Maintenance IV- Process Controls and Instrumentation - Paterson, WA, USA

Employer: St. Michelle Wine Estates

Job Description:
Maintenance IV- Process Controls and Instrumentation
Job Category: Operations
Requisition Number: MAINT02058
Columbia Crest Winery -WA
Paterson, WA, USA

We are currently seeking highly qualified candidates for a Maintenance Tech IV (Process Controls and Instrumentation) to support our Columbia Crest Winery located in gorgeous Paterson, Washington.

What will you do:
Write maintenance work plans for instrumentation and controls, plan the layout and perform the installation of wiring systems, electrical equipment and safety systems. This includes the creation of line drawings, electrical schematics and PID’s Program, and troubleshoot Allen Bradley PLC 500, Control Logic, DeviceNet, EthernetIP and other programmable logic controllers.
Plan control schemes, controls wiring layouts and installation of electrical equipment and safety systems related to processing controls.
Initiate and participate in project related discussions intended to increase and improve overall equipment and production efficiencies across the site.
Train and mentor other technicians on process controls and calibration best practices, and guide maintenance planner on preventive maintenance needs for control systems.
Use LEAN principles to implement continuous improvement methodologies where it is most needed.
Apply and use safe work practices related to electrical and mechanical work. Some examples would include: LOTO, working in an elevated work space or confined space, ARC flash, hot work, electrical regulations, and safety procedures set by our Environmental Health and Safety Department.
Work with outside contractors to fulfill electrical and controls needs for process controls and the facility.
Install motors, servos, gear boxes, pumps and other mechanical devices needed for processes and process control
Perform calculations related to processing and controls needs. Examples include volume, flow rate, temperature change, unit of measure conversions, gear box output speeds, and rate of change.
Use the work order management system (CMMS) to write work requests, parts request, follow work order directions, complete work orders, and communicate effectively with a maintenance planner and supervisor electronically.
Attend company provided and vendor training in-house and off-site.
Work is conducted 24/7 in multiple locations in Eastern Washington; shifts are pre-scheduled and rotate throughout the year.
Perform other duties as assigned by supervision or as required by the position. Some duties may require performing tasks of lesser skilled technicians.

What you will bring:
Desired Qualities:
Proven behaviors of strong communication and partnership with internal employees and external contractors.
Ability to multi-task throughout the work-day and with projects.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to build electrical and controls schematics
Able to walk, stand, bend/stoop, squat, kneel, climb, twist, push heavy objects, pull/jerk objects, work at heights, waist and below waist level.
Lift up to 50 lbs.
Able to work in an outdoor and indoor environment with noise and varying temperature conditions.
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

Solid understanding of Microsoft Office programs
Knowledge in process control instrument calibrations.
Conduct self with a high level of integrity and craftsmanship
Advanced knowledge of Control Logic, RSnetworks, and Factory Talk programming software.
Familiarity with AC and DC electrical system to include low voltage DC control circuits
Proven understanding and experience with variable frequency drives (VFDs), electrical motors, servos, process controls (PLCs), alarm systems, fire systems, intercoms, and network wiring.
Experience with running control wiring that would include conduit, and wire ways.
Ability to calculate electrical requirements in compliance with NEC codes.
Preferred familiarity with JD Edwards Enterprise One.
High School Diploma required. Technical school coursework preferred.
Minimum five (5) years experience in a winery, food processing facility or similar environment involving the responsibilities as outlined above.
Ability to work extended hours during harvest & peak periods to include rotating shift work and weekends.
History of responsible use of alcohol and other appropriate conduct, as well as fitness to be licensed, permitted, and/or certified by state and/or local regulatory bodies

Who you are:
You are curious and continuously learn and grow your capabilities.
You respect and value the power of conversation to bring people together, learn and tackle problems.
You value inclusion and work to build an environment where everyone feels encouraged and every voice is heard.
You are innovative and have the courage to pursue new insights.
You make an impact by being ambitious and taking action.

We believe in developing the leadership skills of our employees by providing opportunities for training, development and advancement.

In addition to the opportunity to apply and develop your skills toward key business objectives, we offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary, comprehensive health insurance, participation in our 401k programs and incentive compensation programs.

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates is an equal opportunity employer. We consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other protected class. Should you have a disability that requires assistance and/or reasonable accommodation with the job application process, please contact the Human Resources department.

- Qualifications -
Behaviors -
Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject
Thought Provoking: Capable of making others think deeply on a subject
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Motivations -
Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education -
High School or better.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Contact Person:
Location: Paterson, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on June 23, 2021

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