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Job Title: PLC Technician
Company: Coogee Titanium
Address: 1501 Titanium Drive
Fax: (815) 324-5133
Website: www.coogeetitanium.com.au
Contact Title: Office/HR Administrator
Contact Name: Sara Foster
Email: sara.foster@coogee.com
Job Description
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ottawa, Illinois
Job Title: PLC Technician
Openings: 1
Over 18 Required: Yes
Rate: $34
Shift: 1st
Description: Coogee Titanium is a U.S. subsidiary of Coogee Chemicals, and is located in Ottawa, Illinois. We are seeking an experienced PLC Technician to actively support magnesium and titanium powder production and to help maintain Coogee QMS and safety standards.

Essential Duties:

Install, commission and troubleshoot industrial control systems using PLCs.

Perform Preventive Maintenance (PM) and Predictive Maintenance (PdM) on PLC systems, control networks, instrumentation, and industrial electrical systems.

Diagnose, repair and perform routine maintenance of electrical equipment and power distribution systems including panel boards, transformers and MCCs.

Identify and define process improvement for potential inefficiencies and electrical problems.

Ensure a safe workplace is maintained at all times.

Actively support the production and maintenance needs of the plant.


Vacation + Sick Leave
Paid Parental Leave
401(k) Matching + full vesting
Group Health insurance
Dental and Vision insurance

Additional Responsibilities:

Install, maintain, and repair industrial control systems and power distribution systems including electric motors, motor control devices, variable speed drives.

Support the production of magnesium powder by operating the atomizer panel during campaign runs.

Install and troubleshoot industrial electrical wiring; run wiring & install conduits according to ladder diagrams for motors, switches, instruments, variable speed drives, A/C, D/C, single phase and 3 phase.

Interpret electrical schematics, P&IDs, loop drawings to troubleshoot and maintain equipment including AC/DC controls, and PLC I/O modules.

Perform plant PMs and work orders of instrumentation, electrical, and control systems.

Conduct trouble shooting, maintenance and analysis on DCS, PLC and associated control equipment.

Perform systematic change control on PLC programs.

Perform installation and repairs of electrical equipment requiring up to 480V– run conduit, pull wires, terminate in breaker panels, etc.

Perform calibration of instruments, prepare calibration procedures and maintain calibration records.

DEI and Equal Employment Opportunity

Coogee Titanium actively supports a work culture of diversity, equity and inclusivity. All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion or religious beliefs, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Job Requirements
Qualifications & Experience:

At least 2 years’ experience with PLC systems, industrial maintenance and computer control systems.

At least 2 years’ experience in electrical systems (starters, fuses, contacts and relays) and circuits.

At least 2 years’ experience in advanced I/O, PLC networking, programming and industrial automation.

At least 2 years’ experience in chemical manufacturing process and process improvement preferred.

Qualified electrical training (apprenticeship, trade school, OTJ) preferred.

Key Competencies:

Ability to read and work from blueprints, schematics, P&ID’s, drawings and ladder diagrams.

Troubleshooting and repairing industrial process instruments, electronics and test equipment including process control valves, controllers, transmitters, recorders and pneumatics.

Understanding chemical hazards, site risks.

Ability to communicate efficiently both verbally and in writing.

Proficiency in the use of hand and small power tools and proper tools for job performed.

Key Physical Requirements:

Ability to routinely perform lifting of 25-50 pounds.

Ability to perform occasional heavy lifting of 51-80 pounds.

Ability to routinely move/traverse around the property in all types of weather conditions.
Lift 25+ lbs (unassisted): Yes
Lift 50+ lbs (unassisted): Yes
To be Considered: Fax Resume/Cover Letter, Email Resume/Cover Letter
Available Until: 09/29/2023
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