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E&I Technician

Posting Start Date: Jan 12, 2021

Location: Barnwell, SC, US

Company: Cascades


Founded in 1964, Cascades produces, converts and markets packaging and tissue products that are composed mainly of recycled fibers. The Company employs 11,000 employees, who work in more than 90 production units located in North America and Europe. With its management philosophy, half a century of experience in recycling, and continuous efforts in research and development as driving forces, Cascades continues to deliver the innovative products that customers have come to rely on.


The Tissue Group, a division of Cascades, is the second-largest tissue producer in Canada and the fifth-largest in North America. The Division manufactures, converts and markets a huge selection of paper products, such as hand towels, bathroom tissue, facial tissue, napkins, paper towels, wipers and dispensers for the North American away-from-home and consumer products markets. The Group has more than 2,200 employees and operates seven manufacturing plants, nine conversion plants and four plants with both manufacturing and conversion facilities.

Job Description

We are seeking an Electrical and Instrumentation Technician who is dedicated, driven and can work independently to support our plant in Barnwell, SC. Candidates should be interested in taking ownership for setting and achieving high standards, are innovative when it comes to trouble-shooting and who can collaborate with others to provide continuous improvement opportunities.

Job Responsibilities
  • Maintain the production lines to ensure they are always in good working condition
  • Troubleshoot and repair the production lines to maintain high operating efficiency
  • PLC programming and maintenance
  • Assist in development and improvement projects for all machines and support equipment
  • Work with contractors to ensure that work is safely and efficiently carried out
  • Possess an Associates Degree in Automation Engineering Technology or equivalent degree
  • Knowledge of AC/DC drives, PLC and Servo Systems
  • Ability to perform E&I maintenance and construction on low and medium voltage electrical systems
  • Experience using E&I test equipment including multi-meters, oscilloscopes and ammeters
  • Familiar with principles of measurement, calibration and control of pressure, temperature, flow, level consistency, PH etc.
  • Excellent computer literacy
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills when working with other departments as part of a team


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.

Use of the masculine in our communications refers equally to both men and women.


Nearest Major Market: Augusta
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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