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RTP Company, headquartered in Winona, MN, is a global compounder of custom engineered thermoplastics. The company has over 20 manufacturing plants located in the United States, Mexico, Germany, France, Singapore, and China. RTP Company engineers develop customized thermoplastic compounds in over 60 different engineering resin systems for applications requiring color, conductive, elastomeric, flame retardant, high temperature, structural, and wear-resistant properties.

This position is responsible for electrical installation of equipment. This person may be required to direct the work of contractors who are conducting electrical installation of equipment. This person would build and install control boxes on new or refurbished equipment and may be required to help maintenance teams solve production maintenance related issues.

Responsibilities:
  • Reads and interprets blueprints and electrical code specifications and schematics to effectively troubleshoot, maintain, and repair equipment
  • Installs, tests, maintains, and repairs electrical wiring, control devices, and equipment
  • Diagnoses, determines cause, and repairs malfunctioning equipment using test equipment
  • Performs required repairs (electrical and/or mechanical)
  • Performs preventative maintenance through inspection of electrical systems, equipment, and components
  • Operates forklift and scissor lift, as needed
  • Participates in training, retraining, and continual improvement processes
  • Has working knowledge of NEC and wiring methods
  • Other duties as assigned
Qualifications:

Skills and Abilities

  • Must have the ability to troubleshoot and repair industrial equipment in a manufacturing facility
  • Must have the ability to follow equipment manuals and drawings to adjust, align, replace, or repair machinery and keep records such as work orders and test and maintenance reports
  • Must have strong PLC and electrical skills
  • Must be skilled with automation programming software
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with other departments within the facility
  • Must have the ability to work overtime and weekends as needed
  • Must have the ability to work independently, solve problems, and make decision within the scope of the position with little direction
  • Must follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations
  • Must have a positive attitude, be dependable, be flexible, and have excellent attendance
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to travel up to 40% to conduct electrical project work at other facilities
Education and Experience:
  • Must hold journeyman’s license or electrician’s license
  • Must have completed NFPA 70E training within the last 3 years
  • 3+ years of work experience as an industrial electrician preferred
  • Forklift and scissor lift experience preferred
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Frequently

  • Heavy work that includes lifting and/or moving objects up to 60 pounds
  • Operating machinery and/or power tools
  • Specific vision abilities may require close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Use of safety equipment as dictated by the work area and electrical trade, such as but not limited to, safety glasses and shoes, respirators, face shield, hearing protection, coveralls, gloves, etc.
  • Proper personal safety equipment is to be used while performing this job as pointed out by plant safety procedures
  • Exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, dust, fumes, airborne particles, chemical dust, and risk of electric shock and non-hazardous chemical agents

Regularly

  • Stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Communicating with others to exchange information
  • Exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles

Occasionally

  • Sit or remain stationary for prolonged periods
  • Handle (with mechanical equipment) up to 250 pounds
  • Exposure to noise levels above the OSHA action level
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles

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