Electrical Technician

US-NC-Mt Gilead
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Direct Hire


Provide leadership to direct and coordinate activities such as repairs, preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance, alterations, improvements and protection of all company assets to ensure economical and continuous operations.


      • Perform electrical maintenance activities to ensure safe, reliable plant operations.

      • Has the knowledge of the methods, practices, tools and equipment of the trade.

      • Understanding the principles and theory of Electricity.

      • Understands the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the electrical trade.

      • Understands the regulations governing electrical installation and equipment fir North Carolina and the National Electrical Code.

      • Understands basic electrical controls including but not limited to Relays and RLL (RelayLadderLogic), limit switches, overloads and proximity switches.

      • Has the basic understanding of PLC’s (How does a PLC work?). What is ladder logic? (How to read Ladder Logic).

      • Must be able to read a simple Ladder Logic Program that uses basic instructions and timers.

      • Must be able to troubleshoot a motor control circuit and motor.

      • Must be able to read a US electrical drawing or schematic.

      • Must complete all fire and safety programs.

      • Must complete all Forklift, Volvo and JLG training.

      • Must work satisfactorily with all other persons, this would be in a support position.

      • Must be able to name All of the client's Electrical Room Locations.

      • Must be able to name functional letter of PLC that controls various parts of our process.

      • Should have completed an introduction course to SLC 500 and Control Logix PLC or have equivalent experience.

      • Must be able to go online with PLC’s in the plant using RSLINX (Serial Cable, Ethernet and DH+).

      • Must understand the “Process” at the client within each Department. 

      • Must have a working knowledge of the Plant Power “Single Line” drawings.

      • Should be able to read European Electrical Drawings

      • Must understand and follow the client's Preventive Maintenance Program and Work Order System.

      • Must be able to properly calibrate a 4-20mA instrument

      • Must be able to explain how the VRC I to P Controls the “GTS Dampers”.

      • Must be able to go online with RSNet Worx for DeviceNet to troubleshoot DeviceNet problems.

      • Must be able to modify a PLC Program to add a jumper or disable a rung.

      • Should have a good working knowledge of the Plant ControlNet Back Bone and how to troubleshoot it.

      • Must have a good working knowledge of the Plant Production Ethernet Back Bone.

      • Should have completed the ControlLogic Maintenance troubleshooting class.


  • Must have 3 years work experience in a related industrial field or equivalent combination of education and work experience required.
  • Must possess an understanding of all electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Computer literate
  • Must be able to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time on concrete.
  • Must be able to work in varying temperatures up to 110 degrees and dusty environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs frequently and up to 80 lbs occasionally.
  • Must be able to climb vertical ladders, multiple flights of stairs and work off elevated surfaces.
  • Must not have any limitations in regards to working in confined spaces or wearing a respirator for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to wear hearing protection, eye protection, and steel toe shoes.
  • Must be able to make repetitive motions involving twisting and turning.
  • Must be able to kneel and bend over frequently.
  • Must be able to climb on and work around machinery resulting in awkward or uncomfortable positions.
  • Must be able to push or pull 75 pounds.
  • Must have vision of 20/50 (corrected or not).



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