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Automation and Controls Journeyman Electrician
Tracy Electric Inc. Wichita, KS

Automation and Controls Journeyman Electrician

Tracy Electric Inc.
Wichita, KS
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description

**Position Overview:**

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Automation and Controls Journeyman Electrician to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of electrical systems, automation technologies, and control systems, coupled with the ability to troubleshoot, install, and maintain complex automation equipment. The Automation and Controls Journeyman Electrician will play a crucial role in ensuring the efficient operation of our clients' industrial processes and manufacturing facilities.

 

**Key Responsibilities:**

1. **Automation and Controls Maintenance:** Perform routine inspections, preventive maintenance, and repairs on automation equipment, control panels, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), human-machine interfaces (HMIs), and other related systems.

2. **System Installation:** Collaborate with engineering teams to install, configure, and test new automation and control systems in accordance with established standards and guidelines.

3. **Troubleshooting:** Diagnose and resolve technical issues in automation and control systems, identifying faults, repairing or replacing faulty components, and implementing effective solutions to minimize downtime.

4. **Programming and Configuration:** Develop, modify, and troubleshoot PLC and HMI programming to ensure seamless automation processes. Implement logic and communication protocols to achieve desired system behavior.

5. **Safety Compliance:** Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines when working with electrical systems, ensuring all work is performed in compliance with relevant codes and regulations.

6. **Documentation:** Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, equipment modifications, and repairs. Update technical documentation and diagrams as needed.

7. **Collaboration:** Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineers, technicians, and project managers, to contribute to the successful execution of automation projects and initiatives.

8. **Continuous Improvement:** Identify opportunities for process improvement within the automation and controls realm. Recommend upgrades, modifications, and new technologies to enhance system performance.

9. **Training and Mentoring:** Provide guidance and training to junior technicians and apprentices, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and skill development within the team.

 

**Qualifications:**

- Journeyman Electrician License or equivalent certification in the electrical field.

- Proven experience (10 years) as an Automation and Controls Electrician in an industrial or manufacturing setting.

- Proficiency in reading electrical schematics, blueprints, and technical diagrams.

- Strong understanding of PLC programming (e.g., ladder logic), HMI configuration, and industrial communication protocols (e.g., Modbus, Ethernet/IP).

- Familiarity with various automation components, including sensors, actuators, motor drives, and relays.

- Knowledge of electrical codes, regulations, and safety practices related to automation and control systems.

- Exceptional troubleshooting and problem-solving skills for diagnosing complex electrical and automation issues.

- Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate effectively within multidisciplinary teams.

- Willingness to stay updated with emerging automation technologies and industry trends.

- Physical stamina and agility to work in various environments, including confined spaces and heights, as required.

 

**Benefits:**

  • Company service truck to qualified electricians
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Short Term/ Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Safety and Incentive Bonuses

 

If you are a skilled Automation and Controls Journeyman Electrician seeking a challenging role where you can apply your expertise to drive industrial automation excellence, we invite you to join our team. Please submit your resume, highlighting relevant experience and qualifications, to staff@tracyelectricinc.com.

Address

Tracy Electric Inc.

8025 S. Broadway Haysville Kansas 67060

Wichita, KS
USA

Industry

Construction

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