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Automation & controls Technician

Company: Grimmway Farms
Location: Arvin
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

PURPOSE:

Technician will work on installing and/or troubleshooting electrical control systems, including but not limited to, PLC and HMI systems, motor control panels, sensors, and OEM equipment.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Install, maintain and repair automated control systems.
  • Troubleshoot PLC & HMI code.
  • Develop PLC & HMI programs based off of approved control philoshphies both written and verbal.
  • Understand and follow NFPA 70E Safety Standards.
  • Troubleshoot control systems, networks and control panels.
  • Participate with team of controls engineers to start-up projects as needed.
  • Effectively communicate technical solutions for control system challenges.
  • Understand and interpret P&ID drawings, electrical drawings, and network drawings.
  • Travel for work as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Operating hand and power tools and working on equipment that is elevated or at ground level. Ability to visually inspect equipment and product. Work on uneven terrain both on foot and while aboard moving equipment and in a wet and damp environment. Must be able to remain in a seated or standing position for extended periods throughout the working day. Ability to get on and off various stationary and moving equipment. Ability to frequently move about inside the assigned work space and in food processing facilities. Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity equipment. Ability to continuously work indoors and/or outdoors all day in various and sometimes extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work in different temperatures (working temperatures as hot as 100 to 110 F and as cold as 20 F to 32 F). Must be able to work in a high noise area. Must be able to move items weighing up to 30 lbs.

Additional Info

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) is required
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in troubleshooting automated control systems, PLCs & HMIs
  • Able to use electrical rated hand tools and electrical testing equipment
  • Familiar with NFPA 70E, NEC, API, and ISA standards
  • Must have the ability to travel when needed to various Grimmway facilities
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean DMV driving record
  • Must pass pre-placement drug/alcohol screen, physical and functional capacity evaluation

Benefits

ADMINISTRATIVE EMPLOYEES:

  • Competitive benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k plan with a discretionary match, subject to a vesting schedule
  • Paid Sick, Vacation, Holiday Time and Personal Hours
  • Employee Vehicle Purchase/Lease Programs
  • Subsidized gym membership with InShape health clubs
  • Free on-site personal training and other wellness-focused activities at company gym
  • Tuition discount partnership program with University of La Verne
  • Discounted tickets to major theme parks throughout California
  • Work life balance

Keywords: Grimmway Farms, Bakersfield , Automation & controls Technician, Other , Arvin, California

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