Electrical Machinery Technician

KVAL Inc. – Petaluma, CA


KVAL Inc. is a rapidly growing manufacturer of heavy industrial equipment for the door industry and we are looking to expand our support team. In particular, Kval designs and manufactures CNC machinery for the residential, commercial, and architectural door industries. We have been in Petaluma, CA since our founding in 1947 and are an exceptionally stable, conservative company currently in our fourth generation of private family ownership. As a family owned company, family values are deeply instilled within the companys corporate culture. This means our new hires will not only be joining our team, but will be joining the Kval Machinery Family. As a family we learn to work well with one another, support each other, and build friendships in and outside of the workplace.

Industrial Machinery Electrician Full Time

Our products range from simple push button designs to more complex CNC-operated machining centers. We are looking for electrical experienced individuals who are both eager to learn new skills as well as strive to produce the best quality they can regardless of the task.

We need individuals to join our Electrical Team. The Electrical team is responsible for getting the machine up and running, which includes panel building, running wires, creating servo cords among other duties.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma plus additional specialized Electronic courses
  • Experience with wiring and airing machines
  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in similar trade
  • Able to read standard Electrical Schematics.
  • IEEE and NEMA standard knowledge for control panel a plus
  • Strong desire to learn new disciplines and ask questions as needed
  • Electrical, Welding, Machining experience a plus
  • Mechanical vocational training a plus
  • Some travel may be required


Wiring electrical panels

Wiring machines per spec

Testing and running equipment


Electrical, PLCs, low voltage through 480 volt/3 phase, motor starters, proximity switches, photo eyes, machine interface (MI), control logic, low e DC control power systems. Ability to understand mechanical system operations to provide PLC control of operations and safety circuits.
Familiar with automated manufacturing equipment (PLCs, VFDs, HMls, conveyors, safety, circuits, robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics) a plus
Preferably 5+ years of experience working with automated manufacturing equipment within a high-volume environment.
PLC programming experience with Allen Bradley or Beckhoff
Professionalism and strong organizational skills.
Must demonstrate the ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs; must have ability to perform essential functions of the job, which could include standing, bending, stooping, and climbing.
The appropriate candidate for this position is results oriented, team player, self-starting, dynamic, flexible, and strongly motivated to succeed and deliver. Work safely at all times by abiding with company safety policies including, but not limited to personal protective equipment.

Hiring Process

Email your cover letter and resume to this job ad.

Must be able to pass a physical, drug screen and background check.

At Kval, Inc. there is virtually no ceiling on growth within the company. We also offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package that takes effect after a 90-day introductory period as a full time employee.

Our ideal hire

  • Electrical understanding. Previous electrical experience a plus.
  • Troubleshooting abilities
  • Enjoys hands on work.
  • Takes pride in quality work


Great Benefits. Medical, Dental, Life, LTD, AD&D with 401(k) matching.

Christmas bonus!

Paid Holidays,Sick/PTO and Vacation

Job Type: Full-time - 40 hours with overtime after initial 90 day training

Hours: M-F Alternative workweek M-Th 7:30am - 5:00pm Friday 7:30 - 11:30am

Job Type: Full-time


  • Electrical: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

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