Performs trouble-shooting, maintenance, installation, and design of all types of electronic equipment and electronic controls with minimal supervision. Works closely with other maintenance personnel when required to help them trouble shoot equipment other than just electronics. Must be knowledgeable of various PLC systems and how to program them, Programs/modifies computer software as needed. Works on electronic systems like 11 MEV x-ray machines, computerized lathes, real time x-ray systems, programmable temperature controllers, and computer controlled and automated assembly processes.
40% - Assist in the calibration of plant equipment.
20% - Read, understand, modify, and draw electronic and electrical schematics of plant equipment.
10% - Read, understand, modify, and program in various PLC languages (Gould-Modicon, GE Fanuc, Siemens, Allen-Bradley, etc).
5% - Design electronic controls.
5% - Install, trouble-shoot, repair, and maintain electronic equipment.
5% - Collects, records, and analyzes data and presents in report format.
5% - Reviews designs or specifications for adequacy.
5% - May supervise lower level skilled craftsmen, technicians, or production workers on special assignments.
5% - Perform other related duties as assigned.
Requires an Associate's degree and six (6) years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be familiar in various PLC programming languages and computer data collection. Should have a working knowledge of mechanical equipment like pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and refrigeration equipment. Should have a working knowledge of x-ray type equipment. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information. Having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.