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Applications being accepted for Industrial Electrician

Confer Plastics is currently accepting applications for the position of Industrial Electrician.

This individual would work with our maintenance team, reporting to the Maintenance Manager. This is a first shift position, Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM till 3:25 PM.

Essential Functions/Duties:

Inspect, troubleshoot and correct faults that appear in the electrical and controls equipment of our molding machines and auxiliary equipment including, but not limited to; programmable controllers and associated I/O devices, AC and DC Motor controls, servo motor controls, process instrumentation and process controls, temperature controls, computer based controls.

Troubleshoot and replace defective control components including photoelectric and magnetic switches, solenoids, and relays.

Maintain electrical equipment such as wiring, switches, switchboards, and electrical mechanisms, in good repair and operating condition.

Assist machine shop in construction of fixtures to simplify and automate production.

Required Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Completion of a trade school program in electrical (whether as a high school vocational student or an adult continuing education student) or satisfactory completion of an electrical apprenticeship program. Minimum (1) year electrical experience. Basic knowledge and understanding of machine technology, construction and operation.  Understanding of standard electrical test equipment. Understanding of AC/DC currents, circuits, conductors and terminology. Ability to read, interpret and work from blueprints, sketches, layouts, circuit diagrams or specifications. Must be knowledgeable of OSHA and other required safety requirements, especially those related to electrical/electronic operations and components.

To apply:

Please send a resume with copies of training and/or apprenticeship certificates via email (plastics@conferplastics.com) or postal mail: Confer Plastics, 97 Witmer Rd., North Tonawanda, NY 14120.