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Electrical/Instrumentation Technician-Day Shift

Company: Idaho Milk Products
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

*SCHEDULE: ** Day shift, subject to change according to business needs. Must be available for on-call and off-hours work depending on to business needs.*BENEFITS: ** Excellent benefit package available: medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance, FSA, vacation, PTO, holiday pay, 401k subject to applicable eligibility and waiting periods.*JOB SUMMARY: *The Electrical Instrumentation technician provides support for the facility. He/she is knowledgeable of all production lines and equipment and has the ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment throughout the facility. The Electrical Instrumentation Technician is responsible for completing work orders and carryout preventative maintenance schedules. The Electrical instrumentation technician is expected to troubleshoot electrical and instrumentation on process systems to support production, and/or make process refinements. The Electrical instrumentation Technician will troubleshoot programming code and develop code on existing platform to support production. Teamwork and coordination are essential to this position's success. The Electrical Instrumentation Technician shall be able to make decisions pertaining to plant electrical system and instrumentation systems with minimal supervision.*ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES: ** Oversee everyday automation activities of the manufacturing plant.* Responsible for installation and testing of systems.* Responsible for maintenance, inspections, and modification of automation equipment, technologies and processes.* Makes program changes as needed to help production areas run more efficiently.* Resolves and repairs all system faults and anomalies.* Helps plant production personnel troubleshoot production problems.* Provide technical assistance for production personal with automation problems.* Calibrate instruments throughout the plant.* Perform daily preventive maintenance of electrical systems.* Bend and install electrical conduit following all appropriate local and national codes.* Responsible for maintenance, inspections, and modification of electrical equipment, technologies and processes.* Troubleshoot electrical circuits, motors and equipment controls.* Monitors controls and electrical equipment to ensure effective and efficient service.* Ensures Preventative Maintenance procedures are carried out in accordance with SOP, SSOP, in a timely manner.* Required use of hand tools and instruments for calibration and troubleshooting.* Keeps maintenance shop and assigned areas neat, clean, and organized.* Works well with the Maintenance department to help solidify electrical repairs and assist with project.* Supports and encourages greater employee teamwork.* Must be available for regular standby assignments and work scheduled off-hours and emergency overtime as required.* Support safety policies and programs.* Understanding of and compliance with all Quality Assurance policies, and immediate reporting of any potential food safety issues to management.* This list of duties and responsibilities is not all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time.*JOB SPECIFICATION/QUALIFICATIONS: *Education* High school diploma/GED or equivalent work related experience.* Idaho State Electrical Journeyman's License.* Associate of Applied Science, Instrumentation and Controls or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, or two or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.Experience* Minimum one-year Instrumentation experience.* Minimum one year in dairy plant experience preferred.* Programming in HMI development.Skills:* Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word, RS Logix 500 / 5000, Wonderware and Outlook.* Ability to calibrate and understand multiple instruments and systems.* Knowledge and application of Good Manufacturing Practices.* Ability to pay strong attention to detail and multitask effectively.* Knowledge and ability to read and understand electrical prints.* Track and maintain information and database entry.* Ability to effectively troubleshoot and use problem solving skills.* Sound communication skills, both verbal and written.* Demonstrated ability to ensure all documentation is timely, accurate, and complete.* Effectively interacts with individuals, teams, supervisor, management.* Effective decision-making skills, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.* Accuracy and attention to details in daily activities.* Highly organized, with the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities.* Good interpersonal skills.* Effective prioritizing and time management skills, Able to work in teams effectively and encourage a positive work environment.* Demonstrated ability to learn new concepts, accept and embrace change, and be an active member of operating the department.Knowledge:* Extensive knowledge in Industrial 480 Volt equipment including but not limited to: Motor Contactors, Motor Control Centers, Variable Frequency Drives, motors, Distribution systems.* Electrical to include VFD(s) and Servos.* Allen-Bradley PLC software.* RS Logic Software, Panel View, Wonderware, Gateways, CTC, and NFPA 70E requirements.* Project management methodologies.* NFPA 70E Arc Flash program.Physical Requirements:* Occasional ascending and/or descending of ladders and stairs using feet and legs and/or hands and arms on a regular basis. Body agility is emphasized.* Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances on a regular basis.* Repetitive motions: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.* Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time on concrete.* Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist on a regular basis.* Reaching: Extending hands and arms in any direction.* Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.* Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.* Lifting: Able to lift up to 40lbs on a regular basis.* Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees occasionally.* Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.* Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Includes activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.* Subject to up to at least 92db's.Machines Operated:* Office machines (e.G., personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, calculator, and phone)Job Type: Full-timePay: $25.00 $38.02 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Referral program* Retirement plan* Tuition reimbursement* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 12 hour shiftAbility to commute/relocate:* Jerome, ID 83338: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Application Question(s):* Do you have extensive knowledge in Industrial 480 Volt equipment involving but not limited to: Motor Contractors, Motor Control Centers, Variable Frequency Drives, motors, and Distribution systems?* Do you have working knowledge of Alternating Current (AC), Direct Current (DC) voltage systems and Un-interruptible Power Systems (UPS)?* Do you have working knowledge of Iow/medium/high voltage breakers and distribution systems?* Do you have experience in programming in HMI development?* Are you willing to work weekends?* Are you willing to work holidays?Experience:* Instrumentation: 1 year (Preferred)* food and beverage plant: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification:* Journeyman's Electrical license (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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