PLC Technician - Full Time 

Maysville KY

SUMMARY:

The PLC Technician is responsible for PLC maintenance and troubleshooting, and assists with the corrective or preventative maintenance procedures within the plant.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

PLC responsibilities:

  • Reads and understands electronic and electrical schematics; draws sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units.
  • Assembles experimental circuitry of complete prototype models according to engineering instruction, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronic systems and components and theirfunctions.
  • Recommends changes in circuitry of installation specifications to simplify assembly andmaintenance.
  • Required to maintain backups of programs from all electrical devices.
  • Understands and is able to trouble-shoot and repair solid-state motor drives, solidstate temperature controllers, and computer-based controllers.
  • Sets up standard test apparatus or contrives test equipment and circuitry; conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production models.
  • Analyzes and interprets data from solid-state motor drives and controllers scope.

Other maintenance responsibilities:

  • Observes functioning of installed equipment to detect hazards, problems, and the need for service, repair and/or replacement of electrical, electronic and mechanical components.
  • Discusses performance issues and improvement ideas with pertinent technical staff.
  • Implements and evaluates preventative maintenance program.
  • Must be able to obtain forklift and aerial lift platform licenses.
  • Keeps work area clean and orderly and free of hazards.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • May be asked to work off hours for business-critical support

COMPETENCIES:

  • Analytical--Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
  • Design--Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback tomodify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Problem Solving--Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Dependability--Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for ownactions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Innovation--Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas; Presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Preferred Equipment experience:
    • Rockwell Controllogix PLC
    • Rockwell PlantPAx Systems
    • Factorytalk View SE and ME HMI Systems
    • ABB Robotic Systems
    • Ethernet/IP Network

​​​​​​​PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) or equivalent in related field.
  • Four to six years related experience or equivalent preferred.
  • Management experience preferred
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Acute attention to detail.
  • Proficient on programs in use at plants.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Good judgement with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player.

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality about the company and its proprietary processes and information; a Confidentiality Agreement is required. 

  • Apply here: Kentucky Career Center 
                          201 Government Street, Maysville 41056
                          Phone: 606-564-3347

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