Electrical Maintenance Technician – 2nd & 3rd Shift Position Available – South Boston, VA

RTP Company is a specialty thermoplastics compounder with corporate headquarters located in Winona, MN. We operate twenty production plants in the United States, Europe, Mexico and Asia and have sales offices in major commerce centers around the world.

We are currently seeking a 2nd & 3rd Shift Electrical Maintenance Technician at our South Boston, VA facility.

Key Areas of Responsibility: 

This position is responsible for the repair, installation, calibration and preventative electrical maintenance of plastic production machinery and facility electrical equipment. The individual is held accountable for recognizing and troubleshooting all electrical problems related to production. This person must also take a proactive approach to preventative electrical maintenance in order to improve equipment reliability and life.

Qualifications:

  • Former electrical maintenance experience is required
  • A two-year electrical/electronics or other technical degree is preferred
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Forklift experience preferred
  • Mechanical skills preferred
  • Capability to accurately interpret colors
  • Ability to read schematics and blueprints
  • Ability to make decisions within the scope of the position
  • Ability to trouble shoot various brands of AC and DC Drives
  • Ability to trouble shoot using PLCs
  • Has working knowledge of National Electrical Codes
  • Must have a positive attitude
  • Dependable
  • Excellent attendance
  • Strong work ethic
  • Works well with others
  • Safety awareness
  • Willing to work weekends and overtime
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English

We offer a highly competitive benefits package and a competitive pay based on experience. For immediate consideration please apply online or submit resume to:

  • RTP Company
    ATTN: Human Resources/Electrical Maintenance-Virginia
    1150 Green’s Folly Road
    South Boston, VA  24592
    employment@rtpcompany.com

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