Electronics Tech

Date: Sep 13, 2021

Location: Hanover, US

Company: Bekaert NV

Bridon-Bekaert (BBRG), a division of Bekaert, is a multi-million company designing, manufacturing steel and fiber ropes for diverse lifting applications; oil and gas, surface and underground mining, overhead lifting, ports, steel mills and fishing.  We manufacture and promote high performing products through multiple channels to market, OEM’s, distribution and direct end users.


Bekaert (www.bekaert.com) is a world market and technology leader in steel wire transformation and coating technologies. We pursue to be the preferred supplier for our steel wire products and solutions by continuously delivering superior value to our customers worldwide. Bekaert (Euronext Brussels: BEKB) is a global company with more than 27 000 employees worldwide, headquarters in Belgium and € 4.4 billion in combined revenue in 2020.



Purpose/Objective of the Position:

To troubleshoot and repair electronic AC/DC motors, controls, machines and equipment used in the wire rope manufacturing plants.


Knowledge: Proven ability to troubleshoot and repair AC/DC motors and controls. Ability to read and interpret electrical prints and schematics.  Mathematical ability to determine proper components and installation requirements in accordance with national and local electric codes. Proficient and knowledge of NEC 70 and NEC 70E. Proficient and demonstrated knowledge of VFD’s PLC troubleshooting and programming. Excellent troubleshooting ability on electrical circuits from 24volts to 480vac.Ability to select proper sizing of fuses, breakers, equipment, wire and conduit all in accordance with NEC 70. Proven ability to interpret and troubleshoot PLC logics using a computer terminal or laptop. Proven ability to use Allen Bradley programming software Logics 500, Logics 5000. Thorough understanding of electrical lockout tag out programs. Complete set of tools are required to include but not limited to screw drivers, nut drivers, wrenches, fuse pullers, Amp probes, Volt meter, wire cutters, wire strippers, lineman pliers.


Essential responsibilities

  • Check with preceding shift what is down or requires attention
  • Continually monitor CMMS for break downs and work orders.
  • Troubleshoot complex electrical problems in a timely manner.
  • Work on “stock jobs” when no higher priority job exists
  • Work on special projects as directed by electrical supervisor or maintenance manager.
  • Fill out “Parts to be ordered lists” as needed
  • Fill out daily time sheets
  • Inform oncoming electrical personnel of any unfinished jobs or problems
  • Clean job site and store tools in orderly manner
  • Ability to safely use scissor lifts, high lifts and fork trucks as needed.
  • Repair building and facility equipment such as fans HVAC, gas heaters, boilers, Air compressors, air dryersDuties (As Needed):
  • Record monthly db readings
  • Install machines
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Convert machinery and controls as needed
  • Write PLC Programs
  • Design and draw electrical prints
  • Write instruction manuals for new processes
  • Replace hoist cables when needed
  • Repair and maintain spare parts
  • Direct work and instructs other electricians, helpers, etc.


Interested in taking your next step at Bridon-Bekaert ?
You grow, we grow... Better together. Bridon-Bekaert offers continuous development opportunities.

Nearest Major Market: Boston

Job Segment: Electrical, Gas Technician, Gas, Coating, Electronic Technician, Engineering, Energy, Manufacturing