Electrical Instrumentation Automation Technician,

United States, Ohio, Lima

Business unit: Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Under the general direction of the Maintenance Superintendent, with an absolute minimum amount of supervision, specify, install, and maintain plant  I/E systems to maximize reliability and safety while minimizing costs.
- Supervise contract electricians, including assignment and timesheet management.
- Manage test equipment and records.
- Perform PMs of instruments.
- Provide craft support for advanced troubleshooting issues.
- Perform electrical work per work orders.
- Perform advanced diagnostic testing including Infrared scans.
- Coordinate and oversee third-party electrical work.
- Create and maintain checklists for defined PMs.
- Manage the environmental controls for MCC rooms and other control cabinets.
- Support technical procurement of electrical components.
- Identify opportunities for Continuous Improvement.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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North America


United States





Business unit

Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

A minimum of five years working in a chemical (or equivalent) facility in the Electrical with steady progression to a craft-person rating. 

Successful candidates will possess an Electrician’s license through the Ohio Construction Industry Licensing Board (OCILB), a Certified Journeyman card or an Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering.  

Our primary requirement is for instrument skills but a demonstrated ability to respond to and safely make electrical repairs is also required.

 In addition, the following are necessary for success in this position:

- Expertise with electrical circuit troubleshooting.
- Fluent with office software, QWB, SAP, and CAD.
- Fluent with Allen Bradley ladder logic creation and editing.
- Fluent in Fanuc robot basic programming and troubleshooting.
- Fluent in 5S concepts.