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Electrical Field Technician, Senior

Location:

Baltimore/Washington D.C.

Category

Customer Service & Technical Support, Engineering

Division

Intralox

Hours

Days
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Intralox, L.L.C., the world leader in conveyor equipment solutions utilizing modular plastic conveyor belts, has a position available for an Electrical Field Technician in our Savage, MD office.


The position is for an Electrical Field Technician on the Postal Integration Team.  The Postal Integration Team specializes in turnkey material handling solutions for mailing industry.   The team works closely with customers determining their needs and then designing, engineering, manufacturing, installing, commissioning, training and supporting conveyance and sortation solutions for them.  The desired candidate will have a strong electrical and mechanical aptitude with a willingness to travel heavily.  


Electrical Field Technicians support the electrical and mechanical installation and assembly of conveyors and in the field.  Focus will be on installation of wiring control panels, running conduit, wiring field devices and setting up computer stations.  Although electrical field technicians have a focus on electrical items, they assist in all aspects of the installation and commissioning of systems on the jobsite.  Electrical field technicians also perform electrical and controls troubleshooting during the commissioning phase.


Responsibilities

  • Reports to a manager and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected in day to day work.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Performs a variety of complicated electrical installation tasks and troubleshooting.
  • Responsible for install and test of electrical installations.
  • May work closely with inside engineers and CAD operators to plan for projects.
  • Subcontract local electrical installers and manages their work.
  • Independently able to wire controls panels, running conduit and wiring controls field devices such as photoeyes, encoders, etc.
  • Has knowledge of detailed commonly-used electrical installation concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Estimating and purchasing of installation materials
  • Receipt and kitting of installation materials
  • Organization of tools and equipment
  • Installation and assembly of conveyors and related equipment in the field.
  • Independently assemble and modification of control panels.
  • Independently use of computers, install software and in download and modifying PLC programs
  • Troubleshoot electrical and computer installations

Requirements

  • Minimum 8-10 years experience in a related industry; may be an electrician
  • Proficient with powered tools, forklifts, and vertical lifts
  • AutoCAD or similar experience a plus
  • Proficient at reading and understanding manufacturer’s drawings and manuals
  • Proficient at working from electrical schematics and mechanical drawings
  • Self-motivated and self-managed to learn about technology and improve processes.
  • Proficient with electrical controls wiring
  • Effective communication (verbal and written) and relationship skills with engineering groups, customers, suppliers and subcontractors.
  • A self-managed individual who is a team player.
  • Ability to travel, work weekends, holidays and overtime when required (approximately 50-90%).
  • Position located at Intralox offices in Savage, Maryland.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled