Electrical Technician

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: Rochester, NY, US

Company: Carestream Health

Carestream Health Inc. 

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Carestream is a worldwide provider of medical imaging systems and solutions; x-ray imaging systems for non-destructive testing; manufacturing of film and precision contract coating services for a wide range of industrial, medical, electronic and other applications—all backed by a global service and support network. Carestream’s diagnostic imaging technology systems are at work in 90 percent of hospitals worldwide.  

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Position Summary:

Do you have experience with electrical and or electronic equipment? Can you diagnose and repair? Are you familiar with Analog PLC's? We'd like to talk with you about growing your career at Carestream!


Join the growing Carestream Health manufacturing team on Lake Avenue (just North of Ridge Road) in Rochester, NY as our Electrical Technician. The hours are typically 06:00 to 15:00 Monday - Friday. Hourly compensation is commensurate with experience. 

Position Responsibilities:

Installs, maintains, tests and repairs electrical systems and associated electronics, troubleshoots and repairs automatic process machines and associated accessories and sensors. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronics and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation. The Electrical Technician provides skilled electrical/electronic support to all areas of Manufacturing.

The Technician must be capable of designing and building some simple electrical circuits for new improvements and applications.

Required Skills & Education:

• Must be highly safety conscious.

• Trained to work with electricity

• Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

• A thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes.

• Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with line operators in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.

• Willing to work any shift and overtime as required.

• Computer experience/operation and PLC programming are necessary.

• Experience in the electrical construction field is necessary.

• Ability to climb in overhead structures, to work beneath machines and in close quarters performing analysis and repair work.

Desired Skills:

• Trained to work with high voltage electricity.

• Has current certification and knowledge to use required safety protection devices and tools for electrical work and designs.

• Troubleshoots and repairs automated machines and electronic devices, including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment.

• Plans and performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical theories and principles, writing specifications, local and national electrical codes, properties of various materials, and principles of operation and application of electronic equipment.

• Advises operators and line mechanics of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic and mechanical equipment and components.

• Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.

• Make sketches and electrical drawings using appropriate symbols and dimensions.

Work Environment:


Physical Requirements:

Standing: 51-75%

Walking: 51-75%

Sitting: 1-25%

Bending: 1-25%

Lifting up to 20 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 20-35 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 35-50 pounds: 1-25%

Lifting 50-100 pounds: 1-25%

Carrying, Pushing or Pulling: 25-50%

Carestream is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Carestream is an equal opportunity organization. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Applying for a job with Carestream

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Requisition ID: 1270 

Nearest Major Market: Rochester