Maintenance Electrician II

Website Precision Castparts Corporation

Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Electrician II
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location South Gate, CA, United States
Company Precision Castparts Corporation

Company Profile

Precision Castparts is a market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures, and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. The company also produces airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market.

Job Profile

The company is hiring a Maintenance Electrician II who will maintain electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment, with minimal supervision, by performing the following duties.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or GED; or 3-5 years of related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Experience

  • At least 8 years of hands-on maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair experience on a variety of machine tool types and brands, both modern and legacy.


  • Assists with routine pyrometry work (i.e. thermocouple changes)
  • Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.
  • Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.
  • Install, troubleshoot, and repair the plant lighting 480V, 207V, and 110V circuits; 480V cranes; PLC-based controls and relay logic circuits.
  • Monitor furnace status and light furnaces.
  • Monitor furnace status and light furnaces.
  • Troubleshoots machine issues.
  • Monitors furnace temperature uniformity surveys at the direction of the furnace survey team and maintenance supervision
  • Performs preventative maintenance tasks on equipment
  • Replaces faulty electrical components of machines such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices.
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with other maintenance workers to diagnose malfunction and make required repairs.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain control systems. This includes all electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic controls.
  • Troubleshoot and repair all AC and DC motors and controls, pressure sensing devices, voltage current, and resistance measurement devices.
  • VFD’s and motor control; installation and troubleshooting


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of the Company.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Electrician certification is required.
  • Understanding of both manual and CNC equipment work and how to repair them.
  • A strong knowledge of electrical, electronic, pneumatic, and hydraulic theory and application is a must as are work-class mechanical skills.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
  • Frequently is required to walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Frequently lift or move up to 35 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Occasionally exposed to airborne particles and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


  • 401k Match
  • Gym Membership Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Quarterly Cash Bonus Program
  • Shift Differential for Off Shifts (including weekends)

Employer’s Statement

Precision Castparts is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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