• 3rd Shift Electrical Technician

    Job Location US-OH-Dunbridge
  • Overview

    The Electrical Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, repairing, programming, and installing electrical control systems used in manufacturing; including plant power distribution equipment, facility electrical equipment, and auxiliary systems.


    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Troubleshoot electrical control systems, mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and general industrial control equipment.
    • Identify and perform machine preventative maintenance and repairs based on machine operation and condition. Identify equipment requiring periodic maintenance and help develop and maintain schedules for maintenance intervals.
    • Interact with production and operations associates to determine machine issues and resolution action plans. Set priorities based on production needs.
    • Account for and record parts and supplies used for repairs of equipment and plant utilities.
    • Develop B-O-Ms for electrical jobs performed in the plant.
    • Involvement in determining spare parts stock levels and part types. Involved in developing a standard parts scheme for the plant.
    • Involvement in creating and maintaining plant electrical system documentation.
    • Keep plant electrical test equipment in proper working condition.
    • Build new electrical control equipment as well as modify existing equipment.
    • Read, develop and interpret technical documents and drawings (operating/maintenance instructions, electrical drawings and schematics, programs, procedure manuals).
    • Fill out routine reports and communicate effectively. Make electrical print updates and corrections, and submit for approval and engineering updates.
    • Understand and apply engineering principles as it applies to electrical control disciplines.
    • Perform & manage small to medium plant electrical projects and work orders.
    • Keep abreast of new electrical control technologies.
    • Be available for off-shift technical support to production lines
    • Develop and conduct technical training for other plant associates.
    • Utilize common sense to understand and carry out detailed written and/or oral instructions. Give proper feedback as to when instructions are not clear.
    • Operate, utilize, and maintain a personal computer for electrical troubleshooting, programming, configuring, and general maintenance of electrical control equipment.
    • Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills
    • Follow plant electrical safety procedures.
    • Understand & follow NEC/NFPA 70, 70E, & 79, as well as OSHA code regulations as it pertains to the plant facility & equipment.
    • Must use all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for this position as indicated on the Job Assessment for PPE form.
    • Perform any additional duties that may be assigned to position.

    PBE Teamwork Commitments:

    • Models company mission and values and adherence to policies every day
    • Demonstrates respect, fairness, and care/concern to all internal and external customers; treats all, regardless of abilities, personality, or behaviors, with kindness and courtesy.
    • Continuously fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments
    • Builds mutual respect, trust, and commitment through professional interpersonal skills. Says what needs to be said, actively listens, admits mistakes, and represents what is in PBE’s best interest
    • Is approachable day in and day out
    • Responsible for end results within the scope of the position rather than passing blame or responsibility to others.
    • Views him-/herself critically in a constructive manner and seeks assistance if needed so that continuous improvement can occur. Willing to change.
    • Responds to help requests positively and professionally.
    • Ensures that adequate tools to do the job are available.
    • Supports the PEAK Program, most specifically TPM initiatives.


    KnKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Intermediate to advanced skill & experience programming Rockwell Automation PLCs/PACs, including ControlLogix, Micrologix, SLC 500, PLC 5, etc.
    • Familiar with human machine interface (HMI) equipment from Rockwell Automation, including Panelview, Panelview Plus, Factorytalk View, Inview Message Displays, etc.
    • Familiar with Rockwell Automation and industry standard industrial networking technologies and communication protocols including Ethernet and Ethernet I/P, Data Highway Plus, Remote IO, DeviceNet, ControlNet, DH-485, DF1 Serial, etc.
    • Intermediate understanding of Rockwell Automation Industrial Drives and Servo Motion Systems, including Servo 1394, Kinetix 6000, Powerflex, ControlLogix Integrated Motion programming, SERCOS, SYNCHLINK, AXISLINK, etc.
    • Familiar with standard variable speed AC & DC motor drive systems & control systems.
    • Experienced working with programming and configuration software of various types for Rockwell Automation control systems, including RSLogix (5, 500, 5000), Panelbuilder, Factorytalk View ME, RSLinx, RSNetworx, GML Commander,
    • Experience with Temperature Control Systems, troubleshooting, repairs, maintenance.
    • Possess the ability to efficiently install electrical control equipment and plant auxiliary equipment, running conduit, protection equipment, wiring, etc.

     Education, Training and Experience:

    • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Electrical Field or related technologies preferred
    • Training in an electrical discipline
    • A minimum of three years of experience in electrical/industrial controls
    • Good attendance record required
    • Must be below 2nd written warning discipline level for the most recent six-month period (internal candidates)
    • Minimum of 90 days in current position is preferred (internal candidates)

    Physical Demands:

    • Must be able to stand for long periods of time; use hands to handle objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb, stoop, kneel, and/or crouch
    • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    • Must have close, distance, color, & peripheral vision abilities along with depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.


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