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Electrician Job, Detroit, MI

Job Number: S352

Location: Detroit, MI

Date Posted: 8-13-2015


The Electrician is responsible for layout, installation, repair and preventative maintenance of all electrical equipment and power and lighting systems in the facility including motors, generators, transformer controls and mechanisms, timing devices, switches, cable and conduits. This includes connections to electronic equipment or the installation and repair of any other electrical equipment. Candidate must be able to perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task.


The Electrician will apply electrical theory and related knowledge to test and modify developmental or operational electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry. Assemble and test motor-control devices, switch panels, transformers, generator windings, solenoids, and other electrical equipment and components. Diagnose causes of electrical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and performs preventative and corrective maintenance.


Additional responsibilities include setting up, testing and maintaining all equipment used in production welding operations such as welding machines and equipment, jigs, fixtures, mechanical devices such as ejection and material handling devices, safety devices, electrical components and controls, hydraulic components and controls, and pneumatic components and controls. Candidate must be able to perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • Ability, with or without reasonable accommodation, to work any shift and work some overtime, including daily, weekend and holidays
  • Eight (8) years of documented Electrician experience or a U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as an Electrician 
  • Experience as an Electrician in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working from blueprints, drawings, layouts or other specifications
  • Electrical experience supporting manufacturing operations to locate and diagnose trouble in electrical systems or equipment
  • Experience in replacing broken or defective parts in equipment or machines, electrical equipment and tooling
  • Experience in PLC (programmable logic controller) programing and troubleshooting


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience replacing, adjusting, altering and maintaining welding guns, cylinders, cables, tips, holders, adaptors, transformers and any electrical or mechanical devices pertaining to welding operations either automatic or manual
  • Experience with industrial controls, conveyance systems, sub-stations, motor control centers, power distribution panels, electrical starters, variable frequency drives (VFDs)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude including knowledge and troubleshooting experience with pneumatics and hydraulics
  • Strong computer skills
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems
  • In order to be considered for the position you will be asked to provide a minimum of 8 years of verifiable and documented experience or a U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as an Electrician in a manufacturing environment.
  • Relocation is not provided for this position.


  • Relocation is not provided for this position.



FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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