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ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN
Location:
Lewisport , Kentucky
Posted:
March 01, 2017
Reference:
2016-28624
**Overview:** Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries. Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile. The Electrical Engineering Technician performs complex mechanical duties on machines and equipment needed for production and performs PLC programming and electrical troubleshooting as necessary. This position is primarily a Monday - Friday first shift position but the ideal candidate must be flexible to cover mechanical and electrical issues on other shifts and weekends as needed. **Responsibilities:** + Assists in the development of the production and manufacturing processes. + Provides equipment maintenance and technical support to production department. + Recommends the correct and appropriate procedures of the production assembly. + Minimizes equipment downtime and ensures all production equipment is functional at all times. + Tests, calibrates, repairs and modifies control and instrumentation systems for plant production/process equipment. + Analyzes malfunctions of instruments and control systems, and determines necessary steps to repair equipment. + Prepares reports and records on calibration, inspection, testing, and repair activities. + Assembles, tests, and modifies experimental and/or operational electrical machinery, electrical control equipment, electrical circuitry and components according to engineering specifications in industrial or commercial plants and laboratories. + Diagnoses causes of malfunctions or failures and performs preventive/corrective maintenance. + Records data; recommends modification or replacement of failed equipment. + Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains machinery and mechanical equipment such as electronic controls, conveyor systems, production machines and equipment. + Lays out, builds, tests, troubleshoots, repairs and modifies electronic developmental and production equipment, parts, components, and systems according to engineering instructions. + Analyzes and interprets test data. + Evaluates performance and reliability of prototype or production model. + Recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance. + Additional duties as assigned. **Qualifications:** **Education and Knowledge:** + High school diploma or equivalent experience. + Two year Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance field preferred. **Experience:** + Five or more year’s industrial electro- mechanical maintenance experience. + Project experience including design, planning, implementation and debugging control systems. **Competencies:** + Ability to read, program and troubleshoot various forms of PLC code including but not limited to Allen Bradley, Omron and Siemens. + Ability to work from electrical schematics, including troubleshooting and also design of electrical circuitry. **Oth** **er Pertinent Job Information:** While performing the duties of this job: + The associate is regularly required to stand, use hands, and reach with hands and arms. + The associate is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. + The associate may be required to sometimes sit, climb or balance. + The associate may lift and/or move up to 80 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position includes close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. + While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. + The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. + The associate may be exposed to a wide range of temperatures. + The noise level is usually loud. + Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Company Match on 401k Employee Purchase Discount Tuition Reimbursement **Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!** **Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.** **Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant (EEO/AA M/F/D/V).** **Job ID** _2016-28624_ **FLSA Status** _Hourly_ **Company** _DAL-TILE_ **Business Site** _US_ _-_ _KY_ _-_ _LEWISPORT_

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