of electrical code, techniques of running conduit and electrical controls for new installations (voltage up to 120VAC).

  • Improve productivity and quality of product by proactively observing equipment for problems and seeking creative solutions.

  • Listening to and seeking input from customers (mailroom, pressroom and other personnel) in a coordinated effort to continuously improve upon the production quality score.

  • Communications; Effective use of oral and written skills (department logs, work orders, electronic and electromechanical report, email, etc.) in communicating with TS Manager, maintenance foreman and other departments to ensure plant maintenance programs remain effective and results timely.

  • Utilization of maintenance records (department preventative maintenance logs, equipment logs, etc.) to keep information useful and timely. Updating and maintaining spare parts inventory as parts are used to ensure accuracy.

  • Adhere to all company environmental policies and practices, utilize safe work practices including but not limited to lockout/tagout program and hot work permit program to protect personnel and equipment. Maintain safe and clean work is by good housekeeping practices (putting away supplies, tools, etc., and cleaning up when work is done).

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Job Category:

IT Administration/Support Group

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).