Electrical Controls Technician - Travel

Details:

Dallas , TX

$Dependent on Experience per hour

2018-06-22

full-time

3-5+ Years'

HVAC/R or Electrical schooling preferred

Yes

Description:

Refrigeration Recruiting Services is currently seeking a qualified, experienced Electrical Controls Technician. This position will be a part of our service team, and the ideal candidate will have a background heavy in PLC and electrical controls experience. This is a great opportunity for a skilled industrial electrician to move into a new industry and apply their skills! Travel is required in this role. Opportunities for advancement are available to the right candidates.

Why work for us? We can offer you a career path and training to advance your career to the next level! We offer full benefits, substantial retirement packages (15% match!), company credit cards, laptops, and vehicles, and the ability to move into commissioning work for ambitious and motivated candidates. Simply put, we are looking to invest time and money into developing the most elite team of technicians and engineers in the ammonia refrigeration industry. If you want to be the best in the business, this position is for you!

Refrigeration Recruiting Services is partnered with a locally-owned, premier custom refrigeration system company that strives to provide a one-stop shop for our valued customers. We are proud to provide everything from custom designed refrigeration systems to upkeep and maintenance for our clients. Because of our continuous growth, we are looking for qualified, dedicated, passionate new teammates who share our drive and vision.

About the Position:

  • Job Security: Long-term, permanent position with benefits
  • Weekly pay
  • Application takes 5-10 minutes, receive feedback in 2 business days

Key Duties:

  • Wiring, hook-up disconnects, switches, push buttons, circuit panels, breakers, suppressers, transformers
  • Maintain and troubleshoot PLC sensors
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems on all refrigeration equipment
  • Responsible for refrigeration repair and maintenance support to industrial accounts in food and beverage and refrigerated storage equipment ranging from 100 HP to 5,000 HP
  • Use working knowledge of screw and reciprocal compressors, electrical troubleshooting all common types of ammonia central systems, & control/alarm systems to perform inspections and preventative maintenance as required
  • Demonstrate an understanding and adherence to all work safety policies, procedures and governing requirements
  • Knowledge of controls and electric (high and low voltage)

Requirements:

  • Prefer 3-5+ years’ experience in an industrial setting
  • Universal EPA certification OR ability to obtain within 90 days
  • Must have knowledge of three-phase motors
  • Familiarity with National Electrical Code
  • Excellent mechanical skills required
  • Must be able to wear a respirator and pass a fit test
  • Motor alignment experience a plus
  • Capable of working alone up to 12 hours carrying out assigned tasks
  • Extensive Nationwide travel required (typical tour is from the Tuesday of the 1st week to the Thursday of the 2nd week, with 12 hour days)
  • Must have valid driver’s license, capable of driving up to 10 hours, and able to operate industrial lifts
  • Ability to see and hear industrial equipment as it moves around the jobsite
  • Capable of lifting 75lbs frequently during the day
  • Must be able to stand, stoop, bend, kneel, squat, work at heights, and climb ladders throughout the day
  • Requires working in very hot (above 100F) or very cold (below 10F) temperatures and the ability to wear all required safety PPE in these conditions
  • Position requires pre-employment background check and drug screening.  If you have had a DUI in the last 5 years, you will not be hired.

Benefits:

  • Health Insurance - Company pays 75% of monthly premiums for employees and their families
  • Dental Insurance
  • Competitive vacation & holiday pay
  • Supplemental insurance available
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan - Company matches dollar-for-dollar up to 15%
  • Short-term and Long-term disability
  • Accidental death/dismemberment
  • Life insurance
  • Travel, travel time, lodging, and per diem company paid
  • Employee referral incentives
  • Opportunities for advancement, professional development, training opportunities, and apprenticeship programs available
  • Discounts on cell phone plans, rental vehicles, and other company discounts (if applicable)
  • Company Truck (if applicable, subject to location)