Control Equipment Specialist - Aurora, NC

Employer: Nutrien

Job Description:
Control Equipment Specialist
Job Locations US-NC-Aurora
System ID: 2021-15370
Job Category: Trades
Business Unit: Phosphate

Job Description:
Control Equipment Specialist - (Aurora, North Carolina, U.S.A)
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.
This position reports to the Maintenance I&E General Supervisor.
This position is located in Aurora, North Carolina, USA and is not available for remote work.

What you will do:
Design and supervise operation and maintenance of electrical and mechanical instruments and control equipment necessary for the safe and efficient operation of all the various plants on this location.
Assist in programming and making program modifications for computer control systems (includes: Honeywell, Rockwell, Drive systems etc.…)
Write specifications for selection of new instrumentation and spare part stock
Train Nutrien personnel in the operation and maintenance of computer-controlled instrumentation
Assist in the formulation and the subsequent implementation-of the plan for process automation for all operating areas
Assist in preventative maintenance, repairs and installation of equipment associated with the Power Distribution System (includes: Transformers, Main Substation, 230 KV Circuits and Switch Gear, High Voltage Section of the Turbogenerator, 23 KV Switch Houses, Power Lines, and Plant Grounds)
Assist all areas with investigating reasons for equipment failures as requested
Assist in the formulation and subsequent implementation of the OSHA STAR Program
Train Nutrien personnel to improve performance and acquaint them with policies and procedures
Function as a technical adviser and / or a team member to Chemical Plants and Maintenance I/E Teams
Inspect projects, plants, and equipment on a routine basis. This requires moderate exertion to climb ladders, stairs, inclined walkways and to move on uneven terrain

What you will bring:
Associates Degree in related field with 5 years of on-the-job experience, or ten years of on-the-job experience in instrumentation. Bachelor of Science in related field with two years of control experience, is preferred.
The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) testing is required for all hourly applicants of Nutrien. Applicants must complete this test and meet a minimum of 5 in Graphic Literacy, 5 on Applied Mathematics and 4 on Workplace Documents in order to be considered eligible for employment with Nutrien
This position requires a working knowledge of chemical plant operations to effectively apply instrumentation skills to successfully perform the job functions
Working knowledge of current process control technology in the areas of servers and networking
Knowledge of and experience in the process control networking protocols and hardware
Knowledge of software used in the process control environment
"Hands-on" experience in design, installation and startup of instrumentation systems is essential.
Skills include knowledge of test procedures and test equipment, an understanding of computer control and hardware, familiarization with control logic, and a thorough background in electronics
This knowledge is best obtained by attending vendor and institutional training schools and seminars and then applying those skills on the job
Although this position will not be classified as an Engineer, it will be possible to achieve an Engineer status by passing state certification tests and accrediting job experience
"Hands-on" experience in design, installation and startup of electrical systems is essential. Skills include knowledge of test procedures and test equipment, an understanding of the electrical distribution system, motors, infra-red scanning, air conditioning, and a solid background in electronics (this knowledge is best obtained by attending vendor or institutional training schools or seminars and then applying those skills on the job)
Must be open to change in a varying work environment like the one you find in the I/E Maintenance Department

We provide an attractive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision coverage, and life insurance and well as disability coverage for positions working more than 30 hours per week. In addition, we have a retirement program that encourages our employees to save for the longer term, with generous matching employer contributions. Our benefit package also demonstrates our culture of care with paid vacation, sick days and holidays as well as paid personal and maternity/parental leaves and an Employee and Family Assistance Program. Details of the benefits package will be shared in the application process.

Eastern North Carolina is continually ranked among the best places to live and work in the United States-known for its expansive beaches, nationally ranked universities, mild climate (all four seasons), safe neighborhoods, affordable living, extensive outdoor activities, and a relaxed lifestyle.

Aurora, NC is within ease of commuting to surrounding urban areas. To the west is the Research Triangle Park which is surrounded by Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. As a result, the east coast of NC offers residents a winning blend of down-home and uptown, of surf and sophistication that people love with extensive availability of outdoor activities (hunting/fishing/hiking/boating).

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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Contact Person:
Location: Aurora, NC
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on November 22, 2021

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