Electrical & Instrumentation Technician at Georgia-Pacific in Plattsburgh, New York

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Job Description:


Electrical & Instrumentation Technician


Georgia-Pacific is seeking Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians at our Plattsburgh, NY facility to manufacture Quilted Northern Ultra Plush tissue safely and efficiently. This position offers opportunities for development within your role and future growth within the company. Georgia-Pacific's Plattsburgh facility uses state of the art innovation and technology to manufacture Quilted Northern Ultra Plush Tissue. Quilted Northern is a brand of choice and is widely used in homes and businesses across the country.

Electrical & Instrumentation Technicians earn a starting pay of $25.04/hour with opportunity to advance within the company with the potential of higher compensation and responsibilities. Candidates will work Monday through Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm with some required overtime. GP offers a competitive benefit package including medical and dental coverage, life insurance, paid holidays and vacations, and a 401K plan with company match.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Demonstrate mature levels of E&I technical capabilities resulting in excellence in safety, quality assurance and maximizing asset performance

  • Facilitate and assist in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of premature failures, offering solutions and implementing corrective actions preventing reoccurrence

  • Utilize work processes and CMMS to document findings and initiate corrective actions

  • Assist in the further development of the predictive and preventive programs

  • Demonstrate troubleshooting skills that allow our equipment to operate as designed in accordance with OEM specifications

  • Participate in reliability focused design changes that reduce waste and improves asset/equipment performance

  • Proactively seek education opportunities in self-development both technically and professionally

  • Ensuring proper operation of, and troubleshooting of, electrical & instrumentation system components including transmitters, actuators, controllers, motor and drive systems, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), distributed control systems (DCS) for process control, etc

  • Mentoring and sharing knowledge with other Technicians

  • Apply all applicable codes, regulations, reliability strategies & corporate standards

  • Meet the requirements of Georgia Pacific Level 6 E&I qualification

  • Use electrical schematics, P&IDs, loop drawings and general equipment documentation to troubleshoot and repair equipment

  • Familiar with PLC and DCS hardware and functions, and able to troubleshoot process and machine problems using these systems

  • Familiar with machine controls such as relays, safety circuits, variable frequency and DC motor controllers, and able to troubleshoot and install these system

  • Calibrate, configure, install and troubleshoot transmitters, actuators, valves, positioners, meters, testers and other instrumentation and control

  • Understand machine processes and to troubleshoot and improve those processes using technical skill

  • Develop plans to repair or improve issues and coordinate work

The Experience You Will Bring


  • Experience with Microsoft Office Software and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

  • One or more of the following:

    • Associate or Technical degree or higher in an applicable field of study AND at least two (2) years of electrical and instrument control experience preferably in a manufacturing environment

    • A minimum of four (4) years of electrical and instrument control experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Ten (10) years E&I experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment

  • Experience with Honeywell, Experian, or other Distributed Control System (DCS) platforms

  • Experience with Honeywell BMS, Honeywell transmitters (temperature, pressure, and level), Emerson Micromotion Flowmeters and Emerson Rosemount transmitters (temperature, pressure, and level)

  • Experience with Motor Control Centers (MCCs) and related electrical equipment up to 2400V

  • Allen-Bradley, ControlLogix or other PLC programming and/or troubleshooting experience

  • Technical degree in the electrical or instrumentation fields

  • Completion of an electrical or controls apprenticeship program

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate's knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information:www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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