Electrical Engineering Technician

Viking Masek Global Packaging Technologies
Job Description
The Electrical Engineering Technician is the lead for electrical wiring and panel building of Viking Masek packaging machines.

Job Requirements

  • 1 -2 years’ experience with PLC and HMI programming.
  • Control system design experience; Allen Bradley or Siemens preferred
  • 3-4 years experience building panels; washdown/food grade preferred.
  • Strong understanding of UL and NEC requirements.
  • Hazardous location experience preferred.
  • Experience with networking and communication hardware and protocols.
  • Understanding of packaging machines and process.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to use hand tools and basic electronic measuring devices.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite, Eplan, and ERP systems.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides services relating to the successful installation, start-up and commissioning of packaging equipment, traveling to customer locations as required.
  • Performs machine testing (powering up and check-out functions) and troubleshooting to certify packaging equipment for customer acceptance.
  • Provides electrical support for projects.
  • Learns and masters electric component control programs to provide for the proper function of PLC, HMI, and motion.
  • Assists with the coordination of electrical assembly operations during equipment construction.
  • Provides creative design solutions.
  • Communicates with other departments/functions to resolve conflicts, deal with issues, and incorporate suggestions/decisions into electrical designs.
  • Maintains schematics documentation.
  • Studies and standardizes procedures to improve efficiency.
  • Creates and maintains electrical standards.
  • Maintains electrical shop stock.
  • Builds and wires electrical panels.
  • Serves as electrical leader to other personnel during assembly.
  • Attend trade shows as necessary as a technical resource.
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