Electrical Technician (Aurora, IL)

Tangent Technologies is accepting applications for Electrical Technician (Aurora, IL). Tangent Technologies, LLC offers the most innovative recycled plastic lumber-wood alternative solutions for a multitude of outdoor markets and high value applications. We have more than a decade invested in being "first to market" by developing technological advancements to offer innovative products and features for our customers to support their respective industries.

Electrical Technician - Job Summary

The electrical technician will perform work to maintain and repair the electrical & controls systems of production equipment.

Electrical Technician - Role & Responsibilities

  • Perform troubleshooting of electrical systems (motors, drives, transformers, capacitors, power supplies, wiring, sensors, and related)
  • Connect to PLC and utilize knowledge of ladder logic to identify faults in the electrical system
  • Program and adjust motor drive settings
  • Assist electrical engineer in building and installation of electrical systems, including electrical panels, wiring harnesses, and other electrical equipment for new equipment and improvements to existing
  • Respond quickly to all service requests and coordinate with leadership and team on resolution and timelines for underperforming/down equipment


Electrical Technician - Required Skills & Abilities

  • Must have knowledge of electrical systems and wiring (including 12/480 volts)
  • Experience with Siemens/Allen Bradley PLC systems and ABB/Control Techniques motor drives
  • Understanding of networks (ethernet, DeviceNet, and/or Profinet)
  • Demonstrated ability to perform basic electrical calculations, read wiring diagrams, and understand ladder logic
  • Self-motivated & works both independently and with a team to solve problems and implement solutions
  • Application of safe work practices (arc flash training, PPE, LOTO)
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office program suite

Electrical Technician - Education & Experience

  • Associates degree/certificate in related field or
  • Comparable manufacturing experience

Electrical Technician - Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs.

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