Barstow, CA

Industrial Electrician


We are seeking a skilled Electrical Maintenance Technician to ensure the safe and efficient operation of our power plant and associated equipment. In this role, you will be responsible for conducting equipment inspections and repairs, troubleshooting system issues, and providing technical guidance to other departments. Training and mentoring less experienced maintenance personnel will also be part of your job responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned as needed)

§ Comply with all company safety and environmental policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment for all personnel. Ensure adherence to safety guidelines and regulatory standards.

§ Implement proper procedures for controlling and shipping hazardous waste streams.

§ Perform maintenance tasks, including corrective, predictive, and preventive measures, on electrical equipment and systems. Keep records, compile reports, and maintain a daily log of activities.

§ Diagnose and resolve electrical or electromechanical equipment malfunctions, as well as failures of associated operational equipment.

§ Plan, direct, and record periodic electrical testing. Recommend or initiate modifications or replacements for equipment that does not meet acceptable operating standards.

§ Develop electrical diagrams, layout drawings, and engineering specifications for system or equipment modification or expansion purposes.

§ Coordinate the electrical requirements for new construction installations, including specifying new equipment. Oversee the electrical installation performed by third-party contractors.

§ Keep the plant area, shop equipment, tools, and grounds clean and safe at all times.

§ Respond immediately to emergency situations to minimize safety hazards and reduce damage or downtime to the plant and its equipment. Take appropriate corrective actions as needed.

§ Monitor and perform maintenance work as required, providing guidance and supervision to others. Tasks may include equipment disassembly, repair, and assembly, equipment lubrication, oil changes, and troubleshooting of malfunctions.

§ Operate various heavy equipment, such as forklifts, cranes, man lifts, machine tools, and electrical test equipment, to perform maintenance tasks.

§ Read, interpret, and implement technical information, including drawings, manufacturer's data, and operating procedures.

§ Document equipment problems, write work orders, work instructions, and maintenance repair requests. Issue and maintain clearances to ensure safety. Keep a log of both open and closed clearances.

§ Train and mentor co-workers to enhance their skills and knowledge in the field. Provide technical guidance, supervision, and hands-on training related to electrical systems.

QUALIFICATIONS To be successful in this role, the following qualifications are required:

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE - While a high school diploma or GED is preferred, it is not required. We value relevant technical or vocational training, especially completion of an accredited electrical apprenticeship program. Additionally, we require 3-4 years of experience in power plant maintenance. Desired qualifications include knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical equipment, as well as systems construction. Familiarity with plant design, equipment locations, valve configurations, and typical production levels is also desired. Proficiency in complex electrical and automatic control systems, safe tool usage, plant safety rules, and equipment troubleshooting is necessary. Basic to intermediate computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases, are also preferred.

We are specifically looking for candidates with experience as an Industrial Electrician, expertise in high voltage systems (4160v and higher), and troubleshooting skills for Motor Control Centers and 1-line electrical diagrams.

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