National Gypsum Inc.
Richmond, CA

National Gypsum Company is a fully integrated manufacturer and supplier of building and construction products worldwide including Gold Bond® BRAND gypsum wallboard, ProForm®  BRAND joint treatment products and PermaBase® BRAND cement board. 


We have immediate openings for Hourly Electricians at our Richmond, CA wallboard manufacturing plant. 


Major Job Responsibilities (not all inclusive):

  1. Electrician will Plan and perform preventive, predictive and emergency electrical maintenance activities to maximize machine efficiency.
  2. Participate in general repair and maintenance activities, preventive maintenance work and be able to problem solve.
  3. Should be able to determine correct actions necessary to minimize downtime, increase productivity and maintain continuity of operations.
  4. Responsible for all process-related software and hardware.
  5. Provide support for Process Control System management (SPC) and assist manufacturing employees to optimize machine performance.
  6. Ensure proper management of electrical and electronic parts inventory.
  7. Assist with Capital Projects implementation and maintain an orderly maintenance shop and equipment storage area.


  • Must have a technical degree in electrical or 3-5 years of electrical experience in a continuous manufacturing process.
  • Must place a high priority on Safety.
  • The Electrician must have troubleshooting skills, a willingness and ability to handle multiple tasks and responsiblities, sometimes involving high stress situations.
  • Should have preventive maintenance orientation.
  • Strong knowledge of AB and PLC 5 series ; low and high voltage, 480V and 3 phases.
  • Must have experience in electronics and motor AC Drive and all types of sensors.
  • Relevant automation skills with proven programming ability.
  • Good mechanical knowledge is preferred. 
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with technical and non-technical personnel.

Benefits Include:

  • Comprehensive benefits to include:
    • Paid holidays
    • Medical and dental benefits after 30 days of employment.
    • 401(k) and match
    • Retirement Account
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-term and long-term disability
    • Flexible spending accounts
    • Wellness Program with medical premium incentives
  • And more…

Please send your resume to pamv@nationalgypsum.com if you are interested in this exciting opportunity.

No phone calls or third-party recruiters, please.


Employment Ready Applicants Only.


The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation.  Pre-employment drug screening is required.  The Company participates in E-Verify.  E-Verify is an internet-based system that compares information from an employee’s Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from U.S. Department of Homeland Security and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment eligibility.  www.dhs.gov/e-verify.


The above information on this description has been designated to indicate the general nature and level of work.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of an associate assigned to this position.  The company enforces a tobacco-free policy at all its locations.