Soda Springs , ID

Instrumentation and Electrical Technician

Soda Springs, ID Contract
Posted on March 7, 2019

Instrumentation and Electrical Technician Conda Phosphate Operations Soda Springs, Idaho

Join our team and begin a rewarding career with Itafos! Safety is a foundational cornerstone and a fundamental belief at Itafos. Our top priority is to provide a safe, healthy, and fulfilling work environment for every individual at our facility. While working as a member of the Itafos team, you will have the opportunity to grow your career while fulfilling a critical role in the production of crop nutrient products. We pride ourselves in hiring skilled talent from a variety of backgrounds and we know that it is our employees that drive our success. We want you to join us and strengthen the Itafos team with your talent. In addition to exciting and challenging opportunities, Itafos offers competitive salaries, great benefits, and performance-based incentives. Reporting to the I&E Supervisor, the Instrumentation and Electrical Technician position is responsible for executing work safely, follow policies and procedures while troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing instrument and electrical assets up to 13,800 volts including routine work, shut down work and provide Turnaround support.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Be a strong safety leader
  • Actively support continuous safety improvement and environmental stewardship on site,
  • Work safely and responsibility following procedures and electrical safe work practices,
  • Troubleshoot and analyze instrument and electrical systems with voltages up to 13,800 volts,
  • Use computer tools to record equipment history, document repairs and create work orders,
  • Work closely with contractors, vendors and internal departments,
  • Be on time ready to go to work at the designated time each day with behaviors and attitudes that support a high-performance team-oriented safety culture,
  • Work with minimal supervision and be self-motivated,
  • Work in all areas of the plant where needed which will include climbing stairs, working various environmental conditions (including elevated heat, cold weather, hazard zones, rain, snow, etc.) in required PPE for plant access and un-even working surfaces,
  • Complete progression training as required and within timelines outlined by site policies,
  • Manlift and forklift operation,
  • Be responsive to plant needs including outages and turnarounds during normal and off shift hours.

Qualifications for the position include:

  • Idaho state electrical journeyman license preferred,
  • At least two years education at vocational/technical school in the electric field or 5+ years experience is a plus,
  • Be familiar with Foundation Field Bus and HART protocol instruments,
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical problems with voltages up to 13,800 volts,
  • Have experience with three phase motor control and electrical distribution systems,
  • Ability to read, understand and apply procedures and policies,
  • Be able to read blue prints, schematics and equipment files,
  • HVAC experience is a plus,
  • Must be willing to attend training and complete courses as required to enhance skills,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills,
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and SAP,
  • Possess an ownership mindset,
  • Ability to excel in a team environment,
  • Possess troubleshooting, analytical and problem-solving ability,
  • Team player that treats coworkers with dignity and respect, openly shares information and is engaged continuous improvement,
  • Good mechanical skills,
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Itafos Conda, LLC is committed to creating an inclusive workplace and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.