Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Technicians

Job Location US-OH-Toledo
# of Openings
Direct Hire


The Electrical & Instrumentation Technician is accountable for electrical and instrumentation maintenance and repairs of facilities, equipment, buildings, grounds and other related functions within personal capabilities and deemed necessary for continuous operations of the production plant.


  • Assist in scope, design, and implementation of new electrical and instrumentation systems.
  • Assist in design, application, and installation of new equipment, processes and systems.
  • Create new and modify existing work instructions when necessary.
  • Ensure all jobs are performed in accordance to recommended maintenance and repair instructions and best practices and in conformance to quality and environmental health/safety (EHS) standards and procedures.
  • Perform assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Participate in the identification and correction of safety, security, and environmental issues within the scope of maintenance activities.
  • Follow instruction, quality improvement, and reporting procedures.
  • Participate in the troubleshooting, acquisition of resources, tools, equipment, parts, and correction of electrical-related problem areas.
  • Assist in the purchase and stocking of spare parts to accommodate the repair and maintenance needs of all areas
  • Maintain equipment, tools, shop, storage and work areas in a neat, clean and orderly fashion.
  • Report discrepancies in work procedures.
  • Train new E&I technicians on plant-specific installations and infrastructure.
  • Assure documentation, reporting and filing functions are completed for all work performed.
  • Responsible for achieving Electrical Instrumentation objectives agreed annually.
  • Supports and actively participates in the site’s development along corporate guidelines.
  • Follows all Company policies & procedures and all site health, safety, security and environmental rules.
  • Assures conformance with Company policies & procedures and all site health, safety, security and environmental rules.
  • Actively participates in EHSS programs (i.e. take care observations, safety training, toolbox talks, incident reporting & investigation and safety walks).
  • Performs/supports other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management and support other employees as necessary in a team effort.



  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Associate degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Control & Instrumentation, or trade school diploma in a related field preferred.
  • Experience (> 3 years) in an industrial, chemical or manufacturing environment required.
  • Knowledge of NEC federal, state, and local requirements for repair, service, and installation of industrial electrical systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical publications, manuals, and schematics as well as apply their use to maintain and repair equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical drawings and piping & instrument diagrams (P&IDs).
  • Knowledge of SAE and metric measurement standards.
  • Basic mechanical aptitude and use of common hand tools.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and business software including, but not limited to, SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Knowledge and training of EHS Management Systems
  • Ability to reference European electrical and instrumentation standards for translation to U.S. standards.
  • Experience with Emerson DeltaV hardware and troubleshooting.
  • PLC hardware and troubleshooting
  • Motor circuits and related troubleshooting.
  • Process instrumentation and troubleshooting.
  • Automated valve, analog and discrete, operation and troubleshooting.
  • Automated bag filling machine and conveyor system operation and troubleshooting.
  • Load cell/weigh scale setup, operation and troubleshooting.
  • Electrical conduit and cable tray routing design and installation.
  • Electrical wire installation (cable pulling).
  • Intrinsically safe electrical installation practices.
  • Explosion-proof (Ex rated) electrical installation practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to implement process improvement from concept through project completion (project management skills).
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and through written text.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and effectively manage multiple/changing priorities.



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