Maintenance Electrician/Facilities Maintenance Tech (Union)

Job Locations US-CA-Fort Irwin
Requisition ID
Position Category
Other / Technical
No Clearance Required
Space & Intelligence



Peraton is seeking a Maintenance Electrician for the Deep Space Network (DSN) program in our Fort Irwin, CA location in support of NASA/JPL.


The Deep Space Network is NASA’s international array of giant radio antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions, plus a few that orbit Earth. The DSN also provides radar and radio astronomy observations that improve our understanding of the solar system and the larger universe. The antennas of the Deep Space Network are the indispensable link to explorers venturing beyond the moon. They provide the crucial connection for commanding our spacecraft and receiving their never before seen images and scientific information on Earth, propelling our understanding of the universe, our solar system and ultimately, our place within it.


Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to; performing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and installation of AC electrical distribution systems up to 13KV, power generation plants, UPS, monitoring computer systems. Must have a working knowledge of the NEC and NFPA 70E. 



  • Perform preventative maintenance on switchgear, circuit breakers and all other associated electrical gear.
  • Perform monthly safety inspections of assigned buildings
  • Proficient in office computer use Word, Excel, Outlook, Windows 98, Windows XP and MAXIMO
  • Troubleshoot equipment utilizing drawings and test equipment
  • Collect and provide analysis of technical data
  • Collaborate with other departments as necessary to meet customer requirements
  • Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment/Physical Activities:

  • General office environment
  • Warehouse environment
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Climbing Antennas
  • Climbing Ladders
  • Loud/High Noise Areas
  • Dusty Areas
  • Confined Space
  • Outdoor work in extreme heat, cold & humidity
  • Exposure to long periods in air-conditioned rooms
  • Long periods of sitting or standing
  • Continuous walking or standing
  • Crawling, kneeling or cramped workspace
  • Repeated stooping
  • Repeated or frequent stair climbing
  • Extended work day
  • Shift work (As needed only)




Required Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • 2 years of technical training in the electrical field and 2 years of experience, or 6 years of experience in the electrical field
  • Completion of an electrical safety program in accordance with OSHA and NFPA 70
  • Extensive electrical troubleshooting, repair and maintenance
  • Must possess good written and verbal communication skills. Must be motivated, safety minded and demonstrate a team attitude. Must also have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Must possess and retain a valid California drivers’ license
  • Able to climb antenna’s
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to obtain a trusted background check and pass a National Criminal Information Check (NCIC)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent teamwork

Peraton Overview

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Target Salary Range

The rate / range per hour below represents the typical pay for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range



An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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