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Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Columbia, MD, US, 21044

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Requisition ID: 22000 

Built on talent, technology, and trust, Grace is a leading global supplier of catalysts and engineered materials. The company’s two industry-leading business segments—Catalysts Technologies and Materials Technologies—provide innovative products, technologies, and services that enhance the products and processes of our customers around the world. Grace employs approximately 4,300 people in over 30 countries.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Electrician for the WR Grace headquarters in Columbia, MD. This position reports to the Sr Supervisor, Facilities Services and may require overtime.


  • Prioritize and Complete Work Orders in a timely manner.
  • Maintain shop material inventory.
  • Complete Safety forms.
  • Install, repair, and maintain electrical fixtures, wiring, and building systems.
  • Perform tests to electrical systems ensuring proper installation and operation.
  • Adhere to State, Local Building Codes, and company safety requirements.
  • Recommend necessary repairs.
  • Replace conduit, wiring, breakers as needed.
  • Install electrical conduit and pipe to house wire and cable per electrical code.
  • Working with explosion proof wiring methods.
  • Connect electrical systems to powerlines, providing electricity to the building.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/Equivalent.
  • Valid Electrician’s License.
  • Completion of a formal apprenticeship program.
  • Ability to read and interpret Mechanical, Electrical, & Plumbing (MEP) floor plans.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and wiring.                               
  • Knowledge of emergency generators and uninterrupted power supply (UPS) systems.
  • Knowledge of NFPA 70E and 72, a plus.
  • Proficient in using test meters, and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Analytically inclined with problem solving skills.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools.
  • Able to communicate with customers, work on a team, or work unsupervised.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to differentiate color coded wiring.
  • Job requires periods of standing, kneeling, varied body positions, climbing ladders and scaffolding.
  • Capable of pulling wire and cable through metal conduit
  • Able to lift to 50 lbs.

Preferred Qualifications


Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance

Life Insurance and Disability

Grace Wellness Program

Flexible Workplace

Retirement Plans 

401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%

Paid Vacation and Holidays

Parental Leave

Tuition Reimbursement

Company Donation Match Program

Grace is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Grace via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Grace. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Grace as a result of the referral or through other means.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore