Electrical Technician

Itasca, IL 60143

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Technician Job Number: Hd130328530 Compensation: $19-38 / hour

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Electrician

Location: Itasca, IL 


Sterling has helped build careers for thousands of professionals like yourself. Our expert recruiters support you at every step in the process and as a Best of Staffing company, Sterling provides exciting work with exceptional employers across the U.S.

As a contract employee of Sterling, you are eligible to receive a Full Employee Benefits Package that includes paid time off, paid holidays, 3 medical plans to choose from, dental & vision plans, 401(k), and an Employee Stock Ownership (ESOP) plan.

Job Summary: 
  • We are seeking a highly motivated Controls Technician to join our team and play a vital role in supporting our plant operations. In this role, you will be responsible for diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing a variety of electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and programmatic issues within our automated systems. You will also play a key role in developing preventative and predictive maintenance plans to ensure optimal equipment performance.

Job Duties:
  • Ensure adherence to all safety and quality procedures
  • Analyze and troubleshoot plant equipment problems
  • Develop and implement preventative and predictive maintenance plans
  • Manage parts and repairs for efficient equipment upkeep
  • Design and integrate improvements to automated quality inspection systems
  • Provide training to staff on controls systems and maintenance procedures
  • Assist the team with troubleshooting and repairs via phone and on-site support
  • Work collaboratively with operations leadership on new equipment installation and commissioning
  • Create training materials and work instructions for consistent best practices
  • Travel to other plants as needed to provide project support
  • Associate's degree in Electrical Technology or Computer Technology (or 5 years of relevant manufacturing experience)
  • Strong understanding of PLC programming (experience with Allen Bradley, Siemens, and Wonderware a plus)
  • Experience with Beckhoff data acquisition systems and network integration
  • Familiarity with HMI touchscreen applications and programming
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Proficiency in using computers and troubleshooting software

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

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