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ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN 1

Date: Mar 6, 2019

Location: Kankakee, IL Illinois, US, 60901

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The Kankakee, Illinois Plant of Armstrong World Industries has been a mainstay of the Kankakee community since 1947. Presently we are seeking a highly qualified applicants for our Electrical Maintenance Technician position.  The Electrical Maintenance Technician provides day-to-day electronic and electrical support for the Kankakee tile manufacturing facility. The role of this position is to be a technical resource for solving maintenance reliability issues and performing preventative maintenance and equipment repairs and installations as required. Availalbe positions will be on the Afternoon (2:15 pm to 10:30 pm) or Night (10:15 pm to 6:30 am) shifts. Currently there are no day shift positions available.

 

 

Essential Duties

 

  • Comply with all safety policies and regulations including the use of proper PPE. Familiar with arc flash regulations and proper protection.
  • Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of industrial units and systems.
  • Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine installation procedures.
  • Repair or adjust equipment, machines, or defective components, replacing worn parts, such as gaskets or seals in watertight electrical equipment.
  • Program and troubleshoot PLC's
  • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.
  • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems.
  • Calibrate testing instruments and install or repair equipment to prescribed specifications.
  • Investigate downtime events by reviewing work orders and discussing with production operators and supervisors to determine what factors contributed to the events and downtime.
  • Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
  • Operate equipment with the support of production operators to demonstrate proper use or to analyze malfunctions.
  • Coordinate efforts with outside contractors or other Armstrong personnel involved in installing or maintaining equipment or components.
  • Consult with customers, supervisors, or engineers to plan layout of equipment or to resolve problems in system operation or maintenance.
  • Maintain inventory of spare parts.
  • Develop or modify industrial electronic devices, circuits, or equipment, according to available specifications.
  • Repair defective equipment whenever possible or arrange to have the defective unit(s) returned to the manufacturer or to a specialized repair shop for repair.
  • Determine feasibility of using standardized equipment or develop specifications for equipment required to perform additional functions.
  • Advise management regarding customer satisfaction, equipment performance, or suggestions for equipment improvements.

 

 

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED, Trade School, Military experience. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology is a plus.
  • Minimum of 1-5 years of electrician experience within an Manufacturing and/or Military environment
  • Thorough understanding of basic electrical theory, and good mechanical understanding and ability
  • Experience and/or training in industrial electrical maintenance and practices
  • AC motors, motor controls, and AC/DC motor drive and controls understanding
  • Understanding of power distribution and transformers including high voltage and 24V DC, 120V single phase and 480V 3-phase circuits.
  • Advanced automation equipment background and skills
  • PLC experience (S7 and AB preferred), PC, Network, HMI programming experience is a plus.
  • RSlogix5, RSlogix500, RSlogix 5000, and RSNetwork experience is a plus
  • Understands basic ladder logic and can troubleshoot based on prints.

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Essential Duties

 

  • Comply with all safety policies and regulations including the use of proper PPE. Familiar with arc flash regulations and proper protection.
  • Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of industrial units and systems.
  • Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine installation procedures.
  • Repair or adjust equipment, machines, or defective components, replacing worn parts, such as gaskets or seals in watertight electrical equipment.
  • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.
  • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems.
  • Calibrate testing instruments and install or repair equipment to prescribed specifications.
  • Investigate downtime events by reviewing work orders and discussing with production operators and supervisors to determine what factors contributed to the events and downtime.
  • Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
  • Operate equipment with the support of production operators to demonstrate proper use or to analyze malfunctions.
  • Coordinate efforts with outside contractors or other Armstrong personnel involved in installing or maintaining equipment or components.
  • Consult with customers, supervisors, or engineers to plan layout of equipment or to resolve problems in system operation or maintenance.
  • Maintain inventory of spare parts.
  • Develop or modify industrial electronic devices, circuits, or equipment, according to available specifications.
  • Repair defective equipment whenever possible or arrange to have the defective unit(s) returned to the manufacturer or to a specialized repair shop for repair.
  • Determine feasibility of using standardized equipment or develop specifications for equipment required to perform additional functions.
  • Advise management regarding customer satisfaction, equipment performance, or suggestions for equipment improvements.

 

 

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED, Trade School, Military experience. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology is a plus.
  • Minimum of 1-5 years of electrician experience within an Industrial, Mill, and/or Military environment
  • Thorough understanding of basic electrical theory, and good mechanical understanding and ability
  • Experience and/or training in industrial electrical maintenance and practices
  • AC motors, motor controls, and AC/DC motor drive and controls understanding
  • Understanding of power distribution and transformers including high voltage and 24V DC, 120V single phase and 480V 3-phase circuits.
  • Advanced automation equipment background and skills
  • PLC experience (S7 and AB preferred), PC, Network, HMI programming experience is a plus.
  • RSlogix5, RSlogix500, RSlogix 5000, and RSNetwork experience is a plus
  • Understands basic ladder logic and can troubleshoot based on prints.

 

Essential Duties

 

  • Comply with all safety policies and regulations including the use of proper PPE. Familiar with arc flash regulations and proper protection.
  • Test faulty equipment to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment or software, and applying knowledge of the functional operation of industrial units and systems.
  • Study blueprints, schematics, manuals, or other specifications to determine installation procedures.
  • Repair or adjust equipment, machines, or defective components, replacing worn parts, such as gaskets or seals in watertight electrical equipment.
  • Maintain equipment logs that record performance problems, repairs, calibrations, or tests.
  • Inspect components of industrial equipment for accurate assembly and installation or for defects, such as loose connections or frayed wires.
  • Perform scheduled preventive maintenance tasks, such as checking, cleaning, or repairing equipment, to detect and prevent problems.
  • Calibrate testing instruments and install or repair equipment to prescribed specifications.
  • Investigate downtime events by reviewing work orders and discussing with production operators and supervisors to determine what factors contributed to the events and downtime.
  • Set up and test industrial equipment to ensure that it functions properly.
  • Operate equipment with the support of production operators to demonstrate proper use or to analyze malfunctions.
  • Coordinate efforts with outside contractors or other Armstrong personnel involved in installing or maintaining equipment or components.
  • Consult with customers, supervisors, or engineers to plan layout of equipment or to resolve problems in system operation or maintenance.
  • Maintain inventory of spare parts.
  • Develop or modify industrial electronic devices, circuits, or equipment, according to available specifications.
  • Repair defective equipment whenever possible or arrange to have the defective unit(s) returned to the manufacturer or to a specialized repair shop for repair.
  • Determine feasibility of using standardized equipment or develop specifications for equipment required to perform additional functions.
  • Advise management regarding customer satisfaction, equipment performance, or suggestions for equipment improvements.

 

 

 

Education and Experience

 

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED, Trade School, Military experience. An Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology is a plus.
  • Minimum of 1-5 years of electrician experience within an Manufacturing and/or Military environment
  • Thorough understanding of basic electrical theory, and good mechanical understanding and ability
  • Experience and/or training in industrial electrical maintenance and practices
  • AC motors, motor controls, and AC/DC motor drive and controls understanding
  • Understanding of power distribution and transformers including high voltage and 24V DC, 120V single phase and 480V 3-phase circuits.
  • Advanced automation equipment background and skills
  • PLC experience (S7 and AB preferred), PC, Network, HMI programming experience is a plus.
  • RSlogix5, RSlogix500, RSlogix 5000, and RSNetwork experience is a plus
  • Understands basic ladder logic and can troubleshoot based on prints.


Nearest Major Market: Kankakee
Nearest Secondary Market: Bradley

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