Electronics Technician

At Firestone Building Products, you can count on us for complete building performance solutions - from roots to rooftops. By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, we provide focused solutions for roofing systems, wall systems and specialty products based on the specific results our customers need to achieve. Constantly looking at the big picture, we not only deliver exceptionally performing building materials, but also the outstanding services, support, warranty and expertise - all backed by a brand you can trust.
This position is located in Wellford, South Carolina.
Backed by the strength of a diversified multibillion-dollar corporation, we offer excellent career opportunities, competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit packages. And, with locations throughout North America, we are always looking for qualified candidates.
Position Summary
Electronics Tech
Job Purpose
An Electronic Tech must possess knowledge of installation methods, plant processes, equipment and layouts, and a working knowledge of federal, state, and local electrical regulations, laws, and codes, which apply to activities performed at the Wellford Plant.
This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor and is accountable for work performed to repair, modify, install, start-up, test and calibrate, debug and troubleshoot electronic and programmable control systems.
Job Duties
The duties of the Electronics Technician are described below. In addition to those specified duties, the ET is responsible for general maintenance duties similar to those described next.
General Maintenance Responsibilities
Understand and demonstrate safe work practices
Work alone and unsupervised when required
Work On-Call when needed
Work overtime and on weekends when scheduled
Perform basic math calculations, use geometry, and understand basic physics
Operate a fork lift
Operate a man lift
Understand the functions and proper use of lifting equipment, hoists, chain falls and slings
Safely use hand tool, measuring instruments, and cutting tools
Safely use shop power tools
Handle and dispense various types of lubricants
Perform routine, Preventive and Predictive Maintenance on all equipment
Perform measurements using caliper, micrometers and dial indicators
Have a general knowledge of power transmission equipment and maintenance
Participate on task teams such as safety committees and continuous improvement teams.
The Electronics Tech must have the capability to perform the following duties:
Utilize VOM, Digital Multi-meter, Oscilloscope, Test Signal Generators, Programmable Control Interface Devices, and computers
Test and calibrate electrical devices using the above instruments
Understand the concepts of electricity: voltage, current, power, Ohm's Law, resistance, capacitance, inductance, and circuit analysis
Understand the functions of transformer, capacitors, relays, and other electrical devices
Understand DC, AC, and three phase voltage systems
Read and understand electronic schematics, electrical control diagrams, one-line diagrams, block diagrams, and motor control diagrams
Troubleshoot and repair electronic instrumentation and controls systems on production equipment and machinery
Troubleshoot and repair DC and AC motor drives
Troubleshoot, repair and program programmable controller systems
Understand functions of fuses and circuit breakers
Know how to size fuses and circuit breakers based on voltage, current load and device protected
Understand the operation of solenoids, relays, contactors, motor starters, magnetic overloads, rectifiers, power supplies, push button operators, limit switches, proximity switches, and indicator lights
Update prints and drawings of plant control systems
Minimum Education
Associate Degree Electrical/Electronic Technology or equivalent
Electronic Tech teammate must pursue and receive additional education and training in the following subjects:
Basic OSHA safe practices
National Electric Code basics
NFPA70E Arc Flash and Shock Hazard safety practices
Ideally, individuals would have 3 to 5 years Experience in industrial environment

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