SMG Electrician in Long Beach, California

POSITION: Electrician

DEPARTMENT: Electrical

REPORTS TO: Electrical Supervisor



SMG, the leader in privately managed public assembly facilities, has an excellent and immediate opening for the Electrician for SMG/Long Beach Convention Center. Responsible for installs and repairs electrical systems, apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Installs power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment.

Distributes and picks-up power drops as needed.

Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment.

Diagnoses malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replaces damaged or broken wires and cables.

Tests malfunctioning machinery and discusses malfunction with Electrician Supervisor or other maintenance workers to diagnose malfunction.

Replaces faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices.

Diagnoses and repairs or replaces faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards.

Replaces electric motor bearings and rewires motors.

Plans layout of high and low voltage wiring and installs wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings.

Diagnoses and replaces faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma, trade school degree or general education degree (GED)

Or 3-5 years related experience and/or training in electrical and HVAC

Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Electrical Journeyman Certificate preferred

Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of national electrical codes

Knowledge of electrical theory

Excellent organization skills

Ability to prioritize and to handle multiple projects simultaneously

Strong problem-solving skills required

Good written, verbal and interpersonal skills required; ability to interact with all levels of staff including management

Ability to effectively supervise staff

Strong customer service skills

Professional presentation, appearance and work ethic

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have some knowledge of computers.

Other Qualifications

Electrical Journeyman Certificate preferred

Ability to work with minimal supervision

Ability to work flexible hours including daytime, evening, weekends and holidays, as needed

Must have professional attitude and appearance

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to move around the facility; to stand for long hours; work inside or outside of the building. The employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl to access electrical systems. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for inspection of electrical systems and electrical repairs.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.


The essential responsibilities of this position are described under the headings above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Also, this document in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.

To Apply

Apply at -

Recruiter- Kim Golden

SMG‐Long Beach Convention Center

300 E. Ocean Blvd.

Long Beach, CA 90802

Applicants that need reasonable accommodations to complete the application process may contact 562/499-7567.

SMG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and encourages Women, Minorities, Individuals with Disabilities, and protected Veterans to apply. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled