Electronic Controls Technican

Electronic Controls Technican Moorhead, MN If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to (Mason) email removed JOB Overview:
The Electronic Control Technician is primarily responsible for installing, calibrating, troubleshooting and maintaining control instrumentation systems for beet and sugar processing systems.
Technician will install, set up, calibrate, troubleshoot and maintain a wide variety of instrumentation and control throughout the process.
The Technician will install control networks and program the Delta V and RS III distributive control software including other associated hardware.
Accordingly, the Technician will optimize the performance of control loops to ensure the efficient operation of the various processing systems.
Individuals will work closely with operations gaining a detailed understanding of operating parameters ensuring that maintenance interventions are both appropriate and effective.
Concurrently, the Technician will advise operations of process adjustment so the operating practices can be adjusted correspondingly.
The Technician is required to understand equipment and system operating principles and fundamentals.
The Technician coordinates with production supervision to ensure that production equipment is properly configured and/or set up for desired control and feedback.
The Technician performs mechanical installations, repairs, and adjustments.
The Technician must have the ability to think in abstract terms, solve complex problems and apply troubleshooting skills.
PREREQUISITES (Entry Level Requirements) Education Candidate must, at a minimum, have a 2-year technical degree (Electronics, Industrial Technology, HVAC, Network Specialist, Electrical, or Control System Technician.
A High School degree or diploma is required although a GED certificate is acceptable and work experience.
The candidate must have minimum of three (3) years of instrument shop/Electronic experience in all required instrumentation fields (as defined by the Position Description Essential Job Functions).
Or, Minimum of 3 years successful completion of the ACS ECT Apprentice program.
Other Must be able to read and write in English with the ability to comprehend and interpret technical literature.
Must be computer literate possessing strong keyboarding skills, be able to navigate in a Windows Operating Environment, and must be competent in the use of a word processing software program.
Must be a team player who demonstrates initiative and a professional work ethic.
Must have demonstrated mechanical aptitude.
Must have demonstrated mathematical skills including familiarity with the metric system.
Must have demonstrated understanding of physics principles.
Must possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
Must be able to prioritize multiple concurrent work activities in a dynamic work environment.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS General Comply with federal, state, company and factory safety requirements.
Comply with Good Manufacturing Practices, (GMPs).
Comply with company quality standards.
Participate in the training of new hires and apprentices.
Comply with the principles of Operational (Maintenance) Excellence.
Perform basic troubleshooting of mechanical and electrical issues Use hand tools and rigging to accomplish assigned tasks.
Use basic linear measuring equipment.
Perform routine equipment maintenance tasks.
Communicate with appropriate personnel as needed to optimize process equipment performance.
Perform basic planning and scheduling activities.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be able to work overtime as required.
Critical Describe, in detail, process control and instrumentation operating concepts and fundamentals Interpret and apply technical codes.
Interpret and revise instrumentation drawings including ladder logic schematics, loop diagrams, P&IDs, and process flow diagram.
Interpret and revise hydraulic and pneumatic drawings Analyze and troubleshoot instrumentation, networks, and low voltage wiring using voltage analyzers, amprobes, oscilloscopes, calibrators, digital multimeter and the HART analyzer.
Acquire and maintain Radiation Safety Training for facility nuclear instrumentation.
Install bearings, seals, and gaskets consistent with process and control instrumentation maintenance requirements.
Install instrumentation tubing, valves, and pumps.
Maintain and troubleshoot process system controls and instrumentation including combustion systems and the Anamet systems.
Perform basic electrical tasks including cable pulling, raceway installation, and low voltage wire installation (including termination).
Install, maintain, and repair AC/DC equipment.
Optimize process control loops.
Install, set up, maintain, troubleshoot, and calibrate instrumentation and controls in hazardous environments.
Install, set up, maintain, troubleshoot, and calibrate flow meters, transmitters, recorders, analyzers, positioners, indicators, controllers, control valves, and relays employing a wide variety of operating concepts.
Maintain and calibrate weighing systems.
Install analog and digital Networks including network cabling.
Install, program and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controllers.
Troubleshoot and maintain Delta V and RS III software and hardware systems.
Troubleshoot all process system instrumentation and controls Additional (Factory Specific) Maintain hydraulic systems including troubleshooting operating deficiencies and replacement of minor component parts.
Maintain and troubleshoot air systems including compressors, desiccant driers, etc.
Maintain the Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems, CEMS, including equipment monitoring for opacity, oxygen, SO2, NOX, CO2, and CO.
Maintain turbine generators including field excitation system testing, bearing and seal replacement, and governor adjustment.
Describe the operation of the turbine and set/troubleshoot the governor and speed control for operational issues.
FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS Physical duties required as identified in the Functional Job Description (FJD).
Which include, but are not limited to the following:
CRITICAL DEMANDS Daily activities include:
Lifting/carrying, pushing/pulling, manual tool operation, hand work, standing, walking, sitting, hand manipulation and strength, bending, twisting, reaching, squatting, crouching, kneeling, crawling, pushing, and pulling.
Individuals will also be required to climb ladders and stairs.
Lifting and carrying will not be in excess of 50 pounds.
Rarely, situations will require a repair or installation in an area which may be difficult to reach.
With existing equipment, pipes, and other obstacles, the worker will need to identify the safest manner in which to access the area.
Workers must be able to troubleshoot where they can be tied off, hook up the tie or lanyard, and tolerate working while tied off with a safety harness.
Must not be afraid of heights.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS Work is approximately 90% indoors and 10% outdoors, with exposure to all seasons, extreme temperatures and precipitation conditions Exposure to dust, dirt, mud and condensation Indoor work environment is warm to hot in most areas, especially when working around the pans, diffuser, centrifugals, pulp dryers, and boilers.
Noise level may exceed 85 dB near some equipment Work may be located in confined spaces Lighting inside the factory is generally artificial and somewhat dim in some areas:
space lighting may be needed in some spaces exposure to elevated work heights and/or work underground (pits) at times Exposure to fumes inside the plant; odors may vary from natural (pulp/fiber) to chemical in nature Exposure to the hazards of low, medium and high voltage electricity.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Minimum Tool List:
(1) Ball Peen Hammer 19.
(1) Cold Chisel, " (2) Slip joint pliers, 8" - 10" 20.
(1) Cold Chisel, " (1) Combination wrench set, 3/8" - 1 " 21.
(2) Allen wrench set, SAE (1) Combination wrench set, metric 10mm - 24mm 22.
(1) Allen wrench set, metric (1) Socket set, " drive, 3/8" - 1 " 23.
(1) 10" Adjustable wrench (1) Socket set, " drive, metric 10mm - 24mm 24.
(1) 12" Adjustable wrench (1) Socket set, 3/8" drive, " - 3/4" 25.
(1) 16' minimum tape measure (3) Phillips screw drivers, #2, #3, and #4 26.
(1) Tool pouch or box (1) Straight blade screw driver, " 27.
18" pipe wrench (1) Straight blade screw driver, 3/16" 28.
(1) Electrician's knife (1) Straight blade screw driver, 1/8" (1) Set of tubing nut wrenches 3/8" - 7/8" (1) Needle nose pliers, 9" (1) Diagonal side cutter, 6" (1) Lineman's pliers, 9" (1) Wire stripper, 10 - 22 gauge (1) 6" Steel rule with metric and English markings (2) Punches If you are interested in this position, please email your resume to (Mason) email removed .
You may also call my direct line at 248.
4648, my cell at 248.
8976, or text me any time until midnight PST (weekends are okay as well) if you have any questions.
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