Woodward, Inc.



Position Purpose:

This position reports to the Facility Manager and performs installation, maintenance and trouble shooting of electrical power distribution systems and the building equipment associated to these systems.

Essential Functions:

Provides consulting and information around basic electrical activities.
Connects wiring to both equipment and distribution panels.
Pulls wiring through conduit, may be assisted by an electrician helper.
Tests electrical circuits to ensure compatibility and safety of components, using testing instruments, such as ohmmeter or voltmeter.
Installs control and distribution apparatus, such as switches, relays, and circuit breaker panels.
Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles and installs electrical conduit, using various tools.
Responsible for the upkeep and Preventative Maintenance (PM’s) on switch gears, transformers and distribution panels.
Uses equipment manufacture’s documentation and service specifications to calculate wire size, conduit size and current protection devices requirements.
Purchases and verifies specifications of received electrical materials.
Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials.
Utilizes a variety of tools (i.e., saws, benders, pullers, etc.) to install conduit, power poles, outlet boxes and wiring.
Ensures that all installations are functioning properly and safely.
Trains and mentors less experienced members of the team
Performs upkeep, equipment enhancements, parts inventory, etc. for all aspects of the electrical utilities.
Updates and maintains documentation in agreement with equipment and system changes.
Observes functioning of installed equipment or systems to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
Consults with/is a liaison for work performed by outside contractors.

Other Functions:

Must be a team player.
Works in a self directed environment.
Performs a variety of maintenance work tasks that may not be related to the electrical field.
Purchases and verifies specifications of received electrical materials.
Assists others as an electrical consulting activity information source.
Performs scheduled & non-scheduled preventive maintenance on equipment and systems.
Must be willing to take responsibility for the upkeep, equipment enhancements, parts inventory, etc. for all aspects of the electrical utilities.
Acts as a consultant/liaison for work performed by outside contractors.
Must have the ability and willingness to act as a trainer/mentor for the less experienced members of the team.

Working Environment/ Physical Activities:

Will have to work overtime and some weekends with short notice. Will be on-call after normal business hours.
All areas of the facility with work being performed both inside and outside with exposure to high voltage areas, rotating equipment, pressurized vessels, chemicals, temperature changes, etc. Will be expected to work off ladders, man lifts, scissors lifts, etc. May be expected to lift equipment weighing up to 100 lbs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Understanding of electrical circuitry, and all related components.
The ability to write effectively, to read and understand work documents, to communicate information clearly to coworkers and supervisors, and the ability to listen attentively and comprehend key pieces of spoken information.
The ability to perform simple arithmetic computations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division correctly, using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Solid ability to operate a variety of test instruments and hand tools.
The ability to define, diagnose, and resolve problems. This also includes the ability to acquire and apply new knowledge and skills. This includes seeking, logically examining, and interpreting information from different sources to determine a problem’s cause and developing a course of action to resolve the problem and to prevent its reoccurrence.
The ability to accurately provide the information requested on specific forms, reports, and logs. This includes generating or transcribing appropriate words, numbers, or symbols to complete written or computerized forms, reports, or logs.

Education or Formal Training:

High school diploma or equivalent required.
California Contractor’s License C-10 of the State of California.
Associate’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Technology preferred
Certified Electrical Safety Worker (CESW) and Certified Control Systems Technician (CCST) preferred
Completion of an electrical apprenticeship program preferred

Experience Required:

3 years of related work experience required, in an industrial environment preferred.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR, or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee. – ITAR POSITIONS ONLY

Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company’s innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans

Job Facilities

Primary Location United States-California-Valencia

Organization Woodward

Schedule FULL TIME

Shift 1st Shift / Day Job

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