Electrical Controls Technicians
Company: Owens Corning
Posted on: November 20, 2023
The Electrical Controls Technician contributes to the success of
the Joplin Mineral Wool Plant by providing mechanical and
electrical support for the entire manufacturing operation. The
Electrical Controls Technician is responsible performing
preventative maintenance, predictive maintenance and corrective
maintenance to the Joplin mineral wool manufacturing plant.
Candidates work in a team-based, self-managed operation with high
levels of team interaction to effectively solve problems, perform
production level maintenance, and utilize electronic driven
production systems. Reports to: Joplin Maintenance Supervisor Span
of Control: No direct reports. The Joplin Plant has 120 employees
with one manufacturing line. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES Live the Owens
Corning Safety Stand- Living Safely
- Ensures a safe and environmentally compliant workplace where
safety is a first priority.
- Sustainability and Environmental Compliance / Stewardship.
Strictly adhere to all plant safety practices, codes, procedures,
and programs. Principle Duties:
- Work management
- Works from a planned work order process and work from a
reactive basis. Completes records, reports, job summaries, CMMS
updating, responsible for SAP duties. Assist in the development and
completion of PM and Predictive maintenance programs for all
motors, panels and electrical components/systems.
- Updates drawings or documentation as required. Variable
Frequency Drives, Motion Control, Robotics
Ability to fully troubleshoot drives
- DC and AC variable frequency drives, motion control drives, and
communicate technically with outside technical support when needed.
Install and commission VFD's and motion control drive. Combustion
Perform combustion system
maintenance, troubleshooting, and properly tuning.
Ability to install, maintain and
troubleshoot power distribution systems, branch circuits, lighting
systems, transformers and wiring methods and materials. Sensors and
Ability to install, maintain and
troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, control components -
photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity
sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters,
linear drives, tachs and encoders. PLCs and HMI
PLC programs, ability to troubleshoot
ladder logic (read use for troubleshooting), components (CPU back
plains, I/O boards, counters, modules and devices) and
communication modules (Ethernet). Programming of local HMI's to
improve performance, upgrades, operator performance improvements.
pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical driven systems.
- Enhance maintenance processes through equipment and systems
analysis to identify opportunities for equipment or process
modification, equipment replacement, or application of new
- Provide electrical, controls and automation support to
automation projects, plant process, packaging and utility
operations. Principle Expectations
- Actively participates in the safety, communication process,
continuous improvement, and good housekeeping programs as
established within the plant. Understand and applying basic
industrial electrical code (local compliance issues). Capability to
read schematics and P&ID drawings. Capable of determining
fusing thermal overload protection, wire sizing, motors, etc.
- Understand and complies with all electrical safety OSHA safety
standards - Arc Flash, Tools, Safety procedures, etc. Performs root
cause analysis to include trend analysis, machine deterioration
analysis, and condition based monitoring analysis. Actively
participate in work teams and committees that are established to
increase the plant's performance. Leading and Developing Talent
- Participation in both formal and informal training programs
designed to teach personnel the operating and trouble-shooting
techniques for the completed control system.
- Participates in talent development, training and builds open,
trusting environment that promotes listening, respect, winning, and
- Communicates effectively throughout the plant and ensures
people have the right information to win. JOB REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
- A minimum of 5 years of industrial
maintenance experience, training, and/or education Must have high
school diploma or equivalent
- Must be 18 years of age or older.
- Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.
- Must be able to work 12-hour shifts.
- Will be required to pass a physical and drug screen.
- Will be required to complete a background check
- Will be required to pass performance test STRONGLY PERFFERED
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Strong working knowledge of the following manufactures process
control hardware (Allen Bradley PLC5 and SLC 500, ControlLogix,
CompactLogix etc.) for specification of the following
- Expertise in PLC I/O Modules (Point I/O, Flex I/O), PLC I/O
buses (Profibus, Fieldbus, DeviceNet, ControlNet. etc.)
- Expertise in Allen Bradley Variable Frequency Drives and Motion
- Expertise in Sensors and Sensor Software (Level, Pressure,
Temperature, Proximity switches, Encoders, pH, vision, position
- Motors, breakers, power distribution 12kV and below
- Electrical Codes - NFPA 70, NFPA 86, NEC, etc. BENEFITS Owens
Corning employees take pride in delivering a material difference.
We offer a total compensation opportunity that not only rewards
extraordinary employees, but helps them to drive impact with our
customers, and the world around them. Owens Corning provides a
range of competitive benefit options, allowing you to choose based
on your individual needs.
- Insurance coverages that start day of hire.
- 401K employer match
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Healthy Living Incentives
- Hourly Incentive Plans
- Competitive vacation plan
- 11 paid holidays per year
- Employee Scholarship
- EAP and Work/Life Services Reliability:
- Tool box that is yours after 5 years
Keywords: Owens Corning, Joplin , Electrical Controls Technicians, Professions , Joplin, Missouri
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