Electrical Maintenance Technician

AST currently has an opening for a high energy “hands-on” Electrical Maintenance Technician.  

The ideal candidate should have a strong electrical background in troubleshooting electrical equipment including PLC’s, motor controls, temperature controls and other equipment up to 480VAC in a manufacturing environment.


  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain electrical and mechanical components of various pieces of industrial equipment in a high-volume industrial environment.
  • Ensure that all aspects of the preventative and corrective maintenance program are being fulfilled as they relate to electrical, mechanical and control system requirements.  


  • Have a strong background in machine maintenance with a solid fundamental understanding of electrical control systems.
  • Must have experience with 480-volt 3 phase wiring.
  • Must be able to use analog and digital multimeters.
  • Ability to understand detailed electrical and mechanical schematics.
  • Ability to effectively diagnose machine electrical and mechanical system malfunctions and concisely detail root cause(s) of malfunctions.  
  • Provide electrical support to and install new equipment.
  • AC/DC amplifiers, servomotor repair and maintenance.
  • Have a strong understanding and repair knowledge of Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems.


  • Minimum of 5 years relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Spanish speaking a plus.

At AST, we are committed to providing the ideal climate for personal and professional development for all of our team members. The value of work-life balance is crucial, and the health and happiness of our team is paramount. For this reason, we have crafted a benefits package for members of our team. Some benefits for full time employees include:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation / Sick Pay


950 Richmond Ave, Oxnard, CA, US, 93030

Job Type

Full Time

Company Bio:

Located in Ventura County, AST is in the “Gateway to California’s Central Coast”, located 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 2 miles from the Pacific Ocean and California’s Pacific Coast Highway.

Advanced Structural Technologies (AST) is an industry leading manufacturer of rotary forged and flow formed products for the aerospace, alternative energy, automotive, and military markets.  As a fully integrated contract manufacturing business, all process steps are completed on site in AST’s Oxnard  facilities.