3rd Shift Electrical Technician

US-OH-Dunbridge
ID
2016-1470

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.

Responsibilities

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.

Qualifications

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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