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Electrical Technician at Smurfit Kappa North America

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Forney, Texas





Job Description:

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To perform reliable instrument and electrical repairs on all plant process equipment safely and efficiently.

REPORTING LINE

Reports to Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Lead

ACCOUNTABILITY

Accountable to E&I Lead and Maintenance Manager

PRIMARY DUTIES

Responsible for installation, programming, calibration, and preventative maintenance for electrical equipment to improve field system operation/uptime and reduce total operating costs.

Troubleshoots, fabricates, modifies, removes, repairs, overhauls, or replaces parts or equipment on instrumentation and electrical systems.

Adheres to the area equipment Preventative Maintenance (PM) program

Develop work plans covering installation, calibration, inspection, and troubleshooting tasks, to minimize production impacts and enhance the reliability of the operation

Provide assistance to other maintenance craft, as qualified

Cooperate with other employees to solve plant problems and achieve plant goals

Utilize the CMMS (Computer Maintenance Monitoring System) to document repair notes, review repair history, obtain materials from stores, etc

Provide field instrumentation support for all process equipment. The systems maintained utilize pneumatic, hydraulic, electro-mechanical and electronic elements

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE

Minimum 3 years experience in industrial environment

Good working knowledge of 3 phase motors and distribution, control systems, smart transmitters, and control valves

Possess a high level of mechanical and electrical aptitude

Journeyman or Master Electrician with substantial instrumentation experience preferred

Basic computer skills required for email, online training, and computerized work order system

High attention to detail

COMPLEXITY AND CREATIVITY

Mechanical and electrical skills are required in order to perform day to day operations and troubleshoot and resolve/repair problems.

JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING

Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITY

none

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

May work in confined area. May work on scaffold or platform. May have to lift heavy objects and work in awkward positions while bending, stooping, or standing to work overhead. Often exposed to number of hazards including very hot materials and intense light created by arc. Safety shoes, heat-resistant gloves, goggles, masks with protective lenses, and other equipment may be required.

* The heaviest weight the employee lifts while sitting or standing in the same position: Depends on assigned job some jobs require up to 50 lbs.

* The approximate number of times lifting activity takes place each workday: depends on assigned job up to 10 times daily

* Task being performed (what is being lifted and how far): Tools, equipment parts normally a forklift is available

* The heaviest weight an employee carries while walking from place to place: 30 50 lbs

* The object(s) being carried: hand tools, equipment parts, welding equipment and materials