Electrical Technician
Sweetwater, TX
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Georgia-Pacific Gypsum, LLC is seeking to fill an Electrical Technician position at our Sweetwater, TX facility. This position adds value by finding and correcting problems within the facility before they cause a process shutdown or equipment breakdown. The successful candidate will be willing and able to perform routine preventative maintenance and emergency or scheduled repairs on plant equipment, machinery, or systems that contribute to mining and converting gypsum into a variety of specialty, agricultural and building products.

  • Sign-on Bonus $3,000*
Opportunities for advancement are available to those that demonstrate a commitment to their success and can take on increased responsibility.

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:
Troubleshooting and repairing electric/electronic equipment, hydraulic, mechanical, and pneumatic systems
Performing routine and preventive maintenance on electrical equipment and machinery internal and external to the plant and Inspecting equipment for potential downtime causes
Installing new equipment
Recording maintenance and repairs in a computerized system and completing reports and work orders on time in order to keep accurate records
Collaborating with operations to identify and prioritize maintenance needs
Adhering to all safety regulations and procedures including performing proper lockout/tag out procedures and actively participating in the safety program
Cleaning up all areas of responsibility in order to maintain a safe work environment
Working in a team environment with fellow employees, supervisors and managers
Following any other job-related instructions and perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor including but not limited to, assisting mechanics or production operators as needed
Assisting Process Controls Engineer and maintenance technicians as needed

What You Will Need:
Basic Qualifications:
Three (3) or more years of electrical repair and troubleshooting experience in a high-speed manufacturing, industrial or military environment OR two (2) years technical schooling or completion of an apprenticeship program
Willing and able to work rotating shifts, on-call, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
Three (3) or more years of experience with single and 3-phase electrical repair/troubleshooting up to 480 volts
Experience reading and interpreting technical drawings and electrical schematics
Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment
Experience and knowledge of NFPA 70E and OSHA requirements regarding electrical safety
Willing and able to provide personal standard hand tools
Experience troubleshooting and repairing PLCs

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
Current forklift license or able to attain one within 6 months
Electrical journeyman or equivalent trade school certification

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Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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