Electrician Job at Amentum in Japan

Amentum is seeking a skilled electrician to join their team in Japan. As an electrician, selected candidate will be responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing electrical systems and equipment in support of their operations. Your work will contribute to the safe and efficient operation of our facilities. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record as an electrician, with a strong knowledge of electrical systems, codes, and safety standards. You should also have excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding opportunity with a global company, they encourage you to apply for the electrician position at Amentum in Japan.

Responsibilities of Electrician:

  • Perform work required for the repair, maintenance, installation, and modernization of electrical systems for site building’s equipment.
  • Locate and determine electrical malfunctions using test equipment.
  • Repair malfunctions by such methods as replacing burned out elements, fuses, and replacing defective wiring, cleaning, repairing, or replacing motors.
  • Test electrical equipment such as motors, heaters and controls for safety and efficiency, using standard test equipment and by observing functions.
  • Install fixtures, wiring conduits, motors and other electrical equipment.
  • Inspect circuits for specified shielding and grounding.
  • Perform inspections and prepares written reports.
  • Be responsible for facility custodianship of work area and management of tools, equipment and spare parts for the electrical operation.
  • Take initiative to analyze a situation and to make frequent technical decisions based on specifications, safety, and electrical codes.
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned.

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum Acceptable Experience and Qualification Levels:

  • Three (3) years electrical experience in operations and maintenance services or rated as Journeyman.
  • Current Electrical License or Journeyman Electrician Card


  • A high school diploma or GED and successful completion of an Apprentice program.

Expected Skills and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of applicable US Codes and acceptable trade practices.
  • Knowledge and experience regarding occupational hazards of the electrical trade, related safety precautions and considerable skill required for the installation, maintenance and repair of electrical systems and equipment.
  • Understanding of Frequencies Converters, Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS).
  • Good organizational, time management, and communication skills with the ability to exercise sound judgment and make independent decisions.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity with an international perspective.
  • Computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.


  • Electrical AA/AS degree from a two-year college and/or equivalent field experience.
  • Knowledge in the discipline of operations and maintenance projects in an international environment preferred.
  • Previous electrical experience in an OCONUS environment with a multi-national workforce and/or previous work experience in harsh environmental conditions.
  • Relevant overseas Electrical experience.
  • Experience working with SOW, electrical diagrams and blueprints.
  • Experience with frequency converter/UPS’s, ground testing preferred.

Language Requirement:

  • Must be fluent in speaking, reading, and writing English.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills sufficient to effectively communicate with employees, management, and the client.

Professional Licenses & Certifications:

  • AMMO-29 preferred, or applicant will be expected to attend and pass the course.

Job Details:

  • Job Title: Electrician Job at Amentum in Japan
  • Location: Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan
  • Company: Amentum
  • Salary: 20-35
  • Salary Currency: JPY
  • Payroll: per hour
  • Employment Type: Full-time

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