Textron Electrical Troubleshooter in Kennesaw, Georgia

Electrical Troubleshooter


Summary:Position requires a self-starter who can take a list of problems in the shop and work through the repairs. Ability to take priorities set by immediate supervisor and then finds the needed books, OEM help, or information to make repairs on equipment. Works with maintenance and production employees to affect the quickest and most long-lasting repairs possible. Makes notes on all repairs to be logged for future repair needs such as voltage, output, input, sketches, gap, travel, pressure, etc.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:include but not limited to the following:

  • Load and troubleshoot programs for proper operation of equipment

  • Utilize test sets, multimeters, DMC crimp tools, wire strippers, heat guns, etc.

  • Perform soldering as required

  • High voltage AC/DC systems

  • Perform continuity and power checks

  • Can hookup and use equipment related to the troubleshooting of PLC’s and ladder logic

  • Analyzes various types of circuits, wiring diagrams, and drawings as required, to install, repair, adjust, calibrate, modify, and/or service various types of electrical equipment

  • Assists in the design and engineering of electrical wiring and harness diagrams

  • Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical principles, wiring specification codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of equipment

  • Maintains the performance and maintenance records on electrical equipment assemblies, adjusts, inspects, repairs, or replaces faulty parts and wiring on various types of electrical and electronic devices

  • Can read an electrical schematic and uses it for trouble shooting purposes

  • Inspects equipment for defects like worn parts, misalignment, and inadequate lubrication

  • Determines the best way to make repairs to minimize time on the job and the interruption of production

  • Lays out work, measures and fits, etc. parts for repair incidental to performing work

  • Will work to improve skills in all aspects of the competency checklist

  • Will help with production and any area needed as assigned by supervisor

Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED is required

  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office programs

  • Ability to work weekends or overtime as required

  • Automotive Electrical Maintenance preferred

  • Knowledge of PLCs, AC/DC motors and drives, and 480-volt 3 phase power

  • Use of precision maintenance tools and methods; shaft alignment, belt tensioning, sprocket/pulley alignment, setting bearing tolerances, and proper fastener torque

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Manufacturing

Primary Location US-Georgia-Kennesaw

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 267560