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Title:  Electronic Technician

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Overview

Responsible for performing highly diversified duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes to support the achievement of business unit goals and objectives. Responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing PLCs, AC/DC Drives, and diameter Control systems. Also, the individual will participate in general maintenance duties of the equipment and facilities as directed by their supervisor. Will report directly to the maintenance supervisor.


Responsibilities: (but not limited to)

 

  • Troubleshoot and repair machine Electro-Mechanical malfunctions, utilizing appropriate test equipment to analyze problems and correct deficiencies to include:  multimeters, oscilloscopes, Laptop computers, PLC interface.
  • Be able to work effectively with Automation and Instrumentation devices in support of engineering and control technicians.
  • Troubleshoot equipment Motor and Drive control Issues.
  • Follow All proactive safety measures to include but not limited to NEC, NFPA, and other pertinent safety codes. Ensure safety procedures, such as Lock-Out Tag-Out, are followed at all times
  • Have extensive knowledge of production systems, including but not limited to: compound system, air compressors, and pit water system
  • Strong fundamental understanding of 3 phase electrical systems, machine/motion control systems, electro-mechanical systems, VFD and Servo systems
  • Assist in Developing, coordinating and managing ongoing in-house training programs.
  • Support the Parts department by assisting with identifying and maintaining parts used on the equipment and inventory of repair parts and manufacturing supplies
  • Capable of executing project assignments, in a team-based environment, with minimal supervision
  • Maintaining program backups as necessary
  • Maintain calibration records for Diameter control systems.  Experience with Beta and Zumbach a plus
  • Demonstrate sound troubleshooting skills.
  • Maintain PM and records for all plant equipment
  • Must be able to read electrical drawings and schematics
  • Other general facilities and project duties as assigned by supervisor


Education / Experience / Skills:
Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Minimum of 2 years' PLC experience.  Preferred:  Allen Bradley ControlLogix, Legacy PLC products, SLC, PLC5
  • 2+ years of demonstrated manufacturing experience working with PLCs / HMIs / VFDs controlling process and automation equipment
  • Minimum of 2 years' technical experience working with AC/DC/VFD drives.  Preferred Allen Bradley AC/DC drive products including Powerflex and Kinetix products.
  • Display Good Mechanical skill set
  • Will consider military experience and technical training in lieu of industrial experience
     

Preferred:

  • Associate's Degree in Mechatronics, Industrial Systems or related fields

OR

  • Associate's Degree in Electronics and or Electrical Engineering Technologies

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law. Furthermore, this contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and require affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities.

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