Lockheed Martin Industrial Electronics/Electrical Technician in Marietta, Georgia
Occupational Summary This occupation covers the installation, maintenance, overhaul, rebuilding, modification and repair of industrial electrical systems and equipment and all types of industrial electronic controls on machine tools and industrial equipment requiring ingenuity and expertness in diagnosing and correcting control malfunctions.
Work Performed Troubleshoots integrally related hydraulic, mechanical and electronic control systems to isolate malfunctions in electronic controls and servo systems including computer numerical controls, programmable controllers, mini-computers, micro-processors, SCR controls, electronic tracer control systems, boiler controls and other industrial controls and amplifiers. Disassembles, repairs or replaces defective components and makes exacting coordinated adjustments as necessary to maintain control performance and overall machine efficiency in accordance with system standards and machine tool specifications.
Determines routing, location, and method of installing wires, conduits, electrical equipment, fixtures and accessories; follows trade practices, blueprints, wiring diagrams and applicable state, municipal, and underwriter specifications, codes, and ordinances. Computes wire gauge, power and load limit requirements.
Diagnoses malfunctions of control systems by observing and interpreting electronic control signals and logic levels by utilizing such external electronic test devices as dual beam, high persistence oscilloscopes, volt-ohm meters, laser interferometer, pulse and digital test equipment, logic analyzer, and other test devices as necessary to effectively and efficiently troubleshoot the control system.
Writes programmable interface logic programs using Boolean algebra, ladder diagrams and basic computer language. Substitutes transistors, IC's, and other semi-conductor devices using data books without engineering assistance.
Performs construction and maintenance operations such as installing and maintaining industrial electrical motors, transformer banks, transformers, welding generators, panels and switchboards. Replaces solid state boards or components. Inspects and maintains electrical systems and accessories on plant machines and equipment and overhead crane and hoist equipment. Determines need for electrical repair and replacement and the best and safest method for restoring interrupted electrical service and for making emergency repairs. Performs mechanical operations necessary to dismantling, disassembly, repair and installation of electrical units.
Knowledge and Ability Required To apply a complete knowledge of electrical and electronic maintenance, shop theory, practices, procedures, codes and ordinances in installing and maintaining electronic control devices, machine servo controls, and computer NC controlled equipment. To read and interpret complex wiring and circuit diagrams, schematics, logic prints, installation and construction blueprints. To troubleshoot by using computer diagnostics and CRT troubleshooting techniques.
To use electrician hand tools, electrical shop power tools, equipment and accessories, electrical testing and measuring instruments, electrical handbooks and charts. To use all types of hand tools and gauges including precision indicators, MST devices, precision gauge blocks and other test devices require to set-up and functionally test the control system. To be familiar with metalworking cutter technology and milling techniques, spot welder theory, industrial radio system theory, tube bending techniques, type setting and printing procedures and industrial chemical processing procedures. To be familiar with NC software and programming techniques and diagnostic routines and special test tape troubleshooting procedures.
Basic Qualifications A candidate is required to take and satisfactorily complete an entrance Proficiency Demonstration (PD). To qualify for the PD, an employee must have one the following minimum levels of experience and/or training.
- Three years documented experience maintaining Industrial Electronic NC and CNC equipment, including documented working knowledge of machine tool software, and two years experience performing industrial electrical maintenance or construction.
- Completion of a high quality industrial based electronic Equipment Maintenance. Apprenticeship program. Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training (BAT) Certified Apprenticeship programs are typically 8,000 hours duration. In addition, two years of documented industrial electrical maintenance. or construction experience is required.
- Completion of a four year (8,000 hour) Industrial Electrician Apprenticeship program equivalent to that given by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), plus one year documented experience maintaining industrial electronic NC and CNC equipment.
NOTE: Experience gained through residential wiring does not meet any portion of the experience listed above.
Desired skills Good electrical troubleshooting skills. Experience in a machine shop troubleshooting CNC equipment and PLC's.
Industrial NC controls and electronics.
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Job Location(s): Marietta Georgia