Electrical Technician $46.41/hour at ArdaghGroup

Posted in Other 5 days ago.

Location: Fairfield, California

Job Description:


Lead the work of the journey level Electricians and contract workers to ensure equipment reliability in a safe manner. Participates in the installation repair, maintenance inspection, equipment calibration, overhaul, parts ordering and installation of systems. Assist the Supervisor in developing the Electrical Team through leadership, experience, positive attitude, encouragement and training. Back up support in the absence of Electrician Supervisor.


• Help build a zero-accident culture in the plant. Prioritize safety as our #1 value and lead by example on following and enforcing all safety rules. Promote and teach safe work behaviors. Take proactive approach to managing safety in the plant along with active participation in the plant safety programs.
• Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.
• Review technical documents to plan work.
• Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers or field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.
• Confer with the Electrician team to resolve design or resolve operational performance problems.
• Keep project team, and management, up to date on key project detail, keep the team informed on workload and hours required regarding specific project requirements.
• Ensure that changes and problems get documented and communicated to the team and management.
• Support, promote and execute company initiatives.
• Provide user applications or engineering support or recommendations for new or existing equipment with regards to installation, upgrades, or enhancements.
• Assemble, test, or maintain circuitry or electronic components, according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, or knowledge of electronics, using hand or power tools.
• Provide customer support and education, working with users to identify needs, determine sources of problems, or to provide information on product use.
• Work with Purchasing agent to purchase and maintain materials, equipment, or other resources.
• Design basic circuitry and draft sketches for clarification of details and design documentation under engineers' direction, using drafting instruments or computer-aided design (CAD) equipment.
• Test electronics units, using standard test equipment, and analyze results to evaluate performance and determine need for adjustment.
• Perform preventative maintenance or calibration of equipment or systems.
• Calibrate scientific or technical equipment.
• Advise customers on the use of products or services.
• Create schematic drawings for electronics.
• Research equipment or component needs, sources, competitive prices, delivery times, or ongoing operational costs.
• Build prototypes from rough sketches or plans.
• Fabricate parts, such as coils, terminal boards, or chassis, using bench lathes, drills, or other machine tools.
• Fabricate products or components using machine tools.
• Develop or upgrade preventative maintenance procedures for components, equipment, parts, or systems.
• Develop technical methods or processes.
• Develop software or computer applications.
• Perform other duties as assigned.


• Journeyman electrician designation with at least 10 years industrial experience.
• Experience with installation, troubleshooting, repair and adjustment of industrial, electrical and electronic equipment.
• Experience with Allen-Bradley and Rockwell PLCs, PLC5, Controllogix5000, Siemens Processors and RSLogix.
• Software experience with frequency drives, Yaskawa and others preferred along with demonstrated knowledge of programming all drives.
• Demonstrated working knowledge of 3 phase power circuits and ability read electrical prints.
• Familiar with personal protective equipment.
• Mechanically inclined; familiar with hand tools, and power tools.
• Experience in manufacturing required.
• Ability to navigate computer-based programs.
• High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required.


• Able to stand for a long duration in excess of 8 hours.
• Able to bend over and rotate body repeatedly.
• Able to lift to 40 pounds.
• Able to withstand heat, cold, vibrations, odors, fumes, and loud noise.
• Able to climb stairs frequently.
• Able to work overtime on short notice.
• Able to be called in to support break down line issues.

Ardagh Group is a global leader in metal and glass packaging solutions, producing packaging for the world's leading brands. We trace our roots all the way back to the Irish Glass Bottle Company, founded in 1932. Since then, we have grown rapidly to a team of more than 16,000 people with yearly revenues of approximately $7 billion. Today, we have a presence across Europe and the Americas.

Did you know....

  • Ardagh produces many of the beverage cans and bottles you drink your favorite beverages from?
  • Metal and glass packaging we produce are permanent materials, meaning they can be infinitely recycled without any loss of quality?
  • We produce more than 160 million containers per day across the country?
  • Ardagh Metal Beverage North America produces more than 15 billion cans and can ends annually?
  • Approximately 75% of aluminum ever produced is still in use today?
  • Aluminum cans, with 73%, have the highest recycled content among all beverage containers?
Ardagh is passionate about sustainability and has a reputation for innovation. We push the boundaries of what's possible, pioneering new production methods, new design techniques and new ways to recycle and save energy. Our aim is to reduce any negative environmental impact while remaining economically sustainable and socially responsible.

Ardagh Group North America has been and will continue to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast feeding, and related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, race, creed, religion (including religious dress and grooming), color, national origin, ancestry (including association, affiliation, or participation with persons or activities related to national origin, English-proficiency or accent, or immigration status), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital or domestic partner status, age, veteran or military status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Discrimination against any employee or applicant based on any of these factors is prohibited.

For more information on Ardagh Group, visit www.ardaghgroup.com.

The starting hourly base for this role is $46.41. Please note that the wage provided is a good faith estimate and is only applicable for California residents. The wage could be different for applicants who do not reside in California.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento

Nearest Secondary Market: Fairfield
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