ELECTRONIC TECHNICIAN

Employment type: 

  • Full time

Years of experience: 

  • 1 - 2 years

Qualifications: 

Qualifications  Education/Credentials/Certifications • Associate’s Degree in Electronics curriculum  Length of Experience • 2-5 years of experience troubleshooting electronic controls in a manufacturing setting  Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities • Knowledge of electronics • Understanding of schematics and program reading • Knowledgeable in a variety of machine software • Basic algebraic mathematical ability • Understanding of standard to metric conversions • Excellent oral and written language ability • Ability to follow step-by-step procedures • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment • Willingness to learn • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office  Physical Demands and Working Conditions The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by any worker to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • In terms of movement, the job may require reaching, handling, using fingers, frequent climbing, balancing, feeling, repetitive motions, standing, walking, and occasional stooping, kneeling, crouching, and hearing/smelling to perceive sounds or scents that may indicate a malfunction. • In terms of vision the job may require use of near acuity, peripheral vision, accommodation, and color vision. • Environmental conditions may include extreme heat, noise, vibration, and atmospheric conditions. • Hazards may include proximity to moving, mechanical parts, exposure to electrical components, and occasional working in high, exposed places. • May require Light Physical Strength*

Days per week: 

Other

Description: 

Summary

The E-Tech reports to the Electronic Services Group Leader and is responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing, and repairing plant equipment with regards to electronic components and programming.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Troubleshooting and repairing plant equipment  
  • PLC programming

Specific Responsibilities of the Job

  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair plant equipment involving checking voltages, changing out bad components, switching out gauges, as well as making camera and software adjustments
  • Program PLCs and diagnose machine faults/failures related to CNC, Servo, AC Motion Controls, related electronic components
  • Research and recommend machine control upgrades to address outdated controls
  • Document changes to electrical drawings and generate upgraded drawings
  • Prepare daily log reports and document/track the off shift activity to ensure proper follow up on machine problems and repairs

Standards of Performance

  • Minimizes downtime and improves machine efficiency  

Essential Functions

  • Proficient in English Language
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team
  • Walking in a manufacturing setting with multiple stairs and inclines

 

Shift: 

Other