Maintenance Technician | PLC | 2nd Shift

Chicago, IL 60623

Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Technician Job Number: JS1333183613 Compensation: $$77,230 / hour

Job Description

Title: Maintenance Technician | PLC

Location: Chicago, IL

Sterling has helped build careers for thousands for 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.

Hire Type: Direct Hire

Job Summary:
  • Embark on an electrifying career as an Instrumentation Technician, where you'll play a pivotal role in keeping our cutting-edge machinery and systems running smoothly. Immerse yourself in a dynamic environment that values innovation, problem-solving, and technical excellence. Join our team and unlock a world of opportunities to grow, learn, and make a lasting impact.

Job Duties:
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain complex electrical equipment, including automated machines, control panels, relays, circuit breakers, communication systems, and alarms.
  • Install and wire electrical equipment, power circuits, lighting systems, and control circuits with minimal supervision.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues by replacing defective components or control modules.
  • Undertake complex wiring assignments and installations with precision.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to junior maintenance electricians.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in programming, PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers), and Foxboro systems.
  • Adhere to all safety guidelines and protocols while performing job duties.

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent, complemented by the completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training program.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in electrical maintenance or a related field.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Excellent attention to detail and commitment to safety standards.
  • Familiarity with programming languages and control systems (e.g., PLCs, Foxboro) is highly desirable.

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

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