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.
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.
High School Diploma or GED required; relevant post-secondary education preferred.
3+ years of experience programming process related industrial applications.
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
Understand and follow all safety procedures
Current on all safety trainings
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.