Maintenance Electrician in Irwindale, CA at Metal Processing Group

Date Posted: 10/8/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Irwindale, CA
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Since 1927, Davis Wire Corporation has built a reputation for dependability and quality. As the largest wire manufacturer in the western United States, our impressive range of products are used in a wide variety of fields, including agriculture, construction, transportation, communications and industrial applications. The foundation of our business is our galvanized, brite and reinforcing wire, though we also produce an assortment of specialty wires to fit almost any need.

We currently seek a dedicated Maintenance Electrician to join our team in Irwindale, California.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support company maintenance requirements for machinery, facility, and safety initiatives.
  • Maintain proper preventative maintenance schedules and documentation for all shop equipment.
  • Support building system maintenance such as machine shop, compressors, tooling, and generators, lighting, fire alarms, and sprinkler systems.
  • Upgrade, repair, replace machinery parts and components as needed to maintain equipment.
  • Oversee the machinery to make sure it is optimal working condition.
  • Support overall company electrical maintenance requirements for machinery and facility upkeep.
  • Maintain electrical support for equipment in the machine shop.
  • Assist mechanical assembly with troubleshooting of equipment breakdown and repair.
  • Maintain electrical support of the building, ensuring all safety codes are complied with.
  • Maintain the building wiring inspection.
  • Maintain all electrical safety records as required by OSHA.
  • Works alone on all types of maintenance repair, electrical repair, and installation.
  • Operates machine shop equipment making repair parts.
  • Uses electrical instruments to diagnose electrical problems.
  • Other duties as assigned

Working procedure is as follows:

  • Makes various repairs to shop equipment and does general and finish carpentry.
  • Works with gas welding and cutting torches; electric welding on a variety of work.
  • Maintains and repairs water, oil, steam, air, and gas lines; fire and water pumping system; fork truck maintenance; and all types of electrical work.
  • Maintains required housekeeping of work area and observes all safety rules.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned.

Tools & materials used:

  • Uses sledgehammers, drills, crowbars, block and tackle, chain falls, drill presses, jack saws, wrenches, electrical tools, gas and electric cutting and welding equipment, plumbers and pipe-fitters equipment and other miscellaneous hand tools.
  • Works on a variety of machines and equipment in and around plant. Works with several lubricants and chemicals throughout the plant.

Job Requirements

  • 3 years of experience in the electrical machine building field.
  • Knowledge of 110V, 230V, 480V, and 24V DC.
  • Thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purpose.
  • Must have experience using the following equipment: Voltmeter, hand tools, hand crimpers, screwdrivers, wrenches, and pliers.
  • Must be comfortable lifting up-to 50lbs, bending, stooping, standing, and climbing up to 10ft.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen.
  • Must have flexible availability including occasional weekends.
  • Strong attention to safety.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to walk, stand, sit, kneel, crawl, twist, bend, and squat for a minimum of eight (8) hours per day.
  • Must be able to lift/carry 40 + lbs. several times per day.

Job Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Company paid retirement account
  • Paid time off & holiday pay
  • Tool allowance

This is a union position. New hires are required to pay a union initiation fee to the local union. Upon passing probation, new hires will join the union and will be required to pay monthly union dues.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Davis Wire Corporation does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firm recruiters. Fees will not be paid in the event candidate submitted by a recruiter without an agreement in place is hired; such resumes will be deemed the sole property of Davis Wire Corporation.

Davis Wire is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.