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Electrical Controls Technician

Sandusky, Ohio

Job Category: Maintenance/Trades

Req ID19468
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Are you looking for an exciting career providing thrills to people from all over the world! Cedar Point is looking for qualified Electrical Controls Technicians. As an Electrical Controls Technician, you would be responsible for diagnostics, repairs, and maintaining Cedar Point’s controls systems. Working as a team, the systems are maintained to a high standard. This is done utilizing digital multi-meters, PLC ladder logic, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic schematics, and other types of diagnostic software and tools. Must have a working knowledge of Allen Bradley controls to include DC and AC drives and a multitude of PLCs from the tried-and-true PLC5 to the latest and greatest ControlLogix. The brands of drives and PLCs are not limited to Allen Bradley.

  • Install and repair electrical systems.
  • Calibrate equipment, design, inspect, and troubleshoot wiring, panels, glitches, and other malfunctions.
  • Diagnose and repair DC drive controllers and DC motors.
  • Must know how to use amp probe, digital volt meter, oscilloscope and other test equipment.
  • Diagnose PLC (SLC500, PLC5, NUMA LOGIC, ControlLogix 5000, CompactLogix) and relay logic electrical problems.
  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradley, Icom software programs, hydraulic and pneumatic systems desirable.
  • Familiar with AutoCad and capable of drawing schematics.
  • Standard control system wiring practices and control sensing devices such as proximity sensors, photo eyes, etc.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Must join electrical union.
  • Associate degree in industrial or robotic control systems preferred.
  • High degree of computer literacy preferred.
  • Maintenance journeyman (Class A) preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of industrial control system experience preferred.
  • High school graduate/GED preferred.
  • Driver's License
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
  • Ability to pass a mandatory (or random) drug test, per Company policy, unless prohibited by state or provincial law.
  • Ability to pass a background check, if 18 years of age or older, which may include, but is not limited to, credit, criminal, DMV, previous employment, education and personal references, per Company policy, unless prohibited by federal, state, or provincial law.
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