Objective: The I&E Technician willinstall, troubleshoot, and repair electrical systems, instrumentation, and PLC of individual machinery or equipment as well as multiple equipment systems.
Operations: Install power supply wiring and conduit for newly installed equipment, instruments and controls. Connect power supply wires to equipment and connect wiring from equipment to equipment or from equipment to instruments or controllers. Research controls and instrumentation devices available to industry that provide the best solution to process needs. Diagnose and repair malfunctioning apparatus such as transformers, motors, drives, starters, and process instruments. Replace/repair/calibrate faulty electrical and instrumentation components such as relays, switches, contactors, solenoids, photo eyes, flow meters, level and pressure indicators/transmitters, RTD's, etc. Repair/replace faulty electronic components such as PCB's. Troubleshoot PLC/DCS systems and associated apparatus by programming or editing programs and control loops. Write PLC/DCS programs for new equipment or alterations of existing equipment. Troubleshoot all aspects of 480V 3-phase electrical systems with or without schematics. Troubleshoot, align and repair 4-20mA circuits. Read and troubleshoot using technical manuals, electrical diagrams, and PLC logic/DCS language. Troubleshoot valve and pumping controls. Set up wiring for new valves to be put in service.
Planning: Plan layout of wiring installs, conduit runs, and electrical apparatus within plant operations.
Skills & Knowledge: We are seeking candidates with a combination of the following skills and knowledge: Proficient with Windows based operating systems and software. Allen-Bradley PLC's (ControlLogix, CompactLogix, Flex I/O, MicroLogix, Panelview, RSView, SCADA systems, communications via ControlNet, DeviceNet, or Ethernet. Programming/troubleshooting robots. CMMS and TPM experience. Licensed journeyman electrician. Knowledge of packaging equipment in a food manufacturing environment is preferred. Knowledgeable of safe work practices including hot work and confined space permitting and LOTO. Comply with all environmental plant policies and state and local regulations. Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.