• Instrument Technician (Electrician)

    Job Location US-KS-Kansas City
    ID
    2018-4448
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Maintenance
    Type
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    • Leads, Assists and performs the duties of the Journeyman Electrician under the direction and authority of management
    • Performs any electrical, electronic and instrument work regarding the diagnosis, installation, testing and repair of electronic and solid state concepts(including but not limited to printed circuit boards, computer interface equipment, advanced scope and test equipment, transducers, AC & DC drive systems, bushing controls and synchronous motor controls programmable controllers , etc.).
    • Maintains, constructs, installs, repairs and calibrates any plant electrical, instrument, and metering equipment.
    • Participates in the preventive and predictive maintenance programs for any plant electrical, electronic and instrument equipment or control system.
    • Performs original electrical/electronic layouts and circuit designs.
    • Works from information obtained from engineering drawings, electrical diagrams, simple and complex sketches as well as other related documents
    • Troubleshoots electrical, electronic and instrument systems.
    • Completes records and reports.
    • Participates in the safety and good housekeeping programs established within the plant.
    • Completes Work Orders, Activity Reports, and Work Logs in the Computerized Maintenance System (CMMS)
    • Performs other related duties consistent with the nature of the job as directed by management
    • Works in an efficient self directed manner to resolve electrical issues that plague the plant or a specific process.

    Responsibilities

    • Must be able to read electrical/electronic blueprints.
    • Must be able to use different types of electrical meters associated with the task to troubleshoot electrical/electronic problems
    • Must have the ability to multi-task
    • Must be able to secure and maintain fork lift drivers license
    • Has the ability to troubleshoot Hydraulic / pneumatic systems
    • Has the ability to use, manage, and operate a CMMS (Computerized Maint Mgt System)
    • Ability to run conduit as directed
    • Ability to document changes in written formats
    • Ability to read and understand PLC logic
    • Must be able to plan and execute in written form a safe job plan utilizing electrical safe work practices
    • Ability to install and set-up electrical power distribution devices including blade switches, circuit breakers, relays, etc.

    Qualifications

    The employee should hold the following abilities:

     

    • Must be able to read electrical/electronic blueprints.
    • Must be able to use different types of electrical meters associated with the task to troubleshoot electrical/electronic problems
    • Must have the ability to multi-task
    • Must be able to secure and maintain fork lift drivers license
    • Has the ability to troubleshoot Hydraulic / pneumatic systems
    • Has the ability to use, manage, and operate a CMMS (Computerized Maint Mgt System)
    • Ability to run conduit as directed
    • Ability to document changes in written formats
    • Ability to read and understand PLC logic
    • Must be able to plan and execute in written form a safe job plan utilizing electrical safe work practices
    • Ability to install and set-up electrical power distribution devices including blade switches, circuit breakers, relays, etc.

     

     

    COMPUTER AND SOFTWARE COMPETENCIES

     

    The employee must be able to:

     

    • Must be able to operate a computer
    • Learn SAP, On-spec and Omnimac systems
    • Read and understand PLC Logic
    • Upload, Download and Save PLC Programs

               

     

    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

     

    The employee should have the following:

     

    • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent is required
    • Possess valid forklift, and man lift driver certification
    • Must be a US citizen or have the right to work in the US
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must be drug and alcohol free
    • Four or more years related experience in an industrial environment
    • Knowledge of National Electric Code (NEC) and NFP7OE Standards
    • Certified electrician or equivalent experience
    • Basic PLC programming/troubleshooting experience

     

    ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

     

    This position requires:

     

    • Exposure to extreme temperatures
    • Exposure to extreme heat around furnaces
    • Lifting/carrying/moving up to 50 pounds
    • Bending, twisting and climbing ladders
    • Regular attendance on site and the ability to work varying or rotating shifts
    • Wearing respirator protection
    • Participates in the Safety and good housekeeping programs as established within the Plant

     

     

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