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Start Date:
As soon as possible
Permanent fulltime
Required Skills:
– Diploma or certificate in Electronic Control and Instrumentation from community college or trade school (or equivalent combination of education and training)
– Mechanical aptitude
– Good writing, communication, and math skills
– Ability to analyze, troubleshoot and correct situations
– Computer literacy required and familiarity with PC based Windows operating systems
– Experience with programming and troubleshooting of PLC’s
– Experience with preventive maintenance programs and applications
– Read and interpret schematics and blueprints
– Minimum Grade 12 education
Job Description:
Under the direction of the Maintenance Manager, the Electrician/Electronic Technician is responsible for the safe operation of control, instrumentation, electrical systems and programming the Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) in the Processing and Waste Treatment plants.

– Program the PLC’s in the Processing and Waste Treatment plants
– Undertakes a regular inspection and preventative maintenance of the electrical systems
– Perform and oversee planned and emergency repairs to these systems
– Develop and implement preventative maintenance schedules for PLC and motor control systems
– Troubleshoot problems with PLC control and instrumentation equipment
– Oversee the work of other technicians working on the electrical control systems
– Assist and train other technicians/electricians in the performance of their duties
– Operate tools and equipment as required
– Maintain required reports
– Perform any other duties assigned as may be required
– May be required to work a rotating shift schedule for production coverage
– In the absence of the Maintenance Manager, supervise and oversee maintenance personnel as required
– Follows all housekeeping policies according to good manufacturing practices
$18.50-$23.40 per hour for 40 hours per week
To Apply:
Agra West 
Mary Ellen OBrien 

Phone: 902-687-1400
Email: agrawest@agrawest.com