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Electrical Technician

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Date: Feb 9, 2018

Location: Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company: Greenheck Group

Design, program, assemble, and install electrical controls used in machines and tooling systems throughout the company to minimize machine down-time and maximize operating efficiency.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design controls for machines and tool systems that are either built and/or designed by MDC (Machine Development Center) or those rebuilt by MDC for use in local and remote production facilities.
  • Write software for the PLC, motion controller, Robotic controller, or the CNC controller used in the machines.
  • Maintain good working knowledge of the latest technology as it may benefit Greenheck. 
  • Build and wire control panels, and assist in the wiring of machines.
  • Support the implementation of new electrical controls by troubleshooting malfunctions at start-up and once the machine is in production.
  • Develop written documentation and diagrams/drawings for electrical control panels to be used for maintenance purposes once the machine is operational.
  • Support Maintenance Technicians troubleshooting MDC built machines and electrical controls.
  • Assist product development engineering staff with the design of electrical controls as needed in the design of new products and/or the redesign of existing products.
  • May occasionally travel to Greenheck remote facilities to support MDC built machines and electrical controls.
  • May occasionally visit job-sites to provide technical support on product models using electrical controls and systems.

Job Specifications

  • Work requires technical or specialized training such as that which would be acquired in the first two or three years of college or technical school.
  • Between 3 and 5 years of progressively more work experience is required.

Ideal candidate skills include

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD Electrical
  • Allen-Bradley PLC programming experience
  • Familiarity of the National Electric Code
  • General knowledge of OSHA safety standards

Special Notation

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.


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