Electrical Maintenance Technician - Electrical Apprentice

West Greenwich, RI, US
Feb 09, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time

You've earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge you've worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared mission-to serve patients-drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world's leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Electrical Maintenance Technician - Electrical Apprentice

Admin shift (M-F 6:45am - 3:00pm)


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will assist in the performance of electrical system operation and maintenance activities throughout the ARI site.
  • Support the Amgen Licensed Electricians on daily routine electrical work as an Electrical Apprentice
  • Assist with the operation and maintenance of backup power / emergency power generation systems and Uninterruptible Power Systems (UPS).
  • Perform basic troubleshooting and assist with repair of electrical equipment and systems.
  • Support operation and maintenance of Building Fire Alarm systems including assisting with operation of the system and troubleshooting activities.
  • Interpret and update loop sheets, electrical schematics, P&ID's, I/O wiring, and panel drawings.
  • Ensure activities are accomplished in a safe manner.
  • Identify waste, workflow interrupters, and other opportunities for improvement, recommend solutions, and assist with implementation.


What we expect of you

Basic Qualifications:
  • Associate's degree and 2 years of Electrical Maintenance experience
  • OR
  • 2 years in a technical school setting with hands-on experience
  • OR
  • High school diploma / GED and 4 years of Electrical Maintenance experience

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The Electrical Maintenance professional we seek is a Technician with these qualifications.
  • 3+ years of combined education, training, and experience in industrial electric operations and maintenance and instrumentation/measurement and controls
  • Ability and desire to work to obtain Rhode Island Class M Electrician License
  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas through verbal and written form
  • Theoretical understanding of control, analog and/or digital electronics, microprocessors and/or computers
  • Effective computer skills
  • Ability to interact constructively with peers/teams
  • Receptive to guidance and technical advice from others


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates' professional and personal growth and well-being.
  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey
  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan-comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits-with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

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Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.