Electrical and Automation Technician

Contractual | 6 months (This position has the potential for extension and possible consideration for full-time role) | MICRO , SAP , SLC500 , HMI
Medford, WI, Wisconsin, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 482-4438.

Title: Electrical and Automation Technician 
Location: Medford, WI
Duration: 6 months (This position has the potential for extension and possible consideration for full-time role)


Job Description:

*3rd Shift role - 10 pm - 6 am - some flexibilty on start time (no earlier than 8 pm and no later than midnight - shift will still run 8 hours)

High Level Description of Skill Sets Needed:

  1. In Depth Knowledge in troubleshooting controls circuits
  2. Ability to use a Multimeter proficiently
  3. PLC knowledge. Ability to get online with PLCs to troubleshoot. Doesn’t have to a programmer, but some knowledge would be good.
  4. HMI knowledge. Same as PLC.
  5. VFD knowledge.

Position Summary:

  • The Electrical and Automation Entry Level Technician is responsible for the daily electrical support for the factory. Additional duties include preventative maintenance and electrical support for capital and extraordinary maintenance projects. The position requires good communication skills and teamwork with all departments. Individuals will need strong time management skills, be self-motivated and able to complete in-plant electrical projects/repairs with minimal assistance. Also utilize equipment logs and reports, and data from computerized maintenance systems to track equipment reliability and manage time. This position would work directly with an experienced E&A Technician as a mentor to guide thru onboarding.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Electrical skills or ability to learn on the following technologies:
  • PLCs: Pico, Micro, CompactLogix, SLC500, ControlLogix, Guardlogix and PLC-5
  • Servo’s: Ultra, Kinetix 5500 and 5700
  • Networks: Ethernet /IP, Sercos, DH-485, DH+ and Remote I/O
  • Safety devices: Guard I/O, Safety relays
  • Drives: PF4, PF40, PF70, PF525 and PF755
  • Software: RSLinx, DriveExecutive, RSLogix5, RSLogix500, RSLogix5000, PanelBuilder32, FactoryTalk View, Asset Centre, BOOTP-DHCP Server, RSNetworx
  • Computer Skills including familiarity with: Electrical Software, Outlook, Excel, Word, SAP, Auto CAD, and SharePoint
  • Skills on the following electrical testing devices to connect, set-up, and perform testing to troubleshoot plant issues
  • Multimeters: AC, DC voltage and amperage, milliamp, millivolt, OHM’s, frequency, and min/max readings
  • Calibration equipment: Calibration tester, dry blocks, etc.
  • Daily checklist (start-up Electrical)
  • Work on small teams on removal and installation of equipment
  • Maintain close working relationship with equipment operators and line team leaders
  • Abide by all plant rules/policies including safety, GMP regulations and perform good housekeeping practices
  • Working with the other maintenance techs to increase their electrical skills
  • Must be able to work in a team-based environment with all departments.
  • Desire to learn.

Requirements and Minimum Education Level:

  • Pursuing an Associate Degree in an Industrial Electrical technical field such as Automation Systems Technology, Electrical Industrial or E&I Journeyman is preferred.
  • Understands troubleshooting.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to interpret and comprehend technical literature and print documentation (European, American, Italian)
  • Working knowledge of switchboards, MCCs, panel boards, control cabinets.
  • Utilize a computer (laptop/desktop).
  • Obtaining calibration training and maintaining certification may be required.

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