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Electronics and Instrumentation (E&I) Technician

Georgia-Pacific Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

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At Georgia-Pacific, we don’t believe that a job is just simply a job. We see each role as a career and a way to advance your skills to not only better your life, but the community as well.

 Our Dubuque, IA Packaging facility is seeking a qualified individual to join our maintenance team as an Electronics and Instrumentation (E&I) Technician. This is a highly skilled, hourly position that plays an integral role in ensuring our equipment runs efficiently. This allows our facility to meet safety, quality and production goals. E&I Technicians are required to have a thorough understanding of safe work practices, and the necessary experience to troubleshoot and maintain manufacturing equipment. Successful candidates will be expected to possess and refine multiple skills in both Mechanical and Electrical crafts.

These positions will pay $33.29 and may offer relocation assistance! If you are looking for a great opportunity, Apply today!

 A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Ensuring proper operation of all electrical/control system components including electronic components, motors, solenoids, limit switches, programable logic control (PLC) I/O modules and photo-eye sensors 
  • Troubleshooting, problem solving and resolving issues at machine centers and throughout the production facility
  • Performing high level electrical audits and adjustments per original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specifications
  • Performing predictive precision maintenance to identify and correct mechanical/electrical defects before machines fail 
  • Working as a team with Supervisors, Maintenance team members, and Operations to plan, procure and document activities for the enhancement of electrical and instrumentation maintenance within the facility
  • Mentoring and sharing knowledge with other technicians on maintenance and troubleshooting of PLCs, instrumentation, and controls 
  • Performing preventative and predictive maintenance to ensure quality and production goals are met
  • Applying all applicable codes, regulations, reliability strategies, corporate and OEM standards
  • Working with the Reliability and Maintenance team to improve operations productivity and quality by anticipating and eliminating potential delays through planning, and coordination of labor, parts, material, tools and equipment access
  • Reviewing, developing and/or modifying work orders for all plant equipment
  • Contacting vendors and manufacturers as needed for support in resolving issues 
  • Assisting in the development and implementation of reliability centered maintenance strategies

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One of the following:
    • Associate or Technical degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Systems, Instrumentation, Electronic Technology AND at least two (2) years of electrical/electronic and/or instrument & control troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing environment
    • A minimum of four (4) years of electrical/electronic or instrument & control troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience working with Industrial Controls, e.g.: PLCs, motor controls, control valves, electrical distribution, and/or industrial instrumentation for flow, pressure and temperature
  • Mechanical maintenance experience, including fluid handling and conveyor systems, hydraulic systems and accumulators, and valve identification and application and welding
  • Willing and able to work any shift, overtime, weekends, on-call hours and holidays
  • Experience reading and following electrical and maintenance schematics/blueprints  
  • Willing and able to work independently and as a team
  • Experience making reliability/maintenance decisions to meet customer needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLCs
  • Experience programming variable frequency drives (VFDs)  
  • Experience with systems integration including PLC, HMI, instrumentation, networking, communication, power distribution
  • Distributed Control (DC) experience
  • Experience with EVOL Flexo (MHI) equipment
  • Experience with corrugator (MarquipWard, MHI, Fosber, E&L) equipment
  • Experience with computer operating systems, networks and electronic information handling

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Job Details

ID 548878
Dubuque, IA
Positions 2
Full Time
Pay $33.29
Skilled Labor Trades
First Shift
Third Shift
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement

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