Kappa Search | Chicago Employment Agency | Electronic Technicians

Kappa Search Inc. is a Chicago employment agency that specializes in engineering, manufacturing, operations and technical sales recruitment and placement.

We are currently recruiting for a qualified Electronics Technician to provide expertise and technical support in maintaining automated manufacturing equipment and machinery. This position will provide electrical and mechanical support to the plant and maintain plant machinery. This position will report to the Maintenance Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Will diagnose and repair electrical and electronic equipment, including motor relays, circuit breakers, PLCs, electrical circuitry, and electrical distribution systems
  • Will modify programmable logic controls (PLC’s) and PC-based systems.
  • Will acquire replacement parts related to power, control circuits, distribution and all electrical and electronic systems.
  • Make electrical modifications and electrical system upgrades to current equipment.
  • Installation of new equipment with the knowledge to run conduit and size wiring systems
  • Review specifications and acquires power distribution materials needed for new equipment installations
  • Work outside the electronic/electrical area is expected when capable or when assisting another associate
  • Effective communication with corporate engineers, external vendors and internal customers.
  • Proficient in computerized maintenance software
  • Demonstrate knowledge of plant and process safety rules, safe operating methods and safety standards
Requirements:
  • Associates degree in Electronics or Technology preferred
  • 3 – 5 years manufacturing and electronics experience preferred
  • Ability to read and understand schematic diagrams
  • Requires working knowledge of DC/AC drives in functioning A/B, Eurotherm and Omron PLCs
  • Must be able to work any shift and overtime
  • Proficient in use of Microsoft based computer systems
  • An electronics certification is preferred