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Electronic Technician


Company : Saint-Gobain Corporation


Location : Shakopee, MN


Created : 2020-12-05


Job Type : Full Time


Job Description

Position descriptionJob Title: Electronic TechnicianPrimary Functions:The primary function of the Electronic Technician (ET) is to bridge the gap between the plants Industrial Electricians and Engineering staff by providing electrical/electronic troubleshooting support and the preventative/predictive maintenance of electrical & electronic equipment.Job Duties and Responsibilities: Responsible for the troubleshooting of PLC's related to safety, automation, and control systems. Conduct troubleshooting and calibration of thermocouples, RTD's, level sensing devices, thickness detectors, consistency transmitters, load cells, servos and other electrical/electronic devices. Conduct preventive maintenance, testing and troubleshooting of VFD's (Variable Frequency Drives) Provide support to the Engineering department on new installations of electronic control equipment. Assist the electrical department as needed in troubleshooting of plant equipment, machinery, utilities, and safety systems. Assist management in root-cause analysis on losses related to electrical/electronic failures. To closely work with the other Maintenance department crafts to support initiatives that improves equipment reliability. Report all EH&S incidents - Injuries, Near Misses, First Aid, Environmental and Property/Equipment Damage. Ensure adherence to waste management and recycling responsibilities. Participate in Incident & Near Miss Investigations to determine root cause and corrective actions. Participate in the development, understanding and review of related Job Safety Analysis and/or Standard Operating Procedures. May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assignedREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSQualifications & Skills: Minimum of 2- year degree in Electrical/Electronic discipline (or equivalent experience) Prior experience in a continuous manufacturing environment Thorough knowledge of AC/DC drive systems, Power distribution systems including switch gear components, Servo Motor Equipment and programming, Ethernet Networking systems, HMI and PLC Programming / Troubleshooting, Electrical & Electronic systems integration, Electro-Mechanical design and troubleshooting. Complete Annual CPR recertification Ability to read and comprehend prints and schematics Good working knowledge of mechanical equipment and systems operations. Familiarity with MS Office applications. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Pay & Benefits80K plus potentialFull benefit package available after 90 daysBonus planOvertime availableHours and Shift varyWho are we ?Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, has helped shape the building products industry for more than 110 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is a leading North American brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, insulation, drywall and ceilings.A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world's largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,300 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.