Clearwater Paper Corporation

  • Electrician with PLC experience

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    At Clearwater Paper, we're dedicated to the success of our customers and our employees. If you're looking for a sense of purpose, teamwork, and a leading company that's growing fast, we're looking for you.


    Our Shelby, North Carolina location is seeking experienced Electrical Technician with PLC programming and Electrical troubleshooting experience.  Ideal candidates will have experience troubleshooting equipment 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.


    • Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
    • Good oral and written communication skills
    • Minimum 2 years of demonstrated electrical experience 
    • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting PLC’s and pneumatics or hydraulic systems
    • Experienced in working with computerized maintenance system is preferred
    • PLC Programming is preferred
    • Experience troubleshooting Perini & ChinLee rewinders; UNO wrappers, Infinity wrappers; folded machines a plus
    • Performing maintenance on packaging equipment in a manufacturing environment is a plus


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