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Group Leader II - Electrical in Waco, TX at Arconic

Date Posted: 1/10/2019

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for a Group Leader II – Electrical in our Maintenance department.  This role is responsible for performing electrical maintenance and repair of all production and facility equipment; interface with subcontractors in the repair of production and facility equipment; specify and order required repair parts and supplies. Assure a safe and healthful workplace; and show by example a commitment to employee involvement, participative management, and continuous improvement.  This position will be based in our Waco, TX plant.
Arconic (NYSE: ARNC) creates breakthrough products that shape industries. Working in close partnership with our customers, we solve complex engineering challenges to transform the way we fly, drive, build and power. Through the ingenuity of our people and cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques, we deliver these products at a quality and efficiency that ensure customer success and shareholder value.  Arconic Fastening Systems, a business unit of Arconic, holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners.  Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines.  Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment.  Headquartered in Torrance, CA; AFS employs over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 31 locations.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Must be able to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Must have knowledge of shop mathematics.
  • Must have own hand tools.
  • Must be able to identify components in manufacturers and parts manuals
  • Must be able to make sketches for troubleshooting.
  • Must know and comply with applicable codes.
  • Plans and lays out work as necessary.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Will be expected to do quality work and care for his equipment.
  • Must keep work area clean and orderly.
  • Must wear safety equipment provided and work safely at all times.
  • Make out production reports, time cards and other reports or forms as required.
  • Must be able to disassemble damaged or worn equipment/units, repairing/replacing defective components, reassembles and tests for proper operation.
  • Organize and monitor spare parts inventory and advise when spare parts need replacement.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance on productions equipment.
  • When performing any tasks involving hazardous chemicals or hazardous wastes, follow the regulations and requirements of SP Plan, RCRA regulations and operating procedures involving hazardous chemicals outlined in the Huck Fastener Environmental Management System.
  • Maintains full compliance with Company policies and procedures and conducts all activities in accordance with the Arconic Code of Conduct.
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of and commitment to learn manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Performs all work activities in accordance with safety and environmental standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Electrical Duties
  • Must have knowledge of shop mathematics and OHM’s law.
  • Must be able to use electrical test equipment such as ammeters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, etc.
  • Must be able to make sketches of circuitry for troubleshooting.
  • Must know and comply with the National Electrical Code and other applicable codes.
  • Installs, maintains and repairs all AC, DC and single or 3 phase electrical components, motors, starters, and related equipment on all types of equipment or buildings.
  • Troubleshoot and repair complex problems with variable frequency AC and DC motor drives where OEM technical support was typically called in before. Must have mechanical aptitude, ability, and 5 years minimum experience or equivalent in an industrial environment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair complex problems with programmable logic controllers and peripheral systems and equipment requiring onsite OEM technical support in the past.
  • Maintain revised, updated and new plant and equipment electrical drawings using AutoCad.
  • Research and recommend specifications for new electrical equipment.
  • Design, develop, program, integrate and install new and upgraded process and control systems.
  • Responsible for electrical predictive maintenance program development, operation, compliance and use of technology.
  • Maintain and monitor 20KVA UPS system for IT department.
  • Perform all responsibilities of the Electrical Single Point Accountable person (SPA) including administrator of the Electrical Safety Program, the Arconic Self-Assessment Testing program (ASAT) for Electrical Safety, and insure all Qualified Electricians are current on all Electrical Safety training and certifications.
  • Must be able to read, write and do simple math.
  • Must have mechanical aptitude and ability.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous improvement


  • Current Arconic employee
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a manufacturing environment performing electrical or mechanical machine maintenance and repair. (Mechanical or Electrical specialty based on current opening)
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status.  ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


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