At Garmin, we create products that solve complex problems and make people’s lives safer, healthier and more enjoyable. Our attention to the physical plant electrical systems and equipment is no different. Our facilities electricians are problem solvers who know their way around boilers, chillers, cooling towers, generators, water softeners, rooftop air conditioners, glycol systems, pneumatic compressors, pumps, air handlers, fire pumps, associated motors and more. By maintaining high standards in our electrical wiring, automated systems, mechanical equipment, and documentation for OSHA, EPA, fire and local building codes, we can help provide a safe, healthy and enjoyable environment for our associates.
We are looking for a Facilities Maintenance Electrician Apprentice to oversee the maintenance of our electrical systems and equipment at our headquarters in Olathe, Kansas.
Garmin’s Facilities Maintenance Electrician Apprentice will assist outside contractors when necessary in the installation and maintenance of the electrical systems, inspect and troubleshoot electrical/mechanical equipment for defects and take necessary actions to repair, and maintain a database for preventative maintenance programs for all electrical/mechanical equipment associated with the physical plant electrical systems and equipment, all rooftop HVAC systems, ventilators, pumps, water heaters and other pertinent equipment. This professional will also provide electrical, HVAC, and plumbing functions and assist department staff in performance of their functions when necessary.
Other responsibilities for this role include coordinating and assisting the Facilities Maintenance staff when needed for special projects, inspecting completed work for conformance to specifications, responding to emergency on call pages and requisitioning needed tools, equipment and supplies.
Qualified candidates will have an Associates Degree in a field relevant to the essential functions of this job description or Technical School Certification in Electrical or, if not degree, a minimum of 3 years industrial/commercial electrical maintenance and installation experience relevant to Garmin’s business needs.
Other requirements for this role include:
Candidates with HVAC experience, good mechanical aptitude, or who are licensed journeyman electricians are preferred.
- Must possess 120/208/230/460/480 volt, single and three-phase troubleshooting capabilities relevant to Garmin’s business needs
- Must demonstrate knowledge of effective use of electrical test instruments and power tools
- Must possess knowledge of electrical and building codes relevant to Garmin’s facilities
- Must possess the ability to lift 50 pounds and push/pull 200 pounds
- Must possess the ability to use a variety of hand and power tools relevant to Garmin’s business needs
- Demonstrated strong and effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Licensed Journeyman Electrician
- HVAC experience
- Good mechanical aptitude
At Garmin, we like to laugh, have fun and work hard. It comes easily when you work on cool products with hard-working individuals who share the same passion. We offer numerous opportunities to get involved – kickball anyone? – and believe strongly in a work-life balance so your creativity can flow.
Garmin offers one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefit plans around. We offer extensive health care coverage with little to no contributions, depending on the plan. Plus, we offer company-paid dental insurance, stock options, a 401k plan, a pension plan….trust us, it doesn’t get much better than this. Unless of course, you want to talk table tennis, fitness spaces, product discounts….come on, what are you waiting for? Apply today.
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