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Electrical Technician in Troy, MI at Hire Road

Date Posted: 3/16/2018

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    Troy, MI
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Job Description

Machine Development Electrical Technician
Troy, MI

Our client is an internationally recognized leader in the plastics converting industry, with a well-earned reputation for designing, developing and manufacturing creative and cost effective products and looking to add a Machine Development Electrical Technician to the team. As part of this team the Machine Development Electrical Technician will be responsible for specification, construction, installation, start up and some design of systems involving electrical panels and controls, wiring, PLCs, and power distribution. 

Machine Development Electrical Technician must have 2+ years of relevant experience

Machine Development Electrical Technician Requirements: 

  • High School Degree or equivalent required
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge and proficiency in the following:
  • Control panel design
  • Fanuc robot installation, troubleshooting, repair and programming
  • Allen Bradley SLC 500 programming
  • Medium voltage wiring and conduit installation
  • Electrical troubleshooting of controls and variable speed drives
  • Reading, understanding, creating and modifying blueprints
  • Mechanical and hydraulic components
  • Computers to complete paperwork and to communicate with plant personnel
  • 3 years’ experience in programming PLC’s
  • Working knowledge of electrical code and code calculations
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs. as required for the handling of machinery and components

Machine Development Electrical Technician Description:

  • To design, build, install, modify, and start up production processing machinery.
  • Responsible for specification, construction, installation, start up and some design of systems involving: (Assistance from engineering on the larger and more complex systems) electrical panels and controls, electrical components, wiring, PLCs, AC and DC motors and drives, and power distribution
  • Requires a working knowledge of PLC’s, computer control, and PLC programming
  • Responsible for specifications of purchased components
  • Needs to know what can be bought vs. what to reuse
  • Understanding of the project parts being worked on and how they fit in the total project 
  • Use knowledge to make contributions to the project in a group environment
  • Responsible for cost estimates for assigned sections of a large project
  • Responsible for assembly, start up, debugging and documentation of equipment or modifications done
  • Responsible for organizing own work and time on projects assigned
  • Estimate and control own time
  • Be able to break down tasks and projects involved with so others can step in to help complete work in progress
  • Mechanical machining and assembly as needed to help balance the group workload
  • Perform duties of project manager on some smaller projects assigned by the corporate engineer manager as needed
  • Some projects will require travel and an extended time away. {Ex. 1 to 2 weeks without conflicts of interest }
  • Extend own technology base yearly
  • Demonstrate growth in an area of technical expertise, or expand capabilities into a new area of expertise
  • Be able to read, comprehend and operate equipment from manuals and or software
  • Be a self-starter, independent worker


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions. 

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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