Electrical Technician

Owens Corning

Kearny, NJ, USA

Full time


Jun 15


The purpose of the Electrical Technician is assisting in the installation and repair electrical systems,

apparatus, and electrical and electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment. This role

also 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 causes of breakdowns and carry out

corrective measures.


Preferably seven- (7) years’ experience in related maintenance trade or occupation that involved

electrical and electronic components in a manufacturing environment. Must have the ability to read

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

manuals. Must have the ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule

form. Must be able to work independently with minimal direct supervision withdrive toward

accomplishment, and to produce high quality work.

Principal 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 day and hold other team members to the same

high standards of safety

 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 (basics)

 Be able to safely conduct motor control and power circuit troubleshooting. Understand 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. Fully

competent in electrical noise avoidance-grounding, shielding, etc. (at least 2 persons, each


 Burner system understanding, troubleshooting and properly tuning (at least 2 persons, each


 Basic Skills, pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical gear

 Install and repair complex industrial equipment

 Helps to Maintains all Plant electrical and electronic sys.


 High School Diploma or GED Equivalent/PLC Training

To apply: https://jobs.owenscorning.com/job/kearny/electrical-technician/868/6980591344

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