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Maintenance Electrician - 1st shift

Company: Fresh Express
Location: Salinas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Electrician is responsible for safely maintaining, repairing, replacing and modifying all processing, packaging and facility electrical equipment with optimal quality and efficiency

Position Functions

* Operate CMMS system and demonstrate 100% functionality in order to complete work orders as well as log corrective maintenance issues in the system
* Provide support to Maintenance team, Process Improvement (PI) projects, contractors and participate on safety teams
* Effectively communicate with Technical Support, production personnel and other mechanics to identify problematic areas of concern; provide and receive feedback and/or support through collection and analysis of information
* Perform electrical repairs and troubleshoot for the following: PLC Controls, AC & DC motor controls, solid state motor controls, advance circuits and grounding
* Test equipment within skill range
* Read schematics, drawings, diagrams, and manuals to establish facts and draw valid conclusions
* Troubleshoot electrical and pneumatic issues (logic and control circuits) and perform emergency repairs; identify and repair problematic issues concerning all equipment and machinery, including finding innovative solutions to occurring problems
* Understand company's objectives including productivity, yields, food safety, quality, customer service and cost goals; daily work activities should support achieving those goals
* Oversee or perform (as needed) daily inspections, emergency repairs, routine adjustments and follow periodic preventive maintenance schedule
* Maintain organized documentation and inspection records; be prepared for a facility audit of such records and related processes
* Model professional workplace conduct and adhere to company policies such as the Code of Conduct, attendance, punctuality, efficient and productive work habits, and good personal hygiene
* Program and install frequency drives on equipment
* Design control panels and refurbish old one
* Develop safe operation instructions
* Provide assistance to build, install start-up, troubleshoot and maintain industrial control network systems
* Perform other duties as required or assigned

Position Skills & Qualifications Desired

Physical Requirements: the employee is required to stand for extended periods of time (duration of the shift, 8 hours or more); walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop; kneel; crouch; bend continuously; or crawl. The incumbent must be able to climb stairs and ladders or step up onto a platform several times throughout the shift; and is occasionally required to sit. The employee must be able to push/pull/lift and/or move 50 pounds. The incumbent must operate light motorized equipment, hand and power tools skillfully and safely.

Work Environment: the employee is occasionally exposed to wet/cold conditions of 34 - 36 degrees and also at times hot conditions; high, precarious places (ex: 25 feet above ground level for extended hours); and outside weather conditions (rooftop). The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to occasionally loud, which may require hearing protection.

* Must possess experience programming and installing frequency drives on equipment
* Electrical installation skills and troubleshooting experience with control circuits
* Ability to design control panels and refurbish old one
* Ability to read and understand electrical and PLC diagrams
* Knowledge of National Electrical Code
* Ability to work with single and three phase voltage
* Must be capable of reading electrical/mechanical blue prints
* Capable of troubleshooting and making the repairs on AB PLCs (programmable logic controllers)
* Ability to use a Computerized Maintenance Management System to track work orders, PM's, and inventory
* Ability to read, write and speak English required
* Strong organizational skills
* Ability to demonstrate math skills as part of the daily activities such as fractions, decimals, percentages and the metric system; efficient with ratios, metric system, and formulas
* Familiarity with preventive or reliability based maintenance
* Program AB PLC controls
* Knowledge of other PLC control manufacturers: GE FANUC, OMRON, etc.
* Ability to build control panels
* Knowledge and troubleshooting skills for robotic systems
* Mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic troubleshooting skills
* Must achieve a passing score on the Ramsay exam

Position Experience Qualifications

* 5-7 years experience with industrial, high speed processing, packaging and inspection equipment.
* Food processing industry experience preferred

Position Education & Training Preferred

* Minimum of a High School diploma/GED, some Technical School coursework, or Mechanical

Keywords: Fresh Express, Salinas , Maintenance Electrician - 1st shift, Professions , Salinas, California

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