Job Description :
Role : Electrical Technician
Location: Portland Maine
Duration: 12 MONTHS

Job Description

Job Description
Job Title: Electrical Technician

Position Purpose: The Electrical Technician is highly proficient in all electrical assembly duties and assists in the training and mentoring of Electrical Technicians while also working closely with other members of the manufacturing and programming teams.
Essential job fuctions and responsibilities:
Perform electrical assembly and alterations of standard and custom controls subassemblies; i.e. PLC cabinets and HMI enclosures, as depicted on subassembly and module assembly drawings provided by Controls Design.
Modifications to designs must be approved by Electrical Supervisor
Assist Supervisor in working with Controls Design to review new standard wiring practices and component integration.
Assist Project Lead’s and Programing group in troubleshooting wiring / component issues.
Assist Electrical Technicians in making “On the Floor” design changes and check redlines of other technicians as requested by supervisor.
Assist Electrical Technicians in identifying and implementing standards improvements (ECN, OFI’s
Assist Project Lead’s as necessary when setting up and cycling stations to ensure the correct operation of switches, sensors and other electrical devices.
Assist Project Lead’s and Electrical Technicians in planning and prioritizing module and system level electrical tasks.
Proficient in Ethernet Network Wiring techniques and troubleshooting.
Perform field service work, with Project Lead supervision or with no supervision, (i.e. solo) as required for installation assistance of equipment at customer’s facility with possible 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift requirements.
Maintain a neat and orderly work environment.
Maintain MQP’s in accordance with ISO / Work Instruction procedures, including completion of requirements within the Assembly Verification section.
Read, abide by and enforce company policies.
Be actively involved in developing and implementing Continuous Improvements in the electrical area as well as the entire department.
Abide by all safety procedures and cooperate with the Safety Coordinator to ensure safety compliance is maintained.
Read and comply with “Hot Work Safety” as well as other Work Instructions per job description.
Complete in-house training. (Mentor Checklist)
Participate in the Company Idea System making continuous improvements as required.

Education and Experience:
Associates degree or Two Year Technical Degree in Electrial Engineering or Technology preferred.
2 years of relevant work experience required.
Demonstrated ability to use electrical tools, hand tools, electrical drawings and blueprints.
Knowledge of electrical engineering practices and principles.
Must possess the ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook) experience.

Other Requirements:
Can demonstrate a working knowledge of all Electrical Technician 2 requirements.
Previous experience with purchasing and materials processes including completing Bill of Material (BOM) change forms.
Previous experience with engineering processes and documentation.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and explosives. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. However, on some instances this job may require work in areas where ear protection is necessary.