Electrician/Instrumental Technician

Job Title:

Electrician/Instrument Technician

Exempt                                                                  

Non-Exempt:                                                     

 

Reports to:

Maintenance Manager

Functional Group:

Operations

Department:       Maintenance

Date   

10/24/18

Location:              Union City, California

 

Position Overview:

This position will help lead the electrical and instrumentation requirements of the maintenance department.  The ideal candidate must have experience working in an automated manufacturing environment.  Ensure the highest level of commitment & requirement for compliance to Safe Quality Food (SQF).

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensure production equipment is in good working order and operating condition, supporting production and quality efforts.
  • Troubleshoot and repair facility equipment.
  • Completing assigned project work orders in a timely manner and responding to maintenance calls.
  • Ordering and maintaining parts inventory on assigned equipment
  • Maintaining clean work environment in maintenance work areas. 
  • Contributing to continuous improvement projects and efforts.
  • Adheres to and participates in all safety projects.
  • General maintenance in a production/manufacturing environment.
  • Maintain communication with appropriate operators, supervisor, and management.
  • Run cat 5 cable, terminate, and test local area network.  Run telephone lines, terminate, punch down, and test.
  • Complete installations and modifications of equipment, calculate total power requirements, size panelboard, circuit breakers, and wire. 
  • Sizing an installing single and 3 phase AC motors and variable frequency drives.
  • Installation and repair of electro-magnetic motor starters with eutectic ally and electronic overload circuits.
  • Layout, build, and wire operator control panels and sub panels, run wire to various system components, terminate, and test.
  • Design PLC based control systems for various automated applications.  Install and program Allen-Bradley PLC’s with various analog and digital, input and output cards, Device Net communications, and Data Highway Plus. 
  • Document all work including ladder diagrams, wiring schedule, panel layouts, and parts lists.
  • Write description of systems, maintenance troubleshooting guides, and operating instructions.
  • Complies with safety rules, SOPs. SQF, and GMPs guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned.   

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years or the equivalent combination of training, education and experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience of maintenance, repair, and preventive measures is preferred. 
  • Lean Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Prior Food experience desired.
  • Bi-lingual English-Spanish helpful.

 

Qualifications:

  • Good computer skills and fluent with MS Word, MS Excel, RsLogix, RsLinx, RsView, PanelBuilder, Device Net, and general e-mail.
  • Hands on experience of typical 480/277/208/120 volt, single and 3 phase, industrial wiring and power distribution. 
  • Extensive knowledge of temperature controllers, RTD’s and thermocouples, magnetic and mass flow meters, pressure transducers, current transmitters, photo-electric, inductive, capacitive, and ultrasonic proximity sensors.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • Team player and service oriented
  • Basic computer and math skills.
  • Safety conscious and solution oriented attitude. 

 

Physical Job Description

Job Title:

  

 

Typical Working Conditions: (Describe environment including exposure to heat, cold, fumes, chemicals, allergens, mold, etc.)

 

Environment and exposure can be in all locations of the plant and surrounding outside areas with potential contact to variety weather, materials, and chemicals, used in manufacturing and maintenance of the facility both moderate and extreme requiring proper use of PPE.  Maintenance shop and manufacturing environment with exposure to condition such as dust, fumes, odors, sparks, and noise.  Working condition are subject to variations in temperature and humidity. 

 

Equipment Used: (List all manual and automated equipment used in the course of performing essential functions.)

 

Potential use of tools both power and hand that would be used in maintaining equipment and facilities including but not limited to basic hand tools, electric, pneumatic, machine, welding, lifting and rolling stock essential to performing maintenance tasks. 

 

Essential Physical Tasks: (List all physical tasks encountered in performing essential functions.)

 

 All physical functions performed as those expected of a plant and production maintenance technician, including lifting, climbing, squatting, use of tools and physical demands as listed below.  Lift and carry equipment and bulky objects.  Grasp/hold objects and tools, with broad range of overhead, climb with load, and hearing capacity sufficient to understand conversations.  Must be able to perform duties on/in/under/through machinery. 

 

ADA Worksheet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis of Physical Demands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please mark an X where appropriate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

N = Never

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

R= Rarely (less than 1 hour per week)

 

 

 

 

 

 

O= Occasional (1%-33% of time)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

F= Frequent (34%-66% of time)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C= Constantly (over 66% of time)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Activity

Frequency

Activity

 

Frequency

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lifting/Carrying

N

R

O

F

C

Twisting/Turning

N

R

O

F

C

Less than 10 lbs

 

 

 

 

X

Reach over shoulder

 

 

 

 

X

11 - 20 lbs

 

 

 

 

X

Reach over head

 

 

 

 

X

21 - 50 lbs

 

 

 

X

 

Reach outward

 

 

 

 

X

51 - 100 lbs

 

 

X

 

 

Climb

 

 

 

X

 

More than 100 lbs

 

X

 

 

 

Crawl

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kneel

 

 

 

X

 

Pushing/Pulling

 

 

 

 

 

Squat

 

 

 

X

 

Less than 10 lbs

 

 

 

 

X

Sit

 

 

 

X

 

11 - 20 lbs

 

 

 

X

 

Walk - Normal Surfaces

 

 

 

 

X

21 - 50 lbs

 

 

 

X

 

Walk - Uneven Surfaces

 

 

X

 

 

51 - 100 lbs

 

 

X

 

 

Walk - Slippery Surfaces

 

 

 

X

 

More than 100 lbs

 

X

 

 

 

Stand

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bend

 

 

 

 

X

Driving

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Automatic Trans

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard Trans

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keyboard/Ten Key

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fingering (fine dexterity)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Handling (grasping, holding)

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repetitive Motion - Hands

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repetitive Motion - Feet

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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