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Electrical Maintenance Technician at Howmet Aerospace in Martinsville, Virginia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Howmet is currently in search of an Electrical Technician to join our team in Martinsville, VA. At Howmet, our goal is to be the best company in the world! Howmet is the world's leading producer and manager of light-weight materials. Howmet serves the aerospace, automotive, packaging, building and construction, commercial transportation, and industrial markets, bringing design, engineering, production, and other capabilities of Howmet' s businesses as a single solution to customers.

Our benefit plan includes affordable health, dental and vision insurance; free short term & long-term disability, life and accidental death insurance; paid holidays, paid personal leave and vacation; tuition assistance; attendance incentives; uniforms provided at no cost; 401(k) with company match; plus an quarterly performance incentive bonus in a tobacco free environment.

Howmet is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/H/V).

Job Duties / Responsibilities:

Work is performed throughout a heavy industrial facility. Potential hazards include high heat applications, proximity of moving machinery, noise, heavy lifting, working at heights, in pits and in confined spaces. The Electrician will troubleshoot, repair, and maintain heavy industrial machinery and equipment with a working knowledge of AC/DC motors and controls, Programmable Logic, combustion, metering, air conditioning, power distribution (low and high voltage), conduit and schematics. Duties include but are not limited to: • Read electrical schematics to troubleshoot equipment. • Create job kits for maintenance jobs including repairs, new equipment installation, and preventative maintenance. • Perform preventative maintenance on production equipment. • Ability to work at heights • Adhere to all safety procedures and state and federal regulations. • Operate a variety of hand and power tools, measuring devices, and test equipment. • Hot Work • Follow instructions and respond to management direction. • Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. • Exercise strong communication skills and being a good team player. • Maintain a safe and clean work environment. • Provide improvement suggestions to increase quality, production, and safety. • Martinsville VA Operations is a 24/7 operation. This position requires the ability to work a variety of shifts and schedules, including overtime. Basic Qualifications / Requirements:

High School diploma or GED

Must have permanent authorization to work in the U.S. without need for sponsorship; Ability to work in a manufacturing atmosphere safely and follow safety practices and regulations; Must be willing and able to work any shift in a 24/7 operation and overtime including weekends and holidays; Ability to lift at least 50lbs as needed; Must have basic computer skills to create work orders, complete work orders, plan work, identify parts, and locate spare parts using a computerized maintenance management system after training; Must be able to legally operate company motor vehicles and mobile equipment; Must have strong math skills including reading fractions and decimals; Must have strong troubleshooting skills; Basic welding and flame cutting experience with a basic understanding of hydraulics and pneumatics. The position requires an individual to stand, climb, work at heights, stoop, move equipment; bend, reach, or lift for prolonged periods of time. PPE includes FR9 clothing, safety glasses, hard hat, and steel toed boots with metatarsal protection, hearing protection and other safety equipment as required. Qualified candidates must be able to pass a background test, physical and drug screen.

Preferred Qualifications Include :

1 year of electrical maintenance experience with a variety of areas, including AC/DC motors, electrical controls, programmable controllers, 480v power distribution, PLCs, combustion,

Associate's or bachelor's degree in an applicable field such as industrial maintenance or industrial electricity program

Completion of an approved technical training or apprentice program

Knowledge of National Electric code

Proficiency with basic computer applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel

Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles and applications

Strong written and verbal communication skills