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E & I Technician

Posting Start Date: Mar 18, 2023

Location: Ashland, VA, US

Company: Cascades

Your Challenge!

Does this sound like you?

  • Are you an E&I Technician  looking for a great new opportunity?
  • Do you want to work in an environment that promotes autonomy and trust?
  • Would you like to excel in your role and work towards bigger goals? 
  • Would you like to be part of a new facility, joining during the construction phase?

Job Responsibilities

During construction/After Start up:

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the E&I Technician responsibilities are the following:

•    Demonstrate mature levels of E&I technical capabilities resulting in excellence in safety, quality assurance and maximizing asset performance

•    Facilitate and assist in Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of premature failures, offering solutions and implementing corrective actions preventing reoccurrence

•    Utilize work processes and CMMS to document findings and initiate corrective actions

•    Assist in the further development of the predictive and preventive programs

•    Demonstrate troubleshooting skills that allow our equipment to operate as designed in accordance with OEM specifications

•    Participate in reliability focused design changes that reduce waste and improves asset/equipment performance

•    Proactively seek education opportunities in self-development both technically and professionally

•    Ensuring proper operation of, and troubleshooting of, electrical & instrumentation system components including transmitters, actuators, controllers, motor and drive systems, programmable logic controllers (PLCs), distributed control systems (DCS) for process control, etc.

•    Mentoring and sharing knowledge with other technicians

•    Apply all applicable codes, regulations, reliability strategies & corporate standards


•    Experience with Microsoft Office Software and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)

•    Associate or Technical degree or higher in an applicable field of study AND at least two (2) years of electrical and instrument control experience preferably in a manufacturing environment or a minimum of four (4) years of electrical and instrument control experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment

•    Experience in an industrial or manufacturing environment

•    Experience with Rockwell, ABB, Valmet equipment (considered as an asset)

•    Experience with smart instrumentation (Fisher, Rosemount)

Must be available to work 12 hour rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, overtime and call-ins

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Cascades believes in the success of an inclusive organization that values diversity within its team. All qualified candidates will be considered for this position in a fair manner. 


About Cascades
To be part of Cascades is to reveal the full potential of materials, people and ideas. We are source of possibilities since 1964. Cascades have been providing sustainable, innovative and value-creating solutions in packaging, hygiene and recovery. Join 10,000 women and men working in a network in almost 80 operating units located in North America. 

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