Job Description

Westlake Pipe & Fittings, a Westlake company (NYSE:WLK), is the second-largest polyvinyl chloride pipe and fittings manufacturer in North America. Westlake Pipe & Fittings supplies gasketed, solvent weld and restrained joint pipes and a wide range of fittings for a diverse list of markets including municipal water and sewer, plumbing, water well, pool and spa, and agricultural and turf irrigation. Westlake Pipe & Fittings is an industry leader in product development with Certa-Lok® spline-lock technology and product systems that are focused on building A Better Foundation. To learn more, visit the website at WestlakePipe.com 

SUMMARY

Responsible for all electrical diagnosis and repair on given shift to include the maintenance, service, and repair of electrical and electronic equipment in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.  Ideal candidate will have experience in PLC programming using ladder logic and troubleshooting electrical/electronic circuits to the component level.  Ability to make repairs to systems, read drawings and schematics, utilize a variety of test equipment and work with low voltages.  Must have the ability to work self-guided and be able to prioritize jobs.  Position requires good communication skills to adequately relay the state of equipment and estimated repair time to others.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

May include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Adhere to all safety policies and procedures; perform tasks in a safe manner.
  • Individual must have experience in Allen Bradley, Modicon, and Square D PLC logic programming.
  • Individual must possess electrical circuit troubleshooting skills.
  • Experience in an industrial environment as well as the ability to read and interpret electrical diagrams, sketches and schematics.
  • Must be familiar with related test equipment and three phase 480V circuits.
  • Experience with 480V and below.
  • Must be a dedicated, hard-working self-starter.
  • Experience in the repair, installation and troubleshooting of commercial industry machinery, plumbing, and/or physical building structure is desired.
  • Must be able to wear safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes and any other PPE that is required in the performance of the responsibilities of the position.
  • Work safely and maintain a safe, clean work environment, and perform available work as required by the supervisor.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as needed and to take on additional assignments as requested by management.
  • Maintain 5S standards.
  • Weekly on-call 6 times a year max.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Formal technical training in electronics with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the craft.  Associates degree in electronic field or Journeyman’s card preferred.
  • Position requires a valid Kansas Class C driver’s license.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 40-50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.  The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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