Maintenance Electrician (Agribusiness-Helm, CA)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses. These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy. We currently have a Maintenance Electrician position available at our Agribusiness location in Helm, CA.
Summary The Maintenance A Electrician performs work involving the skills of several trades including, but not limited to electrical, instrumentation, fabrication, machining, etc. to keep machines, mechanical equipment, and structure in repair. This individual completes preventative maintenance (PM), repairs, overhauls, and special projects to ensure successful and efficient production. The Maintenance A Electrician has certifications in at least one of the trades necessary to maintain the plant and observes/assists/trains other Maintenance A employees on the job as required.
Repairs, installs, adjusts and maintains production, processing machinery, conveyors, and elevators; troubleshoots mechanical problems, explains process to less experienced team members, and determines how to correct. Installs electrical power distribution, control systems, and components throughout the facility.
Assembles, installs or repairs wiring, electrical and electronic components. Reads schematics and runs conduit.
Maintains mechanical regulating and controlling devices including, but not limited to, electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and any other mechanical governors. Operates electrical test equipment including, but not limited to voltmeter, ohmmeter, megger, transistor, etc.
Repairs, and replaces pumps and all associated equipment, gear boxes, hoses, and flanges. Performs routine machinery maintenance including, but not limited to cleaning and lubricating machinery, shafts, bearings, and gears and changing parts. Operates power tools including, but not limited to, drill presses, cut-off saws, lathes, and mills.
Fabricates components and materials; inspects welded joints and conducts tests to ensure that welds meet company standards, code requirements, and job specifications. Operates MIG/TIG and arc welding equipment.
Retrieves, prints, and completes/closes assigned work orders; electronically updates progress in JD Edward; stages necessary tools, parts, and equipment.
Performs assigned monthly and quarterly PM and routine visual checks of machinery and/or equipment including, but not limited to checking for leaks and ensuring all safety items are working properly.
Responsible for lock out/tag out procedures associated with energy sources to include but not limited to electrical, chemical, compressed gas, gravity, and thermal.
Two-year certificate or degree from a trade school or college; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Certification in at least two trades (electrical, welding, instrumentation, etc.) required.
Minimum of three plus (3+) years' experience and/or training in a manufacturing or chemical plant required. Must have extensive experience working with high voltage equipment.
Required to have the knowledge, skill, and ability to maintain all of the plant equipment and tools without supervision/instruction.
Ability to prepare basic written and/or computer reports; working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications to include, but not limited to Excel, Word, etc. Prior experience using JD Edwards.
Ability to use tools and equipment including, but not limited to power (electric, hydraulic, and pneumatic) tools, presses, lathes, various measuring tools, basic hand tools, calibrators, etc. Knowledge of machines and tools including their designs, uses, repair and maintenance.
Ability to read and comprehend safety regulations and policies, and to implement safe operating practices; intermediate shop math skills and ability to read blueprints and schematics.
Demonstrated leadership skills; ability to work independently or under minimal supervision; a team player, and ability to work with multiple disciplines.
Required to operate a front-end loader, fork lift, and/or other equipment as needed; valid driver's license required.
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