Electrician FG (Othello, WA)
At the J.R. SimplotCompany, you will have the opportunity to help us cultivate a world ofpossibilities. You have an undeniable passion for people, and ensuring thattheir work experience is exceptional, while also working to meet industrystandards. You have a respect for resources, and work to get out what you putin. Simplots total rewards are designed to benefit you. We are committed tobuilding a partnership with our employees to achieve success through betterhealth, financial security, and development opportunities. We offer acomprehensive rewards package that includes health benefits, employerretirement contributions, paid time off, and educational assistance. If you areready for an opportunity to further your career, please consider applying tothis position. We currently have an Electricianposition available at our facility in Othello,WA. TheJ.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with rootsfirmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
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We currently have a position available at ourfrozen french fry facility in Othello, WA. Located in Washington's beautifulColumbia Basin, Othello is surrounded by scenic parks and wildlife. SUMMARYThisposition is responsible to understand the Plant electrical systems andequipment. This individual in this position must be capable of troubleshooting,repairing, maintaining and upgrading the system. The individual in thisposition must possess a working knowledge of electricity, electronics, andelectrical equipment. The individual must be able to perform electrical andelectronic installations and repair task under the supervision of theElectrical Supervisor, Project Engineer, and senior Electrical departmentpersonnel. The individual in this position will accomplish these tasks byutilizing a team concept through working with team members and followingdirection and instructions from a Team Leader, Shift Manager, orSupervisor.
Work relationships and communications are key ingredients tothe success of the individual holding this position. The area of work includesboth inside the facility and outside, depending on work requirements. Weekendand overtime work in this position is common and may be required to meetoperational goals. The individual in this position will be required to fullyunderstand the purpose and operation of the plant electrical system along withhaving the ability to make decisions based on sound judgement when a situationdictates. It is imperative that the person(s) conducts him/herself in a mannerthat ensures alertness and constant awareness of the safe operation ofequipment and its surroundings. RESPONSIBILITIESRepairs and maintains electrical systems, and control systems on Plant equipment, under the supervision and direction of the electrical supervisor, and senior Electrical department personnel. Installs, troubleshoots, repairs and fabricates equipment, electrical networks, control panels and other control systems components. Maintains, repairs, and installs Plant lighting. Utilizes electrical/electronic prints and schematics, ladder logic and Plant computer systems, the current National Electrical Code and test equipment to complete assigned tasks. Takes all electrical line calls on shift and performs and completes all jobs as assigned. Completes all phases of the work order systems. Ensures that spare parts are available for Plant systems, and orders repair parts as required. Ensures preventative and predictive maintenance is being completed as assigned. Communicates with Supervisors, Shift Managers, Team Leaders and other employees regarding equipment and/or line conditions. Ensures attendance and participation in training activities appropriate to the position and to incorporate acquired skills and knowledge. Ensures self-compliance with Company policies and procedures and Union Labor Agreement. Ensures no injuries to self or others by following safe work practices and policies.Ensure the interface with team members and other support groups is conducted in a participative management style conducive with operational goals. Conducts self in a professional manner and ensures personal appearance meets the standards necessary to perform the job function and while representing the Company. Ensures that additional accountabilities as may be required by management be handled in a manner necessary to meet operational standards.Disclaimer – Theabove statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of workbeing performed by people assigned to this classification.
They arenot intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,duties and skills required of personnel so classified. REQUIREMENTSEducation: Must hold a certificate of completion from an approved 2-year trade school or equivalent experience in the electrical trade. A copy of school transcripts may be required. Must have a working knowledge of basic electrical safety practices Experience: Prefer at least 2 years experience working in food manufacturing or other similar manufacturing operation. Knowledge: Must be able to drive a standard or manual transmission vehicle and have a valid Washington State Driver's License.
Must have an understanding of 480 VAC, 277 VAC, 240 VAC, and 120 VAC, single phase and three phase electrical systems. Must have a basic understanding of the National Electrical Code. Skills: Must possess basic computer skills. Must demonstrate ability to use voltage testers, meggers, amp probes, and other electrical test equipment. Must be able to read and understand basic electrical blueprints, schematics, and technical manuals. Abilities: Must be able to identify and distinguish colors. Must have the ability to move up and down stairs and ladders, work in confined areas, and work in cold, wet, hot and slippery environments for long periods of time. Must be able to maintain current certification and operate lift truck and aerial lift equipment. Additional Comments: Must supply own hand tools of the trade. Must meet the standards on Fall Restraints as stated in WAC 296-155-24510 Fall Restraint, Fall Arrest Systems.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position.HourlyPay:
$25.73 – $31.15 HOW TO APPLYInternalSimplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID #7858ExternalCandidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careers Select Job Search Select Current Opportunities Select All Open Positions Apply to Job ID #7858When a position is in the interview stage or has beenfilled, it will no longer appear on our Simplot Careers website.
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