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Electrical & Instrumentation Technician

Company: Mississippi Lime
Location: Calera
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Electrical & Instrumentation Technician


The purpose of this position is to ensure all plant equipment and facilities are inspected, maintained, and repaired in a timely manner. Performs electrical job assignments under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor and Superintendents.


* Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required. Additional education from an electrical trade school also required or equivalent training and experience. * Experience: 3-5 years working in an industrial environment required. At least 3 years of direct electrician experience required. * Certifications: Electrician Certification preferred. * Licenses: Driver's License required. * Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of inductive devices, voltages, measuring devices, AC/DC fault interrupt and distribution, and analog sensors required. Candidate should be well-versed in safety standards as well. * Skills: Basic computer skills with operating knowledge of Microsoft software * Abilities: Must have the ability to independently solve problems, and work with minimal supervision, minimizing interruption in production. Candidate must be receptive to overtime and call-outs. * Behaviors: Team player with strong communication skills required.

Essential Functions

* Responsible for installation, calibration, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of various instrumentation devices within the operation. The functions include but are not limited to the operation of valves, controllers, transmitters, positioners, PLC's, pneumatic, electronic and hydraulic lines. * Responsible for installation, operation, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of various electrical equipment and devices within the operation using available instructions, manuals and schematic diagrams. The functions include but are not limited to the operation and troubleshooting of motors, motor starters, motor controllers, inverters, electrical switchgear, lighting and all electrical circuits from DC up to and including 4160V. * Write purchase requisitions, work orders, look up purchase orders, requisitions and work orders, and look up parts in storeroom, and train and use other software within the company as needed via computer. * Performs and documents workplace and mobile equipment inspections. * Safely and efficiently perform preventative maintenance and electrical repairs. * Identify equipment operational problems and causes of breakdowns and make repairs to same. * Effectively communicate to identify operational and equipment inefficiencies. * Safely and efficiently operate stationary and mobile equipment, hand and power tools, and other equipment necessary to perform all job functions. * Work and coordinate with supervisors and other employees to strive for continuous improvement, safety and operational efficiency. * Employees are expected to perform other responsibilities as needed.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Direct reports: No

Subordinate supervisors: No

Americans with Disabilities Specifications

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the Essential Functions of this job. Reasonable Accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the Essential Functions. Contact Human Resources for accommodation requests.


Keywords: Mississippi Lime, Birmingham , Electrical & Instrumentation Technician, Other , Calera, Alabama

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