Electrical & Instrumentation Technician - Journeyman

Job Location US-NY-South Glens Falls
# of Openings
Direct Hire


Allied Reliability is currently searching for an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician for a manufacturing facility in Saratoga County, New York. 


The Electrical & Instrumentation Technician will be responsible for reducing unscheduled maintenance, increasing uptime and lowering maintenance costs by developing maintenance capabilities and effectiveness. This person will be a shared resource for the entire mill when their technical expertise or other capabilities are needed to solve a problem, support a project, or implement changes, and will strive to drive safe, respectful, and positive workplace interactions.


  • Manage the documentation of Electrical/Instrumentation and controls diagrams;
  • Learn new technology, processes and electrical equipment and educate others;
  • Serve as a shared resource for controls, instrumentation, and inspection technologies;
  • Lead instrumentation and controls troubleshooting efforts within their area of expertise during asset outages;
  • The E+I Technician seeks to be at an expert/teacher level in at least one electrical technology: C300 Software, Honeywell Hardware, AC & DC Drives, PLC software and related hardware, Inspection Systems, Safety Systems, or other areas TBD by an assessment of mill needs;
  • NFPA 70E & SCA Electrical Safe Work Practices;
  • NEC wiring code (NFPA 70);
  • Troubleshoot wiring, I/O devices, relays, AC & DC drives, as well as PLC code to support mill safety, product quality, and machine efficiency;
  • Be a point person for driving equipment efficiencies electrically for their assets;
  • Be involved in continuous improvement processes as needed and directed. Utilize 1:1 interaction on the job, formal meetings, and other forums to train others in mill technologies.


  • Journeymen certified in E&I trades;
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment performing Electrical/Instrumentation troubleshooting tasks;
  • Experience in a paper-making or converting facility is preferred, but not required;
  • Ability to use MS Office tools as needed in the role and a base understanding of our work planning processes;
  • Familiarity with hazards and procedures involving medium voltage equipment and/or sub stations;
  • Ability to work with others to resolve complex problems , making data-based recommendations;
  • Allen Bradley PLC troubleshooting and programming skills;
  • Honeywell C300 troubleshooting and programming skills preferred but not required;
  • AC &DC Drives troubleshooting and setup/commissioning experience;
  • Ability to use vendor manuals to setup new equipment when necessary;
  • This role requires someone who is self-motivated to learn and advance their technical skills.



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