DARIGOLD: Instrumentation and Controls Technician - Sunnyside, WA

Employer: Darigold

Job Description:

We are looking for an Instrumentation & Controls Technician to join our Maintenance department with our team. The candidate must be able to demonstrate a high level of proficiency in instrumentation & controls maintenance for all plant production and processing equipment to meet established production requirements. The candidate will be responsible for the maintenance of all manufacturing equipment and must also maintain average proficiency in other skill areas so that one may assist in projects and other maintenance work as needed.
• Installation, testing, repair, and maintenance of electrical, instrumentation, and control equipment in a food processing plant.
• Must be able to perform the duties of an industrial maintenance mechanic, which include troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair as needed on food processing equipment.
• Certification in electrical and or instrumentation and process control is required.
• Should have PLC programming and troubleshooting skills.
• Read and interpret electrical wiring diagrams (both construction and schematic
• Install conduit, wiring, control panels, and control centers
• Install, repair, and service automatic control devices such as photo-electric equipment, proximity switches, etc
• Install and repair power and control wiring
• Effectively troubleshoot and repair complex circuitry
• Perform all phases of preventative maintenance on electrical equipment and controls
• Install, maintain, and troubleshoot plant communication equipment (excluding outside telephone system, fax, etc.)
• Read and interpret electronic schematics
• Troubleshoot and repair electronic circuitry
• Install, effectively troubleshoot, and repair electronic equipment such as ground fault systems and recorders/controllers
• Understand PLC ladder logic
• Program, troubleshoot, and repair Programmable Logic Controllers.
• Demonstrated ability to safely work on and around complex, highly automated machinery in a non-temperature regulated environment.
• Strong troubleshooting, verbal, and written communication skills to present to other maintenance supervisors, technicians, and operators effectively.
• Cross-functional demonstrated skills in Electrical, PLC, Pneumatics, Hydraulics, Motors, motion control, and mechanical systems.
• Regular use of hands to feel or handle and regular reaching with hands and arms
• Frequent standing, walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and kneeling
• Occasional lifting of 50 lbs.
• Experience in food manufacturing desired.
• Proactive and able to work independently.
• Able to work all shifts in a 24x7 operation
• High School diploma or GED equivalent
• Certification in electrical and or instrumentation and process control is required.
• Trade school may be substituted for work experience on a year-to-year basis up to a maximum of 2 years.
• Minimum of five years related applicable experience with machine maintenance and repair.
• Applicant must pass our standard testing in maintenance and electrical.
• Experience in food manufacturing preferred.
Benefits of Working at Darigold

We understand that as an employee, benefits that support you and your family in and out of work are important. We’re proud to offer eligible positions a competitive total rewards package – that includes:

Employer 401K contribution of up to 9%
Comprehensive medical, dental & vision benefits
Employer paid life & disability coverage.
Paid time off and paid holidays.
8 weeks paid parental leave.
Employee assistance program
This is an onsite position.
Community giving through matching donations.
Access to great dairy products & participation in our employee butter purchase program
Compensation range: $28.00-35.75 per hour (individual wage based on previous experience, knowledge, and skills)

Our Commitment to Diversity

Achieving our vision to Lead Dairy Forward requires cultivating and supporting a team with varying backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing a workplace based on mutual respect where all employees feel included and can bring their best and authentic selves to work every day. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, marital status, creed, religion, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. As a condition of employment applicants offered a role will be required to successfully pass our pre-employment background screen, receive a negative drug screen result & confirm eligibility to work in the U.S. We participate in E-Verify - please follow the links for details, English / Spanish & view our Right to Work Statement, English / Spanish

Contact Person: Stephanie Tonning
Phone: (208) 449-6683
Email: [email protected]
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: $35.00 /HR

Posted on October 30, 2023

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