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Shape the future with us. And also your own.

As a driver of innovation, Viega is one of the most important technology leaders in the installation industry. We develop intelligent systems and integrated digital solutions. Quality is incorporated into everything we do. We believe that this is about much more than supplying pipelines. We turn spaces into living rooms: More comfortable. More intelligent. More secure. More sustainable.

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Electronics Technician - Plastics - 1st Shift

5263 - McPherson, KS 

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY

 

Responsible for troubleshooting, testing and repairing electronic equipment; developing prototypes and breadboard circuits; design and work up plans to retrofit existing equipment; researching and performing routine maintenance on electronic equipment utilizing test sets.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS

 

Machine and Equipment Maintenance

 

 

 

  • Troubleshoot and run general diagnostics to accurately evaluate and repair electronic equipment, variable frequency drives, PLC’s, temperature controllers, timers, etc.
  • Design and build control systems to upgrade production and facility equipment to improve the lifespan and functionality.
  • Perform routine maintenance on electronic equipment utilizing test sets, including but not limited to, ultrasound, infrared, megger, oscilloscopes, VDM and ammeter.
  • Adjusts, calibrates pressure transducers, probes, sensors, aligns, functional tests, modifies ad/or repairs circuitry and components and records effect on unit performance utilizing methods such as soldering and operating small hand tools to repair units; ensure compliance with standards.
  • Operate basic power tools to accomplish fabrication of new or converted equipment and machinery.
  • Performs difficult electrical, mechanical, and optical assembly, modification, and repair operations on subassemblies and line replaceable units; determines requirements and installs modifications as set forth by engineering drawings, engineering change notices, schematic diagrams, and other applicable documentation.
  • Install and evaluate new equipment, applications and/or components to ensure system performance under actual operating conditions; design and work up plans to retrofit existing equipment.
  • Request parts or components for use in repair process; follows up and communicates any delay if the part is unavailable and has to be ordered.

 

Develop and Design Equipment

 

  • Design and upgrade outdated equipment in order to increase functionality and productivity.
  • Develop prototypes and breadboard circuits for modification of existing equipment to improve operation or convert new performance or functionality.

 

Research and Report Writing

 

  • Research, utilizing computers and libraries, products and/or parts if needed to obtain more information on general repair or functionality of equipment.
  • Writes technical reports and develops charts, graphs and schematics to describe and illustrate system’s operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications and any functional limitations.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

  • Knowledge of computer programs:  Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and SAP
  • Working knowledge of modern analog and digital electronics and electronic circuits
  • Knowledge of modern test tools and equipment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to read electronic wiring diagrams and schematics
  • Ability to use hand tools for troubleshooting and repair
  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Ability to perform with superior service, reflecting a positive company image while sustaining a positive attitude with those you interact with; always going above and beyond to help others out, regardless of their position or department.
  • Ability to adhere to the highest standards of quality while continually performing at the highest possible level

 

Education, Certification/License & Work Experience

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Electronics certification
  • VFD and PLC programming

 

Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered.

 

Our Benefits

A complete and comprehensive benefit package is offered to all full time regular employees. This includes: - 2 Medical Plans - Dental - Vision - Company Paid Life, AD&D, STD, LTD - Voluntary Supplemental Life for employee and family - 401(k) Safe Harbor and Optional participation with additional Company Match - Legal Insurance - Pet Insurance - Tuition Reimbursement and more

 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Wichita