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Industrial Electrician

Government and Military



Chesterfield, Missouri, United States

Job Summary

Do you envision a workplace where every team member works together to create an amazing workplace experience? Do you want to be part of a dedicated group of professionals who consistently deliver excellence to reach our common goal of a best in class working environment If you have a positive can-do attitude and a drive for success, Amentum is looking for you! We are seeking an Industrial Electrician team member for our client site in the Greater St. Louis area. The successful candidate will have outstanding electrician experience and will be committed to working with others to deliver best in class, unparalleled excellence in customer service and satisfaction.

  • Typical work hours are a 12-hour night shift, 6:30 PM to 6:30 AM; hours may vary based on the requirements of critical business demand.

The Industrial Electrician is responsible for providing an advanced level of expertise in responding to work orders, troubleshooting, and providing preventive and corrective maintenance on the facility mechanical, electrical equipment, and systems in a pharmaceutical manufacturing environment.

As the Industrial Electrician, your daily duties for this role will include:

  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting all facility equipment and systems, including:
    • Normal and emergency power systems.
    • Buss power distribution systems, duct plugs, conduit, and wiring.
    • Pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical systems; and
    • Switch gears, motors, disconnects and breakers, AC and variable frequency drives, low voltage controls, PLCs, cranes, and hoists, lighting systems, building automation systems, and motor control centers (up to 480V).
  • Maintaining, improving, and participating in developing control systems, programming ladder logic/PLCs (Allen Bradley, Siemens ControlLogix, PLC-5) and HMI. Working with Allen Bradley controls and instrumentation such as thermocouples and transducers, as well as primary voltages up to and including 480v.
  • Providing an advanced level of expertise in responding to work orders, troubleshooting, servicing, and documenting the electrical and controls needs of equipment and systems related to HVAC units, motors, lighting systems, control circuits, VFDs, PLCs, cranes, and hoists.
  • Utilizing the building automation system to track building conditions and the operation of facilities equipment.
  • Performing preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, and repairs on electrical systems and equipment, instruments, control systems, drives, and lighting systems as scheduled in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).
  • Performing functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis, lockout/tagout, and wearing PPE.
  • Complying with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Calibrating, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing pharmaceutical production equipment and laboratory equipment instrumentation (reactors, freezers, incubators, and more).

As the Industrial Electrician IV, you will be expected to:

  • Work in a team environment with a one team mentality; be friendly, respectful, empathetic, and professional to teammates and clients.
  • Value and respect employee authenticity and demonstrate cultural awareness to create a memorable experience and a respectful workplace.
  • Balance workload and multiple tasks while focusing on attention to detail and prioritizing assignments.
  • Take initiative to resolve issues that arise and solve problems independently; shift priorities as needed or requested by management and remain flexible.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  • 5 years of experience as an industrial maintenance electrician or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with digital controls systems, PLCs, and more.
  • Experience troubleshooting and diagnosing Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs).
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing components up to 480V 3 phase.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing lighting and security related systems.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing electric motors and motor controls.
  • Ability to obtain site specific security access including all applicable background checks.
  • Ability to pass a medical evaluation for respirator use and successfully complete a fit test for each type of respirator needed for the position or for an approved alternate respirator that provides equal or better protection from identified hazards.
  • Ability to work overtime when required, including holidays and weekends.
  • Ability to obtain an appropriate driver's license issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles, as requested.
  • Must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

Some physical requirements include:

  • Regularly lift to 50 lbs
  • Regularly climb ladders, steps, and scaffolding
  • Repetitive motions: bend, stoop, squat, kneel, stretch, reach, wrist movement
  • Walk extensively throughout the plant during shift
  • Work at an accelerated pace in emergency conditions
  • Ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding

Special Requirements: Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed. Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment.

Pfizer Site Requirement:

All employees and contractors working at a Pfizer site must be fully vaccinated against covid-19 by November 15, 2021, unless there is an approved medical or religious exemption. “Fully vaccinated” is defined as receiving the full dose therapy of an EUA approved COVID-19 vaccine and being 14 days post the completion of the required dose regimen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Industrial Mechanical, Industrial Technology, or related skilled trade program.
  • Experience diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing:
    • Large scale plumbing systems
    • Facility mechanical systems, such as air handlers, to OEM specifications
    • Supply and exhaust fans
  • Experience troubleshooting pumps and motors.
  • Experience repairing steam components up to 100 psi.
  • Experience working with HVAC.
  • Experience working in a GMP or similar regulated environment such as hospitals, biomedical or pharmaceutical campuses.
  • Experience in troubleshooting 4-20mA circuits and NFPA-70E Training.
  • Experience with conduit installation
  • Experience calculating and determining circuit load.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing electrical issues on cranes and hoists.
  • Experience installing, troubleshooting, and repairing VFD’s, Allen Bradley PLC’s, and Allen Bradley RS Logix Software.
  • Experience installing rigid conduit and EMT up to 3 inches.
  • Working knowledge of NEC, sizing wire, transformers, and calculating conduit fill.
  • Experience troubleshooting and replacing 3 phase motors up 60hp.
  • Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) or Maintenance Management System (i.e. Maximo, MP2, or other).