Electrical Technician at Smurfit Kappa North America
Posted in Other 9 days ago.
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Type: Full Time
Location: Forney, Texas
OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To perform reliable instrument and electrical repairs on all plant process equipment safely and efficiently.
Reports to Maintenance Electrical and Instrumentation Lead
Accountable to E&I Lead and Maintenance Manager
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
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