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Maintenance Electrician

bw_wordkay_placeIthaca - New York - USA

bw_wordkay_timeJul 30, 2020

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


BorgWarner is a global product leader in powertrain solutions. We focus on developing leading powertrain technologies that improve fuel economy, emissions and performance. Our facilities are located across the globe to provide local support for our diverse customer base.

We operate in two groups: The Engine Group develops air management strategies and products to optimize engines for fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and enhanced performance. BorgWarner’s expertise includes engine timing systems, boosting systems, ignition systems, air and noise management, cooling and controls. The Drivetrain Group harnesses a legacy of more than 100 years as an industry innovator in transmission and all-wheel drive technology. The group leverages this understanding of powertrain clutching technology to develop interactive control systems and strategies for all types of torque management.

GENERAL PURPOSE: To perform electrical work including: installing, upgrading, maintaining, inspecting and troubleshooting, repairing and rebuilding electrical equipment and facilities.   GENERAL DUTIES: The Maintenance Electrician is required to:
  • Layout, install in accordance with NEC and NFPA codes and repair complicated machinery control systems and circuits furnishing power and light throughout complex. 
  • Repair electric rotors, generators, transformers and accessory equipment such as starting devices, switches, relays. 
  • Bend, cut, and hang conduit.
  • Install panel boards, switch gear and junctions.  
  • Cutting into high voltage lines. 
JOB SPECIFICATIONS: Working from schematics, verbal direction and/or written orders, the Electrician must be able to layout, install, troubleshooting and/or repair electrical or electronic circuits, machines and devices in factory facilities.Knowledge of relay logic, analog and digital circuitry as well as programmable controller language. Additionally, the proper setup, operation and reading of a variety of diagnostic instruments is required.Specific skills training with application of the principles of electricity, electronics and electronic logic. Understanding of circuits, their component parts and how they work together including electronic circuits, digital and analog transmission concepts.  Perform sophisticated diagnostic and repair activities on complex electromechanical system. Requires ability to prepare and/or interpret highly complex technical graphic representation.  Computations involving trigonometry and other mathematical methods.  High mental application with extreme close visual attention required for extended periods in a variable work environment where hazardous conditions may exist.  SAFETY:This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices, or clothing that the employer requires. This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses.  He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers. 


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Journeyman Electrician (NY State Certified Program) Preferred
  • Electrician Apprentice Training (NY State Certified Program) Acceptable
  • 5 Years Industrial Maintenance Experience
  • Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Extensive Machine/Electronic Troubleshooting
  • Expertise in Wiring
  • Working Knowledge of High Voltage Applications
  • 5 Years Industrial Maintenance Experience
  • Must be willing to work on an off shift (2nd, 3rd, Weekend)

BorgWarner is an EOE M/F/D/V

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