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Electronics Technician

Reading, PA

Industry: Metals/Mining Job Number: 47308 Pay Rate: $60 - $70k
Our client is searching for their next hires in the form of Electronics Technicians to work on their EB Furnaces. This is a perfect position for someone coming out of the service with experience working on electronics based equipment (electronics technicians, Fire Controlmen, Sonar Techs, Avionics Techs, helo electronics techs, and so on).

They will train you on all of their equipment, including PLCs, as well as have you do continuous improvement schooling if you desire. They are looking for hard chargers looking to utilize their technical expertise in the electronics field.

Specific requirements for electronic/electrically skilled operators:
- A good basic understanding of various electronics/electrical devices, that is, capacitors, resistors, transistors, SCRs, transformers, integrated circuits, relays, contactors, and others is needed
- Ability to troubleshoot and repair analog power supply and op-amp circuits is required
- An understanding of SCR Power Electronics is needed
- Basic circuit board soldering and cable termination skills are required
- Ability to use oscilloscopes, multi-meters, amp meters and other test equipment for troubleshooting is required
- Ability to read schematics, ladder diagrams and wiring diagrams to install, repair or modify circuits is necessary
- A good mechanical aptitude is very helpful
- An understanding of programmable logic controllers is needed
- Usually only 10 to 15% of the time will be spent working on electrical or electronic assignments. The balance of the time will be devoted to operating the EB Furnace (loading, melting, unloading), changing furnace set-ups and cleaning out the furnace

Shift: 1st, 2nd, or 3rd: 8 hour shifts working 5 of 7 days per week. They will train you on 1st shift to start and will likely move to 2nd or 3rd shift. They also offer a 6 week rotation to other shifts if you so desire.

Pay Grade: starting out while in training $25 - $30/hr with a shift differential of $.50 for 2nd or $.70 for 3rd shift. Once trained up completely, your pay will increase as there is plenty of pay increase growth as you expand in your career knowledge.
If you are an electronics technician looking to work for one of the largest companies in an industry ($9 billion company) utilizing your technical background to continue to grow, then this is the job for you!
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