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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)

Description

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
Qualifications:

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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