Volvo Cars - Facilities Maintenance Electrician

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Facilities Maintenance Electrician 



Volvo Car Group delivers a steady stream of Volvo models equipped with world-leading innovations. Today, Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world with sales of 503,127 in 2015 in about 100 countries. Volvo Cars has been under the ownership of the Zhejiang Geely Holding of China since 2010. As of December 2015, Volvo Cars had almost 29,000 employees worldwide. Volvo Cars head office, product development, marketing and administration functions are mainly located in Gothenburg, Sweden. The company’s main car production plants are located in Gothenburg, Ghent (Belgium), Chengdu and Daqing (China), while engines are manufactured in Skovde (Sweden) and Zhangjiakou (China) and body components in Olofstrom (Sweden). In 2018, Volvo Cars will open its first U.S. manufacturing plant in Charleston, SC.



Job Summary: 


The Facilities Maintenance Electrician is responsible for execution of general maintenance tasks and repair work on, but not limited to Facility Power Distribution, Lighting, High Voltage systems and their related equipment.  They will be responsible for execution of small improvement projects 




Principal Responsibilities:


  • Perform preventive maintenance as planned and scheduled
  • Perform emergency response, troubleshooting and repair as needed
  • Perform any other system improvement work as needed
  • Participate or lead root cause analysis activities as needed
  • Support planned and scheduled maintenance process
  • Perform coaching and internal training as needed
  • Interact in a professional manner with all asset owners in order to provide quality and efficient service
  • Work with Plant Engineers and Specialists as needed to improve existing facility systems or support implementation of new systems
  • Be proactive in suggesting Continuous Improvements
  • Assist with Environmental, Health and Safety as well as Quality audits and investigations as required.
  • Maintain all documentation in a compliant, organized and controlled manner
  • Ensure that work complies with local, state, and national electrical codes and regulation including OSHA, DHEC, IEEE, NFPA, etc.
  • Perform duties as assigned






  • Must possess the skills and abilities to work autonomously while conducting routine maintenance tasks
  • Safe and efficient use of tools and instrument to troubleshoot and repair electrical systems
  • Assist in warehouse parts and inventory control
  • Assist in the upgrade of PM's and lubes through planning
  • Experience with installing, troubleshooting, dismantling, repairing, assembling, inspecting, testing, maintaining, lubricating, and operating various electrical equipment and components
  • Hands on experience with the following types of electrical systems:  motors, generators, transformers, rectifiers, switches, circuit breakers, relay, control equipment, communication equipment, electronic and fluid controls, power generation, transmission and distribution system, instruments, panel boards, etc…
  • Experience handling, operation and safe use of all types of electrical equipment including experience working with 480 V, 3 phase circuits
  • Utilize computer systems




Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • Formal Electrical Apprenticeship or equivalent trades training is desired
  • 2-3 years of experience maintaining and repairing electrical and mechanical systems in an industrial environment OR
  • 2-3 years of experience with operation and maintenance of high voltage system is a plus OR
  • Journeyman or Industrial Electrician license(s)/qualifications are a plus


Each position requires all of the skills and experience below:


  • The ability to read and work from blueprints, sketches, charts, manuals, wiring and schematic diagrams, and other technical information and instructions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Availability to work any shift (weekends and overtime) to support emergencies, production overtime, plant shutdown activities, etc...
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job such as lifting and moving up to 33lbs., standing for 8-12 hours per day, twisting, bending, squatting or kneeling, climb stairs or ladders, recognize colors, 20/20 vision or correctable
  • Must be able to legally work in the US without sponsorship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check 



IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER NOTICE: The job duties, elements, responsibilities, skills, functions, experience, educational factors, and the requirements and conditions listed in this job description are representative only and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an employee may be required to perform. The Company reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require employees to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business competitive considerations, or the work environment change.

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Volvo Cars offers a comprehensive benefits package.  

 An Equal Opportunity Employer






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