GKN Industrial Electrician in St Louis, Missouri

Industrial Electrician

Country: United States

Work Location: St Louis

State: Missouri

Advertising End Date: Not Specified

Job Type: Regular

About The Opportunity


Responsible for the electrical repair and electrical maintenance of machinery and equipment. Responsible for maintaining a safe work area, safe work practices, for high quality, for high productivity, for integrity, and for compliance with Company instructions and directives, including the Company’s prohibition against discrimination and harassment.

Education and Training:

Must have knowledge of shop mathematics, applied electronics and mechanics, industrial machinery, plant and equipment. Must be able to use personal computer and electronic diagnostic equipment. Work from handbook formulas, drawings, sketches and diagrams.

Experience Required:

2-3 years experience minimum or an associate’s degree from an accredited trade schoolor apprenticeshipprogram.

Key Responsibilities

Performs all necessary job functions including but not limited to the following:

  1. Maintain, modify, install, rebuild, calibrate, diagnose and repair electrical machinery and equipment which may include work on electrical systems, equipment, devices apparatus, systems or circuits located or used as part of the GKN St. Louis property (as identified in Article 1), utility distribution system, plant equipment,lighting and lighting systems,production equipment, machine tools, air conditioning or refrigeration equipment, instrumentation, and measuring and control devices including fastening, bracketing, or support devices. Additional work may also include network computers and devices used to supply data or monitor machine tool activities, energy, fire alarm, security, public address systems, energy management systems, power monitoring of substations, and Tapp computer system, currently being administered and/or maintained and operated by this unit. It is recognized that the work of the IBEW may be increased through expansion of plant capacity or changes in technology.

  2. Develop and maintain procedures for electrical maintenance activities.

  3. Participate in the prioritization and scheduling of electrical maintenance activities.

  4. Assure that plant and equipment meet production expectations.

  5. As directed, assist any employee in any job classification in the performance of their maintenance duties

  6. Perform any other activity, as directed, required for maintenance. This shall include, movement, packaging, protection and crating of material, product and any manufacturing related items and operation of material handling equipment as required to successfully complete their electrical maintenance tasks.

About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world’s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.