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Company: JBS USA
Location: Columbia
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Maintenance Electronic Technician PurposeThe Maintenance Electronic Technician (ET) will be responsible for project, maintenance reliability of PLC systems and all electrical work throughout the facility involving all levels of voltage within a food processing environment and will be responsible for the repair and installation of electronics/controls function at the facilityReports to: Maintenance SupervisorESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Design, specify, start, validate, monitor, and troubleshoot electronic control systems including PLC logic, HMI, electrical drives, relay logic and motor controls.Work cross-functionally with other departments and across other engineering disciplines to design and detail industrial processes, motor controls, instrumentation, and power systems that meet business requirements. Program, troubleshoot, and configure Allen Bradley (Rockwell) PLC/HMI control systems Detail control strategy for process areas, communicate, educate, and train technicians and managers on processes, equipment, and standards. Problem-solve in processes and/or design issues by applying controlsConverse with contractors from a project management standpoint on the installation and commissioning of electronic control systems and related electrical maintenance. Must have a working knowledge of scale controller setup and adjustmentMust have a working knowledge of all voltage rangesMust have the ability to setup, maintain, install, troubleshoot, and repair all control systems as well as line voltage systemsMust be able to use manufacturer technical support as a troubleshooting tool to solve complicated issuesMust be able to read and follow electrical schematics to both troubleshoot and install equipmentDaily inspection and repair of all lighting and protective covers for lighting throughout the facility. Inspect and repair all flex connections. Answers to the on-shift Maintenance Supervisor for facility breakdown callsResponsible to maintain the working stock of electrical parts that is separate from the parts we maintain in the Parts Warehouse. Meet face to face with the outgoing shift s electrician to give an account of the day s issues as well as a face to face meeting with the oncoming shift s electrician to pass on issues for the day s run. Enter and account for all time in SAPOrder parts and materials for both projects and repairsEducation and Experience:Associates or Bachelors of Science in Electronic Engineering preferred Ability to work non-traditional hours based on facility needs for commissioning and uploading Demonstrate problem solving ability with root analysis (RCA) required Able to lead problem solving and troubleshooting efforts associated with high-level process issues. Strong written and verbal communication skills. Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook. Good planning and priority setting skills. Be Safety MindedMay be required to work long hours and weekends. Working ConditionsOccasionally lift and/or move up to 50 Frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. Office and plant setting. The plant environment will include wet or humid conditions (non-weather related), extreme cold (non-weather related), working near moving mechanical parts. Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can be loud when in the production area. In the absence of this position, this will be contracted out to cover the duties.EOE/Vets/Disability

Keywords: JBS USA, Columbia , MAINTENANCE ELECTRONIC TECHICIAN, Professions , Columbia, South Carolina

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