Facilities Electrician


The purpose of the Facilities Electrician is maintaining all aspects of heavy and light electrical current and electrical/electronic equipment throughout the facility department’s area of responsibility.


Major Responsibilities


Read blueprints or technical diagrams. Install and maintain wiring, control, and lighting systems. Inspect electrical components, such as transformers and circuit breakers.

1)Follow all plant safety rules and policies.

2)Understand and promote Magna’s philosophies (Magna Operational Principles, Corporate Constitution and Employee’s Charter).

3)Follow and comply with all safety standards including LOTO

4)Follow and comply with all operational procedures/policies as stated in the employee Environmental Health and Safety programs.

5)Install conduit and wire

6)Build/install/modify electrical panels and low voltage transformers

7)Sizing and selection of wire and circuit protection devices

8)Sizing and selection of motor controls and contactors

9)Troubleshoot electrical power distribution systems

10)Troubleshoot low voltage controls and relays

11)Troubleshoot electric motors

12)Install and wire electrical motors and drives

13)Repair and maintain indoor and outdoor lighting

14)Operate switchgear for shutdown/startup

15)Perform lockout/tagout

16)Use data loggers for power study

17)Install busway and bus plugs

18)Install cable tray

19)Use power monitoring software for analysis and reporting

20)Perform maintenance on medium and low voltage power distribution switchgear and components

21)Perform or oversee testing of new electrical systems and components

22)Perform basic user functions at fire alarm panel

23)Review and mark up engineered plans and drawings

24)Review and modify existing specifications and assist in creating new ones

25)Maintain as-built drawings, schematics, and equipment schedules

26)Provide preliminary sketches and cost estimates for materials and services.

27)Minor plumbing repairs

28)Overhead door repairs

29)Repair and maintain loading dock components: doors, trailer restraints, and dock levelers

30)Assist with repairs of HVAC systems

31)Assist with repairs of compressed air systems

32)Operate mechanical systems manually or with software controls

33)Operate various aerial lifts, fork trucks, and floor cleaning equipment

34)Install PVC pipe

35)Install small bore threaded or grooved pipe

36)Promotes good housekeeping (5S)

37)Perform other duties as required


Knowledge and Education


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required, Degree in Electrical Maintenance and/or Current Journeyman Electrician certification (Master is preferred)




  • Working knowledge of N.E.C.
  • Local City and County electrical codes and regulations
  • PLC experience a bonus
  • Must be Kamtek Forklift Certified.


OTHER: Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook


Work Experience


4 years of work experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment.


Skills and Competencies


– Willingness to work extended or flexible hours as required to meet production


– Strong mechanical background;

– Basic equipment knowledge;

– Maintenance skills

– Understanding of customer requirements

– Ability to work in stressful situations

– Must be willing to work in various locations within and outside the facility

– Knowledge of hydraulics

– Knowledge of pneumatics

– Knowledge of basic plumbing

– Knowledge of industrial electricity

– Knowledge of basic HVAC

– Experience with building automation systems desired

– Experience installing medium and low voltage electrical systems in industrial or

manufacturing facilities required


Work Environment


May be required to lift up to 75lbs. occasionally, 80% walking or standing, 15% computer work, 5% kneeling or crouching


Company Description


Kamtek is a Tier 1, automotive manufacturing supplier that specializes in Metal Stamping and Assembly for Mercedes, Volkswagon, Kia and Hyundai. As a local distributor and supplier, Kamtek’s market segmentation to Cosma International, (a division of MAGNA INTERNATIONAL) provides a “state-of-the-art” product that utilizes the most technologically advanced Pressing processes in order to maintain a competitive advantage to other OEM’s within the market.


Our company’s culture of team spirit & mutual respect with a focus on fair treatment helps us to embrace our multi-cultural affiliation with Magna International, and supports our mission through process efficiency and competitive product pricing. Furthermore, the culture at Kamtek focuses on Job Security, with employees being given the opportunity for continuous training, advancement within the skill/trade, and potential for growth within our safe work environment. We offer Employee Equity and Profit Participation programs which increase our employees’ ownership within the company.


Kamtek, part of Cosma International and a division of Magna International, represents the the most diversified automotive supplier in the world. We design, develop and manufacture automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assemble complete vehicles, primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) of cars and light trucks in our three geographic segments – North America, Europe, and Rest of World (primarily Asia, South America and Africa).


Our capabilities include the design, engineering, testing and manufacture of automotive interior systems; seating systems; closure systems; metal body & chassis systems; mirror systems; exterior systems; roof systems; electronic systems; powertrain systems as well as complete vehicle engineering and assembly.


We have a global presence in order to support our customers on a worldwide basis, consisting of 136,000 employees in 319 manufacturing operations and 85 product development, engineering and sales centers in 29 countries on four continents as of Q2 2015


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