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PLC Control Systems Technician in San Diego, CA at BetterJobs

Date Posted: 2/13/2019

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Job Description

Responsible for the general maintenance, safety, inspections, troubleshooting and upgrading of all electrical/electronic control systems on the attractions with the objective of improving ride operational time. Enthusiastically represents SeaWorld by displaying a positive attitude, high level of energy and commitment to quality throughout all aspects of the job.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Perform maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all ride-related electrical/electronic systems used for attraction ride control. These systems include: power distribution up to 600 volts, AC/DC motors, relay logic, hydraulic and pneumatic control circuits, variable speed motor controllers, programmable logic controllers, and closed loop servo systems.
Diagnose electrical problems in hard wired and software circuits.
Maintain proficiency in all manufacturing manuals related to each individual ride.
Perform annual PLC program verification on all rides.
Monitor PLC code and determine best course for resolving reoccurring issues.
Complete all green tagging procedures on rides while upholding to department safety standards, including test riding and inspections.
Complete all required documentation pertaining to each ride.
Have a working knowledge and understanding of basic pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Perform daily inspections on rides, attractions, elevators and moving walkways.
Read and troubleshoot logic in PLC s.
Program VFD s and DC controllers.
Communicates any ride related questions/concerns to leadership.
Shares knowledge and expertise with others.
Ensures excellent customer service by anticipating and responding to customer requirements, expectations, and
Maintains a safe work environment, follows all safety policies and procedures, including lock out tag out, personal protective equipment, ride safety requirements and fall protection.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Knowledge/Education/Training
Must have a 2 year degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or Electrical Engineering, or equivalent
Must have at least 5 years related experience in an industrial environment and/or combination of education and experience.
Have electronic/electrical knowledge and troubleshooting skills.
Understand operation of amusement rides from simple start stop circuits to PLC controllers.
Understand and troubleshoot variable speed AC and DC drives.
Be at least 18 years of age.
Have and maintain a valid California driver's license; visiting students and military must have valid driver's license
from state of residency and able to provide a copy of the DMV report and must be able to complete the Company
Vehicle Driver Training class and obtain a SWC driver s license.
Positively interact with guests and co-workers of all ages, different ethnic/cultural backgrounds and/or language, and individuals with special needs.
Able to pass a maintenance certification exam on all rides that are maintained; must be able to pass an annual quality assurance examination or audit.
Strong written/verbal communication skills.
Basic mathematical skills.
Proficiency in reading and writing in English.
Regularly stand, sit, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel, see, talk, hear, taste smell, and reach with hands and arms.
Able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.
Able to climb and work off of ladders.
Comfortable working at heights of up to 300ft.
Have close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Able to work outdoors under all weather conditions.
Able to regularly lift or move up to 50 pounds.
Able to work weekends, holidays, early mornings and late evenings.
Resume Required.

Must be available 5 days unrestricted to included one weekend day 5.30am – 2.00pm, with one month rotation shifts of 1:30 pm to 10:30 pm (summer time until 2:00 am) as needed. To also include weekends, holidays, early mornings and late evenings.

40 hours per week plus overtime as scheduled.

Resume Required