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Wichita Falls, Texas, United States


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Job ID 54704


The Power & Control Specialist (PCS) is an hourly position, reporting to the Maintenance Leader. The PCS maintains all instrumentation, electrical and electronic devices and systems in the Wichita Falls Plant, including computer based control systems and medium voltage power distribution systems. This is a diverse role combining skills and abilities for electrical and electronic equipment and systems.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:                                                                                                       

  • Live the Owens Corning Amarillo Safety Stand and meet all quarterly safety requirements.
  • Participate in the safety, quality, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) and good housekeeping programs as established within the plant; including but not limited to Kaizen, Central Safety Committee, etc.
  • Perform job tasks in a manner to reduce an adverse impact to the environment and adhere to the environmental regulations and recycling procedures for waste disposal.
  • Comply with all plant rules, safety regulations and job hazard analysis (JHA) requirements.
  • Perform work tasks from SAP generated work descriptions and orders.
  • Troubleshoot, dismantle, repair, reassemble, and maintain electrical equipment and systems such as winder motors and motor controls, general power distribution, lighting, etc.
  • Troubleshoot, dismantle, repair, reassemble, maintain, and calibrate electronic equipment, controls, and instrumentation such as Variable Frequency Drives, servo systems, transmitters, displays, printed circuits, etc.
  • Troubleshoot, dismantle, repair, reassemble, and maintain Medium Voltage Power Distribution Systems and equipment as needed and trained.
  • Troubleshoot and repair Programmable Logic Control (PLC) systems and components, specifically, Allen-Bradley ControlLogix, MicroLogix, CompactLogix, SLC, PLC5, and Siemens S7.
  • Utilize information obtained from engineering drawings, electrical schematics and diagrams, simple and complex sketches, other related documents, and verbal field instructions needed to perform assigned duties.
  • Complete accurate records and reports needed for the PCS role in SAP plant maintenance module.
  • Perform other related duties consistent with the nature of this position, as directed by the area leader.

Skills and Abilities

The employee should hold the following abilities:

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • Must be able to understand verbal and written instructions
  • Must possess strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have strong internal and external customer service skills
  • Must work well in a team environment
  • Must be self-motivated to work independently and meet targets
  • Must possess and understand basic electrical theories including OHMS law and DC current
  • Must have to ability to do basic mathematical calculations including algebra, geometry, and basic trigonometry
  • Must be able to secure and maintain job related qualifications and certifications as required by the nature of this position

Computer and Software Competencies     

The employee must be able to:

  • Utilize SAP for data entry and reporting
  • Operate a computer or other keyboard instruments
  • General knowledge of Microsoft office suite

Education and/or Experience

The employee should have the following:

  • 4 years electrical/electronic/instrumentation experience in industrial/manufacturing environment. Combination of college and experience will be considered
  • Two years Associate degree in electrical or Electronic Systems Technology is preferred but not required

Essential Physical Requirements

This position requires:

  • Ability to be on-call during off hours for emergencies.
  • Stand for extended prolonged periods.
  • Work overtime, as needed.
  • Utilize hand dexterity.
  • Physically able to qualify, wear, and utilize all required PPE
  • Climb and work from ladders, both portable and fixed
  • Climb stairs

About Owens Corning  

Owens Corning is a global building and industrial materials leader. The company's three integrated businesses are dedicated to the manufacture and advancement of a broad range of insulation, roofing and fiberglass composite materials. Leveraging the talents of 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products, manufacturing technologies, and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. These solutions provide a material difference to the company's customers and make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, the company posted 2019 sales of $7.2 billion. Founded in 1938, it has been a Fortune 500® company for 65 consecutive years. For more information, please visit

Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: Applications must be filled out completely—incomplete applications will not be considered. Resumes are welcome, but are not a substitute for completing the application.

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