Electrical and Instrumentation Technician

Date: Jun 25, 2022

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:


Carestream has an opening for a hands on troubleshooter and repair technician. Have you installed electrical circuits based on schematics? Have you installed, troubleshot and done variable frequency drives for various PLC platforms? Can you work 6AM to 2:30PM? Then, please apply below ASAP.

Compensation: Tell us what you are looking for IF you have the education and skills. 

Benefits start your first day of employment including up to 232 hours of accrued paid time off (vacation, holidays, sick time).

DAY Shift: 6AM to 2:30PM (plus occasional on call as needed).

Position Responsibilities:

The Electrical and Instrumentation Technician is responsible for the reliability, repair, and maintenance of electrical and instrumentation devices in the plant, including PLCs, motors, and control systems. The ideal candidate acts as a process expert in dealing with electrical and instrumentation responsibilities throughout the manufacturing facility. This includes reacting to process and equipment issues, preventive, and predictive maintenance, as well as elimination of special cause variation while driving safety & quality and optimizing plant efficiency.

Required Skills & Education:

Troubleshoot and install electrical circuits based on electrical schematics.

Install, program, and troubleshoot various PLC platforms and variable frequency drives.

Improves efficiency, troubleshoots, and resolves problems using trend data, digital multi-meters, and oscilloscopes.

Resolve process problems by identifying root cause and implementing process controls and/or procedure changes.

Creating, maintaining, and documenting Preventative Maintenance procedures and processes and communicating these to the appropriate personnel plant wide.

40 Hrs - 6am to 2:30 PM (On Call as Needed)

Desired Skills:

Demonstrated troubleshooting effectiveness.  Strong PLC trouble shooting and problem solving ability with practical, mechanical, & electrical aptitude.  An understanding of industrial control circuits.

- Ability to work independently; highly self motivated, self directed and be results oriented.

- Must have a desire to contribute and work in a team environment (lead and interact with operations, maintenance, technical/engineering and management)

AAS in Electrical Engineering Technology  or equivalent degree preferred.

Experience  in setting up and programming various HMI packages including Panelview, Panelmate,  and others.

Familiarity with bar code readers, scanners, and vision systems.

Work Environment:

Manufacturing both White Light and Dark Room

Physical Requirements:

Standing: 51-75%

Walking: 25-50%

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

All Carestream employees must complete the on-line application process. Carestream is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please click accommodations

Requisition ID: 2377 

Nearest Major Market: Rochester