This position assists in performing instrumentation, industrial computer, and electrical maintenance and construction as directed. This position reports directly to the Electrician Foreperson.
Principal Working Relationships
- Supervisor: Electrical Supervisor, Instrumentation Supervisor
- Others: Instrumentation, Industrial Computer, Electrical Techs, Factory Management, Operations personnel
Essential Job Duties
- The Electrician II assists Instrument Techs, Industrial Computer Techs, and Electrical Techs in their jobs.
- The Electrician II must strive to obtain the necessary qualifications needed to obtain the position of Instrument Tech, Industrial Computer Tech, or Electrical Tech.
- The Electrician II will do some maintenance and construction jobs on their own as their knowledge, skills, and experience progress.
- Keep work areas clean.
- Complete reports as required.
- Develop the process, electrical, instrumentation, and programming skills of self and others through training.
- Use people, time, equipment, and material in the most efficient manner.
- Report mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, environmental, food safety, feed safety, and operational problems, and unsafe conditions to supervisor.
- Other duties as required by the business.
- Adhere to all company policies and all safety, food safety, feed safety, and sanitation rules and programs
- Two year degree or diploma in an electrical or instrumentation field from an approved trade or technical school is desired
- Leadership and judgment qualities required.
- Process related experience and basic sugar processing knowledge desired.
- Should be motivated, willing, enthusiastic, and promotable.
- Good attendance, safety, disciplinary, and overall employment records.
- Organized with excellent time management skills
- Ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels
Competencies and skill set required to do the job well
- Blueprint Reading
- Electrical Theory
- Power Supplies
- Basic Measurement Instrumentation
- Force, Weight, and Motion Measurement
- Level Measurement
- Final Control Elements
- Elements of Mechanics
- Electrical Measurements
- Energy Conservation
- Motor and Generator Maintenance
- Electrical Protective Devices
- Motor and generator maintenance
- Electrical Controls
- Electronic Theory
- Process Control
- Pressure Measurement
- Flow Measurement
- Temperature Measurement
- Safety Calibration and Testing
- Basic Sugar Processing
- Electrical Troubleshooting
- AC and DC Circuitry
- Heating and Cooling Systems
- Electrical Construction
- Variable frequency drives (VFD’s)
- Programmable logic controllers (PLC’s)
- Electrical classified areas
- An Electrician II must be able to successfully demonstrate the methods involved in the wiring and maintenance of Minn-Dak’s electrical systems and equipment. This includes all Control Technician III capabilities plus the following:
- Know Minn-Dak’s controls
- Know Minn-Dak voltages and location of MCC’s and panel boards
- Know how to trouble shoot and repair VFD’s at the board and semi conductor level
- Know how to get into Minn-Dak PLC program to trouble shoot field devices
- Fill in for rotating shift
Physical Demands and Expectations
I have reviewed this job description and am able to perform all duties required.
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