Journeyman Electrician 3rd Shift

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta. Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks.

Founded in 1900, Mack trucks are sold and serviced in more than 45 countries worldwide. Every Mack® truck built for the North American market is assembled at its Mack Lehigh Valley Operations facility in Macungie, PA. Engines and transmissions for the North American market are built at its powertrain facility in Hagerstown, MD.

With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Position: Journeyman Electrician 3rd shift
Location: 7000 Alburtis Rd., Macungie, PA 18062
Employment Type: Permanent – Full Time
Work Schedule & Shift: Monday–Friday. (Hours subject to change based on production demands and seniority. Overtime is required)
Starting Compensation: $34.78 per hour, plus 6% shift differential, along with an excellent benefits package that includes health, life, dental and vision plans as well as a 401(k) with a company match incentive.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Work with DC voltages up to 600 volts and AC voltages up to 480 volt 3 phase on plant equipment and up to 12,470 volt distribution equipment.
  • Use prints, schematics, program documentation, National Electrical Code, service manuals and manufactures technical bulletins as aids to complete assigned tasks.
  • Work on Installation, Construction, Operation, Troubleshooting, Repairing, and Maintaining Electrical Equipment inside and outside the plant including but not limited to:
  • Electric Lift Trucks, Communication Lines, Programmable Logic Controllers, Personal Carriers, Lighting, Automation Control Circuits, Batteries, Cranes, Conveyors, Chargers, Distribution Equipment Dock doors, locks and levelers
  • Motors and motor controllers Emergency Generators Boilers, Compressors and their Controls, Belts, Control Circuits, Fluid Fill Machines, Fans, Transformers, Torque tools, Computer Equipment, Circuit Breaker Panels, HVAC Equipment, Dynamometers, Welders, Variable Frequency Motor Drives, any other electrical machinery used in the production process.
  • Have an understanding of Hydraulics, Pneumatics, and Mechanics.
  • Use electrical test meters and equipment to diagnose breakdowns.
  • Research part numbers for repairs, ordering spare parts and inventory.
  • Document repairs. Generate and/or edit prints and programs as needed.
  • Plan electrical jobs, calculate and order supplies and materials.
  • Must be able to use ladders and lift platforms.
  • Must practice OSHA lock-out tag-out procedure, work in a safe, neat manner and maintain a safe and clean work area.
  • Must be able to work any shift.
  • Adhere to all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.
  • Be dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of our customers and plant operations.
  • Work as part of a team in the production of our vehicles.
  • Have regular and punctual attendance.
Physical requirements:
  • Lift up to 50lbs. on a frequent basis.
  • Work in a standing, bending, and/or stretching position.
Minimum Education and Experience:
  • High School Diploma/equivalent or higher education.
  • Must provide documentation of completing a certified electrical apprentice program obtaining Journeyman status or a minimum of 4 years of on the job experience equivalent to Journeyman status.
  • Manufacturing experience or a general understanding of a manufacturing environment is preferred.


We support a drug-free work environment.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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