Lake Wales, FL 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description


This position will be expected to know and understand how each piece of equipment operates electrically and be able to troubleshoot all pieces of equipment back into order, as well as identify root cause analysis to eliminate repetitive issues. This role will also be used as a technical trouble shooter for all large complex manufacturing problems by introducing innovative solutions. This role must comply with all safety policies and procedures including environmental.


  • Comply with Safety Policies and Procedures
  • Design, commission and provide training concerning electrical control projects as assigned. This is inclusive of electrical loading calculations, panel layouts, boms, schematics, flow charts, cabling sheets and software documentation
  • During job project progression, supervise electrical panel assembly shops, electrical contractors and plant electrical personnel
  • Recommend needed circuitry modifications to insure not only increased production efficiency, but also increased production personnel safety
  • Liaise with regional plant technicians, through regional plant management, to insure an open communication channel of uninterrupted feedback request for technical support
  • Ensure proper documentation of all projects, modifications and revisions concerning both hardware and software control aspects within the regional production facilities


  • Must possess strong communication and handwriting skills at an engineering level- should be able to clearly and precisely explain and document any hardware/software projects as well as problems and solutions
  • Computer literate - strong knowledge of computers required, including Microsoft Windows based operating systems, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  • Remain current with PLC equipment, software, and practices
  • Lay out/ construct additional electrical circuits or deleted circuits. Update any changes to electrical schematics
  • Troubleshoot, repair and adjust PLC electrical systems
  • Diagnose electrical problems using various meters and related equipment
  • Read and understand electrical schematics and blueprints
  • Working knowledge of single phase, three phase motor systems and control circuits
  • Ability to apply ANSI, IEC and NEMA standards design within the electrical industry
  • Knowledgeable of OSHA safety requirements. (29 CFR 1910)
  • Strong knowledge of National Electrical Code. (NFPA 70) and Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace (NFPA 70E)
  • An electrical control background discipline would include extensive knowledge of GUI, HMI, MMI architecture (Siemens WinCC Flexible, Siemens TIA, AB FactoryTalk View) along with structured programming abilities for various Allen Bradley, Omron, Siemens and GE Fanuc PLC systems using Siemens Step 7 and AB RSLogix 500/5000 as examples
  • Tactful, Diplomatic, Empathetic-Says the right thing, knows how to bridge gaps of understanding, and is sensitive to others
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Communicate effectively and tactfully with customers, managers and other levels of personnel, in person and on the telephone
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Organize and schedule work effectively
  • Work well under time constraint
  • Handle multiple tasks
  • Work in a fast-paced environment
  • Handle confidential information
  • Employee must possess a valid driver's license
  • Experience with industrial control systems and troubleshooting equipment
  • Solid knowledge of PLC programming, AC drive configuration and servo systems (Siemens Micromaster, AB PowerFlex, SimoDrive 611U, SEW IPOS)
  • Technical expertise in PLC/HMI communications including Profibus, DeviceNet, ProfiNet, Industrial Ethernet
  • Experience with safety systems and safety components is a plus


The employee should have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
  • 1 - 2 years' experience in functional role


The employee should possess the ability to:

  • Be exposed to sounds of 85 decibels or noise levels that maybe uncomfortable
  • Withstand exposure to temperature extremes inside or out
  • Prolong standing or in stationary position for long periods of time
  • Complete repetitive movements
  • Bend and/or twist
  • Lift/move/transport items up to 50 pounds
  • Move or traverse about the facilities
  • Work around dust, chemicals, and other substances, and in various environmental conditions
  • Wear all required personal protective equipment (hearing, vision and hardhat protection) to safely perform all job tasks
  • Travel required at times. (Up to 65% annually-when involved in regional expansion projects)

This is not necessarily an all-inclusive list of job-related responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions. All duties and responsibilities are essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities or may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Westlake Management Services, Inc. is proud to offer equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants to join our company and to succeed as members of our team regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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