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Amentum Medium-High Voltage Electrician in Beijing, China

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Medium-High Voltage Electrician

PAE is seeking a medium-high voltage electrician to support the American Embassy in Beijing, China. The selected candidate with perform maintenance and repair of Embassy electrical distribution system, standby electrical systems, motors, controls, and electrical service and low and medium voltage distribution under guidance of the American Electrical Shop Foreman. The duties and responsibilities listed below are not necessarily mutually exclusive.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and maintains standby electrical power generation equipment, including all emergency power supply systems, automatic power transfer switches, operating control and alarm system, service and distribution systems including main and distribution switchboards, panelboard fuses and transformers, motor connections and controls including starters and motor control centers, lighting including incandescent, fluorescent, recessed, surface, weatherproof, vapor tight and underwater, dimmers, signal and fire alarm systems including pull stations, ionization smoke detectors, sprinkler flow switches, supervisory valve and control panels.

  • Performs PM in accordance with schedules, operating procedures and equipment warranty. Performs a wide variety of routine electrical maintenance and repair functions of a general nature as required.

  • Performs repair of components such as rectifiers, inverters, associated generating and distribution equipment. Analyzes malfunctions in electrical standby power systems, distribution systems, motor connections and controls by visual and auditory inspections and makes necessary adjustments and repairs. Repairs generators, starter motors, rectifiers, inverters, and associated generating and distribution equipment.

  • Conducts tests of equipment using voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, continuity testers, frequency gauges, and infrared heat detectors. Tests circuits for proper connections and continuity. Adjusts components to ensure optimum operating efficiency.

  • Maintains records of all work accomplished and parts used. Complies with all related published directives, work standards and technical publications.

  • Performs installation and renovation of the electrical systems of on-compound apartments, and all offices and buildings in the Embassy compound. Installs and wires light fixtures, switches, wall outlets, junction boxes, circuit breakers, etc.

  • Installs, maintains and repairs electrical equipment and appliances such as, motors, fans, lighting fixtures, and connections of electrical machines, office equipment, distribution panels, elevators, fire alarm systems, enunciators, UPS systems, transformers, etc.


  • Licensed journeyman electrician with minimum five years experience as a journeyman in maintenance of electrical equipment to include generator engine, switchgear, distribution systems, and general building electrical maintenance and repair. The experience must have included working from sketches, drawings, blueprints, wiring diagrams and manufactures’ operation and maintenance manuals.

  • Three years minimum experience working with medium voltage equipment (601V to 100Kv). Experience to include work with automatic voltage regulators, medium voltage switchgear, SCADA (or equivalent) systems and transformers, licensing by NETA preferred.

  • Must have oral and written communication skills sufficient to produce employee evaluations and written reports for upper management and to brief upper management on project status.

  • Must be 21 years of age; completed secondary school or obtained a GED. A valid driver’s license is required

  • The ability to obtain a top secret clearance is required.


PAE is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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