Electrical & Instrumentation Technician at Covia in Mauk, Georgia

Posted in Other 8 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 of Covia; but our real strength is our people. Covia employs 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 the locations where we live and work.

COVIA IS COMMITTED TO EMBRACING AND PROMOTING DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION (D&I) WHERE WE WORK, WITH WHOM WE DO BUSINESS, AND WHERE WE LIVE. We strive to create an inclusive culture where diversity is valued and respected and where all feel included and engaged. We are intentional in our efforts to bring Team Members together and create opportunities to contribute their unique skills, experiences, and perspectives in the pursuit of Covia's business growth objectives. Enabling all Team Members to perform at their best while being themselves is fundamental to the Clearly Covia Values and Culture.

Covia is looking for a dynamic Electrical and Instrumentation Technician who will have a positive impact on our team at our Junction City, GA location. Electrical and Instrumentation Technician is responsible for maintaining and Implementing electrical power circuits and equipment. Maintains control and automation systems, electronic and pneumatic equipment used in industrial applications, compressor stations, pump stations, plant operations and measurement facilities. Also, E&I technician is responsible for programming assembly lines for our manufacturing processes using programmable logic controllers (PLC).

The successful incumbent will have the following Key Accountabilities:

  • Performs Inspection and Maintenance (I&M) checks on all control systems;

  • Perform preventative maintenance checks on pumps, compressors, drivers, and auxiliary equipment;

  • Identify, report, and correct safety and environmental concerns;

  • Be responsible, self-motivated, and committed to maintaining highest standards of quality;

  • Disassemble, inspect, troubleshoot, clean, repair, and reassemble equipment such as MCCs, motors, instruments, valves, etc. according to oral and written instructions;

  • Maintaining equipment installed in electrically classified areas;

  • With appropriate electrical qualifications, certification, experience, and/or training, can work on 480 voltage equipment;

  • Work closely with Maintenance Technicians and Process Technicians on site, as well as assist teammates in completing tasks outside the scope of typical responsibilities;

  • Maintain parts inventory;

  • Plan maintenance work with operations, contractors, and other plant employees as requested by Maintenance supervisor;

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The successful incumbent will have the following Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required;

  • Literacy in English, both verbally and written;

  • Understanding of process control;

  • Strong electrical knowledge, aptitude and troubleshooting skills;

  • Self-starter with systematic decision making, problem solving and troubleshooting skills;

  • Knowledge of Wonderware software;

  • Knowledge of Allen Bradley hardware and software;

  • Experience with HMI programing: Rockwell or Wonderware;

  • Ability to use calibration, measuring, and testing equipment;

  • Ability to utilize computer-based maintenance management system (CMMS);

  • Electrical and PLC coding knowledge is mandatory;

  • Troubleshoot electrical or control issues by reading logic in PLCs and HMI;

  • Troubleshoot Control-NET & Ethernet communication control issues using diagnostic equipment or software;

  • Experience programing and troubleshooting settings on VFDs;

  • Intermediate computer skills; must be computer literate;

  • Self-motivated able to work with minimal supervision;

  • Ability and willingness to work safely and wear PPE as required;

  • Experience using smart devices: Tablets, iPad;

  • Good communication skills: verbal and written.


  • Excellent Healthcare Benefits - medical, vision, dental

  • 401K with company matching

  • Vacation + Paid Holidays

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

  • Employee Assistance Program

At Covia, we strive for and support a diverse workforce as we firmly believe this 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, or military service or reserve or veteran status.

The organization offers competitive salaries, 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)