Controls Technician Job in San Tan Valley, AZ
Constructs, installs, maintains, and repairs any plant electrical/electronic, and or instrument equipment according to accepted codes and safety standards. Makes necessary decisions in carrying out the job functions. Show the ability to work independently but has the capability to communicate his ideas and recommendation the Management Team.
Develops and maintains skills and knowledge of the job classification on a continuing basis by participating in formal and informal training situations related to the Electrical and Controls area
Provides and assists with the specialized training of other Maintenance and Production department personnel.
Performs electrical and instrument work of a specialist nature in the diagnosis, installation, testing, repair and calibration of advanced complicated electronic and solid-state concepts (printed circuit boards, etc.).
Can safely perform the duties of Electrician.
Performs preventive maintenance and analyses work history to draw conclusions and make recommendations.
Develops and implements a PLC PM program which will increase PLC reliability and longevity,
Ability to trouble shoot within the following areas and documents repair procedures. (microprocessor, pneumatics, PLC programming.
Modifies and updates schematics, catalogs. Assists the MRO buyer in determining parts inventory to support the maintenance function as it relates to automation within the plant.
Complete and maintain all the records, reports, and history files associated with the network. Maintains good housekeeping in the area and follows Electrically Safe Work Practices (ESWP)
Works with other members of the maintenance and production departments to continuously improve methods of integrating controls and technology, with the goals being to enhance safety, functionality and productivity as well as reduced cost.
Identifies alternatives, evaluates those alternatives and determines appropriate actions to move forward while communicating with the management team.
Makes solid engineering decisions that are implementable in a timely manner.
Reduces complex aspects of instrumentation and control engineering to terms understandable to others
Understands and implements as well as enforces company technical standards on projects.
Presents communications in an organized fashion and with appropriate level of detail
Able to work calmly under pressure and can effectively adapt to change and the quick pace of manufacturing.
Required Skills / Qualifications:
Ability to draft and follow standards with common national standards (NFPA, NEC, IEC, CE)
Ability to read, understand, and interpret mechanical prints
Strong hands-on mechanical and electrical aptitude to understand and troubleshoot the machinery with which our control systems interface
Proficiency with Test Equipment (Digital Multimeters, Scopes and other various electronic test equipment. etc.)
Strong working knowledge of the following Manufactures hardware (Allen Bradley PLC5 and SLC 500, ControlLogix, CompactLogix, Factory Talk, WonderWare etc.) for specification of the following
Expertise in the RSLogix5000 environment
Expertise in PLC I/O Modules (Point I/O, Flex I/O), PLC I/O buses (Profibus, Fieldbus, DeviceNet, ControlNet. etc.)
Expertise in PLC Communications (Ethernet & ControlNet)
Expertise in Allen Bradley Variable Frequency Drives and Motion Control
Expertise in SCADA systems
Control Reliable Safety Design and Implementation
o Safety Monitoring Relays, PLCs, Category III)
Expertise in starters, overloads, relays and operator controls
Expertise in Sensors and Sensor Software (Level, Pressure, Temperature, Proximity switches, encoders, pH, vision, position indication, etc)
The Ability to trouble shoot 480 VAC power systems as well as 24 VDC control systems.
Experience Pneumatic Controls.
Experience in Hydraulic Controls.
Experienced with Servo motors and Servo controls.
Experience commissioning and troubleshooting new electrical installations.
Proficiency with MS Office (Excel/Word)
Possess a working knowledge of Networks and IT
Experience with Windows operating systems
General to expansive knowledge of computer hardware and the ability to troubleshoot
Meticulous, conscientious, analytical, objective-driven individual who is a quick learner.
Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Follows all Owens Corning safety policies and procedures.
Works together in Safety & Housekeeping to build and maintain a safe, accident-free work environment for themselves and others, changing the culture to place safety in the forefront of all activities.
Leads the effort in analyzing, trouble shooting, installing, and repairing any electrical equipment, instruments, controls, machinery and/or systems.
Performs precision work utilizing machines, equipment and measuring instruments of this multi-functional, multicraft positions
Insures availability of required items &/or inventory.
Utilizes journeyman multi-functional electrical, electronic, instrument functional skills and light mechanical assembly in order to preserve and optimize plant assets and to meet the needs of manufacturing.
Provides support and leadership to other crafts and non-craft employees in the performance of maintenance tasks, especially during breakdown scenarios.
Cooperates with others, plans and performs operational maintenance to machinery and equipment associated with plant operations.
Works from information obtained from simple or complex electrical diagrams, engineering drawings, sketches, equipment manuals.
Has the ability to interpret and react to written or verbal instructions.
Performs the job of trainer for production & craft personnel as required.
Includes participation in the execution of training plans, providing input for training records and input to the Maintenance Leader in the certification status for each maintenance employee as it relates to ESWP and electrical troubleshooting.
Assists with developmental or R&D projects.
Utilizes computer expertise to complete records and reports and manage data (includes SAP, work orders, inventory, failure & trend analysis sheets, checklists, requisitions, audit sheets, etc.)
Develops & maintains skills and knowledge of the job classification on a continuing basis by participating in formal and informal training situations related to the position.
Modifies and updates schematics, catalogs, and etc.
Make process equipment electric and/or mechanical repairs where:
Preventative Maintenance routines result in identifying a need to repair, replace, or adjust limit switch arms, proximity switches (for position), pushbuttons, etc.
Motors, remote stations or indicators require repair or replacement.
All electric or electro mechanical repairs required as a result of Preventative maintenance or normal plant operations.
Uses fork lift and other related mobile & material handling equipment.
Maintains housekeeping in the area and follow good safety practices.
Performs other related duties consistent with the nature of the job as directed by the supervisor.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES**
The employee should hold the following abilities:
Must be able to read, write, and speak English
Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
Must have the ability to multi-task
Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
Must work well in team environment
Must be able to work independently
Must have to ability to do basic mathematical calculations
Must possess PC operational skills
Must possess the skill level and experience of an Instrument Technician.
Must be able to secure and maintain fork lift drivers license
**Special criteria bid job; requires records review and interview, & job awarded based on seniority
COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPENTENCIES
The employee must be able to:
Operate a computer or other keyboard instrument
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
The employee should have the following:
Must be 18 years or older
High School diploma or GED equivalent
5 years’ experience in a manufacturing or a similar environment.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position requires:
The ability to work varying or rotating shifts
Wearing respirator protection – frequently
Exposure to hot/cold temperature- continuously
Exposure to noise- continuously
Lifting/carrying/moving up to 50 pounds
Ascending/descending stairs - frequently
Hand/Eye Coordination– contin...
$56k-71k yearly est.