Peraton Corporation

  • Facilities Electrician

    Job Locations US-NM-Las Cruces
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/20/2018 1:02 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Ability to Obtain
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking a Facilities Maintenance Technician to join our team at the White Sands Complex which is located in Las Cruces, NM. Peraton is the prime contractor on the Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) contract, supporting the NASA Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System. 


    This is a Facilities Electrician position and is subject to working rotating shifts, weekends and holidays on a rotational basis as a part of normal shift scheduling. The selected candidate, must meet all requirements and perform all duties of the Facilities Electrical Technician as stated below.  


    • Apply technical knowledge to solve problems that cannot be solved solely by reference to manufacturer’s manuals or similar documents. 
    • Install, adjust, maintain, and trouble shoot all electrical items including, but not limited to control/SCADA systems, power generation and distribution systems and UPS systems. 
    • Be able to work from electrical schematics and trace circuitry when schematics are not available. 
    • Be familiar with National Electrical Codes and OSHA requirements. 
    • Develop a working knowledge of the functions and operations of the operational equipment, systems and controls at WSC. 
    • Specify and price equipment and parts to perform assigned tasks.
    • Perform duties consistent with this classification as assigned by management with limited supervision and provide technical guidance to lower level classifications as required. 
    • This position may perform tasks working as a member of a team with other classifications providing help and assistance as required. 



    • High School diploma (or equivalent).
    • Have 2 years of applicable experience in the electrical construction or maintenance field and related civilian or military trade school training or equivalent, or a minimum of 5 years of experience in lieu of a trade school. 
    • Must possess a New Mexico JE-98 certification or equivalent from another state. A current license/certification issued by a military agency can be used as a substitute.
    • Must be able to pass an initial and periodic physical examination, as determined by the physical examination requirements for the Job Classification, as follows:
      • Mobile Aerial Platform operation (MAP)
      • Powered Industrial Truck operation (PIT)
      • Respirator and other PPE use
    • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.
    • Must have the manual dexterity and mobility to climb ladders, scaffolds, antennas, and rooftops.   
    • This is a union position - you will be required to become a member of IAM Local Union 2515 and remaining in good standing.
    • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license (state) and may be required to possess and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License for specific task(s).


    • Basic computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, email, and electronic time recording.
    • Experience with Computerized Maintenance Management Systems, such as Maximo.
    • Experience operating and maintaining mobile aerial platforms and powered industrial trucks
    • Experience in general maintenance and construction.

    This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance.  In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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