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Electro-Instrumentation Tech

Posting Start Date: Jan 19, 2019

Location: Pittston, PA, 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

Cascades Tissue Group in Pittston, PA is seeking a qualified Electrical/Instrumentation Technician to join our team!

Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the following:

  • Support of existing and new equipment including repairs, preventive maintenance and machine improvements
  • Ability to read and modify electrical schematics
  • Knowledge of PLCs, VFDs, Motor Controls and HMIs
  • Knowledge of instrumentation for measurement and control of pressure, temperature, flow, and level
  • Familiar with common industrial voltages
  • Knowledge in both AC and DC motor circuits
  • Strong computer skills on Windows based systems
  • Comply with other requests from immediate supervisor


Qualified Candidates have:

  • Degree or equivalent experience in Electrical/Instrumentation
  • Rigorous, ability to work autonomously and take initiative
  • Must be able to assist/operate various machinery and equipment with electrical aptitude
  • Must be safety, quality, productivity and team work oriented
  • Must be willing and flexible to do overtime coverage even on short notice
  • Must be willing to participate in team work to do procedures, health and safety work teams, and any other problem solving projects
  • Must be comfortable working at heights above 20ft. (Arial lifts)


    Job Responsibilities

    This job is an hourly Union position. Must be able to work 12 hour rotating swing shift.

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Cascades is an equal opportunity employer

Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

Job Segment: Instrumentation, Electrical, Engineering

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