Electrician at Covia in Wedron, Illinois

Posted in Other 18 days ago.

Job Description:


Covia is a leading supplier of minerals and material solutions to the industrial and energy markets. Covia's rich legacy includes many achievements across industries and capital success through partnership. Our ability to deliver the right product, to the right place, at the right time, is unmatched. Just as strong is our commitment to building partnerships that help our customers succeed.

Quality and innovation are at the foundation ofCovia; but our real strength is ourpeople.Coviaemploys a diverse and highly-skilled team of professionals to convert natural minerals into engineered solutions for our customers.Every member of our team has a valuable opportunity to help shape our future and make a positive impact on the world around us through our commitment to thelocationswhere we live and work.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Electrician who will have a positive impact on the Operations team at its Wedron Silica location in Wedron, IL.

The successfulincumbentwill have the followingKeyAccountabilities:

  • Work in a safe manner and abide by all Covia and MSHA safety rules, regulations and best practices.

  • Understanding of AC/DC distribution and control equipment

  • The ability to read and interpret electrical schematics

  • Experience with 4-20mA instrumentation, Digital or Analog I/O, as well as AC drives

  • Hands-on experience with PLCs

  • Experience in downloading software to the PLC and performing loop checks to ensure system is working to specification

  • Experience with Allen Bradley RSLogix 5000 PLC, RSLogix 500, RSLogix 5 and, Concept programming software

  • Device level networks (DeviceNet, ASI); Ethernet communication networks; experience with Windows Terminal server

  • PLC programming

  • On-Site testing

  • Troubleshooting and start-up of complete control systems

  • Final certification and documentation of automated control system and on-site project management.

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of experience in electrical training at a community college or equivalent required.

  • 7+ years of experience in the Electrical industry required.

  • Proficient with PCs and software

  • Ability to lift 10-15 pounds as needed


  • ExcellentHealthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental

  • 401K with Company Matching

  • Vacation + Paid Holidays

  • Disability,Life/ AD&D, and Long Term Care Insurances

  • Employee Assistance Program

AtCovia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as wefirmly believethis lays the foundation of our success. Our compelling culture supports inclusion, individuality and respect within the workplace.We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin,gender, sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,age, disability, ormilitary service or reserve orveteran status.

The organization offers competitive wages, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)