Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • PLC Technician (Shelby Expansion)

    Req No.
    Location : Location
    Job Post Information : Post End Date (EST)
  • Responsibilities

    Perform electrical troubleshooting in a highly automated work environment consisting of primarily Allen Bradley PLC, HMI, servo drives, motion controls, instrumentation and associated hardware.

    • Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of photo eyes, proximity switches, limit switches, PLC input/output modules and all associated control wiring.
    • Configure, troubleshoot and repair motors, motor control centers, variable frequency drives and soft-starts up to 4160 Volt.
    • Maintain and troubleshoot position feedback devices, encoders, load cells, hydraulic systems, natural gas burners and boiler control systems.
    • Installation, calibration and troubleshooting of pressure, level, flow, temperature, consistency, conductivity, turbidity and pH transmitters.
    • Tuning of process control loops and machine control systems.
    • Programming and troubleshooting of DCS, PLC and HMI interfaces.
    • Perform configuration and logic modifications to DCS and PLC control systems. Modifications will include programming in ladder logic, block logic. sequential logic and statement logic.
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose configuration and implementation of integrated and stand-alone graphic human machine interfaces.
    • Troubleshoot and diagnose specification of communication protocols, including Profibus, serial and industrial Ethernet.



    Required education and related experience:

    • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
    • Legally permitted to work in the U.S.
    • Must be able to read, write and comprehend basic English
    • Minimum 2 years of demonstrated electrical experience and/or 2 years mechanical experience, or 2 years of related education in lieu of experience.
    • Demonstrated experience working with PLC’s, pneumatics or hydraulic systems.
    • Experienced in working with computerized maintenance system preferred.


    Skills and Abilities (technical/professional skills, expertise and qualifications):

    • PLC Programming
    • Perini & ChinLee rewinders; UNO wrappers, Infinity wrappers; folded machines and/or experienced in troubleshooting and performing maintenance on packaging equipment in a manufacturing environment.
    • Work may include consistent walking, using aerial lifts, working on catwalks/heights, working in/around equipment, confined spaces, using a variety of hand tools after any/all required safety training is completed


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