Industrial Electrician Technician

Industrial Electrician Technician

  • Full Time
  • CA

Website Ball Corporation

Description: Full Job Description
Central San, a progressive public utility, is seeking an Electrical Technician. This position will perform a variety of skilled tasks in the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical systems at the treatment plant and pumping stations.

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Typical duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Installing and repairing electrical systems for equipment and machinery including high voltage and power distribution systems up to 12kv.
Performing preventative and predictive maintenance on plant electrical equipment and controls with an emphasis on testing and maintaining high voltage switchgear, transformers, and power feeder cables up to 12kv
Testing and calibrating high voltage system protective relays
Maintaining and troubleshooting of variable frequency drives.
Installing panels, miscellaneous electrical apparatus, and conduit and wiring.
Participate in a rotating 24/7 on call system.

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and completion of an electrical apprenticeship program.


Three (3) years of full-time experience in maintaining, installing, and repairing a variety of electrical, electronic, and control systems common to heavy industrial processing plants. Experience working in a wastewater or water facility preferred.


Possession of a valid California Driver's License. A valid out-of-state driver's license will be accepted during the application process. Must possess a valid California Driver's License within 90 days of appointment.
Other Requirements:
Central San requires that all employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. A medical or religious exemption may be granted on a case-by-case basis. For additional information, please contact HR.
Applicants interested in applying for this position must submit a completed District application and supplemental questionnaire available on-line at The District does not provide or accept paper applications. A resume may be attached but is not a substitute for a completed application and supplemental questionnaire. Responses of "See resume" will not be considered.

The most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the examination process. Human Resources shall determine the examination steps to be used for this recruitment. The steps may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, practical examination, application screening, and/or oral board examination. One or more of these steps may be used an in any order. At the end of the testing process, candidates passing all of the examination steps will have their names placed on an eligibility list. The list is valid for six months and may be extended up to an additional six months at the request of the hiring department. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the examination process. All applicants will be notified of the results of the review process.

Successful candidates not currently employed in regular status by the District must pass a pre-employment physical including a drug screen to be considered for appointment.

The information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract, and these provisions are subject to change.

Full Job Description
Do you want to work for a world-leading manufacturer who strives to build a better future through sustainability and innovation? Are you looking for a new challenge in a stable, fast-growing sector?

Join us, and build your career by helping us build the future.

We are a global leader in sustainable products with more than 21,000 team members worldwide. From infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups, and aerosol bottles, to aerospace solutions that enable our customers to have a deeper understanding of our planet and the universe. We produce all these incredible things with one unique purpose: crafting a better community, a better society, a better world.

Moreover, each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. And everyone at Ball is an everyday champion, making a difference by doing what we love.

We lead with our heads and our hearts and combine innovative thinking with a spirit of resiliency that keeps us moving forward in a relentless pursuit of new ways to make life, and the world, better. Whether we’re developing packaging that’s infinitely recyclable or aerospace innovations. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.

Primary purpose of the position:

This position is responsible for troubleshooting, problem solving, repairing, and maintaining equipment in a timely manner. Work will consist principally of tasks and projects related to corrections of safety issues and improvements to workplace safety. Working with safeguarding equipment.

Essential Responsible Areas:

1. Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment, in accordance with the guidelines of the food safety system. This includes initiating and reviewing standard operating procedures (SOPs) for area of responsibility as directed.

2. Installs, troubleshoots, repairs and maintains high-speed, industrial process equipment for can and/or end making, power, lighting, control, and PLC logic controls for all production process and control equipment. This includes: all electrical power (24 to 600 volts), automation controllers, VFDs, transducers, proximity sensors, and inspection devices.

3. Identifies and designs process improvements for inefficiencies and potential electrical problems and coordinates through supervisor to implement.

4. Diagnoses causes of malfunctions and corrects through field measurements and programmable logic control software. Ensures efficient equipment operation through proper line control programming and proactively suggests methods to improve line performance.

5. Maintains effective communication and documentation through review of and entries to daily log books, updates to wiring schematics (paper and ACAD), and computer program change forms, (whether maintained on paper or Microsoft Office formats), as well as shift turn over meetings.

6. Determines all supplies needed for each assignment.

7. Work assigned schedule or 12-hour shifts, rotating days and nights, Monday through Sunday, working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.

8. Complies with environmental regulations when using, dispensing, or handling hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes. Recognizes waste streams and minimizes waste generation through prudent use of materials, proper disposal and segregation as directed during training or by the EC, EFP/EM. Understands and practices proper accumulation and storage requirements for wastes.

9. Establishes and maintains effective work relationships within the department, the division, the group, and the company. Includes ability to handle stress and to interact with others so as to establish and maintain a positive and productive work environment and minimize personal conflicts.

Position Requirement & competencies:

  • Job-related experience for 3 years minimum.
  • Electro-Mechanical Technology Degree (Preferred)
  • Rockwell PLC experience preferred.


  • Ability to apply standard evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard electrical/electronic techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Ability to develop a thorough understanding of the operating principles of all assigned equipment.
  • Ability to effectively instruct and train personnel.
  • Ability to use basic hand and power tools.
  • Supplies and maintains required hand tools.
  • Ability to use electronic test equipment.
  • Possesses an interest in and an aptitude for mechanics, electronics, and electrical.
  • Ability to operate and functionally use a computer.
  • Ability to differentiate colors and color shading.
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to concentrate and pay attention to detail.
  • Must have sufficient endurance to perform tasks over multiple 12 hour days.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Must maintain professional competence, ethical integrity, knowledge, and skills.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball Corporation manuals.
  • Maintains awareness and complies with hazardous waste management and other environmental management requirements in the workplace by attending scheduled training sessions.
  • May travel to other plant locations to assist with projects
Zipcode: 94553
Job Category: electrician

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