Share Email Opening

Maintenance Electrician 

About the Organization It is the mission of GSS to be a world class supplier of superior steering products in markets where we elect to compete. It is the focus of GSS to continue with both customer and product diversification with growth initiatives in the global markets where safety critical steering is required.

Over the past forty years, Global Steering Systems has evolved from a division of a high precision bearing company to a stand-alone, privately-held company with operations around the world. At GSS, our focus is on continuous improvement of products, processes and employees for the benefit of all GSS stakeholders. GSS provides solutions for the most demanding steering applications.

With extensive years of technical capability in the area of steering development and engineering, GSS is superior by far in the capability to deliver customer service, technical support and high quality products. With an expanding global footprint, GSS has a physical presence in a multitude of geographic regions in order to expedite the delivery of services and solutions to the automotive markets around the world.  


Perform various skilled and semi-skilled tasks in the repair and maintenance of machinery, and building equipment.


  • Perform work in accordance with sound safety practices.
  • Work within the TPM and TMC systems to detect defects in equipment and to make proper repairs and/or adjustments.
  • Perform P/M’s and C/M’s on equipment.
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain electrical systems on all plant equipment, machines and power and lighting systems.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
  • Executing plans of electrical wiring for well-functioning lighting, intercom and other electrical systems
  • Installing electrical apparatus, fixtures and equipment for alarm and other systems
  • Connect wiring in electrical circuits and networks ensuring compatibility of components
  • Prevent breakdown of systems by routinely inspecting and replacing old wiring and insulated cables, cleaning circuits etc.
  • Perform effective troubleshooting to identify hazards or malfunctions and repair or substitute damaged units
  • Utilize blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufacturer’s installation manuals to complete assigned projects

The above are principle responsibilities and do not identify all duties inherent in the job.


Position Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • E2 License Required
  • Reading, writing and mathematical level necessary to competently perform job duties.
  • Minimum two years of electrical schooling.
  • Minimum five years of on the job electrical training.
  • Ability to read PLC latter logic and PLC’s Troubleshooting.
  • Extensive knowledge of and work in accordance with the National and Local electric codes.
  • Thorough working knowledge of the following: PLC’s, Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Mechanical, Electrical.
  • Extensive knowledge in troubleshooting to minimize machine downtime and improve safety.
  • Extensive knowledge of the practice, methods, tools, equipment and material used in this trade.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions and to read and interpret sketches, diagrams and blueprints.

Competencies – Knowledge, skills and characteristics/behaviors

  • Communication
  • Time management and priority setting
  • Results driven and action orientated with a strong customer focus
  • Experience solving complex problems and having clear decision quality
  • Good quality of work output

Additional Notes

  • Position requires the ability to lift, bend, good hand dexterity, visual inspection and some manual handling not to exceed 35 pounds. Work in high areas or off scaffolds.



Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Maintenance Electrician  
Hiring Manager(s) Heather Waddell  
Location HQ  
EOE Statement We understand a diverse workforce is a creative and productive workforce, helping satisfy the changing and diverse needs of our community, our business partners, and our associates.

Our company supports Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, and we will not deny opportunities or benefits in regard to race, color, religious creed, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, ancestry, past or current mental or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, civil union status, or any other legally protected status.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to


Other Jobs Within Same Category
-- None found --

Other Jobs Within 60 Miles
Electrical Engineer in Watertown, CT
Posted on: 6/21/2022
[Apply Now]

Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in Watertown, CT
Posted on: 6/21/2022
[Apply Now]

Machine Operator - 1st Shift in Watertown, CT
Posted on: 7/12/2022
[Apply Now]

Machine Operator 3rd Shift *HIRE BONUS* in Watertown, CT
Posted on: 8/2/2022
[Apply Now]

Machine Setter - 1st Shift in Watertown, CT
Posted on: 8/2/2022
[Apply Now]


Click here for technical assistance.