Employer: Lamb Weston
About Lamb Weston
Lamb Weston is a leading supplier of frozen potato, sweet potato, appetizer and vegetable products to restaurants and retailers around the world. For more than 60 years, we’ve produced innovative, inventive products that make life better for our customers and their customers.
Job Description Summary
Must have a complete knowledge as well as demonstrate plant safety rules including but not limited to the lockout-tagout procedure, confined space entry, chemical hazards, and the hearing conservation program. While performing task is expected to identify risk to themselves and others and modify task to mitigate these risks to insure a safe outcome. Is expected to properly use PPE as it relates to maintenance tasks and operating specialized maintenance tools and equipment. Must have good personal hygiene and be able to practice safe work habits.
The position will be responsible for repair and maintenance of electrical equipment in the plant, storages, disposal, & farm. This person will have the responsibility of performing routine preventative maintenance work, diagnosing equipment problems, executing repairs, replacing, and setting up equipment, using equipment repair manuals. Installing and testing new motor and control circuitry.
This position may be required to work any shift and/or all days of the week in accordance with operational and the plant needs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position include the following:
Other duties may be assigned.
Routine Maintenance Duties
Able to perform maintenance work, repair, and adjustment of electrical power and control on equipment. Change and replace belts, pulleys, bearings, motors, filters, and perform general electrical maintenance on other specialty equipment unique to the plant process.
Able to diagnose and repair electrical power issues with 480/277/240 vac operating systems like motors, lighting, contactors, and control.
Able to diagnose and repair electrical control issues with 24 – 120 vac operating voltages.
Able to diagnose and repair electrical equipment issues with 12-48 vdc operating voltages.
Able to read operating instructions, maintenance manuals, & electrical diagrams to perform repairs.
Able to perform preventive maintenance tasks assigned through SAP.
Able to update CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) with status and details of work order results daily.
Able to maintain organized workspaces, tools, support 5S, centerlining, and documentation.
Basic & Preferred Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The following list of qualifications is not intended to be complete but should serve to guide candidates interested in considering bidding for the position.
Ability to perform simple conduit repair tasks.
Ability to diagnose, repair, or replace bad electrical wiring throughout plant.
Ability to obtain certification for forklift, knuckle boom and manlift.
Ability to get certified in confined space to the level of rescue team.
Knowledge of equipment typical to processing, like peelers, lamb guns, blanchers, dryers, fryers, freezers, shakers, conveyors, motors, gearmotors, & pumps.
Basic knowledge of specialty systems like batter, former, DM feeder, & seaweed feeder.
Ability to install, repair, replace all types of lighting fixtures.
Ability to install, repair, replace all types of transformers, relays, contactors, switches, & pushbuttons.
Ability to perform simple conduit, power and control wiring repairs.
Assist in coordination of ordering materials and supplies
Requires completing NFPA70E Electrical Safety in the Workplace training
Requires completing an annual hands on Arc Flash/Electrical Safety Demonstration.
Ability to wire, install and program VFD’s.
Ability to diagnose and replace a defective branch circuit breaker.
Ability to determine wire and overloads sizing, install and test.
Basic knowledge of emergency lighting and fire alarm systems.
Basic knowledge of Rockwell & Modicon PLC components.
Ability to select and use electrical testing tools. (VOM’s, Amp meters, Meggers, IR scan)
Ability to use iFix, iHistorian and HMI’s to troubleshoot process and electrical issues.
Ability to successfully utilize computer systems and processes that support effective work planning.
Attention to detail and pride in workmanship.
Ability to stay self-motivated manage workload to meet deadlines.
History of working safely including both, those new to the company and current LW employees.
Ability to recognize and mitigate risk to achieve safe outcomes.
Ability to acquire and maintain tools on Elec I tools list within 7 days in the role.
Ability to meet LW requirements to operate a company vehicle.
Ability to diagnose and replace main circuit breakers 200 amp and above.
Thorough knowledge of specialty systems like batter, former, DM feeder, & seaweed feeder.
Ability to troubleshoot, repair or replace all types of VFD’s and soft starters.
Ability to install basic power and control conduit systems for new equipment.
Ability to troubleshoot and repair malfunctioning Hastings air makeup units.
Ability to use PLC I/O documentation and discreet I/O cards to troubleshoot control issues.
Ability to wire up new controls to discreet I/O cards.
Ability to diagnose and replace bad PLC I/O cards.
Basic knowledge of packaging and B&R machinery.
Ability to train and direct other electricians.
Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics.
Ability to install and troubleshoot a 4-20ma circuit.
Detailed knowledge and excellent troubleshooting skills of process, packaging and Boiler/Refrigeration control circuitry.
Ability to troubleshoot and repair/replace all types of VFD’s and soft starts.
Ability to troubleshoot analog and digital I/O cards.
Ability to thoroughly and accurately troubleshoot, diagnose, repair/replace any piece of electrical power and control apparatus in processing, packaging, boiler and refrigeration.
Ability to troubleshoot/repair air conditioners electrically & mechanically.
Ability to identify and verify operation of all types of instrumentation to include but not limited to: pressure, flow, temperature, level, weight, positioners.
Ability to identify and verify operation all types of analytical instruments to include but not limited to: PH, Conductivity, Brix, Concentration, humidity.
Cooperation, attendance, dependability, and initiative shall be considered in the overall evaluation of the individual, but no one item shall be used to deny qualification unless the item in question is consistently unsatisfactory.
Cooperation is a willingness to assist and cooperate with all departments and all personnel when called upon. It includes always being open to assist anyone who needs help.
Dependability is to consistently execute work plans to achieve desirable outcomes.
Initiative shall be defined as one who is a self-starter and does not require constant supervision to practice good work habits.
Skills demonstration will assess candidate’s ability to read and comprehend equipment repair manuals, and ability to use and get certified in using shop power tools.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Mechanical aptitude and experience in industrial maintenance is preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety documents and processes, operating and maintenance instructions or work orders, technical and procedural manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondences. Ability to communicate effectively with peers and Team Leaders alike.
Must be proficient in basic mathematical calculations addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member 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 team member is regularly required to sit; use hands and fingers, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The team member frequently is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member is occasionally required to talk or hear and taste or smell.
The team member must 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 the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing 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 team member frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The team member occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, hazardous or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level around equipment is usually loud. Hearing protection is required and provided by the company.
Coupled with our compensation and bonus incentive programs, our benefits deliver rewards that are market competitive. Some of the most attractive elements of our benefit programs include:
Health Insurance Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Accounts for Health and Dependent Care, and Health Reimbursement Accounts
Well-being programs including companywide events and a wellness incentive program
Paid Time Off
Financial Wellness – Industry leading 401(k) plan with generous company contributions, Financial Planning Services, Employee Stock purchase program, and Health Savings Accounts, Life and Accident insurance
Family-Friendly Employee events
Employee Assistance Program services – mental health and other concierge type services
Benefits may vary based on location, job role/level, job status, and/or the terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreements.
Job Requisition ID: Req-221992
Time Type: Full time
Location: Connell, WA
Application Method: https://lambweston.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/Lamb_External/job/Electrician-Specialist_Req-221992?locations=a186816edce101896bc82938a8354d3d
Base Pay: DOQ
2011 W. Washington Ave
Yakima, WA 98903