Electrical; Controls Technician – Greenville, NC USA

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Global chemical leader has an opening for an Electrical & Instrumentation Technician, who will perform measurements, reliability, and troubleshooting of our electrical and instrumentation processes/ equipment for the chemical plant site. This is a day shift position, with some on-call responsibility.


— Provide support and troubleshooting for complex electrical systems, controls, instrument calibration, and perform PM and PdM for electrical equipment and control systems.

— Ensure proper operation of all control system components including electronic components, valves, switches, PLC Control and related I/O modules

— Troubleshoot and Repair – VFD’s, AC Motors up to 350hp, Soft Start Motor controllers, MCC Starters & Motor Stop/Start stations

— Maintain Plant Lighting and AC electrical power system

— Working knowledge of conduit bending, reading electrical and loop drawings

— Perform measuring and testing (ex. Ammeters, voltmeters, transducer, calibration devices) to install equipment or replace/repair existing components

— Inspect, test, and calibrate meters, indicators, gauges (such as flowmeters, pressure gauges, temperature indicators, controllers) to detect abnormal fluctuations

— Install pneumatic, electronic, and instrumentation equipment

— Perform electrical installations, repairs, and service equipment per NEC codes

— Utilize CMMS for work order tracking, time entry, parts procurement, etc.

— Contact vendors or manufacturers as needed for support in issue resolution


— AS or Technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Systems, or Instrumentation with 3+ years experience in control systems, valves, motors, and instrumentation/concepts of flow, level, pressure, and temperature in manufacturing plants

— Working knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC), CMMS, networks and electronic information handling, and compliance efforts of ISO, PSM and OSHA

— PLC experience desirable

— Work Authorization: United States

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