Electro-Mechanical Technician

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Date: Apr 23, 2024

Location: Richmond, VA, US, 23237

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.

DFR is part of the Refrigeration and Food Equipment segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.

DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.

Job Title:        Electro-Mechanical Technician            

Location:        Richmond, VA


What we are looking for:

We are looking for an Electro-Mechanical Technician who will be responsible for routine maintenance support to the operations departments in a highly automated environment. This multi-craft position (electrical, mechanical, and electronic) will be responsible for troubleshooting mechanical, electronic, and electrical industrial equipment for a designated department within the plant. The ideal candidate must have a continuous improvement mindset while achieving the overall objectives with preventative maintenance and quick repair for trouble calls from Production Leaders.


What you will be responsible for in this role: (list job duties/responsibilities)

  • Assists other Technicians in the repair and maintenance of equipment.
  • Diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems using technical drawings (e.g., blueprints, electronic/mechanical schematics) and diagnostic tools (e.g., multi-meter, laptop)
  • Install, maintain, test, troubleshoot & repair electrical, electronic systems, control and components of industrial machines, tools, and production/utility equipment.
  • Diagnose, repair, and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment. Including but not limited to seals, gaskets and bearings on motors, pumps, gearboxes, conveyors, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and repair complex electrical/electronic problems with equipment, networks, PC logic controls, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) and external Input/Output (I/O) devices where the repair is not immediately visible or obvious.


What are the basic qualifications?

  • Enrolled in Trade/Technical School certification
  • 3+ years Mechanical troubleshooting and repair
  • 3+ years plus Electrical troubleshooting and repair



What are the preferred qualifications?

  • Trade/Technical School certification
  • 5+ years Mechanical troubleshooting and repair
  • 5+ years plus Electrical troubleshooting and repair
  • Experience in robotics
  • Controls Troubleshooting experience
  • Networking Troubleshooting experience


To be a great fit for the role:

  • Must be able to follow instructions and exercise good judgment.
  • Strong knowledge of electrical power and control, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanic principals.
  • Ability to read electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics.
  • Knowledge to troubleshoot causes of operating errors and decide the best course of action to fix.
  • Must be proficient using all electrical measuring instruments.
  • Ability to install equipment, machine controls, conduit, and wiring.
  • Ability to repair machines or systems using the required tools.
  • Must have working knowledge of Lockout/Tag our procedures, NEC rules and regulations.
  • Must have ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks efficiently.
  • Must have good teamwork and communication skills and ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must have computer skills necessary to interface with machinery programs.
  • Must be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to read, understand, and fabricate from basic sketches/drawings and be able to read electrical and mechanical drawings.
  • Must be able to work with machine operators, mechanics, contractors and/or vendors.
  • Must be a team player and work well with others.
  • Must have a positive attitude.


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:

The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.                                             

Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact BOT@doverfoodretail.com for assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.

Job Function :

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

Job Segment: Machinist, Maintenance, Electrical, Power Systems, Technician, Manufacturing, Engineering, Energy, Technology

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