Job Details

Job Title: Electrical Technician - Richland, WA

Posted on January 09, 2018

Employer: Lamb Weston

Job Description:
About Us:
Started in 1950 on a small farm in the Northwest region of the U.S., Lamb Weston has grown to be one of the world’s largest frozen potato companies, happily delivering the delicious goodness of fries to more than 100 countries. Lamb Weston has created inventive products and processes that are standards in the industry. When we look at a potato, we see possibilities.

Our people are a valuable and integral part of our business and play a vital role in our success as an organization. At Lamb Weston we offer the financial stability and career potential of a true industry leader.

Lamb Weston will offer you the opportunity to put your education and skills to work as part of a great team, contributing to the achievement of the organization’s goals and objectives. You will be challenged to take responsibility, drive results, show creativity, and display initiative - and you will be rewarded for your contributions and impact.
Let’s explore the possibilities together.

The Role:
This position is under the direct supervision of the Electrical, Electronics Supervisor or their designee.

E/E Technician will perform specialized job assignments in facility electronic support, while at times perform tasks related to normal plant electrical maintenance. E/E Technician will perform job assignments related to norm plant electrical maintenance, while at times performing specialized tasks related to facility electronic support.

Key Accountabilities:
Must be able to disassemble, overhaul, repair and re calibrate a variety of electronic apparatus.
Must be able to read and interpret electronic schematics and blueprints.
Must be able to exhibit safe working practices and good bench techniques as related to electronic instrument repair.
Discusses layout and assembly procedures and problems with Electronics Supervisor and/or Lead and draws sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units.
Assembles experimental circuitry (breadboard) or complete prototype model.
Recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.
Sets up standard test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model.
Analyzes and interprets test data.
Adjusts, calibrates, aligns, and modifies circuitry and components and records effects on unit performance.
May be called upon to develope charts, graphs, and schematics to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications, and functional limitations.
Checks functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions.
Plans new or modified installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous, and unreliable wiring, consistent with specifications and local electrical codes.
Prepares sketches showing location of wiring and equipment, or follows diagrams or blueprints, ensuring that concealed wiring is installed before completion of future walls, ceilings, and flooring.
Measures, cuts, bends, threads, assembles, and installs electrical conduit.
Pulls wiring through conduit.
Splices wires by stripping insulation from terminal leads, twisting or soldering wires together, and applying tape or terminal caps.
Connects wiring to lighting fixtures and power equipment.
Installs control and distribution apparatus such as switches, relays, and circuit-breaker panels.
Connects power cables to equipment, such as electric range or motor, and installs grounding leads.
Tests continuity of circuit to ensure electrical compatibility and safety of components with testing instruments such as ohmmeter, battery and buzzer, and oscilloscope.
Observes functioning of installed equipment or system to detect hazards and need for adjustments, relocation, or replacement.
Repairs faulty equipment or systems.
Cuts and welds steel structural members.
Must keep all tools and equipment not in use in their assigned locations.
Must Keep work areas and equipment in a clean and sanitary condition
Must supply the hand tools required for the trade.

Lays out, builds, tests, troubleshoots, repairs and modifies developmental and production electronic components, parts, equipment, and systems by performing the following duties.

These individuals must be able to trouble shoot and repair sophisticated electronic devices such as computer terminals, keyboards, bar cod readers and a variety of printed circuit board from plant electronic equipment. This will be done utilizing test instruments and schematics related to the specific equipment.

In addition, he/she will have, or will be capable of, performing supplemental functions of shift electrician. He/she will be familiar with the electrical operation of the facility and be able to make necessary repairs to all electrical equipment throughout the plant.

Skills & Experience:
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and;
4 years related industrial experience OR;
One year certificate from college or technical school
12 months related industrial experience.
Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered by Plant Management.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees and managers of organization.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Jouneyman's Certificate may become a requirement.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Lamb Weston is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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

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