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Company: Linamar
Location: Fletcher
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Electrician position, under limited direction, is responsible for installing, maintaining, testing, troubleshooting and repairing industrial electrical equipment and associated electrical and electronic controls. Primarily accountable for interpreting architectural drawings and electrical code specifications and forming and testing electrical circuits to ensure health and safety regulations while ensuring proper functioning and illumination of electrical equipment. In addition, work on equipment such as electrical transmission lines, motors, generators, distribution and plant equipment. This position may conduct preventive maintenance programs.

Performance Expectations

  • Perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair electrical problems on production equipment.
  • Maintain equipment for productivity.
  • Evaluate equipment failures and determine cause and make necessary adjustments.
  • Install power, lighting and control circuits and conduit.
  • Work from blueprints, drawings, sketches or layouts.
  • Test instruments for repair, measurement and calibration.
  • Select appropriate materials and operate equipment to complete work, including electrical hand tools and voltage or ampere measuring devices.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical equipment.
  • Start up and shut down equipment according to safety procedures.
  • Maintain maintenance records for equipment.
  • Assist and train other maintenance personnel as required.
  • Participation in continuous improvement process.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Completion of secondary school or equivalent general education.
  • Minimum three years electrical troubleshooting experience.
  • Previous knowledge in installation, repair, testing, and troubleshooting of electrical equipment and controls.
  • Basic knowledge of industrial maintenance and comprehension of inverters and frequency drives required.
  • Prior preventative maintenance experience with a thorough understanding of the National Electrical Code, motors and controllers, line diagrams, and blueprint reading.
  • Demonstrate understanding and follow Lockout/Tagout procedures and general electrical safety.
  • Read schematics, blueprints and wiring diagrams and machine operation instructions and quality specifications.

What GF Linamar Has To Offer

  • Opportunities for career advancement.
  • Community based outreach supporting both local and global initiatives and charities.
  • Social committees and sports teams.

About Us

GF Linamar is a joint venture between Switzerland-based Georg Fischer, Ltd. and Canada-based Linamar Corporation. The company die casts aluminum and magnesium to produce lightweight powertrain, driveline, and structural components for the automotive industry in the North American automotive market.

GF Linamar is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity in the workplace without regard to any basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law. GF Linamar encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will reasonably accommodate applicants throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process upon request.


Keywords: Linamar, Asheville , Electrician, Other , Fletcher, North Carolina

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