DAK Americas is a globally competitive supplier of Terephthalic acid (TPA) - Monomers, Polyethylene Terephthalate Resins(PET) and Polyester Staple Fibers (PSF) for the western hemisphere. The company is headquartered in Charlotte, NC with manufacturing facilities in the Carolinas. This opening is located at our Gaston, SC facility.
DAK Americas is a division of Alpek, the petrochemicals and synthetic fibers business group of Alfa, S.A.B. de C.V., one of Mexico's largest corporations.
Instrumentation & Electrical Technician/Mechanic
Investigate problems with instruments and sensors including flow meters, variable speed drives, temperature sensors, pressure and level transmitters, air quality sensors, communication devices and interfaces
Repairs and maintains electrical and instrument equipment using hand tools, power tools, & precision measuring and testing instruments. Engages in rebuilding, repairing, and maintaining a variety of machines, equipment, and instruments.
Inspect and test operation of instruments and systems to diagnose faults using pneumatic, electrical and electronic testing devices and precision measuring instruments.
Must be able to read and interpret electrical drawings, instrument loop diagrams
Capable of working with DCS, programming and troubleshooting programmable logic controls (PLC), control software and human-machine interface systems would be an asset.
Performs all work in accordance with established safety rules and procedures.
DAK Americas LLC is subject to US Department of Commerce export regulations and thus must hire individuals who meet national security requirements. Interested applicants (or temporary employees) must meet eligibility requirements. DAK Americas LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
High School Diploma / GED
Must have one of the below o Minimum of 3 years of maintenance experience in instrumentation / electrical field o Associates Degree in I & E Technology o Experience in maintaining and troubleshooting low and medium voltage switchgear systems, including experience in preventive maintenance of breakers, relays, and transformers.
Possess good troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
Possess good interpersonal skills in communication, listening, and good safety practices.
Possess good computer skills We offer excellent pay and a skills based pay progression system. This is an hourly position and benefits eligibility starts on your first day of employment. No relocation assistance is available for this position.