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Electrician Food Group (Moses Lake, WA)


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Job Title: Electrician Food Group (Moses Lake, WA)
Location: Moses Lake, WA, West United States, USA
Company: J.R. Simplot Company
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology
Career Type: Accounting/Finance/Asset Management
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: Competitive
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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.
The J.R. Simplot Company and R.D.
Offutt Company have established a joint venture to operate a vegetable
processing facility. This new state-of-the-art facility will provide high
quality value added vegetable products to QSR, Food Service and Retail customers
throughout North America. At the J.R. Simplot Company, you
will have the opportunity to help us cultivate a world of possibilities. You
have an undeniable passion for people, and ensuring that their work experience
is exceptional, while also working to meet industry standards. You have a
respect for resources, and work to get out what you put in. Simplots total
rewards are designed to benefit you. We are committed to building a partnership
with our employees to achieve success through better health, financial
security, and development opportunities. We offer a comprehensive rewards
package that includes health benefits, employer retirement contributions, paid
time off, and educational assistance. If you are ready for an opportunity to
further your career, please consider applying to this position. We currently have an Electrician
position available at our facility in Moses
Lake, WA.



SUMMARY

This
position is responsible to understand the plant electrical systems and
equipment. This individual in this position must be capable of troubleshooting,
repairing, and maintaining the system. This electrician will be required to
fully understand the purpose and operation of the plant electrical systems and
all related equipment and systems along with having the ability to make
decisions based on sound judgment when a situation dictates. It is imperative
this person conduct themselves in a manner that ensures alertness and constant
awareness of the safe operation of equipment and its surroundings. Work
relationships and communications are key ingredients to the success of the
individual holding this position. They must be able to maintain open
communications and productive work relationships with team leaders, operators,
laborers, mechanics, other electricians, supervisors, and shift managers.

The
area of work includes both inside the facility and outside, depending on work
requirements.

This
position reports to the Electrical Supervisor and the Shift Manager.



RESPONSIBILITIES


Repairs
and maintains electrical systems and control systems on plant equipment.


Troubleshoots
and repairs equipment, electrical networks, control panels and other control
system components.


Interfaces
with supervisory personnel about equipment conditions and difficulties in the
plant electrical system.


Maintains,
repairs, and installs plant lighting.


Utilizes
electrical/electronic prints/schematics, ladder logic, plant computer systems,
the current National Electrical Codes, and test equipment to complete assigned
tasks.


Takes
electrical line calls on shift and performs and completed all jobs as assigned.


Enters
and performs work on work orders; plans and schedules additional work as
needed.


Understand
the purpose of Preventative Maintenance and Predictive Maintenance and
participates in these Programs.


Maintains
work area in a clean and functional condition.


Must
be able to locate parts and reference part numbers.


Must
be able to accurately enter data into computer and into daily paperwork in a
timely manner.


Ensures
attendance and participation in training activities appropriate to the
position.


Ensures
no injuries to self or others by following safe work practices and policies,
Lockout Tagout.


Ensures
self-compliance with Company policies and procedures and the Union Labor
Agreement.


Ensures
the interface with team members and other support groups is conducted in a
participative management style conducive with operational goals.


Conducts
oneself in a professional manner and ensures personal appearance meets the
standards necessary to perform the job functions 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.



REQUIREMENTS


Must
have a working knowledge of basic electrical safety practices.


Must
have an understanding of DC voltage systems (0 to 240V) and AC voltage systems
(24 to 480).


Must
hold a certificate of completion from an approved 2-year trade school, or
minimum 4 years equivalent experience in an approved industrial environment, ie
food processing. (This experience may be all work experience or a combination
of work and schooling). A copy of school transcripts will be required and
work experience will be verified.


Must
have a working knowledge of the National Electrical Code.


Must
be able to identify and distinguish colors.


Must
be able to use voltage testers, meggers, amp probes, and other electrical test
equipment.


Demonstrate
the ability to do basic math, and the ability to compute rate, ratio, percent,
be able to read a tape measure, and measure with calipers.


Must
be able to read, write and communicate in English in a manner to successfully
perform job duties.


Must
have computer skills.


Demonstrate
the ability to safely lift up to 50 pounds. Must be able to work in
extreme environments: hot, cold, wet, and slick floors.


Must
be able to climb stairs, ladders, catwalks, and maneuver in close
quarters.


Must
be able to use appropriate personal protective equipment, such as respirators,
SCBA, and safety harness as appropriate for given tasks.


Must
have complete understanding and safe operation of hand, power, and shop
tools.


Demonstrate
manual dexterity in both hands.


Must
be able to read and understand basic electrical blueprints, schematics, and
technical manuals.


Must
furnish own hand tools.


Must
be able to work in confined spaces.



HOW TO APPLY

Internal Simplot
Candidates:

Please
apply via Employee Space to Job ID #7402



External
Candidates:

Visit www.simplot.com/careers

Select Job
Search

Select Current
Opportunities

Select All
Open Positions

Apply
to Job ID #7402



When
a position is in the interview stage or has been filled, it will no longer
appear on our Simplot Careers website. If you experience any technical
difficulties when applying through our online system, please contact our
JRS Talent and Culture department for assistance at careers@simplot.com.



**The
J.R. Simplot Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and all
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender,
gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental
disability, medical conditi
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Job Post Date: 06/04/19
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