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Senior Industrial Electrical Technician - Dallas, TX (#91443) (Closed)

Date Posted: 9/17/2020

Job #1577010
Dallas, Texas

* This company is specifically seeking candidates with military experience. *  

Maintain, install, and repair equipment, electrical and electronic systems and facility electrical systems. Supply electrical support required to keep all departments running at a high level of efficiency, striving for 100% efficiency.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Follow and commit to meet Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for safety, quality, production, efficiency, and service requirements
  • Follow practices and processes intended to provide safe products that comply with appropriate laws and regulations, meet the company quality standards
  • Follow and commit to safety and GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices)
  • Utilize electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, and temperature and pressure gauges
  • Perform analog and digital circuit design by utilizing microprocessor hardware and software configurations
  • Use Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) including basic and ladder logic to read/write basic wiring diagrams, schematics, and blueprints in order to diagnosis problems
  • Understand precedence relationships (e.g. sequence of events)
  • Lead electrical or electronic projects requiring installation or upgrade
  • Compile documents, analyze test data, and perform electrical calculations to determine source of problems and the corrective action to take.
  • Maintain and utilize maintenance systems for work orders, breakdown reporting and track machine modifications.
  • Connects power supply wires to machines and equipment and connects cables and wires between machines and equipment
  • Diagnose and repair complex machine and electrical and electronic problems including non-routine electrical issues such as power quality
  • Assemble component electrical parts per specifications and perform bench testing before installation
  • Read, understand, interpret, draw and update electrical schematics and drawings
  • Plan layout of wiring and install conduit, wiring and ancillary electrical equipment
  • Install power supply wiring and conduit and troubleshoot issues as they arise
  • Conduct root cause analysis and make recommendations
  • Lead process improvement initiatives and/or cross functional team projects
  • Serve as a technical resource for less experienced Electricians and maintenance staff
  • Apply advanced, complex troubleshooting
  • May analyze complex control systems to resolve in-depth software/ hardware and configuration problems
  • Train other Electricians  

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Seven (7) years of experience in diagnosing and repairing electrical equipment or machinery, or comparable experience with trade school or training
  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Ability to read, write, interpret and draw wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints and analytical diagnosis of problems
  • Understanding of electrical laws and principals (KVL, Ohm’s Law, Power Law, etc.)
  • Thorough understanding of National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Expert knowledge of electrical, pneumatics, hydraulics, and temperature and pressure gauges
  • Advanced knowledge of industrial controls and instrumentation
  • Advanced mechanical aptitude and ability to troubleshoot complex problems
  • Ability to make changes to Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) using advanced ladder logic, read/write wiring diagrams, schematics and blueprints, and analytical diagnosis of problems
  • Ability to originate instruction documents that can be used by other technicians to perform preventive maintenance or verify electrical system operation.
  • Math skills to include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, and algebra
  • Familiar with and ability to convert decimals to fractions or vice versa
  • Familiar with and ability to convert units (imperial to SI, etc.)
  • Must have an understanding of microprocessor hardware and software configurations and be able to perform complex analog and digital circuit design
  • Demonstration of minimum proficiency with the English language in order to ensure effective new hire training and on-going communications about safety and quality issues
  • Constant exposure to extreme heat, loud noise, dirt, dust, odors, and fumes 
  • Ability to sit, stand/walk, bend at waist, squat at knees, crawl/kneel, climb stairs, reach from torso, reach over shoulders, grasp, push/pull, carry, lift/lower, work in heat and temperature changes, work in an environment exposed to chemicals and dust
  • Utilize visual acuity occasionally to frequently.
  • Have sufficient color acuity
  • Ability to frequently lift 10 to 25 pounds 
  • Ability to occasionally lift 25 to 50 pounds
  • Frequently ascend and descend ladders, scaffolding, and other power equipment
  • Required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in required areas 
  • May be required to work additional hours including weekends, holidays, and/or overtime

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics Technology
  • Apprenticeship training or equivalent electrical trade school

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