Electrical Controls Technician II

Job Overview

  • Experience Level Junior
  • Total Years Experience 5-10

Job Description:

Specialty Granules LLC (SGI) is seeking an experienced Electrical & Controls Technician II at their Plant in Blue Ridge Summit, PA. The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is technically curious and demonstrates strong written and verbal communication skills.

We offer a competitive salary, full benefits on the first day of employment, vacation, paid holidays, and a 7% company match on a 401k retirement plan. Relocation assistance is provided for those who qualify. All tools and required company PPE are provided.

Reporting to the Electrician Supervisor, the Electrical & Controls Technician II works within the Maintenance Department, partners closely with Operations to minimize Plant downtime.

Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Troubleshooting, repairing, rebuilding, installation, and demolition of the plant’s electrical equipment and machinery, including motors, panels, generating equipment, lighting circuits, communication systems, etc.

  • Maintain the facility in an electrically safe condition.

  • Respond to process upsets with a sense of urgency.

  • Comply with regulatory governing bodies with regard to electrical installations, mining safety, and occupational health; and with Company safe practices and established procedures.

  • Maybe required to perform other miscellaneous assignments as directed.

  • Installation of new improvement projects throughout the plant.

The Electrician will be required to work various shifts and weekends as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma coupled with two or more years of demonstrated experience in a continuous process atmosphere. A technical certificate or advanced degree is preferred but not required.

  • Must have basic understanding of diagnosing and troubleshooting power and electrical controls using A.C. and D.C. voltages ranging from 6V to 480V.

  • Must have a basic understanding of electrical theory and understanding of National electrical code.

  • Must have a basic understanding of methods and procedures to use for installation, maintenance and repair jobs on electrical and electronic equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 5 years or more electrical experience in an industrial manufacturing environment and process monitoring is preferred.

  • Prior experience with single and 3 phase AC motor controls in an industrial environment, including MCCs, soft starters and VFDs.

  • Working knowledge of Allen-Bradley controllers, I/O modules and programming software desired.

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