Job location:
Lompoc, California, USA
Created moment:
December 22, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 04771

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position


Job Summary

If you are looking for a career opportunity in a very stable and profitable mining operation located in the beautiful Central Coast of California, this job is for you.


This position serves as electrical maintenance for various production plants within the Lompoc Site.


  • Install conduit, 1 ½" to 3 ½", pull in wire #18 to 750 MCM.

    • Make uniform bends and install conduit according to the National Code and California Electrical Safety Orders, and pull in required wire and check.

  • Make up Frames and Mount Equipment

    • Must be able to make up standard frames for equipment, mount equipment on frames and install for the job.

  • Connect Motors, Starters and Controls

    • Understand motor connection, operation of starters and general control methods.

  • Install Motors and Electrical Equipment

    • Handle lifting equipment and understand methods of handling motors and equipment.

  • Line Work

    • Climb poles, replace 12 KV fuses, open air switches and ground lines.  Build and remove 12 KV power lines, install and maintain photo-cell equipment, flood lights, telephone and low voltage secondary lines.

  • Assemble and Dismantle Electrical Equipment

    • Must be able to dismantle and assemble electrical equipment.

  • Check Motor Winding for Short, Opens and Grounds

    • Have the ability to determine faults in motors by using testing equipment.

  • Operate Shop Tools and Equipment

    • Properly use all shop tools and equipment.

  • Take Voltage and Current Tests (troubleshooting)

    • Must be able to check voltage and take current readings on electrical circuits, and clear trouble.

  • Meg and Check Motors and Starters

    • Understand megger readings for checking electrical equipment and circuits.


  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • A minimum of 5 years of applicable experience, preferred in industrial plant processes.

  • Excellent reading comprehension and math skills are required.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills to analyze problems and apply corrective action are essential.

  • Flexibility in a dynamic environment, with the ability to prioritize and organize job activities.

  • Ability to work safely.

  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift/move more than 100 pounds. 

Shifts: 4 days on, 4 days off. Hours are 7am to 7pm for days and 7pm to 7am for nights.

HOURLY WAGE: $29.57 - $40.80

Position Type

Full time



Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com


To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.