Date Posted
7/06/2022
Location
Macon, GA
Salary Range
$60,000.00 - $90,000.00

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and schedule corrective and preventive maintenance activities by task and priority.
  • Troubleshoot electrical machinery and electrical control equipment.
  • Interpret PLC logic and make necessary modification to get equipment functioning properly
  • Set up and operate test equipment to evaluate performance of developmental parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions, and record results.
  • Implement new control systems to improve equipment efficiency.
  • Provide technical assistance and resolution when electrical or engineering problems occur.
  • Build, calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, or repair electrical instruments or testing equipment.
  • Maintain critical program backups for all computer systems and PLCs.
  • Conduct inspections for quality control and assurance programs, reporting findings and recommendations.
  • Analyze and interpret test information to resolve design-related problems.
  • Modify electrical prototypes, parts, assemblies, or systems to correct functional deviations.
  • Use precision measurement tools and equipment to calibrate and adjust equipment.

SKILLS
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong knowledge of Process Control Instrumentation.
  • Knowledge of NEC codes, electronics, variable frequency, and AC drives.
  • Industrial electricity and motor controls and diagnostics experience.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and related controls.
  • Previous experience with power distribution systems.
  • Ability to use laser/thermal guns and tempo sonic/linear position sensors.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and diagrams.
  • Troubleshooting skills (including locating and isolating problems, identifying and testing possible solutions and selecting effective approaches).
  • Strong skills in use of PC’s and maintenance systems.
  • Ability to operate conduit tools, hand tools.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • High School Diploma or GED required; relevant post-secondary education preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience programming process related industrial applications.
    1. Must be highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Must have understanding of electrical controls to include Motor start/stop circuits and 4-20 ma control loops.
  • Must be able to read and make changes to Ladder Logic Programs.
  • Must have general knowledge of AC Drives and Motors. Knowledge of AB Powerflex 4/40, Mitsubishi, and Altivar Drives a plus.
  • Must have proven experience in PLC logic and programming with any of the following PLCs: Allen Bradley, Modicon, GE Fanuc, Siemens, Automation Direct, Mitsubishi, Omron, Aromat, Toshiba, etc. with additional knowledge of industrial control systems (Ethernet, ControlNet, DeviceNet, DH+, RS232, RS485, radio, etc.)
  • Must have successful project experience developing PLC and HMI programming.
  • Ability to work Monday- Friday with on-call availability as needed.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work well in a team environment are essential for this position.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs and to push-pull up to 75lbs.
  • Must be able to work long periods while continuously standing, twisting, bending, reaching, and stooping.
  • Must be able to work in an environment, which is dusty and noisy.
  • Must be able to work in plant environment with extreme seasonal temperatures

SAFETY:

  • Understand and follow all safety procedures
    1. Current on all safety trainings
    2. Wears all required PPE when necessary (steel toe boots, safety glasses, ear plugs)
  • Understand Lock Out Tag Out procedures for assigned areas.
  • Perform duties according to OSHA guidelines, policies and procedures
  • Complete General Plant Safety Training within the first 8 weeks.

EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This is a full-time position. Hours of work are to be determined. Applicant must be flexible. This is a 40 hours per weeks position. There may be some weekend or overnight shifts.