Job Title:Maintenance Instrument Technician (Helm, CA) Location:Helm, CA, West United States, USA Company:J.R. Simplot Company Industry Sector:Agribusiness Industry Type:Plant & Soil Sciences, Seed and Biotechnology Career Type:Maintenance/Repair Job Type:Full Time Minimum Years Experience Required:N/A Salary:Competitive
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 position available at our facility in Helm, CA.
Inspects instruments periodically and adjusts calibration to ensure functioning within specified standards.
Troubleshoots systems including, but not limited to instrument air dryer systems, electrical interlock systems, boiler controls, etc.
Selects, installs, calibrates, and checks sensing, telemetering, recording instrumentation and circuitry; develops specifications for nonstandard apparatus, characteristics of equipment under test, and capabilities.
Verifies accuracy of gauges and measuring instruments such as pressure, pH, flow, temperature, and valves; documents failure rates on specified equipment
Runs conduit, installs instruments, and bends stainless steel tubing as needed.
Develops preventative maintenance (PM) documentation; performs PM and corrective maintenance on test apparatus and peripheral equipment.
Operates test apparatus during test cycle to produce, regulate, and record effects of actual or simulated conditions such as vibration, stress, temperature, humidity, pressure, acceleration, etc; prepares graphs and/or written reports to communicate test results.
Repairs, tests, adjusts, or installs electronic equipment such as industrial controls, transmitters, variable frequency drives, and programmable logic controllers. Assembles, installs or repairs wiring, electrical and electronic components. Reads schematics and mechanical, electrical blueprints.
Dismantles, repairs, and re-assembles mechanical regulating and controlling devices including, but not limited to electric meters, gas regulators, thermostats, safety and flow valves, and any other mechanical governors. Operates electrical test equipment including, but not limited to voltmeter, ohmmeter, megger, transistor, etc.
Maintains safe working environment by complying with all rules and regulations, and continuously practices safety while performing duties. Responsible for lock out/tag out procedures associated with energy sources to include, but not limited to electrical, chemical, compressed gas, gravity, and thermal.
Wears the appropriate PPE including, but not limited to assigned uniform, steel-toed boots, safety glasses, hard hat, hearing protection, respirator, acid gear and gloves when entering specified plant areas at all times. Additional PPE may be required based on specific job duties.
REQUIREMENTSTwo-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 five to eight (5-8) years experience and/or training in a manufacturing or chemical plant required.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.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. Hourly Pay: $33.18
HOW TO APPLYVisit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID#5589 Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above. For best results, please upload your resume as a Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF document. This process includes additional job-relevant questions, so plan on at least 20 minutes when you apply.
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