Electrical & Controls Technician

Electrical & Controls Technician

Electrical & Controls Technician

Location: Missoula, Montana
Category: Skilled Trades
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Job ID: 38603
Date Added: 09/07/2022

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Electrical/Controls Technician 

Are you looking for a career at a company that offers great benefits?
LC Staffing is assisting a local Missoula company hiring for an Electrical/Controls Technician. 

Essential Functions
  • Supports PM systems for the Line, focusing on Maintenance Planning and Scheduling, Breakdown Elimination, and Anomaly Handling Daily Management Systems (DMS) primarily through execution of planned and unplanned maintenance activities
  • Install, program, commission, troubleshoot, and maintain electrical and mechanical equipment, instrumentation, control, SCADA, and related information systems
  • Maintain accurate records by developing, reviewing, and updating all electrical and controls drawings and P&ID’s
  • Maintain inventory list of critical controllers and programs and manage revision control
  • Develop backup SOP’s in case of system failure on critical controls systems.
  • Review operator manuals and other established guidelines; ensure equipment and information systems are operated in accordance with established guidelines
  • Develop and review control system strategies including written Sequence of Operations (SOO)
  • Serves as a liaison to manufacturers, contractors, and other internal or external parties with respect to utilities equipment, instruments, electrical and controls related systems
  • Perform controls related project management tasks for small to medium scale projects involving either new or existing equipment; manage capital projects from $2,500 to $50,000
  • Stay up to date on current technologies – 40 hrs of training required per year
  • Leads and participates in root cause (RCA) problem solving efforts on key chronic losses for the line/dept.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities through participation in focused improvement teams and opportunity identification during the course of standard work
  • Participates in the PM Revision strategy for the factory
  • Supports the execution of Line 90-Day loss-elimination plans
  • Provides feedback to the Technical Planner regarding effectiveness and quality of planned maintenance tasks
  • Maintain, modify, and/or update equipment files, drawings, and any other relevant documentation
  • Supports 5S activities

  • Associate in Electrical Engineering Technology, Controls Engineering or similar field or a combination of 5 years’ experience with PLC programming, control system design, IT or similar work within industry or the military
  • Computer literacy (CMMS, web browsers, and Microsoft Office Products)
  • IT or information network experience
  • Experience with BAS and DDC systems for HVAC and Utility applications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • Experience operating within a formalized Continuous Improvement Environment (TPM, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma)
  • Licensed Electrician
  • CADD experience
  • ASQ Certified Calibration Technician
  • Infrared Thermography Certification
  • Work experience in a GMP environment
  • Project Management experience – up to $50,000
  • Required Competencies:
  • Functional Technical Skills, Drive for Results, Action Orientation, Priority Setting, Problem Solving, Customer Focus, and Decision Quality.
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude, ability to apply engineering principles, ability to learn, and willingness to be a team player
  • Proficient in the use of common software packages including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient in programming/troubleshooting all versions of AB PLC-5, SLC, Micrologix, Controllogix, & CompactLogix controllers
  • Proficient in programming/troubleshooting Siemens SIMATIC controllers year 2006-present
  • Proficient in programming/troubleshooting AB, Danfoss, and Siemens VFDs
  • Best practices for operating information systems (including SCADA), networks and peripherals relating to manufacturing
  • Intimate knowledge of Arc Flash and electrical PPE requirements and the National Electric Code
  • Reading and interpreting manuals, specifications, drawings, and blueprints
  • Reading and interpreting meters, gauges, charts, and a variety of instruments
  • Reading and interpreting design, PID, control, and electrical drawings
  • Preferred Competencies: Listening, Creativity, Conflict Management, and Developing Direct Reports & Others
Physical Requirements

Working Conditions on the Production Floor:
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced light manufacturing environment.
  • PPE requirements: safety glasses, respiratory protection, company supplied lab coats, and gloves.
  • GMP gowning requirements: Hair net, beard guard (if applicable), shoe covers, and sweatbands as required.
  • Factory Attire.
Physical Demands
  • Frequent lifting / carrying (10-50 lbs.).
  • Frequent pushing / pulling (50-300 lbs) and frequent bending and stooping.
  • Frequent handling / gripping (parts, tools, etc.).
$25+/hour (Depending On Experience)

Get in touch! Call or text Nate in our LC Staffing Missoula Office at 406-542-3377.

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