The Maintenance Electrician is responsible for supporting and troubleshooting automations and control related issues in the FruitSmart plant. This includes instrumentation, electrical and process control issues. This role services requests and provides support to all production related functions on an assigned shift.
Program, service, repair, and maintain instrumentation, electrical and process controls to various plant equipment
Proficient in RS Logics 500, 5000, Factory Talk View Studio, and RS Linx Gateway
Follows departmental troubleshooting and escalation guidelines to avoid extended periods of down time
Troubleshoots circuits through various control systems such as Panel View Plus 600,1000 and 1500, Allen-Bradley Micrologix 1000, 1200, SLC-505, Compactlogix, and Control logix
Reads technical and maintenance manuals as required to address equipment and instrument failures
Using P&IDs, Single Line Diagrams, Electrical Schematics, and other drawings and technical information, perform troubleshooting of instrumentation circuits and equipment.
Perform inspections and preventive maintenance of process control instrumentation.
Disassembles and repair electronic/instrumentation equipment.
Performs test and calibrations of process control instruments.
Operates electronic test equipment, as well as laptop computers for use as troubleshooting tools for Online troubleshooting of PLCs as well as other related equipment which can be accessed from a laptop computer.
Aligns and calibrate instrument control loops.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES CONTINUED:
Design and Build control panels and cabinets as needed
Calculate service, starters, and overload protection per the NEC
Install Conduit and wiring per NEC
Installs instrumentation including but not limited to, Circular Chart Recorders, controllers, Flow-Meters, level controls, displays, PLCs
WORK EXPERIENCE & PERSONAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Good understanding of ladder logic as it applies to the various processors in the production area
Working knowledge and ability to troubleshoot electrical circuits and motors up to and including 480 volts
Ability to diagnose and communicate problems, root causes and short/long term solutions
High School diploma or equivalent
Electrical Trade School graduate or completion of electrical apprenticeship program.
Minimum 3 years experience working in Industrial Electrical Maintenance environment.
Previous experience with PLCs (troubleshooting/minor programming), instrument calibration, electrical 3Phase power distribution, and control equipment
Demonstrated Knowledge and work experience with NFP & NEC Standards.
Flexibility to work 8-10 hour days (including weekends), overtime and rotating shifts.
Computer skills to include Microsoft Office (MS Word/Excel), PLC controller interface, and CMMS.
Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees are subject to pre-employment drug testing.
Location: Grandview, WA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ