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Continental Electrical Technician - Position No 40085708 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois

Electrical Technician - Position No 40085708

Mt. Vernon, IL


Job Description

Must be able to effectively:

The maintenance electrical technician is responsible for systematic troubleshooting, efficient, accurate diagnosis of the root cause and sustainable quality repairs to production equipment. They will track their work via SAP-PM software and give accurate, detailed feedback about the fault & repair to enable structured analysis of the data recorded and elimination of a recurrence.

  1. Troubleshoot and make quality repairs to AC and DC electrical control systems (PLC, IPC, Hardwire and field devices)

  2. Troubleshoot and make quality repairs to AC and DC, motors, drives, servo systems in the plant.

  3. Diagnose problems using the following tools: Digital multimeter, schematics, PLC/Drive logic SW diagnostic tools, and other specialty software as needed.

  4. Replace defective control system components, recommission and verify correct operations according to the process.

5.Use an iPad to accurately track working time and details about the repair in SAP/PUMA.

  1. Communicate with maintenance, engineering and production personnel in a positive and professional manner.

  2. Follow LOTO procedures and wear proper PPE to maintain a safe working environment.

  3. Execute small mechanical repairs

  4. Troubleshoot and repair/replace computer/IPC hardware including backing up of SW according to procedures.

  5. Maintain power transformers. (4160, 460, 460/110) and lighting transformers. (4160/277)

  6. Assist the Area Engineer in keeping the maintenance of web pages up to date by identifying obsolete information, adding new instructions, drawings and manuals.

  7. Be compliant with all plant, corporate, Continental, safety, Illinois and government codes, standards and policies.

  8. Perform other duties as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor or Department Manager.

  9. Assist maintenance supervisor in daily duties.

  10. Be available for vacancy coverage and overtime as required from time to time.

  11. Maintain a clean, organized and professional workspace (Toolbox and equipment where work is executed)

Job Requirements

Basic requirements:

Associates Degree

Authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred requirements:

2 years as a technician in tire manufacturing or equivalent experience

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The Business Area Tires offers the perfect tires for a wide range of different applications - from cars, trucks and buses to special vehicles, bicycles and motorcycles. Through continuous investment in Research & Development, Continental makes a major contribution to safe, cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. The portfolio of the Business Area Tires includes services for the tire trade and for fleet applications, as well as digital management systems for tires.

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