Electrical Technician

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Fletcher, North Carolina


Description

Position at Wilsonart

 

POSITION:

Electrical Technician

JOB PROFILE:

Electrical Technician II

JOB CODE:

35216

FLSA/Grade:

Non-Exempt / NA

Department:

Maintenance

Last reviewed:  8/15/19

JOB SUMMARY

Perform all electrical maintenance, preventive maintenance and monitor the operations of equipment in the facility under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and Crew Foreman.  Perform other tasks as required

ESSENTAIL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

      Troubleshoot and repair breakdowns on electrical aspects of equipment and machinery assigned

      Modify electrical circuits when needed

      Use PLC for troubleshooting

      Assist electronic technicians on repairs of equipment as needed

      Work with Engineering to maintain and update electrical blueprints

      Calibrate and / or adjust electronic and pneumatic control equipment

      Work with electrical engineer or others to test possible modifications to equipment

      Follow department and company safety guidelines

      Attend department safety and quality meetings

      Follow lockout / tagout procedures as required

      Maintain a clean work environment

      Perform preventive maintenance as required

      Assist outside contractors in performing infrared scan on electrical distribution system

       Participate in Lean initiatives

Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES

      Knowledge of safety standards applicable to the department and other pertinent rules / regulations governing work standards.

      Knowledge of mechanical and electrical operations of the machinery of the facility.

      Knowledge of electricity and electrical systems sufficient to build panels, estimate load requirements, wire sizes, etc.

      Knowledge of hazardous materials and safe handling procedures.

      Ability to troubleshoot in electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic technology.

      Ability to program and work with the PLC system.

      Ability to perform multiple priorities with minimal supervision.

       Ability to work with and run conduit.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

EXPERIENCE:

Two years of industrial electrical experience to include PLC troubleshooting and three-phase motor control required

WORKING CONDITIONS

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Heavy work.  Tasks involves pushing / pulling, lifting, and handling material up to 100 pounds plus standing and walking during a minimum twelve hour shift.

ENVIRONMENT:

Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature extremes, loud noises and bright lights. Examples: mail clerks, material handlers and food service workers

 

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.