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Bridgestone Americas Maintenance Electrician in Des Moines, Iowa

-Basic Knowledge of Mechanical and Fluid Systems

-Electrical theory and application

-Knowledge of electrical distribution systems

-Knowledge of Motor/Generator Theory and Application and controls

-Familiarity with Electronic Drives and PLCs

-Ability to read one line distribution drawings and electrical schematics

-Electrical measuring instruments (multi-meters, oscilloscopes, meggers, et al)

-OSHA safety rules for manufacturing plants, including electrical safety and LOTO

-Electrical Troubleshooting

-Operation and use of hand tools

-Operation and use of power tools

-Functional knowledge of computers and Microsoft office

-Ability to clearly communicate via electronic media and interpersonal

Teammates are required to work on a continuous operations schedule consisting of 12 hour shifts. The work weeks runs Sunday through Saturday. Applicants must be able to work either day shift or night shift. Day shift is from 6 A.M. to 6 P.M. Night shift is from 6 P.M. to 6 A.M. Teammates must be able to work a shift schedule with 48 hours one week and 36 hours the next week.

High School Diploma or GED equivalent, in addition to:

5 years of electrical maintenance related military training and experience


Completed an apprenticeship program, obtained a journeyman certification, and 2 years industrial maintenance experience as an electrical technician


Associates degree or certificate in Electro-Mechanical Industrial Maintenance or similar program and 3 years of industrial maintenance experience in a multi-craft environment


5 years experience as an electrical technician in a multi-craft, industrial environment

The Maintenance Electrician position is located in Des Moines, Iowa. Maintenance Electricians will provide emergency and routine maintenance support to the operations departments in a machine intensive, heavy industrial environment. Perform analytical troubleshooting, electrical installations, provide customers with estimates of repair time, perform repairs on manufacturing machinery and auxiliary systems and provide overall support for all aspects of manufacturing operations. Candidates must be able to work on a 12 hour shift either days or nights. Qualified candidates will be required to pass a technical skill assessment written examination, undergo a one-on-one technical interview, and Human Resources Interview. Starting pay of $41.33 / hour. Bridgestone is offering a Sign-on Bonus of $7,500 - paid 50% at hire and 50% at one year.

Wherever you work and whatever role you fill, when you represent the Bridgestone name you know that you are a valued teammate who is part of our larger mission to Serve Society with Superior Quality. We start by offering each teammate more than just a salary. We provide formal training, competitive performance incentives, paid vacation and holidays, healthcare packages for full-time and part-time employees, and a 401k plan to help build your future. We believe people can only provide superior service and quality to others when they are allowed to bring their whole selves to work and know they are supported. We believe in championing all perspectives, individuals and teams because we understand the importance of seeing the world and our business through many different lenses. We are building a team as diverse as the world we serve. So, show us what you are made of. Show us the smart stuff, the tough stuff, the bold, beautiful and brave stuff. Because who you are is what we need. Bridgestone Americas, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and is the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation headquartered in Japan. Bridgestone Americas and its subsidiaries develop, manufacture and market a wide range of Bridgestone, Firestone and associate brand products to address the needs of a broad range of customers and industries.

Bridgestone is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. It is our policy to consider for employment all individuals regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.