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Electrical Assembly Technician

Open Position

Location: Richmond, VA
Posted Date: 07/07/20

Job Summary:

AMF Bakery Systems is looking for a motivated and self-driven Electrical Assembly Technician (EAT).  EATs are responsible for building control panels, junction boxes and wiring of machines within the Assembly operation and must be able to work with and without the aid of drawings and/or schematics.  Occasional mechanical rework of parts (cutting, grinding, drilling, tapping, etc.) may be required to complete assigned tasks.

How you will impact AMF:

  • Interpret and follow verbal, written and drawn instructions
  • Assemble various electrical components to back panels and/or equipment
  • Wire components per given specifications
  • Maintain work area cleanliness, functionality and safe conditions
  • Perform all assigned tasks in a limited amount of time, within acceptable quality limits and while following safety practices (including lock-out/tag-out/or other procedures)
  • Report out on assembly progress and suggest countermeasures to maintain or recover schedules
  • Identify and suggest productivity and/or quality improvements to Supervisors and/or Engineers

What Do You Need to Succeed (Included, but not limited to):

  • Trade school (with electrical focus)
  • Relevant electrical experience
  • Ability to comprehend and execute verbal, written and drawn instructions (incl. engineering controls drawings and schematics)
  • A solid electrical aptitude which enables the use of sound judgment and 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% / Outdoors ~5%)
  • 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 and required where posted.
  • 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 Teammate provided tools includes; 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 toolbox 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.