Facility Electrician in El Cajon, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 10/19/2019

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  • Location:
    El Cajon, CA
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    0 weeks
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    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt has partnered with a Machine Tool repair shop in El Cajon who is now hiring for a Facility Electrician!

This is a Direct Hire opportunity, with competitive salary and benefits


Job Purpose

Under minimal supervision,  may repair/maintain all electronic and electrical systems on machines, furnaces and associated equipment throughout the company.  Acts as mentor for junior Technicians.

Principal Accountabilities

  1. May trouble-shoot/repair electronic/electrical components on computer controlled and numeric controlled machinery and systems, other equipment such as welding, heat-treating ovens, cranes, mills, lathes, x-ray machines, etc., building electrical circuitry, or electrical/gas furnaces as needed.

2)   Repairs to board level and may repair to component level.  Designs/installs new electrical/electronic circuitry and instruments as required.  Designs/debugs PLC, LADDER software.  Designs/deg\bugs Fanuc and other software products used in the plant.

3)   Performs periodic maintenance on electrical/electronic systems on all machine tools and associated equipment.  Maintains records associated with periodic maintenance.

  1. May program all controllers and instruments on all furnaces.  Assists calibration department in calibrating furnaces as required.

5)   Maintains adjustments on air/gas mixture to assure optimum performance.  Maintains thermocouples, including ordering and assuring proper calibration.

  1. Fills out requisitions to order replacement and spare parts for equipment.

  1. Draws in CAD, line diagrams, ladder schematics for machines or building updates.

  1. Programs CNC machines to do 5D laser calibrations and machine capability reports.  Also tests machines without an operator.

8)   Mentors/provides guidance assistance and training to junior Technicians.

9)  Maintains a clean work environment (including assigned storage and cleaning duties)

     in full compliance with company standards, customer and government regulations.

10) Assists in the development and maintenance of a business culture, which supports

      the Company's overall business objectives and goals, by providing leadership in

      issues that involve “cost, quality, process, schedule and people”.

11) Ensures the company's commitment to maintain a safe workplace and to protect the

      environment through the establishment and support of Company policy and

      adherence to various government regulations.

12)  Performs other duties, tasks and responsibilities as assigned.


High School diploma or GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience & Qualifications

Requires minimum of seven years related experience.  Must posses strong electrical background.  Must posses electronic theory training.  The ability to work as a team player as well as independently is required.

Mental and Physical Demands

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English instructions
  • Ability to read schematics and technical manuals.
  • Ability to use electrical test equipment, multi-meter, oscilloscope, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics.
  • Ability to determine temperature required for proper control of components being treated.
  • Manual dexterity
  • Good vision with correction
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Withstand loud noise of a machine shop environment

Volt is an equal opportunity employer