Designs, fabricates, and repairs electrical equipment and instrumentation systems, such as general power circuits, (single and 3-phase at voltages from 120 to 480) fan, blower and pump controls/circuitry, flow pressure and weight measuring systems, monitoring and control instrumentation including programmable logic controllers (PLC), human machine interface (HMI) and supervisory control and data acquisition systems (SCADA).
Installs, maintains, and repairs heavy industrial and complex electrical control systems, power distribution systems, and high and low voltage switching systems and equipment.
Installs, maintains, and repairs electric motors (AC and DC), motor control devices, variable frequency drives (VFD), DC drives, and magnetic drives.
Performs periodic scheduled maintenance and calibration of electric and electronic equipment.
Tests, repairs, and calibrates various meters, gauges, controllers, and switching devices and alarm systems.
Responds to trouble calls, locates and identifies nature and cause of the problem, and takes corrective action.
Programs and configures microprocessor-based instruments.
Instructs and trains lower-level personnel on the accomplishment of more complicated tasks and projects.
Maintains files of drawings, schematics, manufacture’s drawings, and related manuals.
Oversees and inspects work performed by outside contractors.
Writes specifications and purchases necessary supplies and equipment.
Work with process instrumentation including flow, analytical instruments, temperature, pressure, automated valves (including analog and discrete control valves).
Familiar with process and other plant instrumentation such as pressure, level, temperature, flow, and other analytical process sensors at highest reliability levels. Perform programming, repairs and preventive maintenance to such equipment.
Ability to read and understand electrical and pneumatic schematics, understand electrical wiring methods, panel build, troubleshoot and debug complex electrical and pneumatic functions in a production based environment.
Operate natural gas combustion systems.
Ability to set up and test industrial and analytical process equipment to ensure it functions properly and analyze results to evaluate performance and if determine if adjustments or changes are necessary.
Perform as a team member or independently to trouble-shoot, diagnose, and propose and implement electrical power and control equipment as well as process control component repair solutions.
Comprehend and implement standard electrical work practices and guidelines to include those outlined by such organizations as the National Electric Code, National Fire Protection Agency and the IEEE to insure a quality as well as a compliant product.
Properly sizing and installing wire and conduit.
Performing all Compliance and scheduled PM Preventative Maintenance.
Actively participate in plant safety programs and maintains a knowledge and understanding of Process Safety Management, OSHA requirements.
Willing to work overtime and provide off hours call out support in order to continue 24/7 plant operation.
Perform panel design and layout, updates bill of materials, and wiring schematics.
Experience with writing PLC code for Allen-Bradley (Rockwell Automation), Siemens, GE, and other industry standard graphical interfaces.
Excellent people skills including the ability to effectively interface with professional staff and customers.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
The successful candidate will be a motivated team player with a process/electrical/electronic background, possessing working knowledge of plant processes, power distribution systems, automated control systems, electrical and controls instrumentation and the National Electrical Code.
Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school plus three or more years of related experience and/or training: or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Computer literate and experienced using PLC programming products from Allen Bradley, and other PLC programming platforms, additionally, the successful candidate will have better than average skills in using MS Office Products-Outlook, Word, Excel. Familiarity with flat-file data techniques utilizing raw test, csv, dsv and other rudimentary recording techniques.
While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently exposed to unpleasant and hazardous working conditions, such as weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, electrical shock, or vibration. Must have ISA certification or successfully pass the ISA Certification Exam for Instrument Technicians program within 24 months of initial date of hire.
Possess a strong work ethic and initiative to learn processes.
Working conditions are typically loud, for limited durations, while working with power tools, equipment, or machinery following all prescribed safety rules and regulations.
Ability to work at elevated heights – greater than 50 feet.
Comfortable entering and working in confined spaces.
The job may require the individual to work in adverse weather conditions (cold, hot, humid, rain, snow, etc.).
The ability to lift 50 pounds.
Physically able to perform tasks that involve lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for 12 hours a day. Willing and able to work any shift, on-call, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed.
Our wages are competitive and we have a flexible benefits program.
Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.
If you have the above qualifications, we would like to hear from you. We thank all applicants in advance, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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