Electronics and Instrumentation Technician
8-hour shifts/5 days a week (M-F), hours are flexible between 2nd and 3rd shift.
Wages dependent on Experience.
The Electronics and Instrumentation Technician will perform a variety of tasks related to electrical controls, equipment and wiring in both the machining operations and foundry operations. This individual must be a self-starter, capable of working with minimal supervision, who possesses excellent troubleshooting, problem solving and communication skills. The work may involve testing, troubleshooting, installation and repair of electrical and mechanical components. The individual must be able to read and interpret drawings and specifications as well as keep the instrumentation and controls current to industrial and manufacturing code.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
o Troubleshoot, operate, maintain, calibrate, and repair various types of electronic, electric, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment
o Maintain power, process controls, programmable logic controllers (PLC), electric generation equipment and orifice meters
o Assemble, install, test, and maintain instrumentation, electrical or electronic wiring, equipment, apparatuses and fixtures, using hand and power tools
o Diagnose malfunctioning systems, equipment and components using test equipment and hand tools to locate the cause of the breakdown and correct the problem
o Connect wires to circuit breakers, transformers, or other components
o Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustments or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes
o Test electrical systems and continuity of circuits in electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures using testing devices such as ohmmeters, voltmeters, frequency generators and oscilloscopes
o Receive and maintain equipment documentation (blueprints, schematics, line diagrams, technical manuals, operation manuals) and serve as the facility technical resource in their review and use
o Proficient with various PLC models including but not limited to Allen Bradley, GE, Direct Logics and Cmore
o Perform other duties as may be assigned.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
o High School Diploma
o 3+ years of proven work experience in an Electronics & Instrumentation position
o Associates degree in electronics / controls or accredited apprenticeship program
o Electrical Journeyman’s License
o Industrial expertise with PLC controls and programming skills
o Excellent understand of industrial safely rules and guidelines
o Demonstrated mechanical and electrical aptitude
o Strong diagnostic skills and problem-solving mindset
o Proven ability to read blueprints and schematics
o Automation experience a plus