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Zanesville Electrical Engineering Technician


AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking an Electrical Engineering Technician to join our growing organization at our new Zanesville Plant. AMG Vanadium’s Electrical Engineering Technician installs, maintains, and repairs PLC driven electrical systems, electrical and electronic components of machinery, equipment, and building facility needs. This role will provide advanced electrical technical support during plant start-up and commissioning and will then be responsible for the general upkeep of the facilities’ electrical system and components during ongoing operations.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Comply with all AMG V safety and environmental requirements, policies, and procedures, including AMG’s Code of Business Conduct
  • Embrace and promote the AMG V culture in all day-to-day activities
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership during plant startup and commissioning
  • Develop and implement commissioning procedures for electrical installations and Lock Out Tag Out
  • Assist with installation of new machines, equipment, and mechanical lifts and conveyer systems; provide electrical drops, power supply, and auxiliary controls connections
  • Perform electrical installations on machine and equipment repairs in accordance to NEC codes, OSHA regulations, and AMG V safety policies and procedures
  • Work with Production, Engineering, and Maintenance to ensure continuous operation of plant; test and inspect equipment routinely; complete preventive maintenance checks on all electrical equipment, and electrical components on engines, motors, hydraulic valves/cylinders, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, etc.
  • Prepare and/or review blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment specifications
  • Troubleshoot electrical problems in PLCs, equipment, machines, motors, process support systems, and circuits; determine root cause and implement required repairs
  • Conduct regular inspections and audits to ensure that the electrical system of the facility is working properly; assist in the design of preventative maintenance schedule for all electrical systems
  • Maximize equipment uptime and minimize production downtime to achieve desired business and operational goals
  • Source replacement parts in accordance with required specification
  • Follow scheduled maintenance work order system and participate in planning of required electrical maintenance support during scheduled downtime
  • Assist with mechanical repairs and general maintenance support activities throughout plant
  • Understand roles and responsibilities in support of production team’s operational goals and metrics
  • Support preventative maintenance training of non-maintenance team members
  • Utilize principles of lean manufacturing, including 6S, to support operational and process improvements
  • Perform other duties as may be required


  • Strong electrical/mechanical aptitude required
  • Associate’s degree in related field or electrical certification required
  • Minimum of five years experience in electrical engineering technician role
  • Experience in fast paced heavy manufacturing environment desired; steel or hot metal experience a strong plus; hands-on experience strongly preferred
  • Must understand PLCs and PLC/ladder logic
  • Capable of reading blueprints, drawings, schematics, and detailed equipment operation specifications
  • Must be receptive and adaptable to change
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills a must (verbal, written, and listening skills)
  • Knowledge of or desire to learn lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Demonstrate level of proficiency to work without close supervision
  • Ability to work 12 hours swing/rotating shifts (weekends included)
  • Ability to work in both hot and cold environments where the temperature can swing rapidly
  • Ability to work in physically demanding environment; bending, stooping and lifting of 50 lbs. required
  • Strong work ethic and good attention to detail

AMG Vanadium LLC offers a competitive wage and benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Qualified applicants should apply online at: www.amg-v.com/careers. Click the “Apply Now” link.