Oshkosh Defense - Electrical Technician III

Post-Hire Training

Recruitment #10-464-16


In Cooperation with  
Spartanburg Technical College 
is assisting with the recruitment and training for

Oshkosh Defense

Join our Oshkosh Defense Spartanburg Assembly team!

Oshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. As an industry-leading vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation technologies and advanced systems.  We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.

Potential employment opportunities exist for the new Oshkosh Defense facility in Spartanburg:

Electrical Technician III

The Electrical Technician III is responsible for having the job knowledge and skills to diagnose work proficiently, with the ability to identify discrepancies within the process that affect equipment performance or the quality of the product. The Electrical Technician will be responsible for diagnosing and repairing electrical defects. Removing and assembling various components in the manufacture of assemblies and sub-assemblies of vehicles. Inspecting automotive wiring harness and performing repairs. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned. 
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment in compliance with safety procedures, rules, and proper 6S standards; use best practices to follow all safe procedures in assembling and testing of all products in assigned job function. 
  • Ability to interpret and process information through interaction with the MES System. This system provides standard work instructions and requires the assembler to perform such requirements and confirm results back into the system. 
  • Able to read and interpret wiring schematics 
  • Disciplined to follow written instruction with data input to prevent assembly issues and potential performance and quality defects. 
  • Inspection and repair of supplier harnesses 
  • Diagnosis and repair of electrical defects throughout the NGDV 
  • Utilize special equipment including, but not limited to DVM, torque tools, DC tools, hand tools. 
  • Assist in driving back defects to the point of origin along with identifying and assisting in implementation of preventative actions. 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3 years or more of relevant experience OR high school diploma or equivalent education. 
  • Previous experience with basic hand tools. 
  • Previous experience with basic electrical tools. 
  • Vocational training, apprenticeship or other related experience in automotive electrical systems 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing operations environment. 
  • ASE Certification 
  • Previous Battery Electrical Vehicle Experience. 
  • Zero Safety or Quality Incidents within the last 12 months. 
  • Able to/willing to learn how to operate a truck and transport from one area of the property to another. 
Oshkosh Defense (Spartanburg Assembly Plant) offers competitive benefits including but not limited to medical, dental, vision, and company provided life insurance as well as family planning benefits.

Hourly Pay for Electrical Technicians start at $31

Work Schedule:  Monday – Thursday 6:00 am – 3:30 pm and Friday 6:00 am – 2:30 pm

Computer access available at SC Works - Spartanburg 110 Commerce St., Spartanburg SC 29302
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 Or your local SC Works office

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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