Job position / title
Jr. Maintenance Technician
Name of business / employer
Job description / duties
Silfab Solar Inc.
Join Silfab Solar in our mission to reduce carbon emissions and improve access to clean energy!
Working with Silfab Solar means working with the largest automated solar manufacturing facility in North America. We are an international leader in the production of ultra-high efficiency solar modules, leveraging over 35 years of solar experience in development, manufacturing, distribution, and innovation.
If you are ready to be a part of a diverse team in the clean energy industry and working with cutting-edge technology, then we have a place for you!
We are looking to add a Jr. Maintenance Technician to our team!
We are looking for team- and customer-oriented individuals who can work up to 12-hour shifts of standing, walking, and repetitive motion. We want to hear about your attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and mechanical skills.
Jr. Maintenance Technician
Perform preventative/predictive maintenance to all production equipment as required
Work side-by-side with experienced technician during equipment repair and learn smart/safe work practices
Complete small electrical and mechanical projects based on direction given from Supervisor and as required by state regulation
Demonstrate safe work practices and follow company safety policies, procedures and regulations at all times
Initiate and complete all other jobs, projects and special assignments as directed by Maintenance Supervisor
Ensure compliance of all Company policies
Maintain personal compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and recommend measures to improve health and safety
Work within a team environment and interact with all areas of production effectively
Repair and replace electrical/hydraulic/pneumatic and electronic components such as motors, contractors, relays, timers, types of switches, PLCs, light curtains, motor controls and valves
Run new power supply lines to new/relocated equipment according to NEC wiring regulations, Electrical Safety Code, and company policy
Wire new control panels according to supplied drawings and verbal instructions while adhering to Hydro Codes and other applicable standards and regulations
Recognize and diagnose faults on electrical equipment or systems, which may involve complex interlocking, interrelated circuits, integrated systems and complex sequencing
Install, examine, replace and repair electronic wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, cable assemblies, lighting fixtures and other electrical components
Maintain production equipment to maximize operating performance and assist with maintaining electrical spare parts’ inventory levels
Perform repairs on equipment to restore them to proper and safe work conditions
Perform installation, set up, modification and relocation of equipment to accommodate or improve production requirements
Read/write electrical and electronic schematics/diagrams, basic hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams
Test electrical and electronic equipment and components for continuity, current, voltage, and resistance
Make trade calculations for load requirements and select appropriate sizes/grades of components in accordance with current electrical code
Ensure production schedule is not jeopardized due to machine break down, or unsafe operating conditions and inform Maintenance Manager about changes in electric circuits and update original diagrams
Always follow LOCK OUT procedure on unsafe machines/machines being serviced
Adhere to work orders, preventive/predictive maintenance systems by filling in required forms, and organize workplace to comply with housekeeping requirements
We are pleased to offer employment in the clean energy industry with a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes:
• Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation
• Paid Sick Time
• Medical, Vision and Dental
• HSA Option
• Life Insurance w/AD&D
• Supplemental Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
Our team works in a state-of-the-art facility with safe, healthy, clean, and climate-controlled conditions. Multiple shifts are available. Employment is contingent upon passing a post-offer drug screen (illegal substances) and background check.
Silfab Solar is actively shaping sustainable solutions for a better future. We are adding evolving technology of the next generation of solar products to our dedicated team of 300+ members. If you want to be a part of this team, please email a resume and cover letter.
To review all open positions or fill out an Employment Application, please visit http://www.silfabsolar.com/job-opportunities/.
Troubleshooting experience with electrical & mechanical equipment, PLC systems, Robots, AC drives, DC drives, servo drives, motion control, HMI interface, motor controls, safety sensors, and relays
Able to read wiring diagrams, electrical/mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic schematics and ladder/function block logic
Working knowledge of industrial PCs and PLCs (Siemens Step 7, Beckhoff TwinCat, etc.) and electric circuitry consisting of contractors, relays, main voltage/control voltage, limit switches and proximity sensors
Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Systems (CMMS) an asset
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with cross-functional team members
Mechanical aptitude/ interest
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
High degree of attention to detail, precision and follow through
Willing and able to work rotating shift
Be able to conceive and manage small projects
Education and Experience:
Minimum 1 year of experience with strong problem-solving skills
At least 1 year of experience in a fast-paced manufacturing/industrial environment with multiple priorities
An undergraduate diploma in Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Techniques, or related subject
Application deadline / closing date
Salary / rate of pay
Days and hours of employment
Person or department to contact
800 Cornwall Avenue
360.569.4733 ext. 1040
How to apply
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