Electrical Assembly Technician

Open Position: Electrical Assembly Technician
Location: Richmond, VA
Posted Date: October 2, 2017

Job Summary:

Electrical assembly of control panels, junction boxes and machine wiring with or without the aide of drawings and/or schematics.  Occasional rework of parts (cutting, grinding, drilling, tapping, etc.) may be required to complete assigned tasks.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Understand verbal, written and drawn instructions.
  • Assemble various electrical components to back panels and/or equipment and wire all components per given specifications.
  • Maintain work area cleanliness and functionality.
  • Perform all assigned tasks in a limited amount of time, within acceptable quality limits and while following safety practices (including lock-out/tag-out procedures).

Education/Experience (include, but not limited to):

  • Trade school or other electrical experience preferred.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (include, but not limited to):

  • Ability to comprehend and execute verbal, written and drawn instructions, including the ability to follow a set of engineering control drawings and/or schematics, in order to complete an assembly.
  • A solid electrical aptitude which enables the use of sound judgment in the proper use of NEC code and wiring techniques.
  • Comfortable working with a wide variety of hand, electrical and pneumatic tools and the understanding of which tools are best to use in a given situation.
  • Ability to assess a problematic situation, diagnose a potential issue and repair the problem.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Ability to safely operate a fork truck.

Working Conditions: 

  • Typical manufacturing facility conditions.
  • Indoors (95%) and outdoors (5%) working conditions.
  • Facility is heated in winter, but not air conditioned in summer.
  • Employee must be able to stand on concrete floors for a minimum of eight hours. Kneeling, squatting, bending over and standing for long periods of time may be required to perform assigned tasks.
  • Can occasionally be loud, especially in local areas where grinding or machine testing is taking place. Ear plugs are provided, but not required.
  • Employee must be able to work with both live wire (up to 575V) and dead wire conditions. Live wire conditions generally make up less than 20% of normal working environment.


  • Must have own basic tools. List of employee provided tools includes, but is not limited to: box/open end/socket wrench sets, Allen wrench set, screwdriver set, tap handles, pliers, combination square, 9” level, wire strippers, side cutters and tape measure.  English and metric tool sets are recommended.  A lockable tool box is also recommended.
  • Safety glasses and steel-toed safety shoes are required.
  • Long pants and a sleeved shirt (short sleeve at a minimum) are required.

Please submit resumes to AMF Recruiting.