Algona, WA, US
Job ID: 21649
Req ID: AUB.015.19
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2019-05-09 19:42:16

Business Profile

PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.
PCC Aerostructures now includes more than 35 plants in the U.S, Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia with over 5000 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, Noranco, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut.  Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China. 

Location Profile

Located in Algona Washington, PCC - Auburn is a leading Tier II Supplier of highly engineered metallic and composite parts, kits, and assemblies to the global aerospace industry. Their key customers are Boeing (737 FED Doors, AOE Doors, and 737 APU Inlets), Airbus , and Latacore (Hinges and Super Hinges). PCC - Auburn specializes in medium to complex titanium machining and structural mechanical assembly.

Acquired by Precision Castparts in 2011, PCC - Auburn has become one of 38 plants within the Aerostructures division. Staffed with 300+ employees, the facility generates annual revenue in excess of $150 million. 


Job Description

The Electrician is responsible for repairing and maintaining electrical production and support equipment. The Electrician reports to the Maintenance Supervisor, but works closely with operations.  Must possess a thorough knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Able to operate under flexible parameters. Expected to work without supervision, demonstrating an ability to read blue prints, and perform work in line with electrical building codes. Provides specific responsibility for identifying repair and replacement needs; installing, repairing and upgrading electrical system and equipment. Typically requires machine shop experience, working with machines, and understanding their specific electrical needs. Ensures work is performed in compliance with National Electrical Code and OSHA regulations.


Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Inspect, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain electronic and electrical parts on machinery and equipment in plant.
  • Run and relocate new service, including three phase, to machines off of the existing grid as required.
  • Study electrical and electronic drawings, manuals, and parts lists; analyze defective operation and make repairs, including repair or replacement of parts.
  • Perform electronic and electrical work for installation of any kind of machinery or equipment, including press controls and data processing equipment.
  • Maintain records of service and types of repairs made on various pieces of electronic and electrical machinery and equipment. Responsible for accurate and timely paperwork related to essential duties and responsibilities.
  • Fabricate component and circuit network to update electronic and electrical components where parts are no longer available.
  • Carry out preventive maintenance inspections on equipment as required; making minor repairs on spot and listing work that should be performed to prevent breakdowns or improper operation.
  • Plan layout and installation of electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures based on job specifications and local codes. Rewire or make alterations to electronic or electrical circuits to fit specific needs for machine or equipment operation.
  • Inspect and diagnose malfunctioning system, electrical equipment, apparatus, and components using test equipment to locate cause of electrical breakdown. Identify hazards, defects, and need for adjustment or repair. Ensure compliance with codes.
  • Test electrical system and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures using testing devices such ohmmers, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
  • Install ground leads and connect power cables to equipment, such as motors.
  • Informs personnel regarding procedures or status of work orders for the purpose of providing information for making decisions; taking appropriate action and complying with appropriate codes.
  • Install electrical system components (lighting, alarms, electrical panels, circuits, timers, etc.)
  • Monitors the electrical work of outside contractors.
  • Responds to emergency situations during and after hours involving electrical systems.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor or manager.
  • Strictly adheres to all environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) standards as defined by the company and local, state, and federal regulators.
  • Attends classes and seminars on electrical components, distribution, and system design to update skills.


Required Skills

  • Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the manufacturing of Primus products.
  • Knowledge of equipment design and use; including routine maintenance, repair, refurbishment, calibration, installation, disassembly, and disposal techniques.
  • Familiar with manufacturing work and safety in adverse conditions. Able to work safely around high dollar value equipment and customer parts.
  • Considers costs and benefits of potential actions.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects with competing deadlines.
  • Knowledge of die sinking machines, numerical control machines, welders, laboratory and research equipment, P.A. systems, etc.
  • Knowledge of blueprint reading-schematics and ladder diagrams.
  • Operate various test instruments such as volt-ohm meters, signal generators, oscilloscope, and other related instruments used in checking electronic and electrical equipment.
  • Knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety compliance. Work safely under functional safety guidelines, such as PPE and equipment interaction. Comply with OSHA/NFPA/NEC regulations.
  • Must have the ability to lead and guide new employees and direct workflow through the maintenance department.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of electrical and mechanical theory, safety and shop practices as well as federal, state, municipal, and underwriters’ specifications, codes, and ordinances.
  • Ability to adapt to changing work priorities, communicate with contractors and internal costumers, and work as part of the team. Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity.
  • Usually works with minimum supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters.
  • Requires the ability to read, write, and accurately follow verbal and written instructions.


Experience & Education

  • Minimum of 5 years of active electrical trouble shooting in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Requires more than 2.5 and up to 4 years of on-the-job training or equivalent Trade school and applicable work experience
  • Requires electronic school training, knowledge of electricity, ability to read electronic and electrical blueprints and wiring diagrams. Uses wide variety of precision measuring instruments
  • High school diploma.
  • Licensed Electrician
  • Forklift certified


Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.