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Whitehouse, OH

Whitehouse, OH

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Purpose of the Job: The Electrician is responsible for modifying, repairing, and overhauling all types of electrical and electronic equipment and controls across the facility.  Maintain, modify and install PLC programs.  Troubleshoot and correct electrical/electronic problems on the plant floor.


Key Accountabilities:


Install, modify, rebuild, repair or overhaul all types of electronic/electrical equipment and controls with an emphasis on plant operations. 

Remove and/or install electronic/electrical equipment and parts.

Modify, maintain and install PLC programs.

Analyse and correct electrical/electronic problems.

Must be familiar with electrical/electronic tools, gauges, calibration and testing equipment.

Must have a working knowledge of camera/vision systems, computers, hand and power tools, bench lathe, pipe threader, acetylene torch, etc.

Must be familiar with motors, generators, transformers, conduits, bus ducts, fittings, wires, cable, transistors and other electrical/electronic gauges, meters and control devices.

Familiarization with Plant production and communication equipment is required.

Must be able to modify, maintain, and install PLC programs.

Must be able to develop new programs as directed.

Identify PLC problems, troubleshoot PLCs and maintain PLC updated documentation and wiring changes.

Receive wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications and instructions covering scheduled and emergency repair, installation and inspection work to be done.

Plan and perform work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical and electronic theory and principles, wiring specifications, codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.

Make sketches of parts and layouts, design and construct adaptations or conversions of component parts, including the necessary phases of development work.

Perform Preventative Maintenance inspection of assigned equipment, report findings and take appropriate action.

Write and perform maintenance work orders as required.

Make mechanical and electrical repairs as required in servicing electronic equipment, including assembling, modifying, repairing and replacement of individual electronic parts within components, circuit modules, and printed circuit boards.

Maintain performance inventory and maintenance records for electrical and electronic equipment.

Advise operators, mechanics, and other electrical maintenance personnel of standard operating procedures and requirements for electronic and electrical equipment and controls.

Notify supervisor of potentially dangerous electrical equipment notes and corrective action taken.

Operate equipment and assist production as directed.

Other duties as assigned.




Journeyman electrician designation preferred with at least three years industrial experience

Experience with installation, troubleshooting, repair and adjustment of industrial, electrical and electronic equipment.

Experience with Allen-Bradley and Rockwell PLCs, PLC5, Controllogix5000, Siemens Processors and RSLogix

Software experience with frequency drives, Yaskawa and others preferred

Working knowledge of 3 phase power circuits and ability to read electrical prints

Ability to pass the Bennett Mechanical Comprehension test

Ability to pass the Electrical aptitude test

Strong working knowledge in safety principles


We are a 24/7 continuous operation working a 4-4 cycle in a union environment.  Employees must be flexible to work days, nights, weekends as well as holidays.








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