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Electrical Engineering Technician 1


Texarkana, AR, US

Company:  Goodyear

Cooper Tire, A Goodyear company offers an entirely unique work experience because no matter what your title is, you’ll play a part in contributing to the development, manufacturing and marketing of some of the most innovative tire products in the world. Cooper is a fun and exciting place to work, and we easily stand apart from our competition. We’re constantly on the lookout for motivated individuals who lead by example and inspire others to greatness. The opportunities are endless and the rewards rich for those who believe that job satisfaction and career success begin with a satisfied customer. Careers are a Journey…Come Ride with Us!


The Electrical Engineering Technician will work with maintenance personnel in troubleshooting of machinery and equipment.  They will be responsible for providing specialized training and formal/informal instruction to Electricians and SRA personnel and ensures training is recorded correctly.


Other job specific duties include:

  • Works closely with engineering and maintenance personnel on program development and governance and implementation of changes and additions to plant machinery and equipment to improve efficiency, product quality, and reliability.
  • Assists in installations and start-ups of new equipment and machinery to ensure work is performed per procedures, on schedule, and that proper safety regulations are being followed.  Verifies proper operation upon completion.
  • Works with outside contractors, suppliers, and field service personnel on installing, repairing, or commissioning of plant machinery and equipment.
  • Provides complete and accurate documentation of new installations and/or modifications to existing equipment.  Ensures drawings, manuals, and job folders are properly maintained and filed for future use
  • Upgrades skill level to ensure proficiency on existing and new equipment through seminars/training classes, technical publications, reviewing other plant facilities, etc.
  • Operates specialized testing and diagnostic equipment.  Maintains instruction manuals, service records, and documents same.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in Electrical Engineering or related field OR relevant training & experience will be considered in lieu of educational credentials
  • PLC experience
  • Experience troubleshooting in industrial environments
  • Must show initiative, strong work ethic, and work with minimal supervision.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology



Cooper Tire, recently acquired by Goodyear, is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard 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.
If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.
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Nearest Major Market: Texarkana

Job Segment: Electrical Engineering, Maintenance, Electrical, Engineer, Technician, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology

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