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Electrical Maintenance Technician

Los Angeles, CA, US, 90022

Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope
Architectural Glass & Metal



Job ID:  294725


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is the leading supplier of products specified to close the building envelope. They include: custom-engineered curtain wall and window wall, architectural windows, storefront systems, doors, skylights and architectural glass.


Job Summary 

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining, repairing, installing, and upgrading electrical and mechanical equipment, components, tools, and machinery in the plant.  The work is either preventative or emergency maintenance.


The individual is to assist in training the Apprentice and help the co-workers when needed.  The Technician is to have a strong mechanical ability and complete understanding of electrical and mechanical installation and repair.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


  • Responsible for ensuring proper electrical functioning of plant equipment and machinery
  • Perform preventative maintenance on the equipment as needed and overhauling the equipment when necessary
  • Assemble, install, test, and inspect machines and equipment
  • Oversee apprentice and or technician repairs when needed
  • Troubleshoot and determine appropriate repairs, replace defective parts as needed, and maintain machinery and mechanical equipment
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Steel welding and fabrication (i.e. Work-tables, racks, stands, etc)
  • All other duties as assigned
  • Regular and predictable attendance, the ability to safely perform tasks, and adherence to all safety policies and procedures are essential functions of your job



  • Completed formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience
  • Must have hand tools
  • Follow all safety policies & procedures as a prerequisite to employment
  • Basic math and reading skills
  • Understand difference between A/C & D/C voltage
  • Working knowledge of 120/240/480 AC Voltage
  • Working knowledge of 12/24 DC Voltage
  • Must be able to work well with others
  • Able to work in difficult weather conditions
  • Be available for overtime and emergency situations
  • Basic welding, carpentry, and plumbing/pipefitting skills




  • Shop power tools and welding equipment
  • Hand held tools and test equipment
  • Welding and electrical test meters
  • Forklift and Sizzor (Man) Lift
  • Personal tools are used


Physical Requirements


  • Ability to stand, lift,  bend, twist, walk, and reach frequently, as well as kneel or crawl
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 75 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work at heights of 40' or more (no fear of heights)
  • Ability to work in varied temperatures consistent with same climate conditions of the region (Heat, humidity, etc.). The plant is not climate controlled


Work Environment


  • Noise levels in the work environment can be moderate to high.
  • The plant facility is subject to the same general climate conditions of the region (heat, cold, humidity, etc.). 
  • Chemicals, dust, pollen, and other typical airborne particulate matter are present within the atmosphere of the production floor and may create some odors in the plant. The Company, in an effort to provide its employees with a safe and healthy working environment, limits exposure to chemicals through written procedures, engineering controls, and PPE.
  • While some chemicals may pose health risks if not properly used, employees are trained on the proper safety equipment and procedures for handling chemicals.
  • While the chemical exposure and odors are under acceptable levels set by OSHA and the WCB, they nevertheless, can be smelled and are handled according to the company’s hazardous communication program.


Additional Information


  • Only online applications will be accepted
  • When applying, please provide full employment history
  • Pre-employment background screening will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of job offer


What CRH Americas Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope®, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Jun 15, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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