From engineered concept to finished product, Bradken’s Specialty Products business is a leading global manufacturer of innovative, complex engineered castings and fabrications for commercial and military applications. Bradken operates a global network of manufacturing, sales and service facilities employing about 3,000 people worldwide.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Maintenance Electrician to join the Bradken Maintenance Department at the Tacoma Foundry.  The Maintenance Electrician reports to the Maintenance Manager and is responsible for preventative maintenance and following work instructions in a safe and timely manner.

In addition, responsibilities will include

  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes
  • Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards
  • Assemble, install, test and maintain electrical and electronic equipment
  • Diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components, using test equipment and hand tools, to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem
  • Work with DC to 480V 3 phase electrical systems
  • Carrying out preventive maintenance on equipment per the schedule and work instructions provided
  • Participating in the installation of new plant equipment
  • Maintaining required record files and maintenance logs
  • Utilizing proper tools necessary to perform maintenance & repairs
  • Understand and follow Lock-out Tag-out, Confined space and Fall protection policies
  • Keep areas clean and practice good housekeeping in work areas

A qualified candidate will have the following qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Prefer at least 3 years’ experience as an Electrician
  • Ability to work with limited direct supervision
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Washington State Electricians License preferred
  • Blue print reading
  • Building and safety codes
  • Experienced with DC to 480V 3 phase electrical systems
  • Able to read and interpret work instructions and requirements/specifications
  • Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures, using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, and oscilloscopes, to ensure compatibility and safety of system
  • Machinery repairs ie; Motors, Gear boxes, controls, etc.
  • PLC skills preferred

Bradken offers a competitive compensation package with great benefits: 

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance options
  • Life and AD&D coverage provided by Bradken
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage provided by Bradken
  • Paid Holidays, PTO, and Vacation
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Employee Training and Education Reimbursement opportunities

Prior to commencing employment, you will be required to complete a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing. Other pre-employment assessments may be given based on position including a psychometric assessment.


Bradken, in accordance with State and Federal laws, does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, martial status, disability, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, veteran or military status, or other protected status. Bradken also is required by law, by virtue of its contract(s) with the federal government, to take affirmative action to employ women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans

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Phone: 253-473-8739

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