Journeyman Electrician - NIGHTS
United States, Portsmouth (New Hampshire)

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Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

The Nights Electrician is responsible for installing, maintaining (preventative maintenance), troubleshooting and repairing manufacturing and non-manufacturing electrical equipment, also responsible for repairing, maintaining and improving the process areas, production equipment and Electrical systems to ensure proper operation. Applicants with out of state licenses which require reciprocity will be considered.

Night Shift is 6pm-6am Wednesday-Friday and every other Saturday

  • Night shift includes a 20% shift differential

  • 8 hours of OT built into schedule every other week

  • Saturdays worked include additional 5% weekend shift differential

Key responsibilities:

  • Ability to understand National Electrical Code and implement the rules in your repair and installation of electrical systems and equipment. Also, should be able to review work of others against NEC.

  • Completes routine request work orders and Preventative Maintenance (PM) work orders

  • Ability to be a project manager on small projects. Estimate and manage labor and material

  • Helps scope plant improvement projects including electrical distribution, control systems, security, fire alarm, and HVAC

  • Installation and repair of lighting, HVAC, single and 3 phase motors, VFD’s, instrumentation, valve actuation, fire alarm, and security

  • Ability to design and install a control circuit for various uses.

  • Preventative Maintenance of all Electrical Systems including fire, security, power management, and power distribution.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.  

Key requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required; Some College or Trade School experience preferred.

  • Journeyman electrician license required (will consider out of state licenses that require reciprocity)

  • Preferred area of study:  Electrical Engineering; Electrical Trade School

  • Knowledge of electrical circuits and their maintenance and construction; is current on all electrical codes that apply to our site.

  • Experience in industrial, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, biotech, or life science settings are preferred.

  • Prior experience in sterile/cleanroom laboratory or manufacturing environments are a plus.

  • Skilled in electrical systems maintenance and repair, extensive experience in lock out/tag out procedures. Project management skills.

  • Team player with exceptional customer service skills, integrity and ability to interact with all levels of personnel. Requires strong attention to detail and analytical skills as well as problem analysis and resolution. The employee is living the cultural beliefs with the flexibility to adapt to changing business priorities. Is open to and actively seeks out feedback on their performance and translates that feedback into action.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if it is not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Reference: R51125