Albany, Georgia

Description

Electrical Technician

We are recruiting for an Electrical Technician. This highly skilled position will support our operations efficiency through troubleshooting and maintaining manufacturing equipment and processes. In our culture, employees can thrive and are encouraged to create the greatest value for themselves, the organization, our customers, and society.

Technicians work in an industrial environment that is hot, humid, and noisy and work around dust, grease, and oil. This role operates on twelve-hour shifts that include weekends, holidays, overtime, and rotating shifts. Technicians will perform tasks such as lifting, up to 50 lbs. and abe to push/pull up to 30lbs, walking, climbing, pushing, twisting, and stooping for up to twelve (12) hours a day to perform the responsibilities of this role.

Earn competitive pay & benefits, at Georgia Pacific – Wood Products – Albany Lumber - located at 3150 Sylvester Rd., Albany, GA. 31705


What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures and actively participating in the safety program
  • Performing various reactive and preventative maintenance tasks on production equipment
  • Uses experience to identify and implement improvements
  • Working with automation, production, and computer systems
  • Researching parts in electrical/mechanical manuals and submitting order forms
  • Troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining all electrical equipment to ensure production continuity and efficiency
  • Responding to operator, quality and/or supervisor requests on equipment specifications
  • Assisting operators or crew members with machine start-up, shutdown or clean up
  • Communicating daily work performed and machine conditions via written and verbal documentation 

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience with industrial controls PLCs, motor controls, drives, and electrical distribution
  • Experience with industrial instrumentation for flow, pressure, and temperature
  • Experience reading and following electrical and mechanical schematics / blueprints

One of the following: 

  • Associates degree or higher in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Systems, Instrumentation, or Electronic Technology AND at least two (2) years of electrical/electronic and/or instrument & control troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing environment
  • A minimum of four (4) years of electrical/electronic or instrument & control troubleshooting experience in a manufacturing environment


What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Electrical or Industrial Engineering
  • Experience in repairing, troubleshooting, and programming PLCs, HMIs, and operator interfaces
  • Mechanical maintenance experience, including fluid handling and conveyor systems, hydraulic systems and accumulators, and valve identification and application and welding
  • Experience with Allen Bradley and Siemens PLCs
  • Experience programming variable frequency drives (VFDs)
  • Distributed Control (DC) experience
  • Experience with a Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS)




Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. 
This employer uses E-Verify.  Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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Albany, Georgia

Koch companies have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employ about 60,000 people. They have invested about $45 billion in acquisitions and other capital expenditures since 2003 to make life better around the world by efficiently converting resources into products and services that people depend on every day.

Our major industries include refining, chemicals and biofuels; process and pollution control equipment and technologies; minerals; fertilizers; polymers and fibers; commodity trading and services; forest and consumer products; and ranching.

Since 1960, the value of the Standard & Poor's 500 grew 100-fold (assuming the reinvestment of dividends). During that same period, the value of Koch Industries grew nearly 3,500-fold (using the same assumptions). The growth of Koch companies has been achieved both through acquisitions and through expansion and broadening of existing businesses. Contributing to the company’s continued growth is the shareholders’ long-time policy of reinvesting 90 percent of earnings.

We have long been committed to creating real, sustainable value for all of society. For decades, Koch companies have supported education and social progress. These philanthropic efforts include support for educational institutions, foundations and programs that study and promote market-based solutions to societal challenge. Koch also works to protect, conserve and enhance natural resources; Koch companies around the world have earned more than 550 awards for safety, environmental excellence, community stewardship, innovation and customer service since January 2009.

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