Controls / Electrician

Triangle Brick Company   Charlotte, NC   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on July 13, 2022

Triangle Brick Co. is hiring a Controls / Electrician 

General Summary:  Maintaining, Installation and upgrade of Plant Electrical/Electronic equipment. Assist in the repairs of equipment not related to electrical equipment as needed.

Responsibility of all Employees at Triangle Brick Wadesboro: 

  • Safety of yourself and other Team Members 
  • Dedicated to making quality product
  • Actively participate in the appearance and upkeep of Facility and Equipment (cleanliness)
  • Participate in the Success of the Wadesboro Facility and Triangle Brick
  • Team Player
  • Open to change / Continuous Improvement 


 Skills and Abilities

  • Communicate clearly with management and fellow Team members
  • Install and repair electrical systems, and electrical and electronic components of machinery and equipment by following electrical code, using manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications by using hand tools, power tools, and electrical and electronic test equipment.
  •  Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed machines and equipment, such as robots, conveyors, and programmable controllers, following electrical code and blueprints, using hand tools and electrical test equipment.
  • Connect power supply wires to machines and equipment, and connect cables and wires between machines and equipment, following manuals, schematic diagrams, and blueprints, using hand tools and test equipment.
  • Diagnose malfunctioning apparatus, such as transformers, motors, switches and lighting fixtures, using test equipment, and replace damaged or broken wires and cables, using hand tools.
  • Test malfunctioning machinery, using test equipment, and discuss malfunction with other maintenance workers, department supervisors, maintenance supervisor, and machinists. 
  • Replace faulty electrical components of machine, such as relays, switches, and motors, and positions sensing devices, using hand tools.
  • Diagnose and repair or replace faulty electronic components, such as printed circuit boards, using electronic test equipment and hand tools.
  • Replace electric motor bearings and rewire motors.
  • Troubleshoot robots and their controllers, using teach pendant, alarm lists, manuals and schematics as well as technical support when needed.
  • Use computer and software to program automated machinery, such as robots, variable frequency drives, servo drives, PLCs and operator interfaces. 
  • Operate automated machinery, to test for malfunctions, and to verify repairs.
  • Plan layout of wiring and install wiring, conduit, and electrical apparatus in buildings and on machinery.
  • Diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance work orders in a timely manor
  • Maintain cleanliness in the work areas and return them to service in as good or better condition than when started.
  • Secure all tools at the end of each assignment and shift.
  • Secure all tool cabinets, mobile equipment, keys and buildings before leaving site.
  • Establish organization of all hand and power tools and maintain at that level
  • Identify broken or faulty hand and power tools and repair or notify supervisor of needs
  • Communicate with supervisor need for parts to complete an assignment
  • Perform assignments in the order prioritized by supervisor
  • Return to work when failures or breakdown requires
  • Follow up on previous assignments to be sure problem is resolved
  • This position includes but is not limited to these responsibilities


Additional Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • Safety of yourself and other Team Members
  • Ability to perform work as directed by Plant Management.
  • Work Overtime as necessary. 
  • Must have dependable Transportation to and from work.
  • Participate in Team Problem solving exercises.



  • HS Diploma or equivalent / Tech graduate
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel)
  •  Ability to establish priorities and work independently with little supervision.



  • Competitive Exempt salary based on experience
  • Yearly Increases, Bonus


Benefits include:
Vacation, 401(k) Plan, Rich Health Plan(s), Dental, Vision, Life Ins, Short/Long Term DBL, Shoe Program And Xmas Bonus