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Electrical Specialist

Fort Madison, Iowa
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Date posted 06/04/2024 Job ID 45100BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years) Job Title Electrical Specialist City Fort Madison State Iowa Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $51,030 - $75,855

Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

Cryotech Deicing Technology, a division of General Atomics, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of deicing products for aircraft, runways and other applications, currently has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Specialist in Ft. Madison, Iowa.

Under general supervision, this position is responsible for repairing, constructing, installing, troubleshooting, and maintaining DCS/PLC systems, electrical systems and equipment.
  • Creating design schematics, writing and installing computer programs, and testing the efficacy of the installed program.
  • Troubleshooting, setup, programming, testing, and implementation of computer control systems used for production automation and industrial equipment design.
  • Maintaining repairs, and installations on various electrical systems such as lighting, electrical distribution, security, and electronic equipment systems.
  • Assists with senior staff to maintain and installs DCS/PLC programs and components.
  • Maintains security system components such as, cameras, DVRs, card readers, gate controls, intercoms, and electronic door hardware.
  • Performs general PM’s on electrical systems and equipment.
  • Installs and maintains lighting system components such as LED, T5, T8 and HID fixtures.
  • Disassembles and troubleshoots electrical equipment in preparation for repair.
  • Maintain/Troubleshoot electrical distribution systems components, panel-boards, breakers, conduit, raceways and transformers.
  • Assists in other facility areas as required.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and two or more years of progressive experience in operation and maintenance of electrical equipment. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Must demonstrate a general understanding of electrical principles and concepts.
  • Must be knowledgeable of NFPA 70 & 70E, and Title 24.
Must also possess:
  • A valid State driver's license with a good driving record verified by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • General knowledge of building and electrical codes, safety regulations, and local construction industry practices;
  • General knowledge and use of electrical hand tools and voltage or amperage measuring and recording devices;
  • The ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, layouts and other mechanical drawings; and (5) good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report information while assessing situations and making judgments.
  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

Salary:$51,030 - $75,855
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? No Clearance Required? No Apply Now
Jack O
“I wanted to continue my service and make a positive difference in the world. At GA, I can provide my friends, family, neighbors and current service members with the best products to keep them aware and safe at home and on the battlefield.”
– Jack O. Sr. Program Manager, GA-ASI
Steven, Research & Development Engineering
“Working in Research and Development means every day is something new and exciting. It's always a challenge to test new materials to see if they behave as you expect. It's never boring.”
– Steven, Research & Development Engineer
Micah, Mechanical Engineer
"I like knowing that the projects I work on contribute to the defense of our country."
– Micah, Mechanical Engineer
Image of John, Staff Engineer
“I work in the Components Engineering and Obsolescence Management Dept. Our efforts are saving General Atomics several millions of dollars by proactively leading and informing the company of all these decisions which significantly impact production, sustainment and new designs.”
– John, Staff Engineer