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General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Electrical Specialist in Fort Madison, Iowa

Electrical Specialist

Fort Madison, Iowa

Date posted 06/02/2022

Job ID 37035BR

Company General Atomics

Experience Level Entry-Level (0-2 years)

Job Title Electrical Specialist

City Fort Madison

State Iowa

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly

Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

Cryotech Deicing Technology, a division of General Atomics, is a leader in the development and manufacturing of deicing products for aircraft, runways and other applications, currently has an exciting opportunity for an Electrical Specialist in Ft. Madison, Iowa.

Under close supervision, this position is responsible for maintaining and repairing routine electrical systems and equipment.

  • May troubleshoot and repair interior and exterior lighting system components such as ballasts, lamps, sensors, and time-clocks.

  • Able to identify electrical circuit problems and cause of overloads.

  • Assists more experienced electricians during troubleshooting, installation and repairs of more complex electrical systems and assists in other facility department functions such as painting, plumbing, and carpentry.


  • Assists in maintaining routine electrical systems and equipment.

  • Cuts, threads, bends, couples, and straps conduit. Cuts wire and conduit to length and pulls wire.

  • Installs, repairs, or replaces wall switches, occupancy sensors, light bulbs, ballasts, and extension cords.

  • Assists in the maintenance and repair of the security system components such as card readers, gate controls, and electrified door hardware.

  • Assists in other facility areas as required.

  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices. Additional Functions Other duties as assigned or required. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • Typically requires education or formal training equivalent to the completion of a two-year technical degree or trade school equivalency and two or more years of progressive experience in operation and maintenance of electrical equipment.

  • Must demonstrate a basic understanding of electrical principles and concepts.

  • Must possess a valid State driver's license with a good driving record verified by the Motor Vehicle Department.

  • Basic knowledge and use of electrical hand tools and voltage or amperage measuring and recording devices;

  • Good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document and report information.

  • The ability to work both independently and in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.

Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25

Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided

US Citizenship Required? Yes

Clearance Required? No

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are an experienced professional, GA offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more information on our Total Rewards package, please click Apply Now below to be directed to the complete job description.

General Atomics is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, ancestry, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, transitioning status, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, medical condition, mental disability, physical disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. EEO is the law. We also prohibit compensation discrimination under all applicable laws.