• 3rd Shift Electrical Technician

    Job Division SRG Global
    REF. 2018-3185
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Guardian Industries, a global company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, employs around 18,000 people and operates facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian’s diverse group of companies are involved in the manufacture of high-performance float, coated and fabricated glass products; the manufacture of high-quality chrome-plated and painted plastic components for the automotive and commercial truck industries. Guardian’s vision is to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer resources. Guardian is a wholly owned subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. Visit for more information.



    Role: Perform Electrical infrastructure and equipment installation, troubleshooting, repair and general maintenance support for the plant.


    Required Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma / GED
    • Demonstrated ability to perform work requiring basic math skills
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • Must have 2-5 years of experience or must have completed an apprenticeship or tech school training in the field or related area
    • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment under pressure
    • Ability to work as a member of a team
    • Must be able to operate a forklift
    • Able to wire single phase and 3-phase circuits up to 480 Volts
    • Able to read electrical schematics


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated experience in trouble-shooting control circuits and industrial electronics.
    • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot equipment and determine root cause to be a mechanical, electrical or controls problem
    • Previous maintenance mechanic experience


    Major Duties and Job Responsibilities:

    • Inspects, repairs, installs, modifies, and maintains electrical / electronic systems, circuits and equipment
    • Trouble-shoots basic control circuits
    • Terminates wires to circuit breakers, transformers and terminal blocks
    • Diagnoses malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components using testing devices such as ohmmeters, ammeters, voltmeters, oscilloscopes
    • Installs conduit, pulls wires and cables
    • Work in teams with other electricians and electronic technicians with various tasks
    • Use label maker to properly label breakers, contactors, wires and other electrical components
    • Adheres to all safety requirements including lockout / tagout procedures, wearing proper PPE, hazard identification
    • Performs work as a team member to assist in the completion of any maintenance tasks throughout the plant
    • Use various hand tools and small power tools to complete any assigned task
    • Must have a good understanding of AC (110-240-460 Electrical Circuits) and DC circuitry
    • Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair
    • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures, based on job specifications and electrical codes
    • Identify malfunctioning components, find and report part name and number to supervisor for ordering correct replacement
    • Provide preliminary hand sketches and cost estimates for materials to complete assigned projects


    • Demonstrates excellent attendance
    • Willing to work overtime including weekends and some holidays and willing to work on any shift as required
    • Comply with all safety rules, company rules and guidelines
    • Regularly perform preventative maintenance tasks and projects
    • Understand the how to operate all major plant and process electrical equipment
    • Complete all assignments given in a timely manner
    • Adjust to changing priorities with a positive attitude
    • Understand and implement 5S
    • Proactively learn plant operations, layout and equipment to daily improve your knowledge base

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to stand or walk on concrete floor for 8+ hours; lift and/or move up to 50 lbs
    • Requires hand, arm, back, and leg strength; Also bending and squatting ability
    • Must have eye, foot, and hand coordination, and be able to do repetitive grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine motor manipulation
    • Ability to work at heights up to 50 ft
    • Ability to work in fluctuating temperatures & perform work indoors / outdoors as needed
    • Perform physically demanding tasks on a daily basis
    • Must have regular and predictable attendance

    What do we have to offer?

    If you have been looking for an environment where people are valued, entrepreneurial spirit is boundless and opportunities for success are based on merit, and if you want to add value to your company, then Guardian Industries may be the place for you.


    We offer competitive compensation and a wide variety of benefits including health/dental/life insurance, prescription coverage, STD and optional LTD, paid vacation and holidays, and a 401 (k) with a $1 for $1 match up to 7%. For more information visit us at   Guardian Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  




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