Newark, Ohio, United States

Elect Technician 3

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Job ID 53434

The purpose of the Electrician is to install and repair electrical systems, apparatus, electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment.  This role provides maintenance repairs to industrial machinery as needed to keep a continuous manufacturing process supported.  Uses man lifts, forklifts, hoists and all electrical testing equipment required.  Must work safely and follow all documented and “common sense” safety policies and procedures.

 This individual is expected to perform as a professional, highly skilled and exceptionally competent maintenance person.  They must be able to analyze, perform root cause analysis on breakdowns and carryout corrective measures.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 Notify your supervisor immediately of any accident, near miss or on the job injury when it occurs no matter how insignificant it may seem

  • Take personal ownership to work safely each and every day and hold other team members to the same level of high safety standards
  • Complies with safety requirements and notifies appropriate personnel of exceptions
  • Follows all environmental compliance policies and programs
  • Basic industrial electrical code (local compliance issues)
  • Capability to read schematics and P&ID drawings
  • Fusing thermal overload protection, wire sizing, motor theory, etc.
  • AC, DC and Servo drive system (advanced)
  • Be able to safely conduct motor control and power circuit troubleshooting.  Understanding fuse sizing, take motor amp readings, understand basic DC motor control, etc.
  • Ability to fully troubleshoot drives – DC and AC variable frequency and communicate technically with outside technical support when needed.
  • Ability to fully understand and properly tune the various control loops in the plant including IM/APC systems and weight control equipment.
  • Ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot power distribution systems, branch circuits, lighting systems, transformers and wiring methods and materials
  • Ability to install, maintain and troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, control components – photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, tachs and encoders
  • PLC programs, ability to troubleshoot ladder logic (read use for troubleshooting), components (CPU back plains, I/O boards, counters, modules and devices) and communication modules (Ethernet)
  • Fully competent in electrical noise avoidance-grounding, shielding, etc.
  • Burner system understanding, troubleshooting and properly tuning
  • Basic skills – pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical gear
  • Install and repair complex industrial equipment
  • Helps maintain all Plant electrical and electronic systems
  • Assist in the development and completion of PM and Predictive maintenance programs for all motors, panels and electrical components/systems.
  • Completes and maintains plant required records and reports
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, and lighting fixtures and replace damaged or broken components
  • When appropriate or when plant decides lead efforts for electrical root cause analysis
  • Tests malfunctioning machinery and discuss malfunction with other maintenance and operations team members.  Including being lead where appropriate for electrical downtime and trouble shooting.
  • Replace faulty electrical components of machinery such as relays, switches, motors and position sensing devices
  • Assemble and test motor control devices (4KV and lower)
  • Run conduit and wiring
  • Calibration of machinery
  • Complies with good housekeeping practices on the job and ensures work areas are clean and picked up after each job is completed.
  • Assists with the electrical training of other maintenance personnel
  • Works as instructed with outside contractors
  • Attend all required training
  • Comply with all plant rules
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Regular attendance on site and ability to rotate to varying shifts

    Job Requirements

    Minimum Qualifications

    Skills and Abilities:

    Advanced Computer Skills

    Electrical, PLC, Communication Systems

    Hydraulic and Pneumatics

    Basic blueprint and schematic reading

    Able to think under pressure and make quick and safe decisions

    Able to communicate in English

    Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals

    Interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

    Work independently with minimal direct supervision and drive toward accomplishment and produce high quality work

    Good attention to detail

    Authorized to work in the United States on an unlimited basis

    Computer and Software Competencies

    Must be able to operate a computer or other keyboard instrument

    Must have experience with Allen Bradley systems

    Experience utilizing SAP is preferred, not required

    Education and Experience

    High school Diploma or GED equivalent

    Journeyman Electrician (preferred, not required)

    PLC Training

    Power Systems (preferred, not required)

    Understanding of 15KV Electrical Distribution

    Understanding of Coordinated Multi Drive System

    Experience in guarding (light curtains, interlocks, etc.)


    Minimum of 2 years experience in related maintenance trade or occupation that involved electrical and electronic components in an industrial manufacturing environment.

    Additional Information

    This is not an entry level position

    This is a full time position

    Must be 18 years of age or older.

    Must be eligible to work in the U.S. on a permanent basis.

    Must be able to work 12 hour rotating shifts.

    Will be required to pass a physical and drug screen.

    Will be required to complete a background check

    Will be required to pass performance test

    Must complete and successfully pass the following Work Keys to be considered.

  • Applied Technology – Must score a 4 or higher
  • Reading for Information – Must score a 5 or higher
  • Math – Must score a 5 or higher

    Must pass the written Ramsay ElectTest and Ramsay Maintenance Electrician B Test with a 70% or higher

    Must score 80% or higher on Performance (hands-on) testing

    Essential Physical Requirements

    Able to do repetitive hand, arm and leg movements for several hours

    Able to climb on and off fork truck

    Ability to stand for 10-12 hours straight

    Able to climb and descend stairs for up to 12 hours continuously

    Lift, push and pull up to 50 pounds more than 100 times per day

    Able to squat, bend at the waist and knees freely

    Exposures to temperature extremes

    Exposure to sounds or noise levels that may be uncomfortable

    Bending and twisting

    Handle, control or feel objects, tools

    Repetitive movement

    Wear required personal protective equipment (bump cap/hard hat, gloves, steel toed shoes, ear protection, arc flash gear and respirator when required)

    Owens Corning is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global leader in insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composite materials. Its insulation products conserve energy and improve acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play. Its roofing products and systems enhance curb appeal and protect homes and commercial buildings alike. Its fiberglass composites make thousands of products lighter, stronger, and more durable. Owens Corning provides innovative products and solutions that deliver a material difference to its customers and, ultimately, make the world a better place. The business is global in scope, with operations in 33 countries. It is also human in scale, with approximately 20,000 employees cultivating local and longstanding relationships with customers. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2018 sales of $7.1 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 64 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

A career at Owens Corning offers the ability to enhance your expertise and achieve your personal and professional aspirations. Through it all, we’ll empower you with an environment that encourages open communication and big ideas, competitive pay for your performance, comprehensive benefits, and more opportunities to make your impact.

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note:Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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