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Instrument & Electrical Technician - Niagara Falls, NY

Date:  May 29, 2024

Niagara Falls, NY, US, 14304

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40083501

Goodyear. More Driven.



The pay rate for this position is $ $31.41/hr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on factors such-as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and market location. Selected candidates may be eligible for a number of benefits, including: medical, prescription, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, disability, tuition assistance, sick and vacation time, as well as tire discounts.

For over a century, Goodyear has been redefining the boundaries of tire technology, producing innovative tires that deliver unparalleled performance for a diverse range of vehicles. Our success, however, is not just due to our cutting-edge products, but also to our outstanding workforce. We offer a unique work experience where no matter your role, you'll contribute to the development, manufacturing, and marketing of some of the world's most innovative tire products. We're looking for motivated individuals who can inspire greatness and understand that job satisfaction and career success start with support and investment. At Goodyear, we invest upwards of 1000 hours into our new hires, ensuring they can make quality products safely.

If you seek a rewarding, challenging career, join us on this exciting journey. Check out the video below of what some of our employees have to say about working for Goodyear: 


A Day in the Life Video


Starting Pay: 31.41

Shift: 1st 7a-3:30p

Overtime is abundant but not guaranteed

Position Description:  

As an Instrument/Electrical Technician, you will be responsible for troubleshooting, preventative maintenance and repair of all plant equipment in one of Goodyear's Chemical manufacturing plants. Goodyear Chemical is a division of The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company which manufactures and markets rubber-related chemicals for various applications.  You will also promote safety, environmental stewardship and housekeeping throughout the facility. 

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: 

  • Routine inspection, maintenance, replacement, repair and calibration of all types of electrical, instrumentation and controls 
  • Troubleshoot all electrical controls and instrumentation 
  • Safely work on 3 phase systems up to 15kV 
  • Competently use test instruments, including multimeters, and process calibrators  
  • Interpret electrical schematics, blueprints, sketches, layouts, circuit diagrams and specifications  
  • Abide by safe work standards including Lock-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO), Fall Protection, Confined Spaces, and appropriate use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), NFPA 70E (Arc flash) 
  • Adhere to Goodyear's attendance policy 
  • Perform a variety of manual tasks in varying temperatures for extended periods of time, which may include lifting light to heavy materials, climbing, standing, squatting, bending, and working at heights and/or confined spaces when applicable 

Basic Qualifications:   

  • HS Diploma/GED 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship now or in the future 
  • Must be able to successfully complete all post-offer, pre-employment contingencies 
  • Ability to work any and/or rotating shifts, weekends, holidays, or overtime if applicable 
  • Basic computer skills 
  • 2+ years' experience in Industrial Electrical maintenance or AAS in Instrument Electrical 
  • Experience with PLC'S (Allen Bradley preferred), Variable Frequency Drives, and or DCS systems (Emerson Delta V preferred) 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • AAS in Electrical or Instrument Technology 
  • Completion of an organized training or apprentice program in Electrical or Instrument Technology 
  • Chemical plant experience 
  • Current Electrician's maintenance or journeyman license  
  • Previous military service experience within a technical specialty  

Candidate Criteria: 

  • Self-motivated: demonstrates appropriate initiative with or without direct supervision  
  • Hard worker: someone who works diligently to get tasks done 
  • Adaptability: the ability to make changes, and to be successful in changing environments 
  • Team player: an associate who can be counted on to assist the company in being successful whether working on a team or individual projects 
  • Ability to review, analyze, and interpret information, identify problems, and make decisions in routine and non-routine situations 
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow procedures and guidelines and apply mechanical principles to solve problems 
  • Commitment to working safely.

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies.  It employs about 62,000 people and manufactures its products in 46 facilities in 21 countries around the world.  Its two Innovation Centres in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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