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Electrical Controls Technician

Company: Fast Tracking Solutions
Location: Midland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Purpose of the Position:

Provides first, second and third level troubleshooting of equipment/process issues in a manufacturing facility. Works hands-on with manufacturing equipment and activities. Identifies and supports process improvements. Uses judgment, experience and initiative to resolve problems and make recommendations.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

1st point of contact to provide comprehensive electrical/controls/mechanical/equipment troubleshooting of production equipment issues
Responsible for monitoring area performance, identifying equipment/process issues, and following issues to closure
Simultaneously managing and troubleshooting multiple issues using sound technical principles to drive resolution with the ability to prioritize issues based on the overall plant's needs
Support Preventive Maintenance and equipment upkeep efforts
Directing maintenance personnel in the repairs, maintenance, testing, installation, and debugging of equipment
Stay up to date with training from engineering and technical SME (Subject Matter Expert) areas, on new processes/equipment and/or on procedural changes
Work with a variety of groups including operators, other support technicians, engineers, and trades to coordinate and direct equipment startup, repair, troubleshooting, and process changes
Contribute to keep production teams current on processes, equipment, and procedures
Reference supporting documentation to complete tasks and report documentation discrepancies that need to be updated
As needed, develop, document, and deliver training packages for new or modified equipment to production and support groups in the plant
Assisting engineers in the design, troubleshooting, documentation, and implementation of new or modified production equipment
Maintain the systems and actions necessary to ensure compliance with department certification programs, quality system audit program, and ISO 14000 registration
Champion a safe work environment and help enforce all housekeeping and safety regulations

Education & Experience:

Associate's Degree - Electrical / Controls / Mechatronics technical degree preferred
3+ years of experience preferred


Experienced in troubleshooting and repair of electrical and pneumatic controls including use of test equipment
Experienced in troubleshooting and repair of simple to complex mechanical equipment
Familiarity with sensors, thermocouples (TCs), switches, motors, and actuators
Ability to read/understand electrical, mechanical drawings, and machine specifications
Familiarity with PLC fundamentals as well as to work through logic for troubleshooting
Computer literate and understands Microsoft windows to locate files, edit, save, transfer, etc.

Required Skills:

Sound decision making and prioritization skills
Ability to communicate with all levels of the plant organization
Strong people skills
Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary
Good process and equipment troubleshooting skills
Mechanically and Electrically inclined (aptitude for both)
Ability to handle/prioritize multiple tasks as necessary
Good written and verbal communication skills (detailed oriented)
Ability to train effectively
PC proficient (Excel, Word, SharePoint)
Willing to act as a motivator and role model for the shift

Desired Skills:

Capable of using Diagnostic equipment
Basic understanding of PLC and/or Equipment Automation
PC - Data Analysis (PI, etc.)
Electrical test equipment

Soft Skills:

Works well in a team environment, is a "self-starter" and "results oriented".
Acts and makes decisions in the best interest of the team.
Complies with all policies and procedures of the plant.
Works well with other disciplines (IT, mechanical, and process engineering) to fully understand manufacturing system functionality and design requirements.

Work Schedule:

This position follows a rotating shift pattern to provide 24/7 coverage (Dupont Swing Shift)
Shifts will be 12 hours long and will cover weekdays, weekends, and some holidays

Keywords: Fast Tracking Solutions, Charlotte , Electrical Controls Technician, Professions , Midland, North Carolina

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