ABB Group
Maintenance Electrical and Controls Technician
At a glance
Location: US-MO-St. Louis Map
Posted: 10/16/2021
Closing: 11/15/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
ABB Group
Job description

Maintenance Electrical and Controls Technician

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB’s NEMA Motors Division markets, designs and manufactures the market-leading Baldor-Reliance® brand of industrial motors. As the #1 global manufacturer of NEMA motors, our quality products are designed to reliably and efficiently meet the challenges our customers face. Our business is investing in technology, tools, people and processes to ensure our general purpose and application-specific solutions perform as expected, every time.

The role reports to the Maintenance Tool Room Manager NEMA and is located in St. Louis, Missouri. As a Maintenance Electrical and Controls Technician, you will be will working closely with all levels of the plant maintenance staff to achieve successful troubleshooting, repairs, and upgrades to machine controls and electrical systems. Additionally, the Maintenance Controls and Electrical Technician will be responsible for providing production support in the form of automation and robotics troubleshooting and repairs.

Pay Range is: $27.79 - $31.85 per hour

2nd shift differential .54 cents per hour

3rd shift differential $1.08 per hour

Benefits include:

Retirement Plan

Immediate Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Well-Being Program

Life Insurance

Disability Insurance

Your responsibilities

  • Repair, troubleshoot, upgrade machine control systems
  • Develop and edit electrical schematics to reflect changes to machine control system
  • Advanced PLC troubleshooting
  • Advanced Human Machine Interface​ (HMI) troubleshooting
  • Mechanical punch press controls troubleshooting and upgrading
  • Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) programming
  • Familiar with 120, 208, 230, 460-volt systems
  • Diagnose root cause of electrical and control malfunctions
  • Understanding of PID controls
  • Monitors, troubleshoots, and fixes problems with the manufacturing control systems
  • Provides training and education to personnel in the support of the control systems
  • Performs equipment modifications and upgrades as needed
  • Provide installation and support for all plant control systems

Your background

  • Formal certification in Electrical trade through accredited trade school or college
  • Accredited certifications in electrical/electronic repair
  • 5 years of experience in troubleshooting, repairing, and building automated control systems
  • Advanced Electrical troubleshooting required
  • Networking experience preferred
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Strong working knowledge of industrial electronics
  • Must be able to read and understand mechanical drawings as well as electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics
  • Experience with PLC programming required
  • Track record of taking ownership of work and displaying strong customer focus
  • Self-starter with the ability to establish, prioritize, and organize work tasks
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB

ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.

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Maintenance Electrical and Controls Technician