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Electronics Technician - Texarkana, AR

Date:  Jun 19, 2024

Texarkana, AR, US, 71854

Company:  Goodyear
Job Req ID:  JR-40083099

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2500 N Robison Rd, Texarkana, AR




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


Base Pay: $33.55 an hour, with continuing education opportunities increasing pay to $40.05 an hour. 


Now Offering a Sign on Bonus totaling $4000 paid out within 9 months



Benefits: Competitive total rewards program for employees that promotes personal health, assists employees in maintaining a healthy balance between work and life and meets the diverse personal and professional needs.  

  • Medical, prescription, dental, vision, and life insurance plans 
  • 401K 
  • Opportunity for advancement and career development 
  • Competitive wages 
  • Paid vacation (after 1 year) & holidays (after 30 days) 
  • Employee discounts and wellness programs
  • We are now partnered with Texas A&M University – Texarkana to provide a pathway to credential and degree attainment for employees. All full-time employees will receive a 25% tuition discount on all undergraduate, graduate, certificate, or micro-credential programs. Learn more here


The Electronic Technicians are responsible for the troubleshooting, analyzing, repairing, calibrating, modifying, programming, and installing of any form of plant instrumentation or electronic equipment. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to repair, use, configure, and/or program the various Plant Process Control systems and equipment including:  

  • Temperature: Thermocouple RTD, Thermistor, and Infrared 
  • Pressure: I/P (V/P) transducers, P/I (P/V) transducers, switches 
  • Weight Control Systems: Load cells 
  • Speed control: AC drives, DC drives, Servo Drives  
  • Machine Control PLCs, PCs, robotic controllers, axis positioning, proprietary systems, PID loop controllers, modulating controls, CRT/LED operator interface units, SCADA systems.  
  • Position LVDTs, Encoders - Annunciators, LED Displays, and operator interface units.  
  • Proprietary analog and digital circuit boards, ultrasonic sensors, X-ray units, barcode scanners/readers, vision systems, radiation precure units. 

The position would require communication of work activity and status on a regular basis with the Staff Engineer including establishing a systematic calibration schedule for all plant instruments. 

  • Punctuality and attendance are extremely important to the success of the operations in general as well as contributing to an overall positive team atmosphere. Dependable job attendance is expected. Basic Computer skills preferred. 

Shift Information: 12-hour shift, New hires would likely be placed onto the night shift. 

  • 2-2-3 continuous work schedule (This scheduling allows for some natural overtime and gives a three-day weekend every other week) 

Work Environment: Texarkana, AR Plant 

  • The job is within a fast paced, heavy industrial environment and you may be required to work within various areas of the factory. 
  • The environmental conditions can be hot, cold, and noisy. 
  • Safety is our highest priority and safety procedures / guidelines must be always adhered to. This includes safety wear such as hearing and eye protection, protective clothing, and steel-toed shoes. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma, GED or the Workforce Center's Career Readiness Certification (CRC) with a minimum of Silver Certificate level 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age  
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future  
  • Required to lift heavy materials, climb, stand, squat, bend and work at heights with or without reasonable accommodations
  • 5 years of electronics experience or successful completion of an accredited apprenticeship program in this specific craft 
  • Must complete aptitude test and hands-on assessment administered by an outside party

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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