Parsons Corporation Electrical Technician in Richmond, Kentucky

Electrical Technician


Richmond, Kentucky, United States

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Want to help make the world a little bit safer? Parsons is a teaming partner on the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) project where the mission is the safe and environmentally sound destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile stored at the Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) in Richmond, KY. We are currently looking for a Talented Electrical Technician

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform a variety of electrical trade functions including modifications and revisions, corrective and preventive maintenance on facility systems, equipment, and components such as generators, switchgear, transformers, programmable logic controllers, motors, HVAC units, control and power circuits.

  • Involved in the installation of conduit, cable trays, raceways, wiring and other associated electrical equipment in support of plant configuration changes.

  • Able to read and interpret blueprints, drawings, layouts and specifications in performing duties to ensure system integrity is maintained.

  • Perform Journeyman level duties in the installation, repair and maintenance of electrical equipment, systems and components.

  • Perform emergency repairs to systems, equipment and components. Record the as-found condition as well as the repaired condition; analyzing system characteristics to determine the cause of failure.

  • Conduct post-maintenance testing of systems, equipment, and components as necessary to complete work packages and to ensure systems, equipment, and components are returned to operational conditions.

  • Provide technical support to vendors in performing electrical maintenance tasks beyond the Maintenance Department’s capabilities.

  • Specify maintenance equipment needs to complete electrical tasks.

  • Fabricate electrical components consistent with engineering specifications.

  • Maintain accountability of property, including tools and maintenance equipment.

  • Understand and utilize a variety of hand tools, power tools, measurement and test equipment (MTE) in the performance of duties.

  • May be required to fill in for Supervisor during incumbent's absence.

  • Develop technical solutions and workarounds to maintenance-related problems; minimizing cost and schedule impact. Requires communication of technical information to management, peers and subordinates so safe and environmentally sound operations are not compromised.

  • Proficient in CMMS for job-related applications.

  • Assure code and building standards are met.

  • Serve as a member of the toxic area entry team.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications:

High school or equivalent education and minimum of six years journey-level industrial maintenance experience in an operating demil, chemical, power, processing, industrial service or manufacturing plant.


Completion of a formal apprenticeship or similar accredited training program (such as vocational, trade, commercial or military) in the electrical/electronics field or journeyman certification and minimum of four years journey-level industrial maintenance experience in an operating demil, chemical, power, processing, industrial service or manufacturing plant.

Minimum Qualifications:

Thorough understanding of electrical equipment operation and electrical equipment maintenance.

Must be able to use common electrical hand tools such as screw drivers, pliers, strippers, knives, drill motors and test equipment.

Medium voltage (13.2Kv-480V) experience.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience in a toxic or hazardous materials work environment.

Computer literate in common software applications

Experience communication systems, eg. telephones, LAN WAN

Journeyman Electrician license preferred.

Special Job Requirements:

BGCAPP is subject to the Army Regulations (AR 50-6 Chemical Surety and AR 190-59Chemical Agent Security Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.

BGCAPP is a Drug Free Workplace.All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment.

This position may also require use of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) andpersonnel must pass a respirator fit test and pulmonary function test.

Lifting/Carrying: Infrequently. Climbing: Occasionally. Bending/Kneeling: Occasionally. Sitting: Frequently. Walking/Standing: Occasionally. Hearing: Able to hear audible alarms. Vision: Able to see/read/understand warning lights/signs.

Ability to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Army Depot (BGAD) site access is required. Access requirements include completion of a local records check and National Crime Information Center (NCIC) check.

BGCAPP operates on a 24/7 schedule including weekends and holidays. Ability to work a flexible schedule may be required.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.