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Unifrax Electrical and Controls Systems Technician in New Carlisle, Indiana

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Provides electrical system support to include installation and troubleshooting of 24VDC, 120VAC, and 480VAC systems, control panels, MCCs and other plant systems. Able to read, interpret, and sketch electrical schematics. Provide services and assistance to maintenance, engineering personnel, and contractors etc. Must be able to install, modify, troubleshoot, start-up and assist in documentation of various electrical systems, including PLCs, VFDs, and a variety of analog sensors.

This position will report to the Principal Controls Engineer and will take assignments and direction from the maintenance and engineering groups. Day to day work with engineers, maintenance technicians and production operators is expected.

Salary: $80,000


Maintain, install and troubleshoot various facility electrical systems, control panels, MCCs, VFDs, PLCs etc.

Work with contractors to coordinate project completion

Assist engineers in project planning and execution

Respond to plant needs in order to keep the production process running smoothly

Use the Adaptive Coaching process for communication, goal alignment, problem solving, and career planning.

Perform all other duties assigned

Qualifications/Education: Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field with 3 years of relevant experience in hands-on electrical controls installation and troubleshootingorAssociates Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field with 2 years of relevant experience in hands-on electrical controls installation and troubleshootingorProfessional Certification in Electrical Engineering Technology or related field with 10+ years of relevant experience in hands-on electrical controls installation and troubleshootingExperience with installation, operation, troubleshooting and programming as it relates to:Allen Bradley variable frequency drives from 1 hp to 500 hp - PowerFlex 4, 525, 700 and 750. Allen Bradley PLC-5, SLC-500, Control Logix series PLCs and Panelview Plus HMIs

Experience with installation, operation, and troubleshooting of various industrial instrumentation and control circuits as it relates to:4-20ma and 0-10vdc loops (pressure, level, temperature, position etc.)24vdc and 120vac controls and wiring diagrams480V MCC wiring and controlAble to read, modify, and mark-up electrical drawings.Strong communication and organization skillsStrong computer skillsKnowledge of National Electric CodeGood customer service orientation

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At Unifrax, we provide innovative solutions to our customers'​ application problems across several different industries. Our engineers work with a team of research and development specialists to create high performance specialty fibers and inorganic materials used in high-temperature industrial, automotive and fire protection applications designed with the ultimate goal of saving energy, reducing pollution, and improving fire safety for people, buildings and equipment. Since 1942, Unifrax products and materials have been providing solutions to our Distributors and customers to solve their application challenges. Our products are known universally for their quality and proven performance with names like Fiberfrax® ceramic fiber products, revolutionary low bio-persistent Insulfrax® and Isofrax® alkaline earth silicate fiber products, PC-Max® and Ecoflex® Support Mats for emission control products, FyreWrap® Fire Protection Systems, and Specialty Glass microfibers products used in high efficiency filtration media by nonwovens producers.