Electrical & Instrumentation (E&I) Technician

Rensselaer, IN
Full Time
Student (College)

Job Summary:
The Electrical and Instrumentation Technician is responsible for performing preventative, predictive, routine and emergency maintenance on the plant electrical equipment, instrumentation, valves, communication, and control systems in a timely manner to ensure safe, efficient, and reliable plant operation. Assisting with mechanical maintenance repairs on related process plant equipment to maintain overall plant reliability which includes operating all hand and power tools and other equipment required to perform mechanical maintenance duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required plus two years of vocational/technical training in the various phases of electric, electronic, or instrumentation and controls.
  • Associate Degree in Electrical, Electronics, Instrumentation & Controls can be substituted for the two years of experience.  Experience at a production, process, power, or manufacturing facility preferred.
Major Responsibilities:
  • Perform predictive, preventative, proactive, and reactive maintenance on a variety of electrical equipment, communication equipment, HVAC equipment, pneumatic and electronic instrumentation, and system controls.
  • Monitor and control process variables such as: flows, temperatures, pressures, vacuum, time, motor speed, and chemicals by automatic regulation and remote control of processing unit.
  • Responsible for programming support, troubleshooting and the repair of the Distributed Control System (DCS)
  • Maintain calibration records, instruction manuals, schematic diagrams, and system documentation using personal computer, the Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS) system and written communications to aid trouble shooting and maintenance efforts.
  • Collect and record equipment data to maintain equipment history; enter and close work orders and take ownership of the backlog of assigned work orders.
  • Communicate maintenance issues to operations and recommend necessary changes to process equipment operation.
Key Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret Piping &Instrumentation Drawings (P&IDs), instruction manuals, electrical diagrams, drawings.
  • Ability to comply with health, safety, environmental laws and regulations and company safety programs.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and in written form to small groups.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must be able to read, speak and comprehend the English language.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Employees must live within 1 hour drive time from the plant location.
  • Ability to apply mathematical, statistical, and scientific concepts to practical situations.
  • Normal work hours for this position are a rotating 10-hour shift, Monday through Friday with a rotating evening and weekend on-call schedule. Extended work hours are required during a plant shutdown.
Benefits Information:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid AD&D
  • Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Employer Match
  • 401(k) Non-elective Employer Contribution
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Healthy Rewards Program
  • Lifestyle Reimbursements
  • Pet Insurance

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