Instrumentation & Electrical Technician
Instrumentation & Electrical Technician
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, weâ€™re one of the worldâ€™s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the worldâ€™s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at ~~~ .
Instrumentation and Electrical Technician- Decatur Corn Plant, Decatur IL
This is an hourly position.
This position will utilize developed skills to implement the assigned activities of the predictive, preventive, or planned maintenance programs designed to support the power, motor control, process control systems, or pneumatic systems of the plant. The I&E technician is expected to troubleshoot, diagnose, propose, and implement equipment repair activities that may or not be included in the planned work. Technician will communicate job status through the use of a maintenance management software system, through verbal communications, or through other written communications. The I&E tech will follow all plant safety and operating guidelines as well as all standards of electrical safety and maintenance practices.
Essential Job Functions:
Perform as a team member, or independently, to troubleshoot, diagnose, propose and implement repair solutions for electrical power and control equipment, as well as process control components
Comprehend and implement standard electrical work practices and guidelines including those outlined by organizations such as the National Fire Protection Agency (NEC) and the IEEE to ensure a quality, as well as compliant, product
Utilize the functions of the maintenance management system to facilitate job plans and record maintenance activities on plant assets
Basic knowledge of AC/DC circuit theory
Basic knowledge of process sensors/transmitters
Basic knowledge of electrical safety devices (breakers, fuses, etc.)
Demonstrated safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
Job Description (Continued):
Chemicals / Irritants
The scope of the position may require exposure to and use of chemicals, solvents, and cleaners common to mechanical work that may be hazardous and/or cause injury if specific instructions regarding their mixture, use, and disposal/storage are not properly followed
Spring / Summer: Temperatures in some areas of the facility will be up to or exceed 100 degrees
Fall / Winter: Temperatures in the facility may be at or below freezing
Spring / Summer: Outside temperature may be up to or exceed 100 degrees with potential for high humidity; may be exposed to inclement weather conditions including, but not limited to, rain and wind
Fall / Winter: Outside temperatures may reach freezing or below; may be exposed to inclement weather including, freezing rain, sleet, snow and wind
Some manufacturing processes within the facility are highly reliant on machinery and other processing equipment and, as a result, noise levels may reach or exceed 85 decibels and require use of hearing protection for most of the work shift
Work area is, typically, a non-air-conditioned production environment; employees are required to follow all safety procedures, including wearing of PPE, hard-hats, safety glasses, earplugs, and steel-toed boots
Ability to lift and transport materials and equipment weighing up to thirty (30) pounds on a frequent basis, up to fifty (50) pounds on an occasional basis
Lifting or carrying of weights over fifty (50) pounds is rare; employees are encouraged to request assistance in lifting or carrying objects that weigh more than fifty (50) pounds
Ability to traverse up to two (2) miles during the course of a work day
Ability to move about or to a work site by stooping, bending, kneeling, or squatting frequently during the course of a work day; may require periods of prolonged sitting or standing
Ability to operate equipment or diagnose/detect issues of machinery that may be located at different heights; may require work on ladders, scaffolding, or other work at heights
Full range of physical motion is required in order to operate manual and electrically powered tools and electrical test equipment, to move throughout the facility, including climbing stairs in all buildings, and to work at heights
This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, dental, and vision insurance.
ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment background check and drug screen.
IL - Illinois
ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.