Instrumentation Technician – Aurora Ethanol

Instrumentation Technician Aurora, NE 7 months ago

Purpose: To provide electrical and mechanical plant maintenance to the facility and all process equipment to ensure continued ethanol production. The following is a list of major duties and responsibilities for this position along with certain supportive duties. It is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be added as needed and in addition; and, management may modify this job description as needed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for electrical, wiring maintenance and repair decisions affecting equipment for plant operations. • Maintains the mechanical and electrical functioning of pumps, valves, conveying systems, air compressors and such. • Receives wiring diagrams, specifications and instructions from supervisor covering emergency and scheduled repairs, installation, and electrical inspection work to be performed. • Analyzes circuits, wiring diagrams and drawings to install, repair, calibrate, service or replace electronic devices and systems. • Performs work requiring a thorough knowledge of electrical theory and principles, statutory codes, properties of materials and principles of operation of electrical equipment. Starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements. • Services electronic equipment by checking, testing, and replacing faulty components, circuits, printed circuit boards, and similar electronic devices. • Fabricates parts if not commercially available, using machine and hand tools common to the trade. • Determines need for, analyzes, and makes necessary running adjustments, repairs and overhauls. • Notifies supervisor of potentially dangerous electrical equipment noted and corrective actions to take. • Ensure a safe, healthy work environment by following all safety, health and environmental policies, procedures and regulations per the Company’s IIPP, job safe practices and other related programs. • Performs a variety of electrical, mechanical repairs, maintenance, and other duties as assigned. Education/Experience • High School diploma or equivalent • 4 year apprenticeship program or equivalent to obtain journeyman license Qualifications Minimum prior and type of experience • 4 years electrical experience • Manufacturing plant maintenance and repair experience preferred Minimum Knowledge/skills/abilities • Excellent organizational skills • Detailed oriented and multi-tasking is a must • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Ability to learn data entry • Ability to work nights and weekends • Valid driver’s license Physical Requirements • Able to walk, stand and move around the plant facility freely. • Able to climb stairs and ladders to check equipment and gauges and to work on equipment. • Able to use hands to handle, feel objects; use tools, work with controls and gauges; must be able to reach. • Able to kneel, crouch, stoop, crawl around equipment to do work. • Able to hear equipment and determine problems. • Work in hot and cold weather conditions. • Sit at a desk for part of the day to write reports. • Must have good vision and be able to see clearly in close and distant situations; and distinguish colors. • Able to communicate with others by phone and in person, in noisy conditions. • Able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds alone. • Able to deal with high stress situations.

How to Apply
Fill out the application or submit your resume to the following address:

Aurora Cooperative
PO Box 209, 2225 Q Street
Aurora, NE 68818

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