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Requisition Number 19-0017
Post Date 5/29/2019
Title Lead Electrical Technician
City Kutztown
State PA
Description Lead Electrical Technician – PVC - Job Description

Grade Level 11 (Non Exempt)


The Lead Electrical Technician - PVC is primarily responsible for coordinating the activities for all electrical projects in Palram Panels. Responsible for providing back up support for Lead Electrical Technician PC.

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Plant Engineering Manager

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assist with the electrical portion of upgrade installations and new projects.
• Provides maintenance team with regular feedback and coaching to improve performance.
• Assists the activities of the Plant Engineering Manager, and leads electrical portions of installations.
• Help coordinates and prioritizes the list of jobs to be done and projects to be completed.
• Partners with line managers and other department managers to resolve any problems or emergency issues that arise.
• Actively participates in technical meetings as needed.
• Responsible for central communication between Project team / Maintenance Department / OEM / Contractors in relation to Electrical Projects and emergency breakdowns, including direction of visits and logistics of those visits.
• Develops new processes, PM programs in relation to electrical equipment.
• Assists Parts Dept in sourcing and specification of MRP stocked parts and new additions.
• Responsible to perform other duties and activities as directed

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
• Full understanding of PLC (Allen Bradley, Siemens, etc) programmable logical control from power supplies to the hardware: input, output, analog and digital modules.
• The ability to connect to a PLC for the purpose of troubleshooting.
• The ability to connect to a Drive, either AC or DC and read the faults, reset as needed and /or set new parameters. How this interfaces with other equipment. Work with Partners on new setups.
• Understanding of CANbus and Ethernet and Profinet communications
• A 4 year Electrical Engineering degree or 10+ years’ experience.
• Excellent computer skills in such programs as Microsoft office and outlook.
• Have knowledge in technical drawings and the ability to interpret said drawings.
• Must be willing to travel on occasion.
• Must be available 24 hours a day for emergencies
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