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Electrician - Minerals Processing Facilities

Resource Erectors Fort Worth, TX

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Primarily responsible for maintaining all aspects of plant automation. Troubleshoot and repair machinery, mechanical equipment and systems utilized in the day-to-day operation of a hi-production plant environment. Must have prior experience with PLC and possess a thorough knowledge of PLC (programming; troubleshooting; etc.). This role will potentially travel to all company mine-sites as needed.


  • Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment such as conveyors and programmable controllers
  • Programs PLC
  • Troubleshoot plant issues pertaining to PLC and controls logic
  • This person will be responsible for the scheduling of planned and unplanned electrical maintenance, and electrical projects.
  • The candidate must possess a thorough working knowledge of plant automation and electrical systems such as Allen Bradley ControlLogix Processors, Ethernet, Fiber Optic, Wonder ware HMI programming, VFD, PID controllers, and power distribution.
  • Knowledge of electrical/electronic systems and components (including design, integration & testing for industrial applications
  • Have, or demonstrate strong willingness to develop, a broad technical capability to integrate real-time hardware-in-the-loop systems (ranging from detailed electronic subsystem and component functional evaluation/analysis/modeling, to large-scale complex system-level interaction across multiple boxes and electrical/electronic subsystems).
  • Electrical control and electrical power systems design, integration & test for operations equipment control
  • Integration and/or simulation of sensors such as pressure transducers, RTDs, thermocouples, scale integrators, etc.
  • Integration and/or simulation of solenoid valves, servo valves, or electromechanical actuators.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus and replace damaged wires and cable
  • Connect power supply wires to and between machines and equipment
  • Replace faulty electrical components of machine such as relays, switches, motors and position sensing devices
  • Comply with safety standards and procedures
  • Work closely with Operations to ensure that the plant runs efficiently
  • Promote continuous process improvement initiatives
  • Conduct on-call duties as needed
  • Complete light mechanical maintenance tasks as needed
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Complete special projects as assigned
  • Serve as an excellent Company ambassador and safety champion at all times


  • 10+ years of electrical troubleshooting and repair or similar experience
  • 5+ years PLC and instrumentation experience
  • Exposure to System Engineering principles and processes
  • Knowledge of multiple PLC programming languages a plus
  • Plant Manufacturing Journeyman or General Journeyman license
  • Fluent understanding of 3-phase power supply, feeders and current limiting devices
  • Experience working with electrical motors, relays, switches, sensors and lighting fixtures
  • Knowledge and navigation of NEC codes

Resource Erectors


Fort Worth, TX



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