Master E&I Technician
Shaw Industries

Columbia, South Carolina

Posted in IT

Job Info

Job Title

Master E&I Technician

Position Overview

$32.22/hour -

Rotating 12 hour shift - works approximately 14 days a month

Position Overview:

The Electrician V will maintain and ensure the capacity of equipment assets in assigned areas of responsibility that impact optimal efficiencies at the lowest reasonable cost.

Position Expectations:

Execution of assigned tasks and duties with a focus on:

  • Safe work practices.
  • High quality, precision work with a customer service orientation in support of "Great Products & Service".
  • Adherence to standards and best practice application acquired through training and work experience.
  • Sharing maintenance knowledge and application skills through mentoring Reliability Electrician levels II-IV, while continuing to grow in the knowledge of maintenance practices and equipment performance, understanding their impact on manufacturing processes and business objectives
  • Provide feedback on job assignment needs and improvement opportunities with peers and leadership.


Maintain manufacturing process and support equipment to highest, reasonable performance levels to include electrical systems including, but not limited to:

  • Electrical system components - MCC's, inverters, motors, etc.
  • Control systems - PLC's, robotics, and other associated automation equipment.

Perform advanced troubleshooting and lead repairs of equipment causing or contributing to safety, quality, downtime/productivity opportunities and issues

  • Differentiate between cause types when troubleshooting among product, process, mechanical, and electrical contributors.
  • Communicate findings and, leading design and implementation of correction steps
  • Verify, provide feedback, and update electrical schematics appropriately and in a timely manner.

Execute and assist in the development of proactive maintenance plans, including planned jobs on assigned equipment to include:

  • Preventive Maintenance (PM) - inspection & measurement of equipment components for proper function applying specifications, drawings, and written instruction on pre-defined schedules.
  • Condition Maintenance (CM) - repair and replacement of components identified as requiring attention through PM & PdM activities based on detailed job plans, including development of detailed job plans and ensuring any necessary updates to schematics are completed

Execute assigned or scheduled work orders in support of projects and process improvement (PI) efforts identified as critical to business objectives

  • Includes design, setup and programming of complex PLC and other operational equipment involved in product manufacturing

Mentor Reliability Electrician II's-IV's in development of needed skills, assisting those resources with oversight and management of projects and other work assignments linked to manufacturing systems


Safety practices - LOTO, Confined Space, PPE, Hot Work, PIT, Fall Protection, Hoisting & Rigging.

Calculator and Computer application - work order documentation, parts requisitioning.

Measurement units, techniques, and application of appropriate tools including Process Calibrators, oscilloscope, IR camera, data loggers, and data archival and analysis.

Math skills to include.

  • Arithmetic
  • Application of formulas such as current, voltage, etc.
  • Conversion of measurement units

Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics/prints, updating electrical prints/schematics assigned for modification.

Identification and proper use of tools, focused on the selection of the right tool for work assignment application.

Working knowledge of the National Electric Code (NEC)

Advanced understanding of e-stop systems

Advanced troubleshooting of electrical components such as, but not limited to, PLC's, AC & DC drives, relay logic, single-loop controllers, pneumatics & hydraulics.

Ability to create advanced PLC systems and programs for process and operational control


- Work Standards

- Solve Problems

- Build Customer Satisfaction

- Collaborate

Work Shift

12 Hr rotating shift, Hrs fall to in punch day, Act Calendar, days & AM/PM start time changes in the rotation

Shaw Industries is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

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