Job Details

Job Title: Electrical Technician - Pasco, WA

Posted on January 17, 2018

Employer: J.R. Simplot Company

Job Description:
The J.R. Simplot Company and R.D. Offutt Company have recently established a joint venture to begin operating a vegetable processing facility in the spring of 2018. This new state-of-the-art facility will provide high quality value added vegetable products to QSR, Food Service and Retail customers throughout North America. We currently have an Electrical Technician position available at our facility in Pasco, WA.

The Electrical Technician works independently troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining electrical equipment and ensures all equipment is in safe working condition within the packaging and processing areas of a vegetable processing facility.

•Maintains all electrical systems from low voltages to 4160 volt
•Repairs or replaces all electrical devices including but not limited to: breaker panels, motor starters, heaters, fuses, lights, AC drives, motors, electrical switches, etc., all in accordance with state and federal codes including company policies and procedures.
•Maintains and troubleshoots VFDs, soft starts, lighting and control circuits
•Must be able to install plant equipment, run conduits, pull wire, install switches, breaker panels, etc. as needed to supply power to plant electrical apparatus
•Works with electrical meters such as amp clamps, volt meters, analog meters, meggers, etc.
•Must be able to assist all other maintenance personnel in the event of a major plant break down
•Assists the Instrumentation/PLC Technician
•Performs other duties as assigned
•High School Diploma or GED
•Good knowledge of computer systems
•Must be familiar with automated control systems and be able to read, understand and maintain electrical drawings and manuals
•Prior experience in a processing environment
•Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
•Ability to read and write in English
•Ability to work any shift, weekend and overtime if required
•Ability to balance multiple tasks, be flexible and work well under pressure
•Ability to work independently or with minimal supervision and exercise good judgment
Hourly Pay: DOE

Internal Simplot Candidates: Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID#4939
External Candidates: Visit Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#4939
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**The J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, marital status, or any other protected status.**

Contact Person:
Location: Pasco, WA
Application Method: Visit Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#4939
Base Pay: DOQ

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