DCS Technician - Kennewick, WA
System ID: 2021-15083
Job Category: Trades
Business Unit: Nitrogen
DCS Technician - (Kennewick, Washington, United States of America)
At Nutrien, our Purpose is to grow our world from the ground up and we do so with safety and integrity as our core values. Nothing is more important than sending our people home safe, every day.
Nutrien is a leading provider of agricultural products, services, and solutions. With approximately 20,000 employees world-wide, we are the largest producer of potash (by capacity) and one of the world’s largest producers of nitrogen and phosphate. We also operate a leading agriculture retail network that services over 500,000 growers.
We harvest the best. Diverse views and experience make us strong. We look for people who have a safety-first mindset, who are collaborative team players, who deliver on their commitments, who are innovators in search of a better way, and who believe in inclusion.
Working at Nutrien will provide you an opportunity to help us Feed the Future, and grow your career.
As part of the Maintenance department, the DCS Technician will report to the Maintenance Superintendent and will work closely with the Electrical and Instrumentation group. The position is expected to execute work Safely and follow policies and procedures while troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing instrumentation and electrical systems, primarily focused on DCS related systems. The position will respond to plant repair and troubleshooting needs during normal work and off shift hours to support plant operation.
This position is located in Kennewick, Washington, USA and is not available for remote work.
What you will do:
Ownership of the process control system (Distributed Control System [DCS], Programmable Logic Controllers [PLCs] and associated devices; Variable Frequency Drives and communication networks) to ensure its availability and capability as the control platform and process operator interface
Management of the DCS and PLC platform and associated infrastructure with regard to its maintenance and life-cycle management to ensure continued reliability
Maintenance of the process information systems historian and connectivity to the DCS
Utilizing DCS, PLC and communications technical expertise to provide day to day troubleshooting to operations
Assisting with design, implementation and management of improvement projects related to the DCS/PLC platform and network
Troubleshoot, analyze, maintain, and repair instrumentation and electrical systems, primarily focused on DCS but providing additional I&E support as needed
Working within a team environment that includes Process Engineering, Operations, Maintenance and Projects
What you will bring:
Two years education at a vocational/technical school in electrical or instrumentation field, or 5 years' directly related experience
Experience wit DCS and PLCs, preference given to individuals with Delta V expertise
Working knowledge of all types of instrument and electrical test equipment, and of electronic and pneumatic controllers and valve positioners
Experience with three phase motors, motor controls and Electrical distribution systems
Understanding of Electrical safe work Practices
Possess strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong troubleshooting and analytical ability
Have a proficient understanding of rigging and power tool usage
Strong user of MS office suite
Are you a good match? Apply today!
Nutrien is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics
This job will remain posted until filled. In accordance with Nutrien policies, you will be required to undergo a background check and may be required to undergo a substance test. Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is a condition of employment and that proof of vaccination will be required, with minimal exceptions, unless prohibited by applicable law. While we appreciate all applications we receive, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Location: Kennewick, WA
Application Method: Online: https://nutriencareers-nutrien.icims.com/jobs/15083/dcs-technician/job?hub=26&mobile=false&width=1000&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-420&jun1offset=-360
Base Pay: DOQ
2011 W. Washington Ave
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