Electrical Maintenance Technician

Company: Knauf Insulation

General Information
US-WV-Inwood
N/A
High School
Full-Time
At least 5 year(s)
Negligible
False
False
Job Description

Electrical Controls Technician

Maintains assigned instrumentation and specialized electrical and communications equipment within the plant properly calibrated and functioning at peak performance.  Supports Operations and Process group with a proactive approach to equipment repair.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

·         Partake in safe work practices and counsel other employees to do the same, as necessary, by understanding and complying with the lock-out/tag-out procedures

·         Calibrate equipment in conformance with ISO standards in the Quality Systems calibration manuals

·         Install, maintain and troubleshoot instrumentation and control systems, e.g. – level, flow, pressure and motor controls

·         Maintain and troubleshoot combustion systems and respective controls

·         Install and maintain PLC and DCS systems

·         Originate, maintain and understand electrical schematics, wiring diagrams, and piping and instrumentation diagrams

·         Build, install and maintain thermocouples

·         Maintain AC and DC motor drives

·         Maintain some 460V, 3-phase systems

·         Maintain communications equipment

·         Maintain instrument shop tools and test equipment

·         Continually improve the skill level of the electrical tradesmen through on-the-job training

·         Communicate all changes affecting process/production to those affected

·         Assist as requested with weekend, holiday, and call-in maintenance

·         Utilize SAP to track/manage work orders

·         Install and repair electrical apparatus, such as transformers and wiring, and electrical and electronic machinery components.

 

Job Requirements

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education: 

·      Electrical or trade school certifications for PLC, controls troubleshooting, arc flash training, national electrical regulations, high voltage

·      Licensed electrician is a preferred

 

Experience:

·      Minimum five (5) years’ hands-on experience in and industrial manufacturing environment

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·      Working knowledge of SAP

·      Knowledge of Allen Bradley

·      Knowledge of control circuits

·      Knowledge of industrial power

·      Ability to communicate across departments

·      Ability to multi-task

·      Troubleshooting skills

·      Computer skills in MS Windows environment; Moderate skills with Word, PowerPoint and Excel

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Special Tools/Equipment Used: 

·      Computer

·      Hand tools

·      Multimeter/Calibration instruments

 

Physical Demands:

·      Must occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds

·      Regularly required to sit, stand, walk and reach with hands and arms

 

Working Conditions:

·      May be exposed to extreme temperature changes

·      Must be able to work on the plant floor for 8 hours

·      Moderate noise level

·      Regularly exposed to a fast-paced environment

·      Regularly exposed to wet and dusty conditions

·      Travel is approximately 5% of time