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Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: West Warwick, RI, US, 2893

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc

We are dedicated to the belief that people are our most important asset. In filling job openings every effort is expended to find candidates within Worthington, its divisions or subsidiaries. Employee development, opportunity to grow and continuing to evolve both as an employee and as a company are instrumental to our success. We encourage employees to inquire about open positions and apply to those that help further their career goals.  


The primary role of the Electrical Technician is to support the reliability and proper operation of plant equipment and facilities. The Technician provides continuous improvement for electrical systems. This position manages the installation and startup of new electrical systems as well as equipment upgrades. The Technician is responsible for making independent decisions in the areas of cost reduction, trouble shooting, equipment/upgrade installations and start-up duties. All decisions will need to be in compliance with current electrical codes, OSHA safety standards, Worthington safety and operational procedures. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, problem solver who has a strong work ethic to improve quality and production levels of electrical systems and equipment.


  • Trouble shoots critical machine breakdowns through root cause analysis.
  • Manages machine control code modification, creation and documentation.
  • Assists in the installation and startup of systems of new equipment.
  • Recommends and implements machine enhancements and upgrades to improve machine quality, reliability and efficiency.
  • Instructs and mentors Maintenance Technicians during trouble shooting and repairs.
  • Directs outside contractors in performing electrical projects and repairs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Desired Experience

  • High level of electrical trouble shooting skills 
  • Self-motivated and self-directed with strong work ethic
  • Equipment problem solving
  • Ability to program, Program Logic Controls (PLCs), Human Machine Interfaces (HMIs) and other level one machine control devices 
  • Knowledge of electrical systems technology that will result is systems being upgraded as needed
  • Knowledge of safety protocol such a lock out tag out and safe electrical work practices
  • Strong attention to detail and consistent work patterns
  • Ability to multi-task and work at a fast pace
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Basic industrial electrical training
  • High voltage training (Level I, II) 


Associates or equivalent

Trade School

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.

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