Electrical & Instrumentation Technician (E&I Technician) / Electrician: Night Shift
Loparex LLC

Iowa City, Iowa

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician (E&I Technician) / Electrician: Night Shift


Iowa City


Maintenance Supervisor


Responsible for electrical work scope to ensure equipment safety, reliability, and up time. Responsible for performing effective preventative maintenance activities, corrective activities, installing, modifying new and existing electrical/electronic control system, mechanical components and systems used for all manufacturing operations at Loparex. The schedule for this position is a 12-hour night shift rotation, working 7:00pm to 7:00am (Week 1: Monday, Tuesday, Friday / Week 2: Saturday, Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday).


• Ability to work as an electrician in a factory environment

• Two-year degree of Applied Science or associate degree in a technical field that relates to Electrical and Instrumentation

• Previous experience provides the qualifications to perform the job duties

• Ability and skill to use a wide variety of diagnostic and repair tools

• Ability to read and follow electrical and mechanical schematics, technical manuals, drawings, and regulatory books

• Solid computer skills to include Excel, Word, Outlook and PMC

• Ability to communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing

• Ability to use a wide variety of hand and power tools

• Ability to weld and use cutting torch

• Ability to troubleshoot issues

• Strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

• Required to provide tools/toolbox

• Must have the ability to wear personal protective equipment including ear plugs, safety glasses, gloves, and steel toe shoes


• Provides skilled electrical troubleshooting and support for paper conversion machinery in an industrial environment

• Highly involved in identifying and correcting safety concerns; participates in safety program and adheres to all rules and procedures

• Works alongside safety, production, process and maintenance departments to drive continuous improvement

• Safe working knowledge of low voltage systems up to 480 VAC/3-Phase and 600 VDC

• Ability to troubleshoot motor control systems consisting of starter circuits and drive applications; typical drives include AB PowerFlex, Yaskawa, Siemens and Magnatek

• Effectively read electrical schematics for control systems and power distribution. Also creates and modifies drawings using AutoCAD

• Utilizes multi-meter, process meter and various electrical tools to perform electrical testing

• Installs and performs scheduled calibrations of instrumentation including infrared cameras, RTD's, thermocouples and mass flow meters for quality control under ISO standards

• Completes work orders assigned to the E&I group for troubleshooting, repair, installations, and process improvements

• Understand and troubleshoot analog process control loops for extruders, oven heating and chilled water systems

• Capable of troubleshooting PLC programs and HMI's; competently make minor changes to programs with RSLogix 5000/500 and Proficy iFix software

• Setup and troubleshoot network communications through serial, Ethernet/IP and DeviceNet protocols

• Basic computer usage of MS Office tools and familiar with installing/running software used for communicating with field devices


• Other duties as assigned by manager

• Provides coverage on other shifts as needed in department

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law.

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