ElectroMechanical Technician

Location: Atlanta, Georgia – United States

Shift: Night Shift

The Electro-Mechanical Technician coordinates and executes maintenance electrical functions safely in the facility so the plant equipment and services perform at maximum levels and minimize unscheduled interruption of the plant operation. This position also trains other junior level craft persons on electrical maintenance procedures and best practices. Strong knowledge of programmable logic controllers, electrical systems, and process control systems and application of same in an industrial setting is required. Beginning base rate is $29.69/hr.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures operation of machinery and electrical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on drives, backup power systems, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and other electrical related systems; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications
  • Maintains electrical control software in support of programming for the facility
  • Programs HMIs, PLCs, Servos, and other electrical systems
  • Makes timely and appropriate decisions when an emergency or breakdown occurs so that production interruption is minimized
  • For equipment or processes where maintenance costs are high, where reliability is low, or where chronic problems exist, performs additional analysis to identify appropriate maintenance practices (e.g., Root Cause Failure Analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Reliability-centered maintenance analysis).
  • Diagnoses electrical problems and determines how to correct them, checking schematics, repair manuals, and parts catalogs as necessary
  • Uses PLC, computer interfaces for troubleshooting
  • Uses the manufacturing communications network effectively
  • Follows the plant safety process and ensures that good safety habits are instilled in the other craft labor.
  • Maintains an awareness of all safety issues within area of responsibility, and responds with appropriate urgency to correct safety issues identified.
  • Designs program safety into the electrical systems.
  • Ensures compliance with the electrical Arc Flash and Lock, Tag, Try (LTT) safety initiatives
  • Coordinates contract electrical installations or repairs in the facility
  • Provides direction for downtime and shop work for electrical activities with respect to work requests, downtime lists and assigned projects
  • Trains others on electrical maintenance procedures and best practices
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing professional and intercompany networks
  • Regular onsite attendance
  • Performs other related duties consistent with the nature of the job as directed by the supervisor

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

A review of this position has excluded the marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents(s) will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and abilities.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.


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