Description About USG
USG is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. For more than 115 years, Chicago-based USG has developed award-winning wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. With almost 7,000 employees across North America and operations around the world, we are steadfastly committed to our core values: safety, innovation, quality, integrity, service, diversity and efficiency.
Our employees are the backbone that supports our organization. Thats why we hire people for careers, not jobs. We offer benefits on Day 1, including medical and dental, paid sick days, and paid vacation and holidays. Plus, providing competitive pay and separate investment and retirement plans help secure our employees futures. Each year, we have hundreds of employees who celebrate milestone anniversaries with us find out how you can join our team and build your career with USG.USG Oakfield Plant
The USG Oakfield Plant is located in Western New York, approximately 45 minutes East of Buffalo. The plant is one of the original USG sites, and is rich in community history. The plant produces paper for the manufacture of wallboard which involves a highly complex and sophisticated process. Employee safety, employee engagement and being a respected and responsible member of our community are values we strive for each day. The WNY area is a great location to live and raise a family with many local attractions and events available year-round. USG is a great career choice, come be part of our team!Position Description:
The Technician role directs activities associated with the design, specification, installation, start-up, programming, and troubleshooting of all plant process control equipment including the Metso / Valmet DCS system.
Perform all pneumatic/electronic instrumentation maintenance work including installation, repair, calibration, and troubleshooting without direct supervision.
Provide documentation and lead implementation of equipment startups and ongoing technical support of Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) programming in an industrial automation environment
This position is typically 40 hrs/week M-F, with occasional mandatory overtime, and after-hours support.
Must have a basic understanding of electricity and capableof being trained up to 600 volts
Must be capable of using a voltage meter, ohm meter, andother testing devices
Must maintain continuous learning of technicaldevelopments in the paper industry to recommend process improvementopportunities
Demonstrated knowledge with the engineering, programming,and implementation of industrial control systems
Skills to troubleshoot equipment issues as related to thecontrols/programming aspects of the equipment
Demonstrated working knowledge of control systemscomponents, ladder logic programming, HMI programming and their applications
Working knowledge of instrumentation and controls designas well as PLC/HMI preferred experience (Allen-Bradley RSLogix (500 &5000), Workshop, TI-Soft, Siemens S7, and WonderWare)
Responsible for the selection, recommendation,installation, and training of new process control technologies; and theinvestigation of new developments in the field for possible implementation
Understanding of digital drive systems, PLC, and ProcessControllers, sensors, actuators, power supplies, and wiring devices
Responsible to conduct yourself in a manner consistentwith company values, code of conduct, policies and other standards
Demonstrate the ability to maintain a safe workenvironment, conduct self in a professional manner consistent with companyvalues, codes of conduct, policies and other standards at all times.
Computer experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Projectand AutoCAD
Candidate needs to demonstrate strong verbal and writtencommunication, and decision-making skills, with the ability to work in adiverse workforce environment
Participate in all plant programs and initiatives asassigned
Capable of performing all Technician 2 duties or any dutyas assigned bysupervisor
Must work closely with the Plant Electrical, Reliabilityand Production Departments to provide continuous improvement and project support.EOE including disability/veteran
Launch your career - Upload your resume now!Upload your resume
Loading some great jobs for you...