Electrical Maintenance Technician ? Decatur, IL
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Electrical Maintenance Technician ? Decatur, IL Corn Division ? Cogeneration Plant This is an hourly level position.
Job Description: The ADM Cogeneration plant is seeking an experienced Electrical Maintenance Technician to be involved in the day to day instrument and electrical operational activities of the Cogeneration Plant in Decatur, IL. The plant provides steam and electricity to various production processes on the Decatur Complex. Job Responsibilities:
Recommend changes, modifications or up-grades of equipment to improve operations and reliability. Read and understand equipment electrical and mechanical drawings and documentationWritten and Oral communications between operations, engineering and maintenanceProactively participate in plant safety and quality programs. Assist in developing & complying with safety, environmental, quality and production procedures / policies.Install, maintain and repair electrical components such as rotating electrical equipment, variable frequency drives, motor controls, switchgear, and battery systems as required.
Working knowledge and understanding of standard electrical work practices and guidelines to include those outlined by such organizations as the National Fire Protection Agency (NEC) and the IEEE to insure a quality as well as maintain code compliant CoGen electrical systems.Perform as a team member while supporting the planned, preventative, and/or predictive maintenance and project activities that support the electrical and process control systems of the plantPerform as a team member or independently to trouble-shoot, diagnose, electrical power and control equipment. Responsibilities may also include process control component repair solutions.The Electrical Maintenance Technician will work in a plant environment and is expected to initiate work based on general instructions. The physical requirements of the job requires ability to climb stairs, lifting up to 55 lbs., prolonged periods of standing and sitting, computer work, meeting deadlines, providing calculated information, working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, working adjusted hours, and working as instructed. Prompt attendance is a must. Job Requirements: The Electrical Maintenance Technician position requires at least two years of experience in an industrial setting.
The candidate must have excellent time management and organization skills.
Make decisions with limited experience/knowledge to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Strong mechanical skills, working knowledge of manual and powered tools, trouble shooting and the ability to plan procedures for completing a task. The candidate shall possess good leadership skills, able to work under time constraints, adaptable, have a high attention to detail and quality, and the desire to learn.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications is preferred. A successful Electrical Technician shall possess a strong work ethic.
Technical aptitude in plant electrical systems, including motor controls, and electrical distribution at all voltage levels (120, 208, 240, 277, 480, 5kv, 34.5kv).Experience and knowledge using electrical and test equipment including Voltmeter LV, Voltmeter HV, Megger, Hot stick, installing and removing safety grounds.Experience/knowledge of variable Frequency Drives (VFD) Reduced Voltage Soft Starts (RVSS) including troubleshooting and new equipment setup and configuration.Demonstrated participation in plant safety programs. Experience/knowledge of AD/DC circuit theory. Experience/knowledge process sensors / transmitters. Experience/knowledge of electrical safety devices (breakers, fuses, etc.).Prompt and consistent self-starter with ability to manage deadlines while juggling multiple tasks.Excellent communication skills – both oral and detailed written are needed to be effective in this position.Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to effectively interact with multiple employees, management personnel, and other stakeholders. Interpersonal skills employed include handling conflict; explaining problems and potential corrective actions for processes in a fair, honest, and direct way. The candidate must be able to utilize independent judgment to solve problems, have excellent organizational skills, and strive for continuous improvement. Ability and willingness to travel as required for training. Basic computer knowledge. Knowledge of production plant equipment and their interaction with process controls & instrumentation.Familiarity with various electrical classifications including: Class I Division I, Class II Division 1 & II.
Relocation assistance is not available with this position. This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance. ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.
ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability